Articles in the “arts” category

Disneyland Launches New (Super Complicated) Pass That Gets You Into The Parks On More Days

Disneyland Launches New (Super Complicated) Pass That Gets You Into The Parks On More Days

Don't worry, we've decoded the Disney pass system so you don't have to.

This Play Tells The Story Of The Violent Clearing Of Chavez Ravine Before Dodger Stadium

This Play Tells The Story Of The Violent Clearing Of Chavez Ravine Before Dodger Stadium

It's being performed at a largely Latino college in a largely Latino community.

24 Fabulous Things To Do In Southern California This Mother's Day Weekend

24 Fabulous Things To Do In Southern California This Mother's Day Weekend

Fried chicken night. Fleetwood Mac. Throwback hip hop. Craft fairs. A Mother's Day that isn't brunch-centric.

A Ciclavia Style Event Is Coming To The SGV

A Ciclavia Style Event Is Coming To The SGV
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626 Golden Streets will be closing streets from 9am to 4pm in Alhambra, San Gabriel, and South Pasadena for people to walk, jog, skate, bike, and play.

Sing Street And A Gorilla: The Movies At This Hollywood Festival Are All Crowd Pleasers

Sing Street And A Gorilla: The Movies At This Hollywood Festival Are All Crowd Pleasers

Your chance to watch his favorite movies starts this Friday at the Egyptian Theatre.

Why Some LA County Social Workers Don't Want People To Know Where They Work

Why Some LA County Social Workers Don't Want People To Know Where They Work

A new HBO documentary about foster care is telling their stories.

19 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Week

19 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Week

The fabulous couture of Guo Pei. Crime flicks by women directors. A burger journey. The new installation from the folks behind the Griffith Park Teahouse. Music by Al Green, Eels and White Lies.

LA Festival Season Is Upon Us With 2 Oceanside Music Fests This Weekend

LA Festival Season Is Upon Us With 2 Oceanside Music Fests This Weekend

Throwbacks and chill vibes are here in festival form.

How The Once Struggling Podcast 'Never Not Funny' Raised A Million Dollars For Charity

How The Once Struggling Podcast 'Never Not Funny' Raised A Million Dollars For Charity

Host Jimmy Pardo has used Pardcast-A-Thon to make a lot of people laugh while raising a ton of money for charity.

31 Of The Best Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

31 Of The Best Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

Hot gypsy jazz. Ugly vegetables. A Nipsey Hussle painting party. Micheladas and mint juleps for Cinco de Mayo and Derby Day.

This Lincoln Heights Warehouse Transforms Into A Free DJ'd Soccer League Thursday Nights

This Lincoln Heights Warehouse Transforms Into A Free DJ'd Soccer League Thursday Nights

The Adidas-sponsored events pit teams against each other for free.

What 'Boyz N The Hood' Director John Singleton Meant To Black LA

What 'Boyz N The Hood' Director John Singleton Meant To Black LA

"Boyz N The Hood" changed how the world saw South L.A.

'Last Whispers' Aims to Highlight Dying Languages From Around The World

'Last Whispers' Aims to Highlight Dying Languages From Around The World
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An immersive experience, dedicated to telling the story of the extinction and constant decrease in languages around the world.

18 Fabulous Events In Southern California This Week

18 Fabulous Events In Southern California This Week

The Asian Pacific American Film Festival opens, Hot Chip is a hot ticket and chefs from aorudn the world visit L.A. for three separate pop-ups.

Mexican Actress Kate Del Castillo Finally Feels Safe Going Home After Her 3-Year Exile In LA

Mexican Actress Kate Del Castillo Finally Feels Safe Going Home After Her 3-Year Exile In LA

She returns for a new season in her star-making role -- after a meeting with El Chapo led her to flee Mexico.

