Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Essential Arts & Culture: An immigration musical, self portraits fusing black and white, getting gender-bendy

Essential Arts & Culture: An immigration musical, self portraits fusing black and white, getting gender-bendy

A new show of photography merges black and white identity. Redoing the postmodern Crystal Cathedral in Orange County. And a Finnish conductor brings a fresh perspective to established works at Disney Hall. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s most intriguing arts stories:

Black and white

L.A.-based artist Genevieve Gaignard is the biracial daughter of a black father and a white mother. And in her self-portraits, now on view at the California African American Museum, she fuses all manner of racial tropes. “I often pair things that are...

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