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"Responding to a world which no longer makes sense": An interview with playwright Aleshea Harris

Sylvia Sukop | Posted 06.20.2016 | Arts
Sylvia Sukop

A shocking act of racial violence brings Harold Pinter's "The Room" to an abrupt close.

KillJoy's Kastle: Sexiest, Smartest Haunted House Ever!

Lisa Derrick | Posted 10.28.2015 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

October 30th marks the last day of KillJoy's Kastle, the smartest, arty-ist haunted house to ever grace West Hollywood.

Cloud Eye Control Half Life

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 03.18.2015 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

Cloud Eye Control is a multimedia performance group based in Los Angeles that uses animation, music and live performers to create hybrid theatrical works.

For Imagineer Joe Lanzisero, Hong Kong Disneyland's Mystic Manor Is a High Point of His Career

Jim Hill | Posted 06.07.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It's this skillful mix of special effects, music, storytelling and ride systems that has made Mystic Manor the talk of the themed entertainment industry ever since this new HKDL attraction first opened back on May 17, 2013.

Vet LA Theater Critic To Launch Community-Funded Digital Pub

Michael Sigman | Posted 03.25.2014 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

In the aftermath of severe cutbacks in local theater coverage by LA Weekly and other Southland publications, veteran theater critic Steven Leigh Morri...

Artist Collaboration Fuels Creative Exploration

Amit Gupta | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts
Amit Gupta

Creative magic happens when an artist is deeply involved in their art form. Add a creative partner (or two) to the mix and you've got enough knowledge and experience to spark a multitude of creative advancements.

Priscilla Frank

WATCH: Why Did Walmart Take Down This Art Video? | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.13.2012 | Arts

A promotional video made entirely by CalArts graduates was recently removed from Walmart's website -- and they say they have no idea why. The video wa...

The Last Portrait of Artist Mike Kelley?

Gordy Grundy | Posted 04.05.2012 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

The recent passing of the artist, musician and LA art hero has given a simple photo shoot a grave and life-changing significance.

PLAN ForYourArt: June 23-29

Bettina Korek | Posted 08.22.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Piero Golia's Constellation Paintings derived from an incident in 2010 where a taxi-driver smashed his car directly into Golia's house following an argument over a fare.

The Car Plays: Real Drive-In Theater in Downtown LA?

Wyatt Closs | Posted 08.15.2011 | Los Angeles
Wyatt Closs

Couldn't resist the pun in that headline, but in this case the stage is a car, so it works. In fact, the stage is 15 cars. Thats the number that sit i...

Five Promising Artists Receive Grants From Alpert Foundation

Jay Weston | Posted 08.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Five exceptional artists have received grants from the Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). I recently had the pleasure of meeting each of these extraordinary young individuals.

PLAN ForYourArt: February 10-16

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The Hammer museum is presenting the first American museum survey of artist Richard Hawkins.

Plan ForYourArt July 1-7

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

On Friday, leading galleries in Chinatown open their doors for Box Scheme, the culminating exhibition of California Institute of the Arts' (CalArts) graduating MFA candidates.

From Gods And Monsters and Quiet Riot to Tina Turner and Citizens Of The World: A Conversation With Spencer Proffer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Spencer Proffer is considered a leader in entertainment, pioneering media integrations before it was fashionable to do so.

Ten Minutes with: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Director Thor Freudenthal

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fabio Periera

Affable, approachable and sensitive to the needs of his performers, Thor Freudenthal got his start working in special effects on the Stuart Little mov...