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Spray-paint revolution: 'OutsideIn' street art exhibition opens at Art Center in Pasadena

As street art evolves with speed and elasticity, it defies categorization. Several sub-genres  -- traditional graffiti lettering, more design-based spray can art, wheat-pasted walls and painted murals -- come together in the new exhibition “OutsideIn: The Ascendance of Street Art in Visual Culture,” which opens Friday on Art Center College of Design’s Pasadena campus.

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Academy Museum gets $5-million gift from the late Shirley Temple Black's family

The late Shirley Temple Black and her family are giving money and memorabilia totaling more than $5 million to the planned Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles, leaders announced on Thursday.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences also announced that its capital campaign is now aiming to raise $388 million toward the new museum building, exhibitions and programs.

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Broad museum events include 'Selma' director Ava DuVernay, Karen Finley as Jackie O

The new Broad museum in Los Angeles has announced events programming that will include performance artist Karen Finley, electronic music group Helado Negro and "Selma" director Ava DuVernay.

Five ongoing series will focus on film, music, performance art, hands-on family art events and public talks about art and architecture.

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The $2,500 culture club: Global art party rolls into the Magic Castle

In the dimly lit cellar of Hollywood’s membership-only Magic Castle, 20 or so art-adventure seekers gathered for cocktails and magic-inspired, experimental performance art by Glenn Kaino and Derek DelGaudio. The chitchat at the castle’s bar, however, was less focused on sleight of hand and more on contemporary art fairs.

“Will you be at Frieze this year?”

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L.A. theater openings, Oct. 11-18: 'Uncle Vanya' and more

This week: A visit from "Uncle Vanya," the return of Cirque du Soleil, and not one but two shows featuring Sherlock Holmes.

The Ugly Duckling Lightwire Theater's family-friendly take on Hans Christian Andersen's classic fable. Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, Lovelace Studio Theater.

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Jeffrey Deitch teaming up with 'The Wolfpack' documentary brothers

Jeffrey Deitch, the former director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, is teaming up with the Angulo brothers, the young film buffs featured in the recent documentary "The Wolfpack," to create a gallery show based on the movie-related costumes, scripts and props that the Angulos created in their years of isolation.

"The Wolfpack Show," set to open Oct.

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