Fall Arts Preview 2013

Sunshine Boys Danny DeVito and Judd Hirsch crack wise

Old friends Danny DeVito and Judd Hirsch sit down for a laugh over their upcoming show 'The Sunshine Boys' at the Ahmanson Theatre

'Snow' at Santa Monica Museum of Art to explore a shared passion

Yutaka Sone and Benjamin Weissman turn a mutual love of skiing into snow-inspired works to be shown at Santa Monica Museum of Art.

Jazz preview: Angel City festival offers another compelling snapshot

Fall Arts Preview: Other jazz offerings this season include the Christian McBride Trio, the SFJAZZ Collective and Lucian Ban and Mat Maneri.

Art preview: An ancient 'bill of human rights' at the Getty Villa

The Cyrus Cylinder display at the Getty Villa is among SoCal events that also include exhibits on Renaissance paintings, John Divola and Southern artists.

Fall 2013 classical music events include notes of protest

Fall 2013 classical music events include 'To Russia With Love' in Berlin, the Walt Disney Concert Hall 10th anniversary celebration in L.A. and Philip Glass' 'Einstein on the Beach' by LA Opera.

Fall theater season listens to new voices and old

L.A. fall theater 2013: Such exciting new writers as Samuel D. Hunter, Amy Herzog and Young Jean Lee are on tap. So are stalwarts Neil Simon and Shakespeare.

Fall dance preview: A strong season of talent, from near and far

Dance: From the Nederlands Dans Theater to Russian ballerina Diana Vishneva to the debuts of Barak Ballet and the Annenberg Center, expect a lively fall.

Pop preview: Textures and personalities for every mood and agenda

Pop Music: For fall, new albums from Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, Arcade Fire and beyond, plus the Station to Station tour and the Way Over Yonder Fest.

Amy Herzog's '4000 Miles' hits close to home

Playwright Amy Herzog based the play's feisty nonagenarian character on her grandmother. '4000 Miles' makes its local debut at South Coast Rep in October.

David Roussève to spread 'Stardust' at Radar L.A.

David Roussève's troupe Reality will perform his "Stardust," a coming age story making use of video projected text messages, at Radar L.A.

Album-release gimmicks grab attention, but for how long?

Artists have used social media in creative ways to promote their music, but potency will decide whether there is staying power.

A womanly reign awaits with Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Icona Pop albums

Goodbye, boys of summer. With albums due from Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Icona Pop and more, it's time for the ladies to have their say.

'Weather' at UCLA's Royce Hall marks a first in L.A. for Lucy Guerin

Fall Arts Preview: Los Angeles audiences will get an introduction to choreographer Lucy Guerin's work when 'Weather' heads to Royce Hall in October.

Photography: Home-grown angle to three fall shows

Fall Arts Preview: Photo shows turn the camera's eye on L.A.-area artists John Divola and James Welling. The third focuses on LACMA's acquisition of the Vernon collection.

Patricia Bardon plays 'Carmen' with L.A. Opera, Placido Domingo

Patricia Bardon played a recording of 'Carmen' featuring Placido Domingo 'to death,' she says. Now he's conducting, she's starring.