Articles in the “arts” category

What Goes On Behind-The-Scenes To Film A Show In The Remote Alaskan Wilderness

What Goes On Behind-The-Scenes To Film A Show In The Remote Alaskan Wilderness
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Nat Geo Channel presents a conversation with the team behind the chilling series "Life Below Zero." Hear from Executive Producer Joe Litzinger, Editor Michael Swingler, and Directors of Photography David Lovejoy and Benji Lanpher as they describe what it takes to film an extreme show set deep in the remote, Alaskan wilderness.

18 Awesome Things To Do In SoCal This Week

18 Awesome Things To Do In SoCal This Week

Female comedians interview each other. A massive convention for Korean culture comes to town. Artists compete in a live painting battle.

Koreatown Is Getting A Museum Celebrating Korean Americans. Here's A First Look.

Koreatown Is Getting A Museum Celebrating Korean Americans. Here's A First Look.

New designs for the Korean American National Museum depict an airy, 17,000-square-foot building that mixes elements of Korean architecture with dramatic modernity.

30 Fabulous Events in Southern California This Weekend

30 Fabulous Events in Southern California This Weekend

Spill the tea, check out a roller derby double-header, discover the secret life of houseplants and celebrate the history of skateboarding at an immersive pop-up.

5 Underrated Exhibits At The San Diego Zoo That Are Worth Your Time

5 Underrated Exhibits At The San Diego Zoo That Are Worth Your Time
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Track down these five off-the-beaten-path places to revive your San Diego Zoo experience.

18 Fabulous Things To Do This Week in Southern California

18 Fabulous Things To Do This Week in Southern California

Slurp down shellfish, see outdoor movies, cheer on luchadors, go one toke over the line at a pop-up weed museum and dance on the ceiling with Lionel Richie.

27 Fabulous Events In Southern California This Weekend

27 Fabulous Events In Southern California This Weekend

A mini-music fest under the oldest bridge in L.A. A secret movie Kaiju party. Experimental comedy. Animals and beer. Long Beach restaurant week. Consider your weekend planned.

Stay Late To See Dwarf Crocodiles And Penguins At The San Diego Zoo This Summer

Stay Late To See Dwarf Crocodiles And Penguins At The San Diego Zoo This Summer
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This summer, the San Diego Zoo is serving up some fun activities with their Nighttime Zoo.

The Iconic Murals Of Millard Sheets Are Disappearing From LA

The Iconic Murals Of Millard Sheets Are Disappearing From LA

Why do his stunning, historically themed works keep being displaced and destroyed?

17 Fabulous Things To Do In Southern California This Week

17 Fabulous Things To Do In Southern California This Week

Chicken wings, a Filmmobile, a Peach Pit pop-up, a pet-themed museum and an old school drive-in screening of "Raiders of the Lost Ark."

Alamo Drafthouse Brings Movie Nostalgia To DTLA With New Theater -- And A 40,000-Title Video Store

Alamo Drafthouse Brings Movie Nostalgia To DTLA With New Theater -- And A 40,000-Title Video Store

The Video Vortex at Alamo also includes board games, a bar, and a Hot Topic-esque retail space.

26 Fabulous Events In Southern California This Weekend

26 Fabulous Events In Southern California This Weekend

Murals and tacos and jazz fests and bike rides. Crawfish and pancit and watching Tongues Untied. Horror and wine tours and people who sing. These are a few of our favorite things.

Transport Yourself To 1969 With This AR Experience For

Transport Yourself To 1969 With This AR Experience For "Once Upon A Time in... Hollywood"
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You won't need to download an app or visit a pop-up museum. Here's a different way for you to tap into the film before you see it in theaters.

We Rode Universal's New Jurassic World Ride. Here's What's Gone And What's Great

We Rode Universal's New Jurassic World Ride. Here's What's Gone And What's Great

Splashing ... finds a way. But is the new ride a clever girl or Gennaro in the bathroom stall?

17 Fabulous Events Happening in Southern California This Week

17 Fabulous Events Happening in Southern California This Week

The Sun Ra Arkestra performs. The Farmers Market celebrates its 85th birthday. A christmas bar pops up in the middle of summer.

25 Of The Coolest Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

25 Of The Coolest Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

A margarita showdown whets your whistle. A Turkish food fest comes to the Valley. Two L.A. soccer teams go head-to-head. Alamo Drafthouse finally opens.

Want A Laugh? Check Out LA's Best Free Comedy Shows

Want A Laugh? Check Out LA's Best Free Comedy Shows

It's the golden age of hilarity in the City of Angels, where you can catch a top-notch comedy show almost any night -- for free.

