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Aladdin Has Visual Spectacle to Spare but Lacks Heart

If a glittery, sumptuous spectacle is enough to satisfy you, you’ll probably enjoy this touring company production of Disney's Aladdin.

The Top Ten Los Angeles Pro Wrestling Moments

Wrestling fans in our city have been fortunate enough to witness some of the most historic – and infamous – moments in the history of the art form, dating back to early exhibitions at Wrigley Field in the 1930s. The moments below impacted...Show More Summary

Robert Vargas Hopes Angelus Is Los Angeles

Robert Vargas aims to create the largest mural in the world by a single artist in downtown L.A.

I'm Not A Comedian ... I'm Lenny Bruce

Artfully directed by Joe Mantegna, I’m Not a Comedian…I’m Lenny Bruce is an 85-minute solo piece with writer/performer Ronnie Marmo in an intense and memorable performance as the infamous iconoclast.

Your Weekly Movie To-Do List: Feting Rialto, Curtiz and Jodorowsky

The American Cinematheque celebrates the 20th anniversary of the formation of Rialto Pictures, the illustrious distribution company responsible for re-releasing some of cinema's greatest treasures.

Aladdin at the Pantages: True to the Movie, and Then Some

Over the last few decades, Disney has no doubt made its mark on the theater world. As shows like The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast have become theater classics, a new Disney musical adaption of a beloved animated film is arriving in Los Angeles for the very first time.

Stars Take Stand for Gender Equality at Golden Globes

Female celebrities at the 75th annual Golden Globes Sunday night delivered a dynamic message to Hollywood: We’re mad as hell and we’re not going to take it anymore.

Meet John Tottenham, L.A.'s Poet of Procrastination

This pale-faced observer of L.A.’s streets and the human condition is a former Englishman who has lived in Echo Park for well over a decade.

The Disneyland of Stoned Gaming

Considering that millions of people have been enjoying faded gaming since Pong first flickered into arcades in the mid-'70s, it's remarkable that a stoned gaming tournament didn't happen sooner. But when it did, its first iteration, as well as its second two months later, was, predictably, a huge hit.

The Evolution and Revolutions of the Stoner Film

Cheech and Chong's Up in Smoke (1978) set the framework for the stoner film. As early as 1980, however, tweaks to that formula created some of the more interesting examples of cannabis consumption put on film.

Your Weekly Movie To-Do List: Blood, Blade and Dorothy Arzner

To each his own Blade Runner. Of the seven different cuts of Ridley Scott's 1982 science fiction landmark known to exist, the most esteemed is the Final Cut, which includes extended scenes and special effects shots not seen in previous iterations.

2017's Best and Most Notable Art Exhibitions and Events

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA was the movement that couldn't be missed. Nearly every major art institution in Los Angeles — and quite a few in Orange County, Santa Barbara, San Diego and other SoCal spots — had some sort of PST: LA/LA thing going on. Show More Summary

"Fratire" Comic Taylor Max Has New Literary Pursuit: Book in a Box

"Jesus never wrote anything down, but we have the Bible. Socrates never wrote anything down, Buddha never wrote anything down... Malcolm X didn't write his own autobiography," Max says. "Some of the greatest minds in Western history used scribes to transcribe and get their ideas into books."

Meet the Last Comic Standing on the Sunset Strip

Chances are, if you've been to the Comedy Store in the last 41 years, you've seen Argus Hamilton. These days, he's recognizable as the out-of-place, wizened stand-up comic who shouldn't be able to relate to the millennial customers — but never fails to.

Conrad Brooks, Last of the Ed Wood Actors, Dies at 86

Character actor Conrad Brooks, who attained film immortality (of a sort) by appearing as a bumbling cop in “worst director” Ed Wood’s legendarily inept sci-fi-horror mashup Plan 9 From Outer Space, has died. He was 86.

A Harrowing Stage Fantasy Asks If Peter Pan Can Save a Teen From an Abusive Father and Bullying Schoolmates

Seeing childhood fantasy and its flights of imagination as a refuge from the real-world horrors of the adult world is a trope as old as children’s literature. But can it also be a fatal trap? That’s the question posed by Now or Neverland.

L.A. Phil Closes the Year with a Big, Bright Orange Bang of Bruckner and Mozart

The guest stars for an afternoon of Mozart and Bruckner were dexterous Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili and the eminent Michael Tilson Thomas, returning to his hometown and the band he used to serve as principal guest conductor in the 1980s.

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