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In space, no one can hear you scream — but everyone can hear the classical music loud and clear. Science-fiction movies have had a long affinity for classical music, and the relationship is a fascinating and complex one. In "Prometheus," Ridley...
Culture Monster-- In the black: The once cash-strapped Museum of Contemporary Art in L.A. finishes the year with a surplus. (Los Angeles Times) -- Resigning: Michael Grandage is stepping down as head of London's Donmar Warehouse in late 2011. (BBC News)......
Culture MonsterNew choreographer hired for Broadway's 'Spider-Man' musical...
Monster Mash: Smithsonian controversy flares again; L.A. stadium in naming deal with Farmers InsuranceCulture MonsterNot pleased: A panel advising the Smithsonian Institution moved Monday to prevent the removal of any artwork from museum shows without wide consultation. Meanwhile, protesters marched against the Smithsonian Secretary G. Wayne Clough, in Washington....
Culture MonsterLast week, we reported on Hugh Grant's outlandish story about purchasing an Andy Warhol painting while on a two-day drinking binge. Now the British actor has jumped from the world of visual arts to the theater by publicly voicing his......
Culture MonsterThe dominant theme in the 2010 musical performance landscape is the Frederic Chopin bicentennial. More than 2,000 worldwide events will honor the beloved Polish composer and his elegiac piano scores. Chopin festivals abound seemingly everywhere: London,...
The dominant theme in the 2010 musical performance landscape is the Frederic Chopin bicentennial. More than 2,000 worldwide events will honor the beloved Polish composer and his elegiac piano scores. Chopin festivals abound seemingly everywhere: London,...
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Culture MonsterIf an image of a painting that pops up on a computer screen can be considered a viewing, then Frida Kahlo may be setting a record today for the most glimpses of an artist's self-portrait -- thanks to Google, which......
Associated PressMaurice Grimaud, who as Paris police chief played a key role in avoiding major bloodshed during France's student uprising in May 1968, has died. He was 95. Grimaud died July 16, Paris police headquarters said; the cause of death was not specified. He was...
Monster Mash: 'Glee' tour coming to L.A.; Sotheby's posts profit; Giacometti sculpture buyer revealedCulture Monster-- Victory lap: The cast of Fox's "Glee" is coming to L.A.'s Gibson Amphitheatre in May as part of a four-city tour. (Playbill) -- In the black: Following staff cuts and other reductions, Sothebyâs said it has swung to a......
People always ask me how I decide where to go. I read, I see movies, I stare at maps, I dream. And in doing so, I arrived at these 10 places that are tops on my list for 2009. Some are old favorites that are newly affordable. Others have a special...
Times Staff WriterThe Barbakan area of this city's Old Town teems with antique splendor: church spires, gingerbread houses, brick towers, even a nearby drawbridge. But tonight the members of a 4-year-old dance collective named Bretoncaffe are throwing themselves against...
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