LA Only Crushed Some Of My Dreams, So That Makes This A Success Story

LA Only Crushed Some Of My Dreams, So That Makes This A Success Story

The creative life seemed like something OTHER people get to live.

19 Awesome Events In Southern California This Week

19 Awesome Events In Southern California This Week

Gaby Moreno plays a free concert. The Mueller Report gets a read-a-thon. Outfest L.A. begins its run. Steve Martin, Rachel Bloom and Joel Kim Booster throw some laughs our way.

LA's Wormhole To The Heavens Is High In The Angeles Forest -- And Open To The Public

LA's Wormhole To The Heavens Is High In The Angeles Forest -- And Open To The Public

The Mount Wilson Observatory recently opened its doors -- and its 100-inch telescope -- to the public. 

The Broad's Black Power Art Exhibition Triggers Something Deep

The Broad's Black Power Art Exhibition Triggers Something Deep

The exhibition presents work over two explosive decades, 1963 to 1983, by more than 60 black artists.

28 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

28 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

The Lotus Festival blooms in Echo Park, a Roadhouse parody opens in Long Beach, a glow-in-the-dark ramen experience pops up in Echo Park and the Lucas Museum holds its first public event in Leimert Park.

There's A Live Moon Landing Show At The Rose Bowl -- Go For Space Adventure, Stay For The Giant Dome

There's A Live Moon Landing Show At The Rose Bowl -- Go For Space Adventure, Stay For The Giant Dome

Experience a trip to the moon, via an immersive live show featuring 20 actors and 360 degrees of projection.

This Village Of Black Artists Has Been A Semi-Secret Creative Haven For 50 Years

This Village Of Black Artists Has Been A Semi-Secret Creative Haven For 50 Years

St. Elmo Village in L.A.'s Mid-City just celebrated 50 years of art and activism. Will it survive another half-century?

Good Burger Pop-Up Finally Opens For Your Nostalgic Tastebuds In West Hollywood

Good Burger Pop-Up Finally Opens For Your Nostalgic Tastebuds In West Hollywood

Welcome to Good Burger, home of the Good Burger, may we take your pop-up reservation?

The Punk Culver City Video Game Collective Making Games In A Weird Warehouse

The Punk Culver City Video Game Collective Making Games In A Weird Warehouse

"No one's making money from this. This is just people trying to help other people make interesting art."

He Graduated In '91 And Still Hangs Out With The Art Teacher Who 'Changed My Path'

He Graduated In '91 And Still Hangs Out With The Art Teacher Who 'Changed My Path'

Before Rhode Montijo co-created the web show "Happy Tree Friends" and illustrated children's books, he was Floyd Nordwick's student.

Stay Late To See Dwarf Crocodiles And Penguins At The San Diego Zoo This Summer

Stay Late To See Dwarf Crocodiles And Penguins At The San Diego Zoo This Summer
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The San Diego Zoo has long been a Southern California family destination. And, if you grew up here in L.A., you've undoubtedly enjoyed a visit to this destination.

19 Awesome Events Happening in Southern California This Week

19 Awesome Events Happening in Southern California This Week

The Good Burger pop-up opens. Quentin Tarantino's films become a burlesque show. A string quartet plays Radiohead's "The Bends."

What Do You Get When You Put A Dodgers Jersey On A Superhuman Japanese Folk Hero? A Library Card!

What Do You Get When You Put A Dodgers Jersey On A Superhuman Japanese Folk Hero? A Library Card!

The new card is a limited-edition release. Make sure to grab yours before they're gone.

Compton's First Ever Pride Festival Is This Weekend

Compton's First Ever Pride Festival Is This Weekend

South L.A. residents wanted a free, grassroots Pride festival close to home -- so they created their own.

'Once Upon A Time In... Hollywood' Takes Over The Sunset Strip

'Once Upon A Time In... Hollywood' Takes Over The Sunset Strip
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This month, if you cruise down the Sunset Strip, you will get a taste of what's to come in Quentin Tarantino's upcoming film.

25 Awesome Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

25 Awesome Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

Compton's first-ever Pride Festival. La Cita's 13th birthday. Salsa dancing under the stars, spaghetti westerns on the screen and a pinewood Derby.

A Counter-Conventional Orchestra Performs 3 Shows At The Huntington

A Counter-Conventional Orchestra Performs 3 Shows At The Huntington
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MUSE/IQUE has organized three shows this summer that will evaluate and share the music of film, the sounds of trains, and the impact of harmonious movement.

