| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:07 PM
For Kanye West, running through a decade’s worth of hits and deep album cuts isn’t enough. He also brought a few dozen props with him Tuesday to the United Center.
There were bejeweled masks, dancers in skin suits, a tip of the iceberg,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:30 AM
I imagine that I know what it’s like to be abducted by aliens.
Or to leap out of a speeding jet while tripping on acid.
With only two weeks left before the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's James Turrell retrospective closes, I squeaked into...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The Holocaust has long been a deep and disquieting source of material for filmmakers, especially documentarians. As firsthand accounts of World War II naturally dwindle, though, cinematic inquiries on the subject have been shifting into more personal...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Peter Rainer, noted Christian Science Monitor film critic, Bloomberg News columnist and reviewer for NPR's FilmWeek, reflects upon his three-decade career in "Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era."
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
A key moment in the history of post-World War II European avant-garde music was when Stanley Kubrick threw out the score that Alex North had written for “2001: A Space Odyssey” and replaced it with the temporary track he had been using....
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:00 AM
British artist David Hockney and filmmaker Martin Scorsese will be this year’s honorees at the annual L.A. County Museum of Art’s Art + Film Gala, the museum announced on Monday.
The big-ticket event, which will be held Saturday, Nov. 2,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:46 AM
In the decade since its founding, the International Contemporary Ensemble has become essential. The flexible collective of 33 musicians is likely the most accomplished new music group in New York, and it makes a significant contribution toward keeping the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:25 AM
One of Stephen King's most enduring works is "The Shining," due in part to the film by Stanley Kubrick. Although the film strayed somewhat from the book, both told the terrifying story of a man who moves his family to a remote, empty resort when he...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Another day, another James Franco art project.
On Wednesday, Vice Media posted the multi-hyphenate renaissance man’s impressionistic 15-minute film “La Passione” to its website (see below). Presented by Gucci -- the global luxury...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:07 AM
"Kubrick and Co.," the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's tribute film series to its expansive "Stanley Kubrick" exhibition comes to a close this weekend. The exhibition also closes its doors on Sunday.
The series looks at key films in the maverick...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:58 AM
David Bowie, the art museum exhibition, is due to open March 23 for a four-month run at London’s venerable Victoria and Albert Museum.
For art-world purists who decry the trend toward celebrity-driven programming -- something not unheard of at L....