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Most museum exhibitions try to give answers, but an unusual Chinese antiquities show the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana has announced as its big fall attraction will focus on 3,000-year-old artifacts in bronze, gold and jade that mainly have produced bafflement.
Here comes the bride in Tadeusz Rozewicz’s "White Marriage" at Odyssey Theatre. And here come the puppets in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Broad Stage and the citywide LA Puppet Fest 2014.
Phillip K. Smith III’s art installation “Lucid Stead” lighted up the Joshua Tree desert for two weekends in October. The wooden shack, tricked out with mirrored slats and multicolored LEDs, stood alone in a dusty clearing where about 400 people trekked to ogle it.
Benedict Cumberbatch will return to the London stage next year to play the mopey prince of Denmark in a new production of Shakespeare's "Hamlet," which will run at the Barbican theater. The casting was confirmed Wednesday and will be the "Sherlock" actor's first big stage role since he appeared in the National Theatre's production of "Frankenstein" in 2011.
The Autry National Center of the American West is hoping lots of people will get their kicks by giving money online to help fund its coming exhibition “Route 66: The Road and the Romance.”
Evgeny Kissin shows why he might be the greatest Russian pianist of our day in program featuring Schubert and Scriabin at Disney Hall. There was no contesting yet another Russian annexation Monday night. Rather than the supposed 93%Show More Summary
The new season of the series Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center will feature seven productions, including visits from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Australian Ballet with its production of "Swan Lake....
Shigeru Ban, the Japanese architect who is the recipient of the 2014 Pritzker Prize, has never had his name attached to a permanent art museum in the U.S. in his three-decade-long career. But that will change in August when his new building for the Aspen Art Museum in Colorado opens to the public.
It was in Los Angeles that Tokyo-born Shigeru Ban, the 2014 winner of the Pritzker Prize, first studied architecture.
New West Symphony director Marcelo Lehninger guides a modest, heartfelt rendition of the Verdi Requiem. Following directly on the heels of the potent performance of Verdi's Requiem by San Diego Opera on Thursday, the New West Symphony tackled this great work for chorus, orchestra and four vocal soloists.
Officials with the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York announced Monday that they have set opening day as May 21.
Old-fashioned grace and signature wit embellish a drama that grapples candidly with the costs of repression. Accustomed to living glamorously in the spotlight, Noël Coward conducted his private affairs, in the words of writer Rebecca West, "with an impeccable dignity … which was reticent but untainted by pretense."
For the third time in five years, the Pritzker Prize is going to a Japanese architect.
Gustavo Dudamel has withdrawn from a series of concerts with the New York Philharmonic, citing a severe case of the flu. The conductor was expected to lead concerts featuring Bruckner's Ninth Symphony at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center starting Thursday.
"The Simpsons" on Fox took a trip into the art market on Sunday's new episode titled "The War of Art," which included a lesson in forgery delivered by actor Max von Sydow.
When part of the ceiling of the Apollo Theatre in London collapsed in December during an evening performance, the falling debris caused a number of injuries but no fatalities. On Monday, the cause of the collapse was determined to be old material that had deteriorated, according to reports in the British press.
It may not be art, but it's certainly going to be one of the most macabre objects ever shown in an art gallery: the Thanatron, the intravenous drip device that Dr. Jack Kevorkian invented to shuffle his clients off this mortal coil via...Show More Summary
The L.A. Ballet tackles four disparate and difficult works with versatility, grit and at times soaring artistry. In a show of mettle, Los Angeles Ballet mounted a challenging, thrilling and mostly rewarding program titled "Quartet" on Saturday night at UCLA's Royce Hall.
Strad Fest LA, which will have eight Stradivari violins playing at events around L.A. over four days, is a rare chance to hear so many. The violins of Antonio Stradivari are revered for being not only superb instruments but works of art. Show More Summary