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Round-Up: Artist's 3-D crime, Darwin's library, why parking's a mess

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:30am
The ways in which parking spaces devour a city, LACMA director Michael Govan's defense of his museum's architectural plans and one of the awesome-est documentaries about L.A. — finally released on DVD! Also: pit bulls, lots of pit bulls (but not the singer), all in Thursday's Round-Up:

Arvo Part, Athol Fugard among recipients of Praemium Imperiale awards

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:43pm
The popular Estonian composer Arvo Pärt and the South African playwright Athol Fugard are among the recipients of the 2014 Praemium Imperiale awards, Japan's highest honors in the arts. This year's roster of winners also includes architect Steven Holl, painter Martial Raysse and sculptor...

'Rocky' musical on Broadway to close in August

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 9:51am
It wasn't exactly the box-office knockout that producers were hoping for.

A look back at the Three Tenors concert at Dodger Stadium

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:45am
One of the most popular and lucrative franchises in classical-music history, the Three Tenors was a cultural phenomenon, inspiring adoration among fans and disdain from music purists who regarded the enterprise as a shameless money grab.

Corcoran Gallery responds to lawsuit trying to block takeover deal

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:11pm
The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington has responded to a lawsuit filed earlier this summer by a group trying to block the financially troubled institution's planned takeover deal with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University.

Public art projects in Long Beach, Willowbrook win national award

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:36pm
Two public art projects in Los Angeles County have won best-of-the-year designations in what’s billed as “the only national program that specifically recognizes public art.”

Deep sense of mystery pervades Peter Zokosky's paintings

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:00am
Peter Zokosky’s portraits of puppets, babies and fish get visitors involved with creatures we would ordinarily overlook or go out of our way to avoid. At Koplin del Rio Gallery, the L.A. artist’s 18 paintings, each neatly set in a handmade frame, invite us to extend our sympathies beyond the...

Tupac Shakur musical 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' closing on Broadway

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 9:43am
After struggling to find an audience on Broadway, the musical "Holler If Ya Hear Me" will close Sunday at the Palace Theatre in New York after running for less than two months. 

Sotheby's teaming with eBay for new online partnership

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:28pm
They are both giants in the auction industry but ones with vastly different traditions, not to mention different ways of doing business.

Foster the People mural in downtown L.A. saved, for now

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 2:18pm
Indie pop band Foster the People’s downtown Los Angeles mural, which was set to be whitewashed Monday morning, has been saved, at least temporarily.

'American Psycho' musical to make U.S debut in New York

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:37pm
"American Psycho," the stage musical version of the infamous Bret Easton Ellis novel, will make its U.S. debut in New York in an off-Broadway production from the Second Stage Theatre. The production is scheduled to begin performances in February 2015.

Lorin Maazel, 84, remembered: A conductor of the old school

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:53am
Lorin Maazel, who died Sunday at 84, was a maestro of the old school -- formidable, intimidating, sometimes autocratic. He was an eminence grise before he went gray and an intellectual who brought a kind of cosmopolitan erudition to the world of music. 

Lorin Maazel dies at 84; legendary conductor began as child prodigy

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:39pm
Lorin Maazel, who began his career as a child prodigy and went on to conduct many of the world's great orchestras, has died at the age of 84.