2017 Grammy Awards: Complete list of nominees


Culture: High & Low With Carolina A. Miranda
Grammy nominee Gaby Moreno on genre bending, her Bowie tribute and how the blues taught her English

Pick up an album by Gaby Moreno and you’re liable to find some songs that echo Latin American folk, others that channel gritty blues and a voice that aches with sweet melancholy. Think a pop Madeleine Peyroux singing in Spanglish. (The Telegraph in London described her as “rather like a Guatemalan Edith Piaf.”

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Roundup: The art of protest, Dakota Access edition; a Trump tower, with pigs

Art and the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. A conversation about freedom of expression in Russia. And an imaginative idea for blocking Donald Trump’s building logo in Chicago. Here’s the Roundup:

— The Army Corps of Engineers has denied a permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Essential Arts & Culture: The Bard and Harry Potter, art after Fidel, John M. Miller's passing

A “King Lear” double-header. Art after Fidel. And a quiet Los Angeles abstractionist passes away. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles, with all that’s blazing in the world of high culture:

Shakespeare to Harry Potter 

Times theater critic Charles McNulty traveled to London to take in two new productions of Shakespeare’s “King Lear.”

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Art after Fidel: What Castro's death means for a rising generation of Cuban artists

Ever since he was sidelined by illness from his role as Cuba’s leader in 2006, Fidel Castro loomed like a historical shadow. El barbudo (the bearded one), as he was known, was present in the occasional staged photograph or rambling newspaper editorial but no longer a part of daily life in the country he had micromanaged since the revolution he led in 1959.

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Datebook: Art Basil, an iconic SoCal minimalist and early 20th century prints depicting Indian life
A tour through dark chapters of American history hits close to home at site of California internment camp