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Sayre Gomez at Francois Ghebaly Gallery

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 5:00pm
Paintings by Sayre Gomez read as mash-ups of Sigmar Polke’s photographic dissolutions with Yves Klein’s patented pigment, International Klein Blue. At Francois Ghebaly Gallery, one group of them is installed in a regimented row on the far side of a bleak field of wood chips spread...

Lizzie Fitch & Ryan Trecartin at Regen Projects

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:30pm
“Ledge,” the centerpiece of the new exhibition by Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin, is a giant, multi-layered tent in which lounging cushions allow for comfortable viewing of the duo’s videos. Projected on five surrounding screens and shown on a monitor mounted on the...

Rob Wynne at Gavlak Gallery

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:00pm
Rob Wynne’s “Invisible Life,” a 2009 print on canvas of a lush, tropical, radiantly idealized and somehow vaguely prehistoric landscape is quietly enlivened with a delicate shower of glitter. Its title is embroidered across the surface -- “invisible” written in the...

Culver City's Cold War museum remembers the Berlin Wall's fall

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 3:40pm
As the rest of the world remembered the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall over the weekend, the Wende Museum in Culver City broke ground for the renovation and expansion of the former National Guard Armory on Culver Boulevard, its new home.

Michelle Obama honors L.A. inner-city program Everybody Dance

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 12:40pm
An after-school dance program serving 2,400 inner-city students in Los Angeles has been selected as one of 12 recipients of the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.

Matthew Morrison of 'Glee' to star in 'Finding Neverland' on Broadway

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:11am
It's like every "Glee" character's dream, except it's real.

Bruce Conner's restored mushroom clouds: You can't look away

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:49am
It begins with one explosion. And then another. And another. Mushroom clouds emerge from under the ocean, expand over the horizon, and churn up the environment in violent upheaval. For more than half an hour, at ever slower speeds, the explosions continue for a work of art that is as hypnotic...

In 'Birdman,' Broadway's St. James Theatre plays itself

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 5:45am
"Birdman," the latest movie from director Alejandro González Iñárritu, is generating significant awards buzz for its comeback leading man, Michael Keaton,  and a supporting cast that includes Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Amy Ryan and Naomi Watts.

Evening of tangerine dreams as wild Up makes its Santa Barbara debut

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 5:30am
SANTA BARBARA — The young Los Angeles new music ensemble wild Up, which is doing one of the better jobs anywhere of keeping classical music surprising and tantalizing, made its Santa Barbara debut Saturday night at the sedate and well-tended Music Academy of the West.

New musical from 'Frozen' songwriters about an awkward computer repairman

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 5:00am
The new musical from the Academy Award-winning songwriters of "Frozen" will tell the story of a socially awkward computer repairman named Dan who becomes attracted to Lindsay, a t-shirt designer. But his overactive imagination keeps getting in the way of a potential relationship.

Comedian Tig Notaro cancels two shows due to hospitalization

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 12:55pm
Comedian Tig Notaro has canceled two of her shows due to an undisclosed medical emergency. According to the performer's Facebook page, her Boston show on Saturday and her Denver show slated for Sunday were rescheduled "due to an unforeseen hospitalization."