| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Shimmering mosaics. Liturgical vestments. Classical sculpture. Elaborate jewelry. Comprising 63 works, "Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium From Greek Collections" is a modestly sized exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago that in its considerable...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:25 PM
WHAT: With ink, oil paint, and watercolor, David Rathman examines the notion of masculinity. Images of rock 'n' roll and the American frontier, sports and cars fill his works, which often capture a single, crucial moment in time.
The Orlando Museum of...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Hewn by hand out of a cliff face in the Gobi Desert starting about 1,700 years ago, China's most spectacular cache of Buddhist caves has endured countless assaults over the centuries — earthquakes and floods, plundering foreign explorers and even...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Frank Lloyd Wright's houses enchant us with their inventive geometry yet torment many of their owners with leaking roofs and other functional woes. Like all landmarks subject to the passage of time and the pounding of the weather, they require a mix of...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:13 PM
When the pension plan that serves more than 40,000 actors and their dependents needed a new chief executive this year, Korn/Ferry International got the call.
Korn/Ferry's people conducted a broad national search for the Screen Actors Guild-Producers...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:34 AM
Northern and Central California typically receive 30% to 40% of their precipitation over the next three months, but this year, forecasters say the upper two-thirds of the state can expect to miss out on much of that badly needed moisture.
The lack of...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The fall season always brings the hope that something new will astonish us. I'm betting that a few old works might fit the bill.
Perhaps I'm in a retrospective state of mind because my post-Labor Day theatergoing began at the beginning, with "Persians,"...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The local 7-Eleven is the meeting place, watering hole and cultural center of the San Fernando Valley.
At least that's what Valley-raised artist Jeffrey Vallance wrote in a 1985 essay titled "Avenue of the Absurd: Landmarks of the West San Fernando...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Imagine a play by a contemporary American playwright examining the war in Afghanistan from the point of view of Taliban leaders grieving their losses.
This superhuman leap of sympathetic imagination is what Aeschylus achieved in his 472 BC...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Shakespeare's "The Tempest" blows into South Coast Rep, it's Greeks vs. "Persians" at the Getty Villa, and a Louisa May Alcott classic gets a makeover in "Women" at Theatre Asylum.
Giddy Up, Lil’ Sunday! All-new sketch comedy show. The Groundlings...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:58 PM
The stars as seen through African eyes, a new space grows in Larchmont and shows in garages. Here’s what’s going down in L.A. and beyond:
“African Cosmos: Stellar Arts” at the L.A. County Museum of Art. More than three dozen...