| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
When the Los Angeles County Museum of Art under director Michael Govan proposed taking over L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art in 2008, the art world rallied against it before MOCA turned it down. But reaction has been different to this week's news that...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 10:10 PM
I let Black History Month slide by this year without writing anything about it. I am so over celebrating firsts or reprising triumphal narratives.
But news from last month did suggest that we may need a black history lesson — one that goes...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Genre filmmaking helps make sense of the world, creating codes by which the seemingly irrational ways of human behavior can be understood. With storytelling modes that travel from country to country — the crime picture, the horror film, the action...
| Feb 17, 2013
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:22 AM
A new national survey of nonprofit executives suggests it isn’t just the uncertain economy that’s making it hard for charities – including arts and culture groups – to meet their fundraising goals. The research says there’s...
| Dec 26, 2012
You'd be hard pressed to find a company that talks more about its "people-centric" management culture than Barry-Wehmiller, a privately owned manufacturer of industrial equipment.
Barry-Wehmiller, which has $1.5 billion in annual sales, says it's all...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The protests that roiled Anaheim this summer had no regular home base, no Zuccotti Park or Tahrir Square. Instead, demonstrators angry over a series of shootings by Anaheim police marched on several days along Harbor Boulevard and a handful of other...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The Puerto Rican-born saxophonist discusses his new album "Alma Adentro," a reinterpretation of songs from his native country. Zenon performs live in Santa Monica Saturday...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Mexico United Nations Mariachi music now belongs to the world's list of "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity," as declared this week by the United Nations....
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:33 PM
David Bomford, who has been acting director of the Getty Museum since the 2010 departure of former director Michael Brand, will leave the Getty and return to London, where he will "pursue research, scholarship and writing." He will leave Feb. 1, 2011....
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The trumpeter-composer Wynton Marsalis adds to an already busy schedule with a network TV gig that begins in January 2012....