Disney Just Opened A Mickey Mouse-Themed Pop-Up At Downtown Disney

Disney Just Opened A Mickey Mouse-Themed Pop-Up At Downtown Disney

Mickey is here, and he demands to be part of your pop-ups.

30 Of The Coolest Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

30 Of The Coolest Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

A spoken word throwdown, an exhibition of hip-hop photos, a massive DTLA street fair, a celebration of lemons, a horror movie marathon and a nude trail run might tickle your fancy.

'Will & Grace' Actress Megan Mullally Visited Us With Her 'Punk Vaudeville' Band

'Will & Grace' Actress Megan Mullally Visited Us With Her 'Punk Vaudeville' Band

Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt sing and dance as duo Nancy and Beth.

Michael Trevino Goes From TV To Classical Theatre For 'Crime And Punishment'

Michael Trevino Goes From TV To Classical Theatre For 'Crime And Punishment'
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On stage from April 26th, 2019 to May 26th, 2019. (Courtesy of Edgemar Center for the Arts) If you're a fan of 'The Vampire Diaries' or the CW's 'Roswell, New Mexico' then you may be familiar with Michael Trevino....

Metro Admits To Painting Over Historic LA Mural

Metro Admits To Painting Over Historic LA Mural

They said it was part of a freeway beautification program...

The Next Big Asian American Rom-Com Is Coming. Here Are 8 Others To Watch Before Then

The Next Big Asian American Rom-Com Is Coming. Here Are 8 Others To Watch Before Then

Asian American Rom-Coms: You can literally count them on both hands.

How To Reserve Star Wars Land Tickets At Disneyland

How To Reserve Star Wars Land Tickets At Disneyland

These ARE the reservations you're looking for.

17 Of The Best Events Happening in Southern California This Week

17 Of The Best Events Happening in Southern California This Week

50 years of musicals. A screening of Purple Rain and a Prince-themed dance party. A Dr. Ruth documentary. And a free arts and culture festival in DTLA.

UCB Puts Every Avengers: Endgame Character In An Improv Show, All On Stage At The Same Time

UCB Puts Every Avengers: Endgame Character In An Improv Show, All On Stage At The Same Time

The comedy show that insists on cramming 77 people onto a tiny stage to make Marvel jokes.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Talks Trump, Cancer, And Saying Farewell To 'Veep'

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Talks Trump, Cancer, And Saying Farewell To 'Veep'

It's her last season as the iconically hilarious political figure.

These Podcast Hosts Want to Help You Laugh Through Your Feelings About The Mueller Report

These Podcast Hosts Want to Help You Laugh Through Your Feelings About The Mueller Report

"Mueller, She Wrote" took the stage for their live show just hours after report's release.

24 Awesome Things To Do In Southern California This Weekend

24 Awesome Things To Do In Southern California This Weekend

Head to any number of Easter events, Earth Day activities and 4/20 celebrations.

Screenwriters Think Agents Are Illegally Ripping Them Off, So Now They're Suing

Screenwriters Think Agents Are Illegally Ripping Them Off, So Now They're Suing

They're fighting over how agencies make money, and whether that keeps writers from making more money.

These LA Musicians Are Reviving Bolero Music -- With Some Hip-Hop Inspiration Thrown In

These LA Musicians Are Reviving Bolero Music -- With Some Hip-Hop Inspiration Thrown In

Tres Souls has been keeping the romantic ballad style alive and well through a series of concerts.

Teen Girls' Scripts Are Getting The Star Treatment In Hollywood

Teen Girls' Scripts Are Getting The Star Treatment In Hollywood

Watch Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Keiko Agena, Seth Rogen, and Wayne Brady perform scenes written by the next generation of women writers.

Emma Thompson Explains Why She Called Out Hollywood Harassment In An Open Letter

Emma Thompson Explains Why She Called Out Hollywood Harassment In An Open Letter

The English actress/writer/comedian on standing up to Hollywood abusers and protecting women on her own film sets.

