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Equity's Union-Busting Tactics

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 04.25.2015 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

original image by Rick Baumgartner In its battle with a majority of its Los Angeles members over the 99-seat theater plan, Actors Equity is deploy...

The Loss of the Old

Carey Perloff | Posted 07.03.2012 | Arts
Carey Perloff

Why do we assume classics are impenetrable and obsolete? Why do we imagine that an ecology that privileges "emerging artists" while all but abandoning mature ones, let alone historical ones, will have resonance in the long run?

Critics Suffer For Art Too | March 30, 2011 | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa cannot be ignored. Neither, alas, can the 405. In recent days, for instance, the Vienna Philharmon...

ART DEBATE: Charles McNulty vs. Steven Leigh Morris On L.A. Theater

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Over dinner at the Newsroom Café recently, Times theater critic Charles McNulty and LA Weekly theater critic Steven Leigh Morris (current official ti...

The Pulitzer Debacle?

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hoyt Hilsman

Rather than simply dismissing the Pulitzers as old-fashioned or irrelevant, isn't it worth a further discussion of how the Committee goes about making its choices -- especially when it ignores the nominees of its own Jury?