For ‘The Underground Railroad,’ about the harrowing escape from slavery, director Barry Jenkins took a novel step: hiring a mental health counselor.
Does it matter that Dakota Johnson’s tense Ellen DeGeneres interview didn’t bring about the end of the host’s talk show? Not to folks on social media.
The pair’s apparent reunion has many of us cheering — not only for the triumph of true love but also for the chance at a much-needed media do-over.
Kornacki becomes a multi-hyphenate with roles at NBC Sports and a prime-time game show in addition to MSNBC.
Vaccinated people will get 85% of the tickets for the Bowl’s 2021 season, which includes Christina Aguilera, Yo-Yo Ma and “Black Panther” live.
The Hollywood Bowl has announced its 2021 season lineup after an unprecedented 18 months dark due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s what’s on tap for summer fun seekers.
A landmark in hibernation, a surprise from the governor, tears and hugs: Behind the scenes of the whirlwind push to bring music back to the Bowl.
The Museum of Contemporary Art is restructuring. Who will be running the show? The L.A. museum with a penchant for drama lifts the curtain on a new act.
Casting a straight actor in landmark gay role isn’t a misstep. It’s a recognition of shared struggle.
What ticket buyer wants to spend unnecessary time in a crowded lobby or cramped restroom? Even more important: the broken spell of storytelling onstage.
L.A. Opera moves its outdoor “Oedipus Rex” into the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, making it the first major L.A. arts group to stage an indoor show.
In the COVID-19 era, my 12-year-old played more video games than ever. What kind of parent was I to allow this? But then I talked to experts.
The designer of Washington, D.C.'s Vietnam Veterans Memorial is shaping the way women learn at Smith College and with ‘Ghost Forest’ makes a climate change statement.
Congressman Ted Lieu introduced the 21st Century Federal Writers’ Project act on May 6. It all started with an article by David Kipen in the L.A. Times
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Skirball Cultural Center reopens with Ai Weiwei portraits of political dissidents, and the L.A. Phil streams its return to the Hollywood Bowl.
Eli Broad envisioned Grand Avenue as DTLA’s Champs-Élysées. Instead it may be a memorial to an urbanism of big gestures that is passing into history.
Nonfungible tokens are a dressed-up species of bookkeeping. But what art needs is less auditing and more ecstasy.
Paul Pescador explores gender identity at Tyler Park Presents. Plus, live theater, stolen treasures and how our pandemic year shaped the work of Maya Lin
Pop-up art for Mental Health Awareness Month, a star-studded reading of “The Normal Heart,” John Cleese, Sofia Coppola and so much more.
Streaming through Center Theatre Group and Oregon Shakespeare Festival, “Black Feminist Video Game” explores our relationship with digital media.
Haven’t made Mother’s Day plans? Don’t have reservations? We have ideas.
Dan O’Brien, the playwright and poet behind “The Body of an American” and “The House in Scarsdale,” channels hurt and healing into new work.
The Hammer Museum launches Hammer Channel, a streaming archive of every artist talk, panel discussion and live performance since 2005.