| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:25 PM
It’s rare in Hollywood for an event – any event – to outshine its celebrity attendees, but that’s exactly what happened Saturday night at the LAXArt benefit gala at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills, where the art started in the...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 4:34 PM
One reads it in a diary entry. Another hears it in a song. Yet another feels it in an aging mansion.
The War of 1812 is often referred to as a forgotten war. Yet for the descendants of those who witnessed the Battle of Baltimore, the conflict remains...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens has a nature theme running throughout its 2014-15 season — appropriate for a museum surrounded by natural beauty.
Exhibits focus on artistic patterns found in nature in a "botanical art" show, and on...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 12:36 PM
When I was growing up in Boston in the 1970s and '80s, I saw a lot of great local bands ruined by overzealous studio producers who tried to conform the bands' lively and distinctive sounds into some imagined "commercial" radio formula of the day. You...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:00 AM
More than 20,000 people could crowd the Inner Harbor Thursday evening for an NFL season kickoff concert as tens of thousands more flood in for an Orioles game, posing a challenge for transportation workers and police.
The NFL scheduled country star...
| Sep 18, 2011
A few of the 60-plus shows have already opened, but "Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980" officially gets launched Oct. 1 and 2 with a trio of major surveys opening at the Getty, MOCA and LACMA. Here's an annotated list of some of the more...
| Mar 22, 2012
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Release date: March 27
The Mars Volta isn’t an easy band to recommend to a casual music fan. “You’ll totally love them … if you don’t mind song titles like ‘Lapochka’ and...
| Sep 5, 2011
Home and garden events are listed below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions must be fewer than 75 words and must be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please.......
| Sep 19, 2011
Christopher Knight reviews "Beatrice Wood: Career Woman" at the Santa Monica Museum of Art...
| Jan 30, 2012
Home and garden events, classes and exhibitions are listed below. Suggest your own via reader comments. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. Jan. 30: Noted architect Frederick Fisher, whose recent projects include the Annenberg Community...
| May 8, 2012
Monday’s Disney Hall set by Death Cab for Cutie, featuring the Magik*Magik Orchestra, was a worthy, often-successful stab at broadening the group’s range....