Now You Can Geek Out On 'The Big Bang Theory's' Actual Sets In Burbank

Now You Can Geek Out On 'The Big Bang Theory's' Actual Sets In Burbank

You can totally sit in Sheldon's spot. He's going to be so mad.

Where To Watch July 4th Fireworks In Los Angeles

Where To Watch July 4th Fireworks In Los Angeles

There's nothing quite like the fire and fury of a professional fireworks show. If that's what you're looking for this year, we've got you covered.

19 Fabulous Events Happening in Southern California This July 4th Week

19 Fabulous Events Happening in Southern California This July 4th Week

Celebrate the 4th of July with music, fireworks and holiday-themed film screenings.

UCB Moved Its 55-Hour Improv Marathon To LA, Because All Its Performers Live Here Now

UCB Moved Its 55-Hour Improv Marathon To LA, Because All Its Performers Live Here Now

After 20 years, the Del Close Marathon has moved to L.A.

Having The Right Friends Will Save You Money At Disneyland This Summer

Having The Right Friends Will Save You Money At Disneyland This Summer

This week, Disneyland announced a new deal for its annual passholders: bring a friend and they'll get in with a one-day park hopper ticket for $99.

Feminist Rock Musician Reunites With The LAUSD Teacher Who Changed Her Life

Feminist Rock Musician Reunites With The LAUSD Teacher Who Changed Her Life

She felt like a misfit and was grieving the loss of her mother when she took his class at Hamilton High School.

31 Of The Best Things To Do In Southern California This Weekend

31 Of The Best Things To Do In Southern California This Weekend

This weekend includes two comedy throwdowns, a Stranger Things fun fair, a watermelon festival and a huge Hello Kitty art show.

17 Of The Best Events Happening in Southern California This Week

17 Of The Best Events Happening in Southern California This Week

Check out treasures buried by Vesuvius, a new night market in Little Tokyo, Awkwafina's latest film, a Pride-themed rollerskating night and Negroni Week

The LA Singer Who Sang Prince's 'Nothing Compares 2 U' First

The LA Singer Who Sang Prince's 'Nothing Compares 2 U' First

Prince collaborator Susannah Melvoin did hers before the legendary Sinéad O'Connor version -- here's the story.

30 Fabulous Things To Do In Southern California This Weekend

30 Fabulous Things To Do In Southern California This Weekend

Taste boutique wines. Eat plant-based cuisine. Watch warriors battle. Dance under the stars. Cuddle with puppies. Get young and reckless.

Alamo Drafthouse (Finally) Brings Its Fancy Moviegoing Experience To DTLA Next Month

Alamo Drafthouse (Finally) Brings Its Fancy Moviegoing Experience To DTLA Next Month

Six years after we heard it was coming, it's... COMING. (For real this time.)

A 180-Person Choir Will Be Singing Game Of Thrones Music In Santa Monica This Weekend

A 180-Person Choir Will Be Singing Game Of Thrones Music In Santa Monica This Weekend
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For two nights, the Angel City Chorale will be performing "As Seen on TV...And More!" at the Barnum Hall in Santa Monica.

This DTLA Rom Com Fest Has '10 Things I Hate About You,' So We're There

This DTLA Rom Com Fest Has '10 Things I Hate About You,' So We're There

This festival lets you get together with others who want to see stories of two apparently mismatched people who come to learn they're *actually* more alike than they thought.

A Good Burger Pop-Up Restaurant Is Coming To West Hollywood

A Good Burger Pop-Up Restaurant Is Coming To West Hollywood

Welcome to the Good Burger pop-up, home of the Good Burger/nostalgia, may we take your reservation?

19 Fabulous Events in Southern California This Week

19 Fabulous Events in Southern California This Week

Catch two new concert series under the stars, the first Rom Com Fest and a theatrical whodunit. Plus, we're hosting events that focus on the future of education and health care.

LA's Taiko Drumming Scene Is Loud And Proud -- And For Everyone

LA's Taiko Drumming Scene Is Loud And Proud -- And For Everyone

Taiko is a Japanese tradition that goes back more than 500 years. But in the last 60 years, it's been brought to the main stage by way of Los Angeles and a universal immigrant story.

LA Public Library's New Maker Space/Studio Lets You 3D Print, Shoot On A Green Screen, And Way More

LA Public Library's New Maker Space/Studio Lets You 3D Print, Shoot On A Green Screen, And Way More

The new Octavia Lab at the L.A. Central Library is 3,000 square feet designed to help you make your thing.

UC Irvine Is Teaching A Class On Disneyland. You Guys, DISNEYLAND.

