Articles in the “arts” category

Disneyland Cancels Annual Pass Program, Destroys Post-Pandemic Hope For Hardcore Fans

Disneyland Cancels Annual Pass Program, Destroys Post-Pandemic Hope For Hardcore Fans

The most hardcore Disney fans, those with passes letting them go all-year long, have had their post-COVID plans taken away.

Best Online And IRL Happenings This Weekend In SoCal: Jan. 15 - 17

Best Online And IRL Happenings This Weekend In SoCal: Jan. 15 - 17

Dinosaurs at the Rose Bowl. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the drive-through. Mindful music during the darkest time of year.

Awesome Online Events Happening This Week In Southern California: Jan. 11 - 14

Awesome Online Events Happening This Week In Southern California: Jan. 11 - 14

Attend online festivals that focus on Israeli and Irish films, watch The Mads riff along to vintage shorts and cartoons, hear about art as an outlet during the Age of Mass Incarceration, and more.

Awesome (Mostly) Online Events This Weekend: Jan. 8 - 10

Awesome (Mostly) Online Events This Weekend: Jan. 8 - 10

View pop art inspired by films released in 1991. Listen to a livestreamed Rufus Wainwright concert. Learn about Oshogatsu foods for the Year of the Ox. Catch flicks at the drive-in or binge shows at home.

Free Forever: The Contentious Hearing That Made Biddy Mason A Legend

Free Forever: The Contentious Hearing That Made Biddy Mason A Legend

"Once she got her freedom, she didn't accept 'no' for an answer. Whatever she set out to do, she was very methodical about."

Top Online Events This Week To Ease You Into 2021: Jan. 4 - 7

Top Online Events This Week To Ease You Into 2021: Jan. 4 - 7

Ease into 2021 with a "Golden Girls" parody or a couch concert from Lord Huron. Catch the Marx Brothers on the big screen. Go deep into the bat cave(s).

Fabulous Ways To Usher In 2021: Jan. 1 - 3

Fabulous Ways To Usher In 2021: Jan. 1 - 3

Usher in the New Year with a virtual run or a hike. For more sedentary options, catch Tycho's sunrise set, a reimagined Rose Parade or an online black-and-white film fest. Celebrate the Year of the Oxl. Learn about the history of Venice's canals.

Fabulous Online Events And New Year's Eve Options: Dec. 28 - 31

Fabulous Online Events And New Year's Eve Options: Dec. 28 - 31

Don't let the door hit you on the way out, 2020. Ring in 2021 with online parties, concerts, comedy sets and countdowns.

What It's Like Waiting For 'Wonder Woman 1984' To Come Out When You Have A Small Part In It

What It's Like Waiting For 'Wonder Woman 1984' To Come Out When You Have A Small Part In It

It's been a long wait for this movie for all of us, but especially if you're one of the actors waiting for your face to hit the big screen.

Awesome Online And Drive-In Events Happening This Weekend: Dec. 25 - 27

Awesome Online And Drive-In Events Happening This Weekend: Dec. 25 - 27

See the best Christmas light displays. Dine at BCD Tofu's drive-in movie nights. Watch Jewish and Muslim comedians on Christmas. Attend a Kwanzaa festival.

Only In 2020 Would 'Saved By The Bell' Be A Guiding Light For Humanity -- The New Class Takes Down White Privilege With Precision And Jokes

Only In 2020 Would 'Saved By The Bell' Be A Guiding Light For Humanity -- The New Class Takes Down White Privilege With Precision And Jokes

The show's back with its trademark sunniness, but this time it delivers a shockingly sophisticated critique of the original show's privilege.

How Racism Ruined Black Santa Monica

How Racism Ruined Black Santa Monica

Wiped out by the 10 freeway, the Belmar neighborhood, at Fourth and Pico, was once a hub for Black life.

Holiday Movies, Music And Other Fabulous Events Happening This Week: Dec. 21 -24

Holiday Movies, Music And Other Fabulous Events Happening This Week: Dec. 21 -24

A solstice livestream. A Muppet Christmas Carol. Christmas movies at the drive-in. Cocktails, mapo tofu and comedy.

Why Are Film Shoots Allowed When Outdoor Dining Isn't?

Why Are Film Shoots Allowed When Outdoor Dining Isn't?

Here are some of the strict COVID protocols that Film and TV shoots have to follow in California.

