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Venice's lively Beat Generation scene is explored in an exhibit at Charles E. Young Research Library. The story of the Beat Generation is often seen as a tale of two cities: The movement began in New York and blossomed in San Francisco. A UCLA Library exhibit sheds light on "a third, lesser-known hub" — Los Angeles, specifically the beachside bohemia of Venice.
After a 10-year renovation, the museum greets the public with a restoration of architect Pierre Cuypers' vision and a reinvention of its collection display. AMSTERDAM — A scrum of international TV reporters, photographers and other media...Show More Summary
Mark Taper Forum actors Keith David, John Douglas Thompson and Glynn Turman relive their encounters with the playwright and with his mentor-director Lloyd Richards. Among the pleasures of seeing an August Wilson play, it's often said, is just listening to the people talk.
The theater director and UCLA professor dishes on Shakespeare, 'The Indian Queen,' new artists and why L.A. rather than New York is the future, artistically. Theater director Peter Sellars, a UCLA professor of world arts and cultures, will be honored by the Santa Monica Museum of Art at its 25th-anniversary Precognito Gala on May 9.
Of the ballet choreographers making narrative works for major stages, Russian Romantic Boris Eifman is virtually the only one totally in touch with the 21st century.
She once packed celebrities into raucous parties at the Roosevelt Hotel but now enjoys a quieter identity as a photographer. Her works will be at Oblivion in Venice. Amanda Demme isn't who she used to be. And that's probably a good thing. Just ask her.
The WordTheatre founder gathers actors to read stories aloud. Up next: an evening of Joyce Carol Oates' work performed by Bill Pullman, Maggie Siff and more. Cedering Fox knows good actors, and isn't afraid to ask a favor. Her query is simple, and the actors almost always say yes.
Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto sounds more improvisatory in the pianist's hands. Gustavo Dudamel lets him go. Carl Nielsen's Fourth Symphony builds big. The famous first bars of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto summon four fortissimo horns to urgently blare a four-note descending figure and then leap. Show More Summary
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has agreed to return two ancient statues to Cambodia after receiving convincing evidence they had been looted and smuggled out of the country illegally.
Visitors to National 9/11 Memorial and Museum could pay as much as $25 for admission.
Two Southern California cultural institutions will be honored at the White House on Wednesday.
Even Pulitzer Prize-winning playwrights are prone to self-doubt.
The major architecture exhibition faces cancellation now that its central focus is no longer part of the show. Frank Gehry has pulled out of a major architecture exhibition set to open June 2 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, a move that could force the show to find a new venue or face the prospect of being canceled altogether.
August Strindberg's landmark drama at Geffen Playhouse is set in Jazz Age Long Island. Awkward dialogue and mismatched actors make for a misguided play. August Strindberg's "Miss Julie," a key landmark of modern drama, has been getting...Show More Summary
Los Angeles Opera is receiving $4.3 million in new gifts for its young-artists program. The money is coming from the Colburn Foundation and Eugene and Marilyn Stein, the company announced Thursday.
At $25, general admission to the Museum of Modern Art in New York is among the highest in the nation. This month, the museum is promoting a word that its visitors don't hear very often: free.
There's no need to stop the presses for this bit of Broadway foregone conclusion.
Girl power didn't last long on stage: Producers announced Thursday the Spice Girls musical will close early in London after a lackluster six-month run. The final performance is June 29.
When she took over the role of executive director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra in 2010, Rachel Fine had to learn the ropes of an established organization while also dealing with the recession that put a crimp in fundraising.
"Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," a new stage biography of the American singer-songwriter, will have an out-of-town tryout in San Francisco in September before making its scheduled Broadway debut in spring 2014.