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

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

Ease the pain of Tax Day with food and drink deals. Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the iconic film "Heathers." Cheer on those fabulous felines, the Acro-Cats.

8 LA Workouts To Defy Typical Gym Culture

8 LA Workouts To Defy Typical Gym Culture
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"A lot of times, mainstream fitness culture takes itself way too seriously". When your workout routine becomes ... routine, it's time to switch it up.

26 Fabulous Happenings In Southern California This Weekend

26 Fabulous Happenings In Southern California This Weekend

The Long Beach Grand Prix revs up. Record Store Day returns. Thai New Year celebrations kick off. And the L.A. River gets its annual cleanup.

Parks & Recreation Turns 10 -- A Li'l Sebastian, 5,000 Candles In The Wind Oral History

Parks & Recreation Turns 10 -- A Li'l Sebastian, 5,000 Candles In The Wind Oral History

We've still got a candle in our heart for Parks and Rec. Five thousand of them, in fact.

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

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

A Nipsey Hussle memorial, L.A.'s largest Earth Day celebration, Kwame Brathwaite's photos, a Backstreet Boys tribute and the LA Art Book Fair are on the agenda.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Is Over, But West Covina Lives On

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Is Over, But West Covina Lives On

West Covina is moving on from its Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

Police Shot And Killed A Member Of This Skid Row Community, So They Made A Play

Police Shot And Killed A Member Of This Skid Row Community, So They Made A Play

The show was inspired by the death of a homeless man known as Brother Africa.

On Her Road To WrestleMania, Ronda Rousey Helps Fight Suicide In LA

On Her Road To WrestleMania, Ronda Rousey Helps Fight Suicide In LA

It's been a battle Rousey's been fighting since her father killed himself when she was 8 years old.

Madame Butterfly Is Finally Being Done In The Actual Languages The Characters Speak -- And You Can See It In Little Tokyo

Madame Butterfly Is Finally Being Done In The Actual Languages The Characters Speak -- And You Can See It In Little Tokyo

How in the world is this American naval officer communicating with this Japanese girl? Not Italian.

We Visited The Set Of 'Fresh Off The Boat' -- The First Asian American Sitcom To Hit The 100-Episode Milestone

We Visited The Set Of 'Fresh Off The Boat' -- The First Asian American Sitcom To Hit The 100-Episode Milestone

TV's longest-running show with an Asian American lead cast is waiting to hear about a sixth season. No other show with an Asian American lead cast has made it this far

'I Like Scary Movies' Pop-Up Gives You Nightmares By Putting You Inside Horror Classics

'I Like Scary Movies' Pop-Up Gives You Nightmares By Putting You Inside Horror Classics

Have you ever WANTED to be grabbed by Freddy Krueger? Here's your chance!

27 Of The Coolest Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

27 Of The Coolest Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

Corgis, pottymouth puppets and festivals celebrating tacos, beer and Scandinavian culture are on tap.

LA Is Getting A New Music Festival With An All-Female Lineup

LA Is Getting A New Music Festival With An All-Female Lineup

Because the other music festivals can't get it together.

This Epic Aretha Franklin Documentary Is Finally Getting Released, Decades Later

This Epic Aretha Franklin Documentary Is Finally Getting Released, Decades Later

The film's producer explains why it wasn't finished back in the 1970s.

Kanye Will Hold His Own Easter Service At Coachella, Because Kanye

Kanye Will Hold His Own Easter Service At Coachella, Because Kanye

Kanye West's messiah complex is leveling up with a Coachella version of a Sunday Service.

This LA Scientist Went To Antarctica And Brought Back Dinosaurs

This LA Scientist Went To Antarctica And Brought Back Dinosaurs

Antarctica's dinosaurs have made it to L.A.

The Votes Are In: Hollywood Writers Want More Restrictions On Their Agents

The Votes Are In: Hollywood Writers Want More Restrictions On Their Agents

Here's what it all means, and what could come next.

