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Stars fall on Alabama Saturday
Xmas shopping procrastinators rejoice: Amoeba Records opens early (10am) and doesn't close until 8:30pm tonight.
If shopping traffic makes you look for liquid solace, Silverlake Wine has special xmas eve hours: 9am-7pm.
The LA County Arts Commission sponsors, for the 41st year, 6 hours of free holiday entertainmentat the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Choirs, dance theaters, and special guests the Blind Boys of Alabama are on the bill. First come, first served; doors open at 2:30 and shut after the 8pm performances.
Stu & Lew's Schmooz-a-Palooza is a networking party for hip Jewish folks. Tonight marks their 11th annual gathering at the House of Blues; that's right, they're always held on Christmas Eve. Heh. That should keep the goyim to a minimum.
But Yeoh is the first to publicly identify as Asian. We take a look at Oberon's complicated path in Hollywood.
His latest solo exhibition is titled “Flutterluster,” showing at Los Angeles gallery Matter Studio. It features large works that incorporate what Huss describes as a “fluttering line” that he’s been playing with ever since he was a child — going on 50 years.
It's set to open by mid-to-late February.
The new Orange County Museum of Art opens its doors to the public on Oct. 8.
Comic-Con Is Live And In-Person Again And Yes, That Means Cosplayers Are Back. Why They're So ExcitedCosplayers will be holding court once again and taking photos with onlookers at the con.
Sacheen Littlefeather Talks About What Really Happened Before, During And After Rejecting Marlon Brando’s OscarLittlefeather recalls an “incensed” John Wayne having to be restrained from assaulting her and being threatened with arrest if she read the long speech Brando sent with her.