Pre-Holiday Happenings This Weekend: Dec. 18- 20

Pre-Holiday Happenings This Weekend: Dec. 18- 20

Listen to Christmas ghost stories. Eat Home Alone pizza. Learn to make tamales. Discover the winter solstice. Choose your own online adventure.

Awesome (Mostly) Online Events Happening This Week: Dec. 14 - 17

Awesome (Mostly) Online Events Happening This Week: Dec. 14 - 17

Celebrate Kwanzaa and Nochebuena -- online. Sing along with the Master Chorale from your home. Get a visit from the ghost of Jacob Marley.

LAist's 2020 Gift Guide: The 60 Best Places To Shop Local This Holiday Season

LAist's 2020 Gift Guide: The 60 Best Places To Shop Local This Holiday Season

Because it's more important than ever to shop small.

Fabulous Online Events This Weekend: Dec. 11 - 13

Fabulous Online Events This Weekend: Dec. 11 - 13

Catch a family-friendly magic show. Ring in the holidays with Cyndi Lauper. Celebrate Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. Enjoy the best (or worst) found footage videos.

Drive-Ins Spread Through Hollywood (And Beyond)

Drive-Ins Spread Through Hollywood (And Beyond)

You don't have to drive quite so far to go to the drive-in anymore.

Fabulous Events Happening This Week: Dec. 7 - 10

Fabulous Events Happening This Week: Dec. 7 - 10

Sip holiday cocktails at home. Explore L.A. architecture in miniature. Watch the Troubies take on the holidays. Screen recent Mexican documentaries.

Awesome Events Happening (Mostly Online) This Weekend: Dec. 4 - 6

Awesome Events Happening (Mostly Online) This Weekend: Dec. 4 - 6

Dolly Parton. A Foo Fighters taco. Art with Kid Koala. A virtual dinner with the cast of "Selena." A drive-in for arthouse flicks. A cheerfully dysfunctional Christmas.

Netflix HQ Gets A New Face -- A Mosaic Made Of 39,000 Steel Sequins

Netflix HQ Gets A New Face -- A Mosaic Made Of 39,000 Steel Sequins

It's a 6-story-high mosaic depicting an androgynous young woman, titled "SPECTRUM."

Post-Thanksgiving Things To Do Online And IRL: Nov. 27 - 29

Post-Thanksgiving Things To Do Online And IRL: Nov. 27 - 29

Run for puppies. Hunt for elves. Drive through a Dodgers holiday experience. Enjoy snow flurries. Eat a stinky burger. Get lit.

Tired Of Your Neighborhood Walk? Try Someone Else's

Tired Of Your Neighborhood Walk? Try Someone Else's

We tried this audio theater experience in Atwater Village. And it delivered.

Virtual And IRL Things To Do This Thanksgiving Week: Nov. 23 - 26

Virtual And IRL Things To Do This Thanksgiving Week: Nov. 23 - 26

Participate in a virtual dance party. Pre-burn Turkey Day calories at a fun run. Explore the glory of slime. Volunteer to help the homeless. Delve into Cold War culinary trends.

Pre-Holiday Happenings This Weekend: Nov. 20-22

Pre-Holiday Happenings This Weekend: Nov. 20-22

Drive-through holiday experiences start popping up. Burn off quarantine calories at the Great Los Angeles Walk. Watch Hollywood's home movies or Steve McQueen's Small Axe Anthology.

Forgotten Classic Hollywood Stars And Tales Found Fame On Instagram -- And Are Now Found In A New Book

Forgotten Classic Hollywood Stars And Tales Found Fame On Instagram -- And Are Now Found In A New Book

Turns out the golden age of Hollywood was IG-ready, just a little early.

Pandemic Pastimes: The Best Online And IRL Events This Week - Nov. 16 - 19

Pandemic Pastimes: The Best Online And IRL Events This Week - Nov. 16 - 19

Watch a Linda Ronstadt tribute concert. Find out why it's so easy to get away with murder. Celebrate Italian cuisine virtually.

The Best Online And IRL Events Happening This Weekend: Nov. 13 - 15

The Best Online And IRL Events Happening This Weekend: Nov. 13 - 15

Get an early start on holiday shopping at a bunch of online craft fairs. Catch cinematic tributes to Back To The Future and Sean Connery. Attend COVID fan tutte, a pandemic update of Mozart's classic opera. Tune into the Groundlings' exploration of diversity. Learn to cook sesame noodles from Jon Yao of Kato and apple empanadas from Eliceo Lara.