18 Awesome Things To Do In Southern California This Week

18 Awesome Things To Do In Southern California This Week

The Alvin Ailey Dance Theater celebrates its 60th anniversary. There's a plant-based pop-up dinner, a comedy show in an ice cream shop and a Talking Heads dance party.

How The 'Us' Composer Used Silence, Children's Voices And Gibberish To Terrify You

How The 'Us' Composer Used Silence, Children's Voices And Gibberish To Terrify You

Michael Abels has been composing music since he was a kid, but he didn't score a film until he was in his 50s, when Jordan Peele hired him for "Get Out."

Essay: How A $3 Zumba Studio Made Koreatown Feel Like Home

Essay: How A $3 Zumba Studio Made Koreatown Feel Like Home

Despite Koreatown's overabundance of 24-hour food and underground karaoke, the one thing I couldn't find was a place to exercise within walking distance from my home.

City Of STEM Kicks Off A Month-Long Science Festival With Bill Nye, Marvel, & More

City Of STEM Kicks Off A Month-Long Science Festival With Bill Nye, Marvel, & More
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Bill Nye at 2018's City of STEM (City of STEM) Trying to get your kid interested in a career in STEM? Well, don't let Barbie do all the work. The City of STEM Launch Event, along with a month...

25 Of The Coolest Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

25 Of The Coolest Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

With a noir film fest, a Latin food festival, a mini-version of Comic-Con and the return of community-centered storytelling series Unheard LA, your weekend is packed.

Essay: Like Many Kids I Dreamed Of Being Vin Scully. And Guess What...

Essay: Like Many Kids I Dreamed Of Being Vin Scully. And Guess What...

For as long as I can remember, I dreamed of becoming the next Vin Scully.

Hollywood Writers Might Fire All Their Agents In A Week And A Half

Hollywood Writers Might Fire All Their Agents In A Week And A Half

They're voting on whether to do just that starting today.

LA's Oldest Museum Is For Sale

LA's Oldest Museum Is For Sale

And the road there has been highly controversial.

Bryan Cranston Wants To Make You Mad As Hell In His Broadway Show

Bryan Cranston Wants To Make You Mad As Hell In His Broadway Show

He's bringing to life the classic character of Howard Beale in "Network."

What Apple's Big Streaming TV Announcement Could Mean For LA

What Apple's Big Streaming TV Announcement Could Mean For LA

Apple TV+ is coming, eventually, for some amount of money, we guess.

Kal Penn Knew Nothing About The Global Economy Before Hosting This Amazon Show

Kal Penn Knew Nothing About The Global Economy Before Hosting This Amazon Show

Kal Penn's tackling a role he's been preparing for for decades: Kal Penn.

25 Of The Best Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

25 Of The Best Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

Yoko Ono. Dee Dee Bridgewater. Persian new year. A major pie festival. Works by Latina choreographers. A new comedy and music festival to honor the troops.

Bill & Ted 3 Has A Most Excellent Release Date -- Watch Their Message From The Hollywood Bowl

Bill & Ted 3 Has A Most Excellent Release Date -- Watch Their Message From The Hollywood Bowl

They're back to help us be excellent to each other -- 30 years later.

This LA Comic Book Writer Turned Jesus Into A '70s Kung Fu Master

This LA Comic Book Writer Turned Jesus Into A '70s Kung Fu Master

Jesus is less the son of God, more a young man in a deep existential crisis.

How Surfing + A Mountain Lion Inspired Dick Dale's Ear-Splitting Surf Rock Sound

How Surfing + A Mountain Lion Inspired Dick Dale's Ear-Splitting Surf Rock Sound

This is the story of the surf rock legend who collected exotic animals, innovated on the guitar, and gave Pulp Fiction its soundtrack.

