Nearly two decades ago, Shigetaka Kurita was given the task of designing simple pictographs that could replace Japanese words for the growing number of cellphone users communicating with text messages.Read more
A mixed-use project that would anchor the eastern edge of the Sunset Strip received preliminary approval Tuesday night after developers agreed to a number of compromises, including a request to reduce the size of a proposed 15-story tower.
The Planning and Land Use Management Committee voted unanimously to approve the Frank Gehry-designed residential and commercial complex at Sunset and CrescentRead more
Independent Shakespeare Company, the group behind the popular Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, has taken “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” indoors, which might seem strange given that most of the play is spent frolicking in the woods under moonlight.Read more
You can get to know the downtown Los Angeles arts and culture scene better Saturday at Grand Ave Arts: All Access, a daylong soiree presented by institutions clustered between Temple and 6th streets.Read more
In a spacious Modernist villa designed by Irving Gill and set on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Art Center of La Jolla opened its doors in 1941. Over the decades, that single building, once owned by Ellen Browning Scripps, has slowly expanded into what is now the La Jolla branch of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.Read more