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Tears streamed down Jennifer Lopez’s face as Vanessa Bryant spoke at Monday’s memorial for Kobe Bryant. Lopez was one of many celebs spotted in the crowd.
Beyoncé celebrated her decades-long friendship with Kobe Bryant by opening his Staples Center memorial Monday with two songs, “XO” and “Halo.”
During Monday’s Kobe Bryant memorial at Staples Center, his widow, Vanessa, tearfully recalled how Kobe gave her the blue dress from the film “The Notebook.”
Netflix announced on Monday that subscribers will be able to see lists of the most popular movies and TV shows on the platform — no hard numbers included.
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The “textile paintings” of Los Angeles artist Tanja Rector sing their rhythm and rhyme at Craig Krull Gallery in Santa Monica.
Parker Gallery in Los Feliz shows Marley Freeman’s pleasingly ambiguous oil paintings and curious cardboard figures draped in antique fabric.
New shows, Critics’ Choices, etc., in L.A. for Feb. 23-March 1 include the final performances of Heidi Schreck’s “What the Constitution Means to Me” at the Mark Taper Forum
Dance performances in L.A. for Feb. 23-March 1 include Los Angeles Ballet’s salute to choreographer George Balanchine at the Broad Stage
Classical music performances in L.A. for Feb. 23-March 1 include Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil in concerts pairing works by Dvorak and Ives
New museum shows in L.A. for Feb. 23-March 1 include the LEGO-themed exhibit “The Art of the Brick” at California Science Center
All the week’s essential arts stories, including LACMA approaching the point of no return on its Peter Zumthor building even as the project’s critics call for rethinking the plan.