Arts Features

  • At the end of this month, 6-year-old independent gallery Rothick Art Haus will close shop. Husband-and-wife team Kelly Castillo and Nick... More >>

  • "When people come inside, the first word out of their mouth is 'beautiful,'" says Kelly Arnold, "and they leave feeling beautiful, too." Arnold... More >>

  • Because our corporate overlords demand that every word in this infernal rag drives readers to patronize those businesses that advertise in it,... More >>

  • When we first think about making our homes more sustainable, we look at the obvious problems: plastic bags, yucky products loaded with harmful... More >>

  • The argument lurking behind the touring "The 1968 Exhibit" at Bowers Museum is that the titular year was the most divisive in U.S. history. Just... More >>

  • It's pretty dumb to say that a certain dessert is "out of style." We eat dessert because it makes our sad lives feel better—not because... More >>

  • Eli Simon wanted to build a theater. Like, a really cool theater. He had the money, thanks to funds from a department of excellence award (given... More >>

  • More than any accessory, people are judged most fiercely by what they wear on their heads. But there is one piece that every lady deserves to... More >>

  • Many of us shed the daily stress of work by plopping onto the couch and watching Netflix and HBO Go. It's probably the least productive way to... More >>

  • The most famous photograph in the world—and certainly the most copied—is the late Alberto Korda's Guerrillero Heroico, his candid... More >>

  • There is something really, really weird going on with Shakespeare Orange County's Romeo and Juliet. It has nothing to do with the wildly... More >>

  • Donald Trump may be the most appropriate piñata in recent history, but he certainly isn't the cutest. In a medium in which we thought... More >>

  • Green may be the hue of jealousy's monster, but in Jim Knable's play Green Man, the color is more the irresistible persistence of memory, of... More >>

  • This week, the Agenda show returns to Long Beach. Even though the fashion convention touts itself as one of the most diverse in the country, the... More >>

  • Manifest Destiny, you magnificent bastard. Directed by God to go to the ends of the earth—or at least west of the Mississippi—to... More >>

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