Sensitivity to aesthetics and the arts does not a good mayor make. But I believe that sensitivity to aesthetics and the arts can make a good mayor better. This is my hope for Eric Garcetti if he goes the distance and becomes the next mayor of Los Angeles.
As chefs have become more creative and as foodies have sought to explore more adventurous and novel dishes, a movement has developed in which formerly discarded parts are now fought over like the wishbone at Thanksgiving dinner.
I eat chocolate just about every day. Okay, every day. I love nothing more than a good rich dark chocolate. It exhilarates. It satisfies. My father loved chocolate. I got my stomach for sweets from him.
The OohLaLA Festival sashayed onto the scene for a third installment of its French musical showcase. The festival featured a diverse lineup of contemporary talent, each exuding a certain je ne sais quoi.
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.
Would you agree that there is some charming and yummy connection between good art and good food? Many world-class museums are not only trying to impress visitors with great art but also eager to impress their taste buds.
I wonder if the less than stellar results of the last Oscars, with its low voltage and sagging viewership, will make the Hollywood weasels -- clearly in need of inspiration -- turn to the world of art.
Here in the U.S., Wild Palms' Until Spring will debut on April 12th, but HuffPost has been given the premiere of the single "To The Lighthouse" presented here, airing for the first time in this territory.
A good fellow American, and a faithful listener of Art Talk on KCRW, sent me a link to a Vatican website with a 360 degree panorama of the Sistine Chapel. For the next hour, wild horses couldn't have driven me away from the computer screen.