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  • Los Angeles' art world is bigger and wider

    Los Angeles' art world is bigger and wider
    On a hot, arid, mid-August evening at the small but splendid Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lincoln Heights, the tower's sonorous bell rang. Red double-doors opened wide, and a few hundred people filed inside, filling the pews in the handsome English...
  • L.A. revokes construction permits for hilltop house in Bel-Air

    L.A. revokes construction permits for hilltop house in Bel-Air
    The Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety has revoked the construction permits for a hilltop house in Bel-Air that neighbors contend has destabilized the slope. Developer Mohamed Hadid's project drew complaints and lawsuits from neighbors and,...
  • 'Selected Shorts' celebrity readings and food pairings at the Getty Museum

    'Selected Shorts' celebrity readings and food pairings at the Getty Museum
    The public radio series "Selected Shorts" will be at the J. Paul Getty Museum this weekend for live food-themed performances by celebrity readers.  Robert Sean Leonard will host the "Drama at Dinner" series and lead a cast that includes Jane Kaczmarek,...
  • Artwork from Disney Interactive game selected for exclusive exhibit

    Artwork from Disney Interactive game selected for exclusive exhibit
    Artwork from Disney’s digital game “Fantasia: Music Evolved” has been chosen as one of the official selections of the 2014 Into the Pixel collection. The prestigious exhibit, now in its 11th year, honors those who create the artistry...
  • Building huge hillside homes — and steep resentment — in Bel-Air

    Building huge hillside homes — and steep resentment — in Bel-Air
    When Joseph Horacek III looks at the "Starship Enterprise" — as he calls the mansion going up above his low-slung, Balinese-inspired contemporary in Bel-Air — visual pollution isn't his primary concern. The veteran entertainment attorney...
  • Union Station's complexity grows 75 years down the line

    Union Station's complexity grows 75 years down the line
    The remarkable vintage photographs of Union Station's opening in 1939 show the streets and sidewalks around the new building packed with a huge and expectant crowd. Those of the interior reveal a vast, high-ceilinged waiting room, with impeccably...
  • Getty Museum to return 12th century New Testament to Greece monastery

    Getty Museum to return 12th century New Testament to Greece monastery
    The Getty Museum has announced that it is voluntarily returning a 12th-century Byzantine illuminated New Testament to a monastery in Greece after learning that the item had been illegally removed from the Monastery of Dionysiou more than 50 years ago....
  • Storybook Mandeville Canyon cottage opens new chapter as modern mountain retreat

    Storybook Mandeville Canyon cottage opens new chapter as modern mountain retreat
    Fredda Weiss used to tell people visiting her Mandeville Canyon cottage for the first time to watch for the house "that looks like the seven dwarfs live there." Weiss' 1950s home was warm and inviting — but also a little dark and dated. So after...
  • Jackson Pollock's 'Mural' gives Getty a bump in attendance

    The Getty Museum reported an uptick in attendance for March due in part to interest in its exhibition devoted to Jackson Pollock's "Mural." March attendance at the Getty Center reached 127,466 visitors, an increase of 3% from the same month last year,...
  • Selected Shorts returns to the Getty, with snacks

    Selected Shorts returns to the Getty, with snacks
    The delightful reading series Selected Shorts returns to the Getty this weekend, complete with snacks. Actor Robert Sean Leonard will host all three shows, two on Saturday and one on Sunday. Selected Shorts features short fiction read-slash-performed...
  • George R.R. Martin may take 'Game of Thrones' to movie screens

    George R.R. Martin's "Game of Thrones" -- known to longtime fans as the "Song of Ice and Fire" book series -- is enjoying big success on television screens. But it might also be destined for something bigger: the movies. Martin told the Hollywood...