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Hollywood's Heavyweights Step Up, Protect Arts, Environment, Education

www.hollywoodreporter.com | Posted 09.28.2011 | Impact

It isn't every day that a group of people as high-powered as these 10 Hollywood heavyweights show up for one photo shoot. Chalk it up to the surging s...

PLAN ForYourArt: July 28-August 3

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.27.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Sex Objects to Fetish Girls is a selection of work from two of Eric Kroll's publications. Sex Objects documents his travels across America photographing and interviewing the women who worked in massage parlors, strip clubs, and sex joints.

Weekend Recommendations -- July 28-31

Girl at a Bar | Posted 09.26.2011 | Los Angeles
Girl at a Bar

Always wanted to do some self-inspired Irish step-dancing in the middle of Culver City? Now is your chance. Celtic band Molly's Revenge with vocalist Christa Burch provide the music for this week of the Culver City Music Festival.

Shannon Ebner - L.A.'s Comma Chameleon: This Artweek.LA (July 18-24)

Bill Bush | Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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PLAN ForYourArt: July 7-13

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.05.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The Hammer courtyard turns electric in July for an ongoing series of free concerts featuring emerging bands. KCRW DJ Dan Wilcox will spin between sets by Graffiti6 and East Conference Champions.

PLAN ForYourArt: June 2-8

Bettina Korek | Posted 08.02.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Join the Craft and Folk Art Museum for the first ever in a new Etsy Craft Night series. The evening will transform the museum's outdoor courtyard into a hub of crafting and festivities.

PLAN ForYourArt: May 26-June 1

Bettina Korek | Posted 07.26.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

See the first retrospective in the U.S. devoted to Paul Thek. These early works, which Thek began making in 1964 and called "meat pieces," resemble flesh and were encased in Plexiglass boxes.

PLAN ForYourArt: May 12-18

Bettina Korek | Posted 07.11.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Getting Upper charges twenty-six designers with re-imagining a letter from the alphabet, using the illegibility and deconstructive nature of graffiti as their starting point.

Plan ForYourArt: May 6-10

Bettina Korek | Posted 07.05.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The LA Opera is presenting a city-wide musical "thank you" to Los Angeles in celebration of the quarter-century since the LA Opera's first season.

PLAN ForYourArt: April 21-27

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Blum and Poe is hosting a benefit performance event for the victims of the Japanese earthquake, tsunami, and atomic disaster, featuring a live performance by The Head and the Heart.

Plan ForYourArt: April 14-20

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.14.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

MOCA members are invited to the opening of Art in the Streets, the first major U.S. museum survey of the history of graffiti and street art on Saturday. It will open to the public April 17.

No Overlap -- About Small Cultural Institutions

Agnes Gund | Posted 06.12.2011 | Arts
Agnes Gund

When I think about museums -- the arts institutions I know best -- I find many "whys" and "hows" and "wherebys" for their flowering on the cultural landscape.

PLAN ForYourArt: April 7-13

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.05.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

MOCA presents the artist-run radio project Neighborhood Public Radio (NPR) as the spring 2011 collective for the ongoing Engagement Party series of events.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 31-April 6

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.01.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Post-Mexican writer and performance artist Guillermo Gomez-Pena presents a new solo performance dealing with the end of the Bush era and the challenges facing President Obama.

Free Spring Festivals In Los Angeles

| Michael Berick | Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles

Story courtesy of City's Best. By Michael Berick As March sees its final days and April makes its arrival, there are more signs of spring. This ...

PLAN ForYourArt: March 17-23

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

David Lynch, who has produced films such as Eraserhead and Mulholland Drive, engages a visual arts practice that is integral to his vision as a filmmaker but also comprises a body of work in its own right.

PLAN ForYourArt: February 17-23

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The MAK Center for Art & Architecture presents a performance by MAK Center Artist in Residence Patrycja German.

Weekend To-Do List: Live Shows, Film Screenings, And Valentine's Day-Inspired Events

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This weekend if you're looking for live entertainment, you can choose from indie, family-oriented and classical music events or head to a local comedy...

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: February 3-9

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each week, ForYourArt highlights select events to help you PLAN ForYourArt.

PLAN ForYourArt: January 27-February 2

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles.

The Skinny: Los Angeles' Hammer Museum Sixth Biennial Begins

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Karla Black, Charles Gaines, Evan Holloway, Sergej Jensen, Ian Kiaer, Jorge Macchi, and many more WHAT:All of this and nothing WHEN:Opens Janua...

Painting Of Picasso's Mistress And Muse On View In Paris

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

To say that matters of the heart affect the art process is an understatement. Picasso's portrait of his mistress and muse, Mary Therese Walters is no...

The Agenda: Guillermo del Toro, A Very Special Episode

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Today's events list is focused on film and filmmakers in Los Angeles. Catch director Guillermo del Toro talk about his monster movies (past and future...

PLAN ForYourArt: January 13-19

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention to the creative culture of Los Angeles.