The Best Online And IRL Post-Election Diversions: Nov. 9 - 12

The Best Online And IRL Post-Election Diversions: Nov. 9 - 12

Watch potential Oscar-contending short films. Honor veterans at a virtual celebration. Celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights. Watch a performance by New York-based artist Puppies Puppies. Tune into a number of art talks. Or attend a virtual makers' market to start your holiday shopping early.

How Starz's 'Seduced' Proved We Needed Another NXIVM Cult Documentary

How Starz's 'Seduced' Proved We Needed Another NXIVM Cult Documentary

The mini-series covers many of the details left untouched by HBO's "The Vow."

The Best Online And IRL Post-Election, Mid-Pandemic Events This Weekend: Nov. 6 - 8

The Best Online And IRL Post-Election, Mid-Pandemic Events This Weekend: Nov. 6 - 8

Consider the challenges of living on Mars. Attend an 818 film fest. Check out chef Minh Phan's fine dining pop-up. Explore ceramic sculptures in the Cali sun.

The Ultimate Mental Health Distraction Worksheet For Election 2020 (And Beyond)

The Ultimate Mental Health Distraction Worksheet For Election 2020 (And Beyond)

You want rabbit holes? We got rabbit holes. Jump in. The water's fine.

Can This Postcard Art Project Save Democracy and the USPS?

Can This Postcard Art Project Save Democracy and the USPS?

Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh survived COVID-19. Now he and fellow artist Beatie Wolfe want to save the USPS.

The Best Things To Do During Election Week (Aside From Voting): Nov. 2 - 5

The Best Things To Do During Election Week (Aside From Voting): Nov. 2 - 5

Election, Groundhog Day, Vertigo. Nope, this isn't a catalog of your recent emotions. They're three of the movies screening this week.

Halloween Haunts Go Drive-Thru Thanks To COVID-19

Halloween Haunts Go Drive-Thru Thanks To COVID-19

Among those hit by the pandemic have been large haunted houses and other themed Halloween amusements, known as "haunts" to fans.

Spooktacular Online And IRL Events Happening This Weekend: Oct. 30 - Nov. 1

Spooktacular Online And IRL Events Happening This Weekend: Oct. 30 - Nov. 1

Halloween isn't quite the same this year but you'll still find plenty to do, whether outdoors or at home. Catch The Brett Loudermilk Halloween Special. Attend an online burlesque show by and for witches. Take a virtual tour of the Walt Disney Family Museum. Attend Joe Bob's Haunted Drive-In for a night of Halloween shenanigans. Other happenings include a talk with Dolores Huerta, cooking lessons with Guelaguetza and the Echo Theatre's storytelling night.

Foothill Transit Rolls Along, Stronger and Safer Than Ever Before

Foothill Transit Rolls Along, Stronger and Safer Than Ever Before
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When the pandemic hit Southern California, many of us shifted our operations to a home base. But most frontline workers don't have that luxury, and relied on transit systems to get to their jobs in health care, grocery stores,...

You Can Still Celebrate Día De Los Muertos During The Pandemic

You Can Still Celebrate Día De Los Muertos During The Pandemic

Ofrendas. Catrinas. Mezcal mummies. Celebrate and explore the religious and cultural traditions of the Day of the Dead.

Fabulous Online And IRL Events Happening This Week: Oct. 26 - 29

Fabulous Online And IRL Events Happening This Week: Oct. 26 - 29

Drive through the Upside Down at the Stranger Things experience. Watch the antics of little Damien in The Omen. Learn about the relocation of L.A.'s original Chinatown. Explore how various cultures treat death and mourning. Check out comedy and music from Lost Moon Radio.

That World Series Crowd Is Getting A Boost From LA Phil's Sound Designer

That World Series Crowd Is Getting A Boost From LA Phil's Sound Designer

When the Dodgers take the field tonight for Game 4 of the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays, only about 11,000 fans will be in the audience. But, thanks to sound designer Fred Vogler and his team, those of us watching on TV will hear a crowd that sounds much larger.

Hannibal Buress Brings Live Comedy Back, Via A Rose Bowl Drive-In Show

Hannibal Buress Brings Live Comedy Back, Via A Rose Bowl Drive-In Show

Stand-up doesn't look like it used to, and it won't be the same for a while.

