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Essential Arts & Culture: The Lucas Museum, reflecting on culture, zoot suits and racy French sculpture

Essential Arts & Culture: The Lucas Museum, reflecting on culture, zoot suits and racy French sculpture

Another museum lands in Los Angeles. What zoot suits reveal about youth culture. And how a young choreographer made it to the Wallis. Plus: Looking long and hard at how our culture industries reflect American culture. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, and here’s everything you need to know about arts and culture this week:

Lucas museum lands in L.A.

After much back and forth, Los Angeles has been chosen to house George Lucas’ collection of paintings, illustrations and film memorabilia in the new Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. The new museum is predicted to...

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