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Celebrate The 400th Anniversary Of Shakespeare's Death In Style

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 03.18.2016 | Arts

Los Angeles Shakespeare lovers, rejoice. In honor of the famed poet's birthday (and the 400th anniversary of his death) on April 23, Britweek -- an or...

Applications Are Being Accepted for the University of Kent's First Annual Innovation in Academia Award

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.03.2015 | Education
Gregory Weinkauf

Attention, Academia! (I've always wanted to say that.) A brilliant new opportunity to salute a peer arises via the U.K.'s University of Kent, which ...

Happy Birthday, Bill!

Louis Fantasia | Posted 06.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Louis Fantasia

For Shakespeare's 450th birthday bash, Britweek -- the week-long celebration of all things British in LA -- has lined up a phenomenal cast of actors, both British and American for an evening of "Shakespeare, Music & Love!"

19 Leading Actors to Star in One-Night-Only Britweek EVENING OF SHAKESPEARE on April 25th!

Jay Weston | Posted 06.02.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Only The Bard and a good cause could persuade 19 of L.A.'s top acting talents to perform in an evening of Shakespeare's drama and music on April 25th ...

Interview With the Youngest Artist to Have Ever Officially Painted Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Lisa Chau | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Lisa Chau

Furr's grandmother introduced him to oil paints when he was 12 years old. He would set up a still life with fruit and paint it. He was obsessed -- he loved and still loves oil paint and the distinct smell of pure turpentine. "I was lucky. I found my dharma at age 12 years," he says.

My Lunch at Downton Abbey With Lady Mary Crawley!

Jay Weston | Posted 03.17.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I was privileged to attend a small press luncheon on Saturday honoring Julian Fellowes, creator of the hit PBS Masterpeice Classic, Downton Abbey.

BritWeek 2012: Designer Christopher Guy and Milliner Philip Treacy Highlight British Style

Mary Hall | Posted 07.17.2012 | Los Angeles
Mary Hall

Both Philip Treacy and Christopher Guy Harrison must have spent time reading the original Alice in Wonderland with illustrations by John Tenniel. Viewing their creations is almost like falling down a design rabbit hole into a wonderland.

A Pat on the Back That Will Last a Lifetime

Rhea Perlman | Posted 07.17.2011 | Impact
Rhea Perlman

This week I got to hang out at the airport to see off a bunch of hugely excited kids leaving on a trip to London. It's rare that young children are so majorly rewarded for their academic and personal achievements.

Detritus, Doo-Dahz and other Delights: This Artweek.LA (May 9-15)

Bill Bush | Posted 07.11.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush


HISTORIC ART: Magna Carta Comes To LACMA During BritWeek

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Four years ahead of its 800th anniversary, the Magna Carta is coming to Los Angeles. From April 26 to May 11, this aged piece of parchment will resid...