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  • Pro-transit tax backers give big to Measure J sales tax extension

     
    Measure J, the extension of L.A. County's half-cent sales tax for transportation on next month's ballot, has netted close to $2 million in contributions from corporations, unions and wealthy individuals, finance documents show....
  • Tribune to spin off newspapers, focus on broadcast TV business

    Tribune to spin off newspapers, focus on broadcast TV business
    Tribune Co. is getting out of the faltering newspaper business, but probably not the way it hoped. The media giant announced Wednesday that it will spin off its publishing unit into a separate company, a maneuver that's likely to delay a long-expected...
  • MOCA and director Jeffrey Deitch as an oil-and-water mix

     MOCA and director Jeffrey Deitch as an oil-and-water mix
    The imminent departure of Jeffrey Deitch from the directorship of the Museum of Contemporary Art after three short years was never really a question of "if" but only "when." The arrangement was bound to fail. Rumors about the impending exit have swirled...
  • Jeffrey Deitch's imminent MOCA exit comes amid rocky tenure

    Jeffrey Deitch's imminent MOCA exit comes amid rocky tenure
    When New York gallery owner Jeffrey Deitch was introduced as the new director of Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art in 2010, he talked about what he hoped to accomplish by his third anniversary on the job. He cited superb exhibitions, a steady...
  • New York City principal to head downtown L.A. arts high school

    New York City principal to head downtown L.A. arts high school
    The third time was the charm in efforts to land a high-profile New York City educator to head the $232-million downtown arts high school. Or was it the fourth time? Kim Bruno, longtime head of the LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing...
  • Scouting out Malibu beaches? Get 'em on the phone

    Scouting out Malibu beaches? Get 'em on the phone
    When environmental writer Jenny Price first began scouting for ways to get to Malibu's beaches, she drove up and down Pacific Coast Highway but did not spot a single sign pointing "this way to the beach." Shrubbery obscured stairway openings. "Private...
  • Newton: The city that could be

    Newton: The city that could be
    Over the last couple of weeks, I've spent considerable time with the leading candidates for mayor, asking them about their approach to governance, watching them campaign and trying to get a feel for what distinguishes each from the others. Specifically,...
  • Jeffrey Deitch resigns as head of L.A. Museum of Contemporary Art

    Jeffrey Deitch resigns as head of L.A. Museum of Contemporary Art
    Jeffrey Deitch has made it official: He'll be stepping down after a stormy three years as director of L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art. The MOCA board said it had launched a search for his successor. Deitch told the board of his decision to leave at...
  • Topless Beatrice Arthur painting part of record $495-million auction

    Did it come with a card attached that says, "Thank you for being a friend"? A 1991 painting depicting a topless Bea Arthur that was created by artist John Currin has sold at an auction Wednesday for $1.9 million. The sale was part of a larger Christie's...
  • Juilliard School honorees include Daniel Day-Lewis, Dawn Upshaw

    Juilliard School honorees include Daniel Day-Lewis, Dawn Upshaw
    Daniel Day-Lewis will soon have a new role to obsessively inhabit -- recipient of an honorary doctoral degree from the Juilliard School in New York. The arts school said it also would bestow commencement honors this year on opera singer Dawn Upshaw,...
  • Eli Broad donates artwork to Michigan State University museum

    Eli Broad donates artwork to Michigan State University museum
    Eli Broad is donating 19 works of art from his collection to the new museum at Michigan State University in East Lansing that bears his name. The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum is set to be dedicated Nov. 10. The donation includes the large-scale Roxy...