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Newly Relevant Musical Allegiance Depicts an American Wartime Crime Against Its Citizens

With the election of Donald Trump in 2016 and the administration's divisive mainstreaming of alt-right white supremacist hate groups, Allegiance’s sprawling and sometimes unwieldy tale of how the United States summarily stripped 120,000...Show More Summary

Indie Spirit Awards Co-Host Nick Kroll Talks About Animation, Uncle Drew and Why He Was at the Olympics

The comedian returns to host the Independent Spirit Awards with John Mulaney and also talks about his various projects, including Big Mouth, Uncle Drew and... hunting Nazis in Argentina.

Troma Returns to Nuke 'Em High in the Age of Trump

If at any time in history it could be said that as a nation our collective unconscious actualized a Troma movie directed by Lloyd Kaufman, that time is now. We live in a world where a genius billionaire sends into space a roadster with...Show More Summary

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

Hot rods, a tribute to the actor behind the "Sweet Transvestite" and Pennywise, cookbooks and all-star chefs in action, Latin Jazz and the LGBTQ/Latinx experience, and women in animation and gender equality in sports. Here are 19 L.A. happenings you don't want to miss this week.

Your Weekly Movie To-Do List: Lauding Marsha Hunt and Other Women on Film

UCLA's Billy Wilder Theater will screen Spike Lee's Girl 6 as part of the collaborative series Working Girls: America's Career Women on Screen. The first Spike Lee joint written by someone other than Lee — playwright Suzan-Lori Parks — the film concerns a struggling actress (Theresa Randle) who becomes a phone sex worker to help make ends meet.

Exploring the Worlds of Ceramist Dora De Larios at Main Museum

The artist's pan-cultural (notably pre-Columbian and traditional Japanese) influences, channeled with a modernist sensibility, are expressed in tableware, figurines, ephemera and sculptural installation. Together, they trace a life shaped by external voyage and a driving internal vision that makes her a fascinating figure in 20th-century Los Angeles art.

Justin Tanner Returns After 7 Years to Tackle Middle Age and Trump's Base

Justin Tanner returns to the L.A. stage after nearly seven years with El Niño, a bitingly funny look at a dysfunctional Angeleno family and a knowing, caricatured nod to Trump's core supporters.

18 Best Things To Do in L.A. This Week

Literary voices from Leimert Park, a "cholo goth" art show at These Days Gallery downtown, an evening with playwright David Mamet, a retrospective of L.A. ceramist Dora De Larios, a zine conference in Highland Park and the Los Angeles Dance Festival. Here are 18 fun and engaging things to do and see in L.A. this week.

Survivors Guide to Prison Lifts the Veil on Our Broken Prison System

Statistically, you're more likely to end up in prison in America than almost anywhere else in the world (only the tiny Seychelles has a higher incarceration rate). Given these odds, spending 102 minutes watching the sobering new documentary Survivors Guide to Prison could quite literally save you from years behind bars.

With Half Magic, Heather Graham Is Living Her Own #Timesup Story

Graham recently met with L.A. Weekly at SBE's Hyde Sunset to talk about her new film, Half Magic, as well as being a part of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, and what's up next for the Hollywood Hills resident.

Your Weekly Movie To-Do List: Basket Case and Balthazar

In the wide world of horror, Frank Henenlotter has carved out a gory niche for himself as a good-natured exploitation filmmaker. His breakout feature, Basket Case, about a man who carries around his hideously deformed, homicidal twin brother in a picnic hamper, has an elusive attitude that places it somewhere in the neighborhood of John Waters.

End Scene: L.A.’s iO West Theater to Close Suddenly After 21 Years

iO West, a bedrock of L.A.’s improvisational comedy scene, is scheduled to close later this month.

Poet and Performer Collaborate to Stunning Effect on Nice Fish

Poet Louis Jenkins and performer Mark Rylance have crafted a series of brilliant prose poems, staged by Interact Theatre Company at the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles.

15 Best Things To Do in L.A. This Week

Political theater in Atwater Village, a chocolate and art show downtown, Bushwig Does L.A. in Silver Lake, a humungous parade and festival in Chinatown for the lunar new year, and events celebrating Black History Month. Here are 15 fun and engaging things to do and see in L.A. this week.

L.A.'s Stages Play Host to Immigrants and Refugees

From the Actors' Gang's The New Colossus, bringing together refugee stories, to East West Players' Allegiance, the Broadway musical based on George Takei's experience in the WWII internment camps for Americans of Japanese descent, to the Soraya's performances exploring the immigrant experience, L.A. theater is tackling the timely issue.

Your Weekly Movie To-Do List: Love on the Seas and a Lover Scorned

The American Cinematheque salutes Studio Ghibli — the venerable Tokyo animation house responsible for a number of animated masterpieces — with a 35mm screening of Howl’s Moving Castle.

1,000-Plus Classic Cars Are Coming to the Convention Center

French automaker Citroën will make a rare North American appearance alongside hot rods, lowriders, Porsches and other beauties.

L.A. Street Artist WRDSMTH Plays Cupid for Couples in Love

Created with a bucket of Earl’s Lube, a precut stencil and Montana Gold cans, WRDSMTH's love letters have become a part of the city’s commentary –– note his eight-piece permanent installation downtown at the Bloc –– and an aphrodisiac to Angelenos, so much so that they’re sharing their stories with him and turning WRDs into places for marriage proposals.

Martyna Majok’s Feel-Good Immigrant Comedy Can’t Cut It in the Age of Trump

The play, onstage at the Geffen Playhouse, highlights the talents of Marin Ireland, but the setting and resolution don't convey a deep enough message in these troubling times.

The Broad's Jasper Johns Exhibit Is Not to Be Missed

"Jasper Johns: 'Something Resembling Truth'?" is a huge exhibition, featuring more than 120 works from the past seven decades of Johns' career. It brings together paintings, prints, sculptures and drawings from the country's most prestigious museums, as well as international institutions, private collections and the artist's own stash.

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