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The Hollywood Bowl buzzed back to life Saturday with joy, optimism and a tinge of nervousness at a reopening concert celebrating frontline workers.

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.

Tears of joy and plenty of masked smiles could be found at the Hollywood Bowl as it gave its first concert after 18 months of pandemic closures.

Timeline of a comeback: historic cancellation of an entire season, painful layoffs, transformation into a recording studio, a whirlwind race to reopen.

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.

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.

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What do new mask guidelines mean for the arts in L.A.? Times writers reached out to local institutions.

Have you noticed? Every weekend, caravans of lowriders and custom cars are cruising and hopping in a resurgent ritual. Van Nuys Boulevard is one of the city’s oldest sites of this resilient SoCal obsession.

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.

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