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Inglewood Open Studios

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 02.15.2014 | Los Angeles
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

When most people think about Inglewood, California, they usually don't think about the arts. Unfortunately, it was stigmatized in the 90s by Black gangster rap and hood films which gave it a tainted image, similar to Compton and South Central.

From Here to There and Back Again: This Artweek.LA (October 21, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 10.23.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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LOOK: A Creepy Auto Graveyard On The Hillsides Of Mulholland Drive

Jason Knight | Posted 11.04.2013 | Los Angeles
Jason Knight

The words "morbid," "creepy" and "eerie" may identify a central theme in my work, but what struck me as I looked on the rusted machines dotting the Mulholland Drive hillside was the very stark contrast between death and new life, how the two occupy and define one another.

Summer Magic: This Artweek.LA (July 8, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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The New LACMA: I'm a Believer!

John Lopez | Posted 08.06.2013 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

If you've ever wondered why LACMA's east campus looks like a Lincoln Center-wannabe emerging from an '80s porn star's pink-tiled shower stall, this exhibition will tell you exactly why. But the showstopper, which entranced me for a solid three hours yesterday, is Zumthor's proposed redesign.

Placido Domingo Conducts World Premiere Opera

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 07.20.2013 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

Placido Domingo's collaboration with composer Lee Holdridge and librettist Richard Sparks dates back several decades and includes a number of commissioned operas for young audiences. The collaboration continues with the premiere of Dulce Rosa.

The History of the Stick: Georg Herold's Path to Mastery

Bettina Gilois | Posted 07.08.2013 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

Georg Herold is the master of the material in the realm of the conceptual. As it all began with a stick, it has never lost its original conception.

PLAN ForYourArt April 18-24

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.19.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Friday is Liz Glynn: The Myth of Getting it Right the First Time at LACMA at 7:30 p.m.

PLAN ForYourArt: April 11-17

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.12.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Saturday is Kaz Oshiro from 6-8 p.m.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 28-April 3

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.29.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Today is the Art and Queer Culture Book Launch. It starts at 6 p.m.

A Guilt-Free Happy Hour

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 05.28.2013 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

The weekend is almost upon us, which means we can close our computers for a bit and enjoy the world beyond the office for once. Planning to do exactly that, we have plotted a busy weekend full of varied diversions accordingly.

Stunning War Photography Exhibition Opens at Annenberg!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Photographic images leave their mark on the way we understand our world, and anything that helps that understanding is vital to our well-being. War Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath, at the Annenberg Space for Photography does just that.

Weekender -- Discounts, Drunken Desserts, and All Things Bridal

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 05.22.2013 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

We're obviously excited it's almost the weekend, but we're also wondering if we should be feeling some type of existential angst about the fact that life seems to be passing us by so quickly... Nah.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 21-27

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.22.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Sunday is the Ed Ruscha: Reception and Book Signing, Art Catalogues at LACMA from 4-6 p.m.

BGG Weekender: Mike Tyson, Swedish House Mafia and the Bootie of Your Dreams

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 05.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

We get to spring our clocks forward this weekend, which means less sleep, sure, but also more sun. Nothing makes us happier than leaving work when it's still light outside, so we're very much looking forward to the change in both clocks and seasons.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 7-13

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

TEDxCalArts: Performance, Body & Presence is the first TEDxCalArts conference by the CalArts Center for New Performance.

Julian St. John: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.01.2013 | Los Angeles
Robert David Jaffee

Artist Julian St. John has been knocked around by schizophrenia, homelessness and addiction, but he is still standing and is ready to impress the art world at the Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Art in Laguna Beach.

Weekender -- Old-School Hip Hop, Bottomless Brunches, and Swimsuit Sales

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 04.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

So, it's going to be something like 86 degrees outside tomorrow. We at Broke Girl's Guide therefore suggest, nay, insist that you cut class, play hooky at work, or be otherwise irresponsible, because life is short and sunshine is free.

PLAN ForYourArt: February 21-27

Bettina Korek | Posted 04.24.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

In the Good Name of the Company is the opening reception for an exhibition of works from Colby Poster Printing Company curated by Jan Tumlir, with Christopher Michlig and Brian Roettinger.

Cavalia's Odysseo Comes to Burbank on Feb. 27th!

Jay Weston | Posted 04.21.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Beginning in a misty, enchanted forest where a herd of horses graze and frolic under a sky of rolling clouds and a setting sun, the horses in Odysseo embark on a soulful journey: eye-popping acrobatic displays integrated with dazzling equestrian numbers.

PLAN ForYourArt: February 14-20

Bettina Korek | Posted 04.17.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Saturday is opening day of an exhibition presenting Vermeer's 1663-64 painting Women in Blue Reading a Letter.

Eat Some Damn Good Tacos

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 04.16.2013 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

We're going to spend the next few days in the thick of it, mixed up in a few dance parties, modern home tours, Chinese New Year celebrations, and even a miniature treehouse show. That's right -- it's all happening in Los Angeles this week.

Under Heavy Measures

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 04.15.2013 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

Nestled somewhere between West Hollywood and Hancock Park is the Merry Karnowsky Gallery, where Victor Castillo's Under Heavy Measures is on view until March 2nd. Constant in Victor's themes are: blindness, conspiracy, lies, disillusionment and paranoia.

Home Grown Gallery Tackles Global Monetary Issues

Liz Goldner | Posted 04.14.2013 | Arts
Liz Goldner

The "Capital Crimes" exhibition at BC Space Gallery, Laguna Beach, ingeniously addresses today's monetary inequality. Yet if does so with a light hand, filled as it is with humor and irony about our complex economic issues.

PHOTOS: The Great Taco Crawl Is Upon Us

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 04.03.2013 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

The pure chaos of the last month almost makes us want to go into hibernation until spring. Then again, there's way too much going on to hide at home all weekend.