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Essential Arts & Culture: A buoyant 'Zoot Suit,' Moholy-Nagy at LACMA, and the power of composer Thomas Adès

Essential Arts & Culture: A buoyant 'Zoot Suit,' Moholy-Nagy at LACMA, and the power of composer Thomas Adès

Fly suits on stage at the Mark Taper Forum. The eternal artistic optimism of a Hungarian refugee of war. And the British composer who is making L.A. his second home. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, and I’m here with your weekly update of all the best arts and culture stories:

‘Zoot Suit’ revived

The “buoyant” revival of Luis Valdez’s “Zoot Suit” at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles couldn’t be better-timed, reports Times theater critic Charles McNulty. The play was inspired by the sensationalized, racially charged...

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