The Best Online And IRL Events This Weekend: Oct. 23 - 25

The Best Online And IRL Events This Weekend: Oct. 23 - 25

Dracula's Disco of the Night. Target Husk becomes a real store. An exhibition of calacas for Dia de los Muertos. A dead man's party. A virtual Brewery Artwalk.

What's It Like To Watch The World Series From Dodger Stadium's Parking Lot?

What's It Like To Watch The World Series From Dodger Stadium's Parking Lot?

Attendees say it's the closest thing to the ballpark experience that COVID-19 will allow.

The Best Online And IRL Events Happening This Week: Oct. 19 - 22

The Best Online And IRL Events Happening This Week: Oct. 19 - 22

Listen to livestreamed concerts by Sylvan Esso and Local Natives. Attend drive-in screenings of One Night in Miami, a new Stevie Nicks concert film and Spanish cult favorites. Explore the health benefits of tea and the majesty of mezcal. Learn about the upcoming election at a KPCC/LAist cram session. Finally, don't forget to check out our spooktacular Halloween event list.

So Long, Sears. What Comes Next For These Empty Architectural Behemoths?

So Long, Sears. What Comes Next For These Empty Architectural Behemoths?

In Boyle Heights, the nine-story, Art Deco store that started it all is a strange mix of bustling commerce and yawning, empty space.

AFI Brings Annual Hollywood Experience Into Our Homes

AFI Brings Annual Hollywood Experience Into Our Homes
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Movie lovers around the globe have missed the live film festival experience since the COVID-19 pandemic began--but the show must go on. The silver lining for the 34th annual AFI Fest 2020 online is that anyone can access 125 films and special events from their homes--no Hollywood bustle required.

The Best Online And IRL Events Happening This Weekend: Oct. 16 - 18

The Best Online And IRL Events Happening This Weekend: Oct. 16 - 18

Explore the art and culture of Frogtown. Check out a new food hall. Catch a drive-in movie at the L.A. Zoo. Support a new bookstore in Culver City. Help save independent music venues during a weekend of shows. Watch home movies made by your friends and neighbors. Take a walk through Atwater Village with a friend in your ear.

Awesome Events Happening Online And IRL This Week: Oct. 12 - 15

Awesome Events Happening Online And IRL This Week: Oct. 12 - 15

Sit in on discussions about art, music, theater and monuments. Hear Wilco's Jeff Tweedy talking about his new book. Eat dishes created from heritage pigs. Soak in mid-century modern design. Watch world premieres of films at AFI Fest. Check out the art in Chinatown windows.

Marvelous Online And IRL Things To Do This Weekend: Oct. 9 - 11

Marvelous Online And IRL Things To Do This Weekend: Oct. 9 - 11

Need a laugh? Head to two virtual comedy festivals. Looking for a scare? Roll up to these Halloween-themed drive-in flicks. Want to sweat? Lace up for a virtual run.

For Local Bookstores, The Next Chapter In The Pandemic Is Survival

For Local Bookstores, The Next Chapter In The Pandemic Is Survival

Vroman's, Eso Won, The Book Rack, Skylight. They all have the same message: If you value your local bookstore, shop at it.

How To Make A Sitcom Safely During Coronavirus: Have The Cast Be The Crew

How To Make A Sitcom Safely During Coronavirus: Have The Cast Be The Crew

NBC's "Connecting..." put its stars to work in new capacities.

30+ Ways To Celebrate Halloween In SoCal In The Middle Of A Pandemic

30+ Ways To Celebrate Halloween In SoCal In The Middle Of A Pandemic

Spooky screenings. Immersive, drive-through experiences. Pumpkin patches. Victorian mourning rituals. Family-friendly events. We've got it all.

Marvelous Online And IRL Events Happening This Week: Oct. 5 - 8

Marvelous Online And IRL Events Happening This Week: Oct. 5 - 8

Watch genre films from the comfort of your car or couch two film festivals. Learn about the history of Bunker Hill. View Self Help Graphics' annual Día de los Muertos exhibition. Join Myq Kaplan's birthday party. Prep for the upcoming election with a ballot cram session, presented by KPCC/LAist.

