No one’s calling it a major retrospective, but the Luckman Gallery at Cal State Los Angeles is hosting the largest show by artist Walter Askin that has been seen locally in a very long time. Known primarily for his prints, Askin is also showing about 50 sculptures, paintings large and small,...
Comic actress and best-selling author Mindy Kaling spoke to a sold-out crowd last weekend at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, the latest large-scale book event hosted there by Live Talks Los Angeles. It was the fastest-selling event ever in the series, said producer Ted Habte-Gabr.
When painter Kent Twitchell was asked to single-handedly adjudicate the Brand Library’s annual National Exhibition of Works on Paper, he wasn’t prepared for the enormity of the task.
A Noise Within’s world-premiere production of a new English-language adaptation of Jean Anouilh’s “Antigone” opened Saturday, marking the Pasadena-based company’s first staging of the ancient Greek classic, and only the second English translation of the play to be...
If you missed the recent retrospective devoted to longtime Altadena artist Mark Steven Greenfield, you're not alone. The California African American Museum seems to operate with all the visibility of a government stealth operation.
Bob Fosse once said that "Guys and Dolls" was "the greatest American musical of all time." I'm inclined to agree. The story lines are solid, characters have heart and the songs are unbeatable.
When Theatre @ Boston Court's production of Luis Alfaro's "Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles," opened this week at the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades, it marked the first time that the respected Pasadena-based theater company has presented a full production of a play that won't run on its own stage.
When American painters studied in France in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, they often returned and preached the gospel of Impressionism in their work. The practice took on something of a singular manifestation when it came to California artists.
Curving "psychedelic" forms, motifs of peace and war, thousands of glazed porcelain leaves, a 5-foot-tall sculpture traced with gold and shaped with eggshell delicacy:
As the immigration debate rages, it has inevitably given rise to questions. What makes a country? How does a country stay true to the principles of its founding? Is there a fundamental difference between America and any other country? What does it mean to be American?
Those who’ve nodded through 18th-century art history courses are probably familiar with Fragonard’s most famous painting, “The Swing.”
A recent collection at the Autry reveals the museum's dynamic view of the frontier.
Kyle Cease takes his serious goal of helping others evolve to the Alex Theatre in Glendale next weekend.
Lavish exhibit features more of the music scene's artistic collaborators.
Broadway show of a '60s icon comes back to life at the Pasadena Playhouse.
At just 18, Sydney Sierota is already deep into the world of music and pop culture, and has now been signed to the prestigious Wilhelmina Models agency.
Show focuses on British art from the early 20th century.
Pasadena Museum of California Art pays tribute to an influential poster artist.
Playwright Charlie is in the first stable relationship of his life with beautiful, loving Shelly. What could possibly go wrong?
A Noise Within continues 'Words Within' series with 'Lulu' and 'The Dresser.'
Artist paints the men and machinery of the California coast.
Good graphic design imparts ideas. It's like a short trip: from Point A to Point B in the most direct fashion, with a little information payoff at the end.
Hackman shines a revelatory light on L.A.'s '60s art scene.
Theater's post-Civil War production resonates with contemporary meaning.
Yoko Ono wants the world to give her late husband's drawings a chance.