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5 Free Art Shows to See in L.A. This Week

This week, an artist unveils a lighthouse in the desert and another finds inspiration in toilet seats. Family business The father-son team of Jeff and Mike Lipschutz go by Lipschutz & Lipschutz, the name intentionally resembling a family law or accounting firm. They wanted through their current exhibition at MaRS...

Gangsters, Ghosts and a Classic Haunt: The History of Hollywood's Cherokee Building

Legend has it that Lucille Ball, perhaps the most famous comedian in television history, used to sidle up to the bar at Boardner's. She was just one of a cascade of celebrities that have passed through the doors at the 75-year-old Hollywood dive, and current owner Tricia La Belle has...

Scott Thompson Beat Cancer, Moved Back to L.A. and Became a Stand-Up Comedian

It was April 2009 when Scott Thompson reached his breaking point. He'd spent his post-Kids in the Hall years living in Los Angeles, but times had gotten tough. Living near the intersection of Normandie and Adams, Thompson felt as removed from Hollywood as he felt from the career he wanted. He...

Someone Just Bought This Original Map of Disneyland for $708,000

Late Sunday morning, a rare piece of Disney memorabilia went up for auction at Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, the earliest known map of what Disneyland would look like. By day's end, an anonymous buyer had shelled out $708,000 for the piece, a small price to pay for a...

The U.S.'s First Official Studio Ghibli Pop-Up Brings Japan to L.A.

Everything about the store is specifically meant to mirror the Japanese Studio Ghibli shopping experience.

The Day Hollywood Almost Said No to Making Thelma & Louise

“I don’t get it,” one executive had said to Ridley Scott. “It’s two bitches in a car.”

The Underground Museum Celebrates "Artists of Color" — in a Manner of Speaking

The exhibit "Non-Fiction," which was on display at the Underground Museum in Arlington Heights from May 2016 till May 2017, was a brutal exploration of the black experience in America. Some of the works, including Kara Walker's paper silhouettes, featured physical brutality against people of color. Curated by museum co-founder...

Shakespeare in Griffith Park Takes Its Chances on a "Riskier" Lineup This Year

“Comedy: love and a bit with a dog. That’s what they want,” Geoffrey Rush declares in Shakespeare in Love. Indeed, that’s what’s supplied in The Two Gentlemen of Verona, which features the Bard’s only canine role. Still the play has never shared the enduring popularity of Shakespeare’s most celebrated comedies...

Are We Witnessing the Death of Hollywood's Ingenue Trope?

After #OscarsSoWhite dominated the conversation around the 2016 Academy Awards, the Sony hack exposed that Jennifer Lawrence was being paid less than her male co-stars, and a USC study revealed an “epidemic of invisibility” and an “inclusion crisis” in the film and TV industries, diversity has become the name of...

8 Cheap and Free Things to Do in L.A. This Week

A Studio Ghibli pop-up on Melrose, a vegan mac and cheese fest, free smells at the Institute of Art and Olfaction, and more fun stuff to do in L.A. this week for 10 bucks or less. The name Jonathan Goldsmith might not immediately ring a bell, but his TV persona...

Love Is a Dirty Word Is an 80-Minute Spoken-Word Poem and It's Beautiful

There are so many fine elements in Giovanni Adams’ autobiographical solo show, Love Is a Dirty Word, that it’s hard to decide which to mention first.

19 Best Things to Do in L.A. This Week

The Most Interesting Man in the World talks about his book, the Suicide Girls return in a seductive show, local chefs try their hands at cooking vegan mac and cheese, and more fun stuff to do and see in L.A. this week. fri 6/23 The name Jonathan Goldsmith might not...

Sunday Nights at a Roller Rink in the Valley Are for Grown Folks and Custom Skates

Skateland on a Sunday night is all about the sounds. When you walk through the door the speakers are blaring golden oldies, the slow jams of the past, that smooth R&B. The music is what makes everyone want to get on the floor and move. The whir of the skates...

Silver Lake's Most Experimental Performance Space Needs Your Help

The longstanding Silver Lake venue and café has become ground zero for actors, comedians, puppeteers, performance artists and clowns looking to stage their weirdest material for the first time — but that won't pay for renovations.

5 Free Art Shows to See in L.A. This Week

This week, amateur cartographers map whiteness and a festive cemetery springs up in Arlington Heights.

Chinatown Is the Story of White Supremacy and Gentrification in L.A.

Chinatown isn’t about water. Chinatown is about fucking Chinatown and L.A.’s history of white supremacy and displacement of people of color.

10 of L.A.'s Most Interesting and Historic Cemeteries

From the pioneer plots that have long since fallen out of use to decaying graveyards full of large headstones to today's sprawling, immaculately groomed memorial parks, L.A.-area cemeteries are packed with the region's history. They tell us about our past, shedding light on the famous and obscure names that contributed...

A Pop-Up Drive-In in the Valley Is Showing Valley-Filmed Movies This Summer

In 1996, the Winnetka 6 Drive-In movie theater in Chatsworth was demolished; two years later, the Pacific Winnetka 12 Multiplex went up in its footprint. According to the Valley history enthusiasts at My Valley Pass, the Winnetka 6 was the last drive-in built in the San Fernando Valley and the second to...

An All-Female Creative Team's Fingerprints Are All Over the Beautiful Opera Thumbprint

If ever there was a story that demanded to be told by an all-female creative team, this is it.

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