Somewhere In Time: How A Time Travel Romance Starring Superman Found Its Fans

Somewhere In Time: How A Time Travel Romance Starring Superman Found Its Fans

Saturday, Oct. 3 marks the 40th anniversary of Somewhere in Time, a film that took one of the longest, weirdest journeys to popularity.

The Best Online And IRL Events This Weekend: Oct. 2 - 4

The Best Online And IRL Events This Weekend: Oct. 2 - 4

It's Halloween season. Celebrate with safely distanced haunts and drive-in movies. Also, there's Dublab's 21st birthday, National Taco Day and Mortified's new game and storytelling night.

The Best Online And IRL Events Happening This Week: Sep. 28 - Oct. 1

The Best Online And IRL Events Happening This Week: Sep. 28 - Oct. 1

Explore an extensive collection of horror and sci-fi memorabilia. Rent out the Fresh Prince's Bel-Air manse. Learn about early L.A. female foodies. Tune into a concert that recreates a classic Marvin Gaye album.

How To Take A Time-Traveling Tour Of Historic LA Without Getting On A Bus/DeLorean

How To Take A Time-Traveling Tour Of Historic LA Without Getting On A Bus/DeLorean

What you do when in-person bus tours aren't a thing anymore.

The Best Online and IRL Happenings This Weekend: Sept. 25 - 27

The Best Online and IRL Happenings This Weekend: Sept. 25 - 27

Take a virtual tour of the Bradbury Building. Attend the bilingual Los Angeles Libros Festival. Play or watch the LGBT Center's The MisMatch Game online. Get your local live music fix with a feast of online shows and festivals.

Best Online And IRL Happenings This Week: Sept. 21 - 24

Best Online And IRL Happenings This Week: Sept. 21 - 24

This week, learn about 1) the supernatural cats of Japan, 2) what happens when an ornithologist, a river guide, and a conservationist walk into a border ecosystem, 3) attend a virtual lunchtime chat about U.S.S.R. brainwashing during the Cold War, 4) enjoy some improvised emo, or 5) dig Dino Fest. And there's oh so much more on the list.

Awesome IRL And Online Things to Do During Wildfires And Pandemics: Sep. 18 - 20

Awesome IRL And Online Things to Do During Wildfires And Pandemics: Sep. 18 - 20

Attend a new drive-in movie experience in Chinatown. Discover the scents of mummification. Catch a sneak peek of Evelina Fernández's latest play. Learn about the solstice and the equinox.

Awesome Pandemic Pastimes: Online And IRL Events Happening This Week: Sep. 14 - 17

Awesome Pandemic Pastimes: Online And IRL Events Happening This Week: Sep. 14 - 17

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with "El Grito" online. Catch a rooftop screening of a doc about designer Pier Cardin. Take part in the Latino Comics Expo. Learn about the architecture of the LBC. Enjoy a pre-Code film about a ne'er-do-well plastic surgeon. Soak up Shakespeare's classic works, transformed for virtual viewing during a pandemic.

Little Has Changed When It Comes To Who Is Making -- And Starring -- In Hollywood Films

Little Has Changed When It Comes To Who Is Making -- And Starring -- In Hollywood Films

After more than a decade of halfhearted efforts, the entertainment industry has made "paltry progress," according to a long-running USC study.

The Best Online And IRL Events This Weekend: Sep. 11 - 13

The Best Online And IRL Events This Weekend: Sep. 11 - 13

Watch new and notable films from Mexico. Explore California's biodiversity. Check out an art show focused on mental health awareness. Listen to Banda El Recodo.

Dramatic Step By Academy Comes After Years Of Concern About Hollywood's Lack Of Diversity

Dramatic Step By Academy Comes After Years Of Concern About Hollywood's Lack Of Diversity

The move follows a series of academy efforts to modernize its voter rank

Top Online and IRL Events Happening This Week: Sept. 8 - 10

Top Online and IRL Events Happening This Week: Sept. 8 - 10

Check out live folklórico music and dance. Take a walk bathed in L.A.'s neon lights. Explore how racism impacts public health. Take advantage of dining and shopping deals.

The Best Live Events This Labor Day Weekend: Sept. 4 - 7

The Best Live Events This Labor Day Weekend: Sept. 4 - 7

Corpse flowers. Samba lessons. Drive-in movies. Mint juleps. Virtual Burning Man. A Scarypoolparty.

