| May 25, 2013
| 11:29 AM
"Who's got a gag for me today?"
Early on in "CO-MIX: A Retrospective of Comics, Graphics and Scraps." Art Spiegelman's upcoming career-spanner that's due out in September, we see a drawing of a much younger Spiegelman saying this to four tiny characters...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:00 AM
When, in the 1920s, the pioneering Southern California social critic Louis Adamic called Los Angeles "the enormous village," he didn't mean it as a compliment. Rather, he was referring to L.A.'s insularity, its status as what Richard Meltzer would later...
| Jul 26, 2013
Los Angeles Philharmonic: A review of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the July 25 Calendar section said that the first Hollywood Bowl shell was built by Frank Lloyd Wright. It was designed by his son, Lloyd Wright.
Jeffrey Deitch: An article in the July...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:53 PM
The storied Sowden House in Los Feliz is for sale at $4.888 million.
Set behind gates and obscured from the street by heavy foliage, the residence has sometimes been called the Jaws house for its Mayan temple-like façade.
Typical of Lloyd Wright...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Life is usually such a struggle for me. I get foreplay confused with afterplay; I get tofu confused with cheese.
Yet, when I stumble across one of L.A.'s ultimate bargains, I am quick to share. This is such a one-way relationship, you and I. Just the...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:49 AM
3300 E. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-772-2209, KaluzRestaurant.com
Only 6 months old, this Frank Lloyd Wright-style endeavor on the Intracoastal Waterway has launched lunch and Sunday brunch menus, as well as new cocktails...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:11 PM
John Lautner believed that "architecture should be really odd." To this end the midcentury American architect dotted Southern California with a concrete, glass and copper volcano for Bob Hope's second home, a dwelling that looks like a UFO perched on a...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Ever since the Great Fire of 1871, a cycle of destruction and rebuilding has been central to the Chicago story. This month, Northwestern University secured a permit to tear down Prentice Hospital so that it can build a biomedical research facility. Also...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:32 AM
Chris Ware’s innovative “Building Stories” had a lease on the Eisner Awards dais Friday night at Comic-Con International in San […]...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:55 PM
"The Rite of Spring," having reached the 100th celebratory anniversary of its clamorous Paris premiere this spring, is the new "Four Seasons." Igor Stravinsky's ballet score has become ubiquitous.
Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos conducted the Los Angeles...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:35 PM
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Twelve years ago, the Chicago Bears staged a statewide hunt for their new summer home.
They traveled to Charleston, site of Eastern Illinois University, to meet with the mayor. They drove five hours south to Carbondale to check...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — It's easy to imagine that "Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes," a vast, dense and beautifully installed new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, began as a kind of parlor game. You can almost picture the curators, Jean-Louis...