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Olympics in Sochi, Diebenkorn in Leningrad

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Celebrating the triumph of the American ice dancing pair, Meryl Davis and Charlie White, last night's winners of the Gold Medal at the Sochi Olympic...

The People's Architect: Upcoming Retrospective of Moshe Safdie Shows Architect's Global Vision

Tom Teicholz | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

While some architects' designs for museums and buildings make the outside more famous than what's inside, Safdie's work is different: His architecture often takes a back seat to its surroundings and to its purpose, whether residential, or public space, or multipurpose.

Going Home With Artist Gary Baseman

Tom Teicholz | Posted 06.28.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

There's an old saying that goes something like this: We spend the first half of our lives running away from home and the rest trying to get back. Consider Homer, way back in ancient Greece. The same could be said of Gary Baseman, whose career retrospective opens this weekend.

Arnold Schwartzman: The Vision Behind Voices

Tom Teicholz | Posted 03.11.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

Arnold Schwartzman, the artistic director of the "Voices & Visions" program whose first set of 18 posters by world class graphic artists illuminating quotations from illustrious Jewish personages is now on view at LA's Skirball Cultural Center, is a story unto himself.

The United States: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Edward Goldman | Posted 02.16.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

With the holiday season upon us, it might be a good idea to take a bird's-eye view of the American museum scene, here in California and elsewhere across the country.

Six Picks for This Week From The Family Savvy.com

Sarah Bowman | Posted 09.09.2012 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Still making plans for the week ahead? Here are ideas for all age groups from The Family Savvy, from fireworks, to music, to dinner and a movie.

Hal Holbrook Honored at Actors Benefit

Cassandra M. Bellantoni | Posted 08.28.2011 | Los Angeles
Cassandra M. Bellantoni

Hal Holbrook was honored with the Julie Harris Award at the Actor's Fund 15th Annual Tony Award Viewing Party in Los Angeles on June 12.

What's Up for March From Kids Off the Couch

Sarah Bowman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Observation is the core of the scientific process, and we have a great way to start good science habits in your kids. Each March, Kidspace Museum in Pasadena hosts Caterpillar Adoption Days.

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Illustrator Maira Kalman's Whimsical Drawings At Skirball Center, LA

Posted 02.03.2011 | Arts

WHO: Maira Kalman WHAT: Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (Of a Crazy World) WHEN: On view now through February 13, 2011. Coming soon to the Jewis...

The Agenda: Reza Aslan At Hammer Museum, Pictureplane At The Echoplex

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Well-heeled foodies would do well to join Patina's decadent celebration of black truffle season. For news junkies keeping up on the latest between the...

Moby in LA for His New Book "Gristle"

Ani Phyo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ani Phyo

Moby was there with his co-editor Miyun Park speaking about food safety issues and how annoying he used to be as a militant vegan.