This Humble Bookstore Was The Center Of Literary LA In The 1930s

This Humble Bookstore Was The Center Of Literary LA In The 1930s

Owner Stanley Rose was a swaggering, foul mouthed, hard-drinking Texan who liked to brag that he never read.

A Fight Club-Style Art Battle Has Been Unleashed On LA

A Fight Club-Style Art Battle Has Been Unleashed On LA

And your cheers get to be the judge.

18 Fabulous Events In Southern California This Week

18 Fabulous Events In Southern California This Week

This week: comedy, dramedy, poetry and a party at the California African American Museum to celebrate spring.

Women Are On Display (In A Good Way) At This Video Installation In Chinatown

Women Are On Display (In A Good Way) At This Video Installation In Chinatown

"Men need to look at women's talents and their work a lot more."

Come Watch Art Robots Shoot Lasers At Each Other In Downtown LA

Come Watch Art Robots Shoot Lasers At Each Other In Downtown LA

"This is a mix of performance art, traditional installation art, and almost a light show. So it's really a great hang."

23 Of The Coolest Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

23 Of The Coolest Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

You don't need the luck o' the Irish to have fun this St. Patrick's Day weekend.

Captain Marvel's Composer Explains How To Create An Iconic Superhero Theme

Captain Marvel's Composer Explains How To Create An Iconic Superhero Theme

She even hired her own orchestra to get the gig.

Janelle Monáe's Stylist Has A New Clothing Collection -- At Goodwill SoCal

Janelle Monáe's Stylist Has A New Clothing Collection -- At Goodwill SoCal

Here's the closest you're going to get to looking as cool as Janelle Monáe.

18 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Week

18 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Week

From death metal to a Black Super Hero Magic Mama, there's a little something for everyone.

Captain Marvel Takes LA Metro, But She's Not The First Movie Hero To Go For A Ride

Captain Marvel Takes LA Metro, But She's Not The First Movie Hero To Go For A Ride

We go deep into how Captain Marvel went '90s, and looked at some of Metro's memorable movie cameos over the years.

It's Part Of Her Routine, But This Comedian Is Not Joking About Postpartum Depression And Anxiety

It's Part Of Her Routine, But This Comedian Is Not Joking About Postpartum Depression And Anxiety

One in seven women experience depression and anxiety during or after the birth of a child -- and because it's underdiagnosed and underreported, some estimates are much higher.

22 Awesome Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

22 Awesome Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

Raise a glass to celebrate International Women's Day. Get high as a kite-flyer. Check out a junior roller derby tournament. Your weekend is calling.

Historic Photos Of El Niños Soaking SoCal Over The Last 80 Years

Historic Photos Of El Niños Soaking SoCal Over The Last 80 Years

Put on your raincoat and dive into the photo archives.

How PEN15's Creators Went From Squirrel Hunters To Hulu

How PEN15's Creators Went From Squirrel Hunters To Hulu

Before their cult hit Hulu series, "PEN15" co-creators Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle spoofed reality TV in web series called "Project Reality."

The Deeply Unsettling Sound Of The Theremin Turns 100 Years Old

The Deeply Unsettling Sound Of The Theremin Turns 100 Years Old

It makes a sound you instantly recognize. Here's where it came from, where it's been -- and where it's going.

Cardi B's New Video Delivers East LA Tacos And Bruno Mars

Cardi B's New Video Delivers East LA Tacos And Bruno Mars

Cardi B and Bruno Mars have a sexy takeover of an East L.A. taco shop.

'Beverly Hills, 90210' Legend Luke Perry Dies After A Massive Stroke

'Beverly Hills, 90210' Legend Luke Perry Dies After A Massive Stroke

The actor, who was currently appearing on the show Riverdale, suffered a massive stroke.

19 Awesome Events Happening in Southern California This Week

19 Awesome Events Happening in Southern California This Week

From a documentary about Iranian women to a cabaret show based on Quentin Tarantino's heroines, the week is packed with ways to celebrate the strength of women.

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