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  • What's next for Oscar nominees? Theater for some

     
    George Clooney, Demian Bichir, Jessica Chastain and Christopher Plummer are among this year's crop of Oscar nominees who are taking on stage roles....
  • Design Notebook

     
    From accessories and art to fabrics and furniture, the latest from the forefront of L.A.’s high style...
  • Jonathan Groff to star in L.A. premiere of 'Red'

     
    "Glee" actor Jonathan Groff will appear opposite Alfred Molina in the L.A. premiere of John Logan's two-person play "Red," at the Mark Taper Forum beginning August....
  • Mark Rothko painting sells for $87 million at auction

    Mark Rothko painting sells for $87 million at auction
    An oil painting by Mark Rothko sold for $86.9 million at a Christie's auction in New York on Tuesday, setting a record for the abstract expressionist painter. Rothko's "Orange, Red, Yellow," which dates from 1961, was being sold by the estate of David...
  • Warhol 'Double Elvis' goes for $37 million

    The Andy Warhol classic painting "Double Elvis (Ferus Type)" sold Wednesday at Sotheby's in New York for more than $37 million, the auction house said. With commission, the sale price of $33 million totaled $37,042,500, short of the $50 million that...
  • City Lights: There's more to the soccer ball than meets the eye

    City Lights: There's more to the soccer ball than meets the eye
    When I was a graduate student in England, I once attended a soccer game — or football, as they call it most everywhere but here. I didn't get much out of it. It seemed awfully simple: two teams kicking the ball back and forth for two hours, and...
  • Theater review: 'Red' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater

    Theater review: 'Red' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater
    "Think! Think!" bellows artist Mark Rothko to his assistant Ken repeatedly throughout "Red," the Tony-winning play by John Logan that made its Central Florida debut Friday in an Orlando Shakespeare Theater production. And thinking is surely what Logan...
  • Jonathan Epstein shines as Mark Rothko in John Logan's Red at Hartford's TheaterWorks

    Jonathan Epstein shines as Mark Rothko in John Logan's Red at Hartford's TheaterWorks
    It's 1958. Painter Mark Rothko is at the height of his fame, and has accepted one of the most ambitious commissions of the 20th century: to create a series of large canvases for the prestigious Four Seasons restaurant in the new Seagram Building...
  • A theatrical lesson from the oracle of Omaha

    A theatrical lesson from the oracle of Omaha
    Credit goes to Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway — relax, you're reading the theater column, not the business pages — for popularizing, if not coining, the phrase "skin in the game." In the Buffett usage, the phrase refers to a desirable...
  • Expressionist painter Grace Hartigan dies at 86

    Grace Hartigan, an Abstract Expressionist painter once hailed as the leading female artist of her generation who later turned to teaching and led a Baltimore art school to national prominence, died Nov. 15 of liver failure at a nursing home in Timonium,...
  • MOCA celebrates 30 years and a rebirth

    MOCA celebrates 30 years and a rebirth
    The financial chickens came home to roost at the Museum of Contemporary Art a year ago, but on the eve of what's being dubbed "MOCA New," a 30th-anniversary celebration centering on the museum's biggest exhibition ever -- drawn almost entirely from its...