UC Irvine Is Teaching A Class On Disneyland. You Guys, DISNEYLAND.

To prepare for class, the professor visited Disneyland 130 times, rode the Matterhorn 600 times and took more than 20,000 photos and videos.

400 Live Shows Descend For The Hollywood Fringe Festival -- Here's How To Decide What To See

400 Live Shows Descend For The Hollywood Fringe Festival -- Here's How To Decide What To See

Here's why your artsy friends have been inviting you to more shows than usual.

29 Fabulous Things To Do This Weekend In Southern California

29 Fabulous Things To Do This Weekend In Southern California

A major taco throwdown. A "Fast and Furious" musical parody. The Keanussance. Juneteenth. Plus bread, beer and vegan food festivals.

Universal Studios Fire Destroyed The Original Recording Of Etta James's 'At Last' -- And 500,000 Other Songs

Universal Studios Fire Destroyed The Original Recording Of Etta James's 'At Last' -- And 500,000 Other Songs

The original recording was destroyed in the 2008 fire. The music lives on.

Photos: Here's What LA's Hip Hop Scene Looked Like Through The Years

Photos: Here's What LA's Hip Hop Scene Looked Like Through The Years

Estevan Oriol has taken some of the most iconic photos of L.A.'s hip hop scene, some of which are now part of a show at the Annenberg Space for Photography.

17 Awesome Events Happening in Southern California This Week

17 Awesome Events Happening in Southern California This Week

Marvin Gaye karaoke. The Oinkster's Burger Week. Weird theater. The birth of Bauhaus and The Birth of the Cool. Locarno comes to Los Angeles.

Where You Can (And Probably Should) Suit Up This Summer

Where You Can (And Probably Should) Suit Up This Summer
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While jeans and t-shirt is the practical thing to wear to Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland or to visit your local brewery, there are times where leveling up your outfit is essential.

How To Become A Comic Book Writer In LA: From A Legendary Superman Writer

How To Become A Comic Book Writer In LA: From A Legendary Superman Writer

Everything you need to know to become a comic book writer, from a guy who's written for Flash, Superman and just about everything else.

Nile Rodgers & CHIC Groove at The Hollywood Bowl For The 4th Of July

Nile Rodgers & CHIC Groove at The Hollywood Bowl For The 4th Of July
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For three nights in a row, the LA Phil will be teaming up with Nile Rodgers & CHIC to put on a star-spangled and firework-filled performance.

31 Fabulous Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

31 Fabulous Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

It's time to show your Pride at celebrations all weekend. There's also a donut festival, rosé wine tastings and a Prince roller-skating tribute.

How LA Band Cherry Glazerr Combined Feminism With Public Radio To Rock You

How LA Band Cherry Glazerr Combined Feminism With Public Radio To Rock You

Their founder/lead singer/guitarist/songwriter's only 22, and already four albums deep.

Why 16-Foot-Tall Plungers Are Taking Over LA's Malls

Why 16-Foot-Tall Plungers Are Taking Over LA's Malls

No, they're not promoting strong toilet health -- it's Amazon's press people, and they're out of control.

18 Fabulous Events Happening In Southern California This Week

18 Fabulous Events Happening In Southern California This Week

Greek flicks, Bob Baker's marionettes, a Pride Prom, a new book about the 1980s L.A. punk scene and a Grease sing-along.

I Took My Toddler To DragCon And It Destroyed The Fabric Of Society. Just Kidding, It Was Awesome.

I Took My Toddler To DragCon And It Destroyed The Fabric Of Society. Just Kidding, It Was Awesome.

I had the cutest kid at DragCon (totally objective) but I was hardly the only parent present.

LAUSD Is Asking For Public Input One Last Time Before Modifying That Controversial Koreatown Mural

LAUSD Is Asking For Public Input One Last Time Before Modifying That Controversial Koreatown Mural

The district is soliciting input that "speaks to the diverse and vibrant cultural fabric of the area."

How A WeHo Concert Launched Elton John To 'Rocketman' Fame

How A WeHo Concert Launched Elton John To 'Rocketman' Fame

New biopic "Rocketman" shows the key moment in 1970 when Elton made his U.S. debut at the Troubadour. A young critic predicted his rise to fame.

Why It's Still Radical To Make A Horror Film Like 'Ma' With A Black Female Villain

Why It's Still Radical To Make A Horror Film Like 'Ma' With A Black Female Villain

Author/filmmaker Tananarive Due teaches a class on black horror at UCLA (which Jordan Peele famously crashed). We asked her if the new movie "Ma" passed the test.