The Fabulous Life Of Charlotta Bass, The First Woman Of Color To Run For US Vice President

The Fabulous Life Of Charlotta Bass, The First Woman Of Color To Run For US Vice President

She published an influential Black newspaper, ran for congress, helped found the Progressive Party and spent most of her life fighting for social justice.

Awesome IRL And Online Events Happening This Week: Aug. 31 - Sep. 3

Awesome IRL And Online Events Happening This Week: Aug. 31 - Sep. 3

Watch a horror film on a Hollywood rooftop. Take a forest bath under the light of the full moon. Get ready for dining deals because it's Restaurant Week in L.A.

'The Corona Dialogues' Brings Dark Family Comedy To A Zoom Web Series

'The Corona Dialogues' Brings Dark Family Comedy To A Zoom Web Series

Dylan Brody hopes this pandemic , like the medieval Plague, inspires a creative renaissance -- with a little help from technology.

The Best Live And Livestreamed Events This Weekend: Aug. 28-30

The Best Live And Livestreamed Events This Weekend: Aug. 28-30

Watch live music -- from a virtual distance -- performed by Los Lobos, Dawes, Gavin Turek and AK Dan Gwang Chil. Explore the Chicano Moratorium at several events, from discussions to performance. Attend the Inside Lands festival from your living room. Get outside and pick tomatoes. Pretend it's the early aughts and watch David Spade and Rob Schneider do comedy.

Club Alabam Was The Center Of LA's Jazz Scene In The 1930s And '40s

Club Alabam Was The Center Of LA's Jazz Scene In The 1930s And '40s

The Central Avenue nightclub performers who graced its stage helped create modern jazz, swing, bebop, and rhythm and blues.

Awesome Online And IRL Events This Week: Aug. 24 - 27

Awesome Online And IRL Events This Week: Aug. 24 - 27

Remember Kobe Bryant on 8/24. Watch a tribute to director Lynn Shelton. Laugh along with the creators of The Black Lady Sketch Show. Celebrate a decade of the Hollywood Babble-On podcast. Commemorate the Chicano Moratorium's 50th Anniversary. Learn about Ray Bradbury's dystopian vision -- and figure out if we're living in it.

US Movie Theater Chains Open On The Heels Of Modest Canadian Success

US Movie Theater Chains Open On The Heels Of Modest Canadian Success

Canadian theaters blaze the trail for U.S. reopening.

Pandemic-Proof Events For Aug. 21 - 23

Pandemic-Proof Events For Aug. 21 - 23

Check out a mini-golf course with queer vibes. Head to the desert for an Alejandro Jodorowsky double-bill. Watch a special Alvin Ailey dance program online. Get married at the Bob Baker Marionette Theater. Catch flicks at the American Black Film Festival online or Method Fest. Peruse the works at a music-themed group art show.

Hollywood Was Supposed To Be A Christian Utopia Free From Alcohol, Gambling And Prostitution. How'd That Work Out?

Hollywood Was Supposed To Be A Christian Utopia Free From Alcohol, Gambling And Prostitution. How'd That Work Out?

Daeida Wilcox Beveridge envisioned a rustic temperance community that stood in opposition to the moral rot of society.

Fight The Pandemic Blues With These Online And IRL Events: Aug. 17 - 20

Fight The Pandemic Blues With These Online And IRL Events: Aug. 17 - 20

Outfest 2020 screens movies online. A comedy show celebrates positive vibes. Mystery Science Theater riffs on a Vincent Price camp classic.

Pandemic Pastimes: Online And IRL Events This Weekend, Aug. 14 - 16

Pandemic Pastimes: Online And IRL Events This Weekend, Aug. 14 - 16

Attend a couple of drive-through comedy nights and an online B-Boy summit. Catch screenings of "Selena" and "Purple Rain." Create your most Instagrammable dish for a summer potluck.

The Colored Air Circus In 'Perry Mason' Was Real -- And Revolutionary

The Colored Air Circus In 'Perry Mason' Was Real -- And Revolutionary

It was the brainchild of a lanky pilot and aviation educator named William J. Powell.

Stuff To Do In The Time Of COVID: Aug. 10 - 13

Stuff To Do In The Time Of COVID: Aug. 10 - 13

Watch wacky videos compiled from found footage. Listen to risky storytelling. Get crafty and drink crafty. Head to the latest SFV drive-in.

