The year in the arts in Southern California has seen major institutional and creative accomplishments on the one hand and big controversies and disputes on the other.
Richard Linklater's 2003 crowd pleaser "School of Rock" will become a Broadway musical when the world-premiere production opens at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York on Dec. 6, 2015, producers announced on Thursday.
The top conductors of the San Diego Opera and the San Diego Symphony will be departing their respective organizations in the months to come.
Time magazine has its person of the year (it was the Ebola health workers for 2014 ), and likewise, Merriam-Webster, the company behind the trusted English dictionary, has its word of the year, which for 2014 was the word "culture" in all of its definitions.
Since leaving the White House, George W. Bush has devoted a significant amount of his post-presidential time to pursuing his hobby of painting. On Sunday, the 43rd U.S. president shared one of the key creative insights he's gleaned in his relatively young career as an artist: Never paint your...
Multimillion-dollar bidding wars are suspenseful, sure, but the real drama at Christie's and Sotheby's lately has been behind the scenes: The top executive at each of the fierce rivals — the biggest auction houses in the world — is stepping down.
The new movie version of "Into the Woods" is big in many ways — big stars (Meryl Streep, Chris Pine), big visual effects (giant beanstalk, angry giantess) and big score (booming orchestra that lays on the grandiosity).
The Geffen Playhouse will honor George Lucas and his wife, Mellody Hobson, as well as Sir Elton John and his partner, David Furnish, at its annual fundraising gala that is set to take place March 22.