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  • Baryshnikov Hits Road With Show That Premiered In Hartford

    Mikhail Baryshnikov will be continuing  his role in the stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s  "Man in a Case," which had its world premiered at Hartford Stage last season, with a national tour of the mixed media show. The 2013-2014 national tour...
  • Diane Disney Miller dies at 79; philanthropist championed Disney Hall

    Diane Disney Miller dies at 79; philanthropist championed Disney Hall
    Walt Disney's name is on Los Angeles' world-famous concert hall, but it was a far less-known Disney who came from behind the scenes to ensure that architect Frank Gehry's vision for the building stayed intact. Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney's eldest...
  • MOCA launches 'Art is for You,' a digitally driven membership campaign

    MOCA launches 'Art is for You,' a digitally driven membership campaign
    Building on the success of its YouTube channel, MOCAtv -- which features original documentaries, interviews with artists and an animated series and has more than 150,000 subscribers internationally -- the Museum of Contemporary Art is broadening its...
  • MOCA's 'Room to Live' exhibition frames the story of museum's growth

     MOCA's 'Room to Live' exhibition frames the story of museum's growth
    It's an unusually quiet fall morning outside Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art. A lone office worker scurries past in skirt and tennis shoes, heels peeking out of her purse; otherwise, the street is nearly deserted of cars and only sunlight...
  • Wallis Annenberg puts her own stamp on Southland's cultural scene

    Wallis Annenberg puts her own stamp on Southland's cultural scene
    The star power under a tented ballroom enclosing a blocklong stretch of Beverly Hills' Crescent Drive was intense. Kevin Spacey, Jodie Foster, Amy Adams, Gwen Stefani, Demi Moore and 1,000 or so other influencers came out in glittering gowns and tuxes for...
  • MOMA's architecture department takes on the megacity

    MOMA's architecture department takes on the megacity
    After taking on rising sea levels and the foreclosure crisis, the Museum of Modern Art’s newly activist architecture and design department is set to tackle the megacity. The museum on Thursday announced an exhibition and series of design workshops...
  • It's a 'Starry Night' for the L.A. Phil in Disney Hall salute

    It's a 'Starry Night' for the L.A. Phil in Disney Hall salute
    The event: Monday night's “L.A. Phil Gala,” celebrating Walt Disney Concert Hall’s 10th anniversary and honoring the hall’s innovative architect Frank Gehry. The performance:  Gustavo Dudamel conducted the L.A. Phil in a varied...
  • Frank Gehry's Grand vision to go before project committee

     Frank Gehry's Grand vision to go before project committee
    Frank Gehry and Related Cos. have kissed and made up. Now we'll see if city and county officials bless the reconciliation. After soliciting plans from other architects in recent months, Related has put Gehry back in charge of the design team for a $650-...
  • Spike Jonze's 'Her' a refreshingly original take on a future L.A.

    Spike Jonze's 'Her' a refreshingly original take on a future L.A.
    The most surprising thing about "Her," the new Spike Jonze movie, is not that it dares to suggest an otherwise sane person might fall in love with the operating system that runs his computer and his smartphone. Or that middle-aged men look good in high-...
  • Diane Disney Miller, champion of Disney Hall design, dies at 79

    Diane Disney Miller, champion of Disney Hall design, dies at 79
    Diane Disney Miller, daughter of Walt Disney and a philanthropist who bucked powers-that-be in Los Angeles to keep architect Frank Gehry on the job during a crucial phase of planning the city’s new concert hall, has died. She was 79. Miller died...
  • It isn't a sin to be rich

    Is it a sin to be rich? Not if your resources are used to help others and create jobs. If you listen to most of the discussions of income inequality, it certainly seems like affluence itself is a crime. We hear increasing calls for higher taxes on the...
  • How to build a better Los Angeles

    How to build a better Los Angeles
    The Walt Disney Concert Hall, which opened its doors 10 years ago this month, is rightly celebrated as the most recognizable jewel in Los Angeles' cultural crown. But we should remember that Disney Hall came very close to not being built at all....