5 Art Experiences To Check Out At 'BoldPas: A Day Of Art And Play'

5 Art Experiences To Check Out At 'BoldPas: A Day Of Art And Play'
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Chelsea Boxwell's "Pink is the new kinda lingo". (Courtesy of BoldPas) While Old Pasadena is mostly visited for its shopping and dining options, BoldPas will be adding another layer of intrigue to the area. BoldPas plans to bring art...

32 Awesome Things To Do In Southern California This Weekend

32 Awesome Things To Do In Southern California This Weekend

Summer is officially here and that means wine tastings at Barnsdall Park, free concerts at Grand Performances and lots of chances to show your Pride.

In Honor of Seinfeld Night At Dodger Stadium, We Took A Look Back At That Time 'Seinfeld' Made Fun Of LA

In Honor of Seinfeld Night At Dodger Stadium, We Took A Look Back At That Time 'Seinfeld' Made Fun Of LA

What's the deal with Seinfeld night? Get ready for a game about nothing.

6 Plays Running All Summer In A Historic LA Outdoor Garden Theatre

6 Plays Running All Summer In A Historic LA Outdoor Garden Theatre
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Starting June 1st and running until September 29th, Theatricum Botanicum will feature six theatrical productions.

16 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Week

16 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Week

A Prince fitness tribute. Fried chicken and Japanese whisky. An Australian acrobatic troupe. John C. Reilly's storytelling show.

Netflix's 'Rim of the World' Built Their Own JPL In A Pomona Gym

Netflix's 'Rim of the World' Built Their Own JPL In A Pomona Gym

What do you do when JPL won't let you film there?

'Jurassic World: The Ride' Is Coming -- And It's Bringing The Movie's Stars

'Jurassic World: The Ride' Is Coming -- And It's Bringing The Movie's Stars

The ride formerly known as Jurassic Park is set to reopen sometime this summer.

27 Fabulous Events Happening This Memorial Day Weekend In Southern California

27 Fabulous Events Happening This Memorial Day Weekend In Southern California

DragCon returns. There are Corgi races and a Godzilla movie marathon. Plus, several cities honor those who died while serving in the armed forces.

How 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood' Brought Back 1969's Los Angeles

How 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood' Brought Back 1969's Los Angeles

Quentin Tarantino turned the real world into a time machine.

How To Become An LA Internet Musician: Laser From 'The Doubleclicks' Explains

How To Become An LA Internet Musician: Laser From 'The Doubleclicks' Explains

Ever wanted to be an L.A. musician who makes music that's popular on the Internet? Here's how.

5 LA Art Museums You Can Visit For Free (While You Wait For MOCA To Make The Switch)

5 LA Art Museums You Can Visit For Free (While You Wait For MOCA To Make The Switch)

MOCA's gonna be free (!), but a lot of other L.A. museums beat them to it.

17 Of The Best Things To Do In Southern California This Week

17 Of The Best Things To Do In Southern California This Week

Mavis Staples. Powerpoint comedy. Tiki drinks. Boyle Heights street food. Your week looks strong.

A Bunch of Artists Just Turned This South LA High School Into An Outdoor Mural Gallery

A Bunch of Artists Just Turned This South LA High School Into An Outdoor Mural Gallery

Over two dozen new works decorate the campus of Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School.

The Long Beach Aquarium Got An Art Gallery and Delta Smelt Fish, Ya'll

The Long Beach Aquarium Got An Art Gallery and Delta Smelt Fish, Ya'll

The Aquarium of the Pacific is opening its first-ever expansion

All Of Next Season's TV Shows Set In Los Angeles

All Of Next Season's TV Shows Set In Los Angeles

TV can take us to far-off, exotic locations -- or just Los Angeles.

29 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

29 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

A Beyoncé Mass. Delicious ant larvae. A festival of black female comedians. A big bicycle race. An old timey banjo social.

Your Art Teacher Deserves Some Love. Nominate Them For A Story

Your Art Teacher Deserves Some Love. Nominate Them For A Story

We may feature them on the radio or on our website!

Pomona Throws A Giant Parade For Its Hometown 'American Idol' Finalist Alejandro Aranda

Pomona Throws A Giant Parade For Its Hometown 'American Idol' Finalist Alejandro Aranda

The city expects around 10,000 fans to show up for the parade and free concert.

17 Of The Best Things To Do This Week In Southern California

17 Of The Best Things To Do This Week In Southern California

Metro offers free rides for Bike to Work Day, a Maya Angelou mural festival takes over a high school and a night of magic and beer promise to bend your mind.

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