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Jessica Gelt

If it’s entertaining, Jessica Gelt has likely covered it. Since joining the Los Angeles Times in 2003, she has written about television, music, movies, books, art, fashion, food, cocktails and more. She once played bass in a band with an inexplicably large following in Spain, and still gets stopped by fans (OK, maybe a fan) on the streets of Barcelona. She loves dive bars and very dry martinis with olives, though never simultaneously.
A closet of her own: Deeply personal exhibit at the Skirball examines one woman's quest for freedom

When Sara Berman died at age 84, her family stood in her immaculate closet and decided that it should be an art exhibit. Ten years later that dream became a reality. Now the meticulously pressed and folded clothing — all in white — is on display.

NBC's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' is a surprising challenger to Broadway's 'Band's Visit' in the musical theater category

In a category normally owned by the stage, the small-screen live musical 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' starring Sara Bareilles, Alice Cooper and John Legend, earned a Grammy nod alongside "The Band's Visit," "Carousel," "My Fair Lady" and "Once on This Island."

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