| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:08 PM
There's a popcorn shop in downtown Chicago that generates long tourist lines, and most locals, like me, don't get it. I don't think the popcorn is better than at any other place that puts a little effort into its popcorn, and if your time in Chicago is...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Under a brilliant white canopy, mayors from dozens of Los Angeles County cities gathered on the back lawn at Getty House Monday to talk about public safety, traffic congestion, job creation and how they can better work together to tackle problems.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Mayor Eric Garcetti said he and his wife, social activist Amy Wakeland, are mulling whether to move into Getty House once renovations underway at the official residence are completed.
The couple live with their toddler daughter, Maya, at their private...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:31 AM
A set of 100 photographs by the late Irving Penn is being donated to the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington.
The photos, which are being given by the Irving Penn Foundation, include rare street photographs dating from the 1930s and '40s,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Getty is making a wide selection of art-related images in its digital database available for public use and at no cost.
The announcement, which was made on Monday, is part of a Getty-wide move toward open content, according to James Cuno, the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Even after the windfall of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time Presents series of exhibitions in 2013, there's still a significant list of postwar Los Angeles architects and designers whose careers remain underexplored.
Among the most intriguing is the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As family trees go, the one created inside Canterbury Cathedral nearly a thousand years ago is pretty impressive.
Monumental stained-glass windows feature nearly life-size figures that represent the ancestors of Christ. The lineup starts with Adam and...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Twenty venues around Southern California will offer free admission on Jan. 25 as part of the annual Museums Free-for-All program.
Participating museums include the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Orange County...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:30 PM
DETROIT — The Christie's appraisers enter on Mondays, when the museum is closed, and either inspect what's on the walls or ask to see some of the thousands of works not on display, sometimes sending Detroit Institute of Arts technicians on half-...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:32 AM
A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. --- Ages of Revolution: How Old Were They on July 4, 1776? (Journal of......
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:39 AM
The second edition of Radar L.A. -- an international theater festival that takes place mostly in downtown Los Angeles -- will feature 18 stage productions from companies around the world as well as some prominent local groups.
The full line-up for the...