St. James Palace caused a buzz in California when it announced that the new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge would head due south to LA. Having hosted royalty from around the world, I know they're as fascinated with Hollywood as we are with them.
We may not necessarily think of experimental cinema when we think of the land of bossa nova, Bahia and bikinis. Yet there is an abundance of wonderfully unusual indie, alternative work coming out of Brazil today.
In a world where our kids now create as much media as they consume, it's essential that parents, educators, and policymakers do everything they can to ensure that our children will be responsible and literate digital citizens.
Like every major infrastructure project there is a cost to the Crenshaw/LAX line upgrades. It's time to distinguish costs from investments, and recognize that there is great value in having the safest, speediest and most complete rail line Los Angeles can afford.
A.R. Gurney's hit play Sylvia has just opened at the Edgemar Center Theater in Santa Monica. It was first produced in New York in 1995. It was a hit then and I predict this version of it will be a hit as well.
Can a soapbox race be about creativity, the human spirit and tapping into the zeitgeist in addition to being an ultimate childlike thrill? This slideshow takes a look at it from a creativity and design standpoint.