Category Archives: Art

LA Through a Cracked Lens: Remembering Kobe

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Matthew Aucoin’s Eurydice: LA Opera Premieres a Major New Work

From February 1st through 23rd, LA Opera will present the world premiere of Matthew Aucoin’s opera Eurydice, co-commissioned by the company and the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Sarah Ruhl adapts the libretto from her play of the same name, … Continue reading

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Sunrise: A Classic Film Rises Again With A New Score

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans won three Oscars at the inaugural Academy Awards ceremony in 1929. The Los Angeles Master Chorale, in conjunction with the Sundance Institute, is bringing the silent classic back to the big screen at Walt … Continue reading

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Where to Celebrate Lunar New Year 2020 in LA

The Chinese Lunar New Year in LA has always been a no-brainer. Just head over to Chinatown for their annual Golden Dragon Parade and festival. But Chinatown is not the only game in town. We have found several places for … Continue reading

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LA Phil Explores Weimar Germany in February

The Weimar Republic took power following the First World War in Germany in 1918 and held until the ascendance of Nazism and the beginning of the slide toward the Second in 1933. While the Republic as a political entity can … Continue reading

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Where to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020 in L.A.

This year Martin Luther King Jr, Day will be celebrating King’s 91st birthday. You can choose to observe the holiday as solemnly or as joyfully as you choose. There are a variety of events happening all across Los Angeles this … Continue reading

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The Complete Robert Williams at The Last Bookstore

The signing of “Robert Williams: The Father of Exponential Imagination” on January 11, 2020, at The Last Bookstore, was packed. There was an art talk with one of our favorite folks, Mat Gleason, of Coagula Magazine, and the room was transformed … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – monday, january 13, 2020

it’s been done for half a year now but watt wants the rest of so cal to know about the 25th street mural made possible by julie bender and all the kind people who helped her. wanna see it? go … Continue reading

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Dion Neutra: Survival Through Design

UPDATED: 1/11/20 2:30 p.m. – photos. Dion Neutra was his father’s son. It wasn’t easy being the son of a world-famous architect. He loved his dad and once showed me a tree in the backyard of his home where his … Continue reading

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Robby Krieger and Henry Diltz Revive The Morrison Hotel for a Day

The line curled around the block on Hope street. Everyone was waiting to get into a gigantic empty warehouse in downtown Los Angeles to remember the Doors in 2020. Robby Krieger of the Doors, photographer Henry Ditz and thousands of … Continue reading

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