The Most Fabulous Online And IRL Events This Weekend: Aug. 7 - 9

The Most Fabulous Online And IRL Events This Weekend: Aug. 7 - 9

Peep crazy cult movie art. Nosh hard during Black Restaurant Week. Adopt a kitty. Catch a screening of "Queen & Slim" with Lena Waithe and Dev Hynes.

The Zoot Suit Riots Meet Underground LA Lizard People In This Graphic Novel

The Zoot Suit Riots Meet Underground LA Lizard People In This Graphic Novel

Chicano history meets sci-fi legend in "Lizard In A Zoot Suit."

Take A Walk From LA's 'Great Hiking Era' And Stroll Back In Time

Take A Walk From LA's 'Great Hiking Era' And Stroll Back In Time

From Los Angeles's earliest days as a city, boosters have sold it as an outdoor paradise, waiting to be explored on foot. It still is.

The Best Online And IRL Events This Week: Aug. 3 - 6

The Best Online And IRL Events This Week: Aug. 3 - 6

Go forest bathing. Find out how xenophobia smells. Listen to two BFFs talk about friendship. Grab the kids for an online cooking class with chef Jet Tila. Watch a documentary on young gun control activists.

This Weekend's Most Fabulous Online And IRL Events: July 31 - Aug. 2

This Weekend's Most Fabulous Online And IRL Events: July 31 - Aug. 2

Catch Thai flicks or a documentary about Bob Marley. Watch drag stars werk it at the Rose Bowl. Attend a virtual production of the Bard's "Measure for Measure."

Marvelous Online And IRL Events This Week: July 27 - 30

Marvelous Online And IRL Events This Week: July 27 - 30

Learn about the history of coffee and camping. Join a botany-inspired ice cream tasting. Discuss Penelope Lowder's new play. Listen to Aimee Bender talk about her first novel in a decade.

This Weekend's Most Interesting Online And IRL Events: July 24 - 26

This Weekend's Most Interesting Online And IRL Events: July 24 - 26

Yacht rockers perform by the sea. Electronic music artists rave the vote. A new doc examines bias in facial recognition software. Puppets cope with quarantine. Marie Curie gets a "radioactive" biopic.

Online And IRL Events Happening This Week: July 20 - 23

Online And IRL Events Happening This Week: July 20 - 23

Watch The Mads riff on an Ed Wood movie. Listen to Broadway performers play original material. Learn how racism is a public health issue. Skip the lines at Comic-Con@Home. And go Dodgers!

Awesome In-Person And Online Events This Weekend: July 17 - 19

Awesome In-Person And Online Events This Weekend: July 17 - 19

Celebrate Disneyland's 65th anniversary online. Participate in a found poetry project. Watch a classic horror film. Take a ghostly tour of Santa Ana.

'California City' Podcast Tells The Dark Side Of The American Dream

'California City' Podcast Tells The Dark Side Of The American Dream

It's a story of money, power and deception in the Mojave Desert.

UCB Faces Backlash After Receiving Coronavirus Bailout, Not Rehiring Employees At The Comedy Theater/School

UCB Faces Backlash After Receiving Coronavirus Bailout, Not Rehiring Employees At The Comedy Theater/School

Instead of using the federal funds to bring back laid-off staff, UCB says it'll use them as a low-interest loan.

Our Favorite Online And IRL Events This Week: July 13 - 16

Our Favorite Online And IRL Events This Week: July 13 - 16

Virtual literary events rule the week and a classic tamaleria opens a new brick-and-mortar location.

When The Angel City Games Went Virtual, Athletes Adapted

When The Angel City Games Went Virtual, Athletes Adapted

In an alternate timeline, the Angel City Games, So Cal's premier adaptive-sports competition, would have been taken place this weekend at UCLA.

Fabulous In-Person And Online Events This Weekend: July 10-12

Fabulous In-Person And Online Events This Weekend: July 10-12

Get your pop art fix. Catch Atom Egoyan's latest movies, a thriller. Attend a virtual ball with the LGBTQ+ community. Learn how to dance in the Bollywood tradition. Listen to John Sayles read from his new book. Indulge in one of the burger's many variations.

Fabulous Online And IRL Events This Week In SoCal: July 6 - 9

Fabulous Online And IRL Events This Week In SoCal: July 6 - 9

Hold the bug spray! Summer camp activities move online. The Academy presents a family-friendly animation panel. Writer Colson Whitehead sits down for a chat.

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