FLOOD's massive sound-art installation bids farewell
Today marks the release of Pitch Perfect, a youthful music-centric comedy that you may be surprised to know ISN'T being released by MTV Films. Yes, despite the absurdly heavy cross-promotion on the network and the story of competing college acapella groups being perfect for the imprint, the movie so ... More >>
T-Mobile is hawking phone insurance this Friday the 13th by pointing to the "fear and anxiety" some people apparently experience when separated from their cell phones.There is even, according to the company's PR monkeys, a name for this, "Nomophobia," which must be "real" because--I swear to God, t ... More >>
The performance artist examined us as individuals. A new doc does the same to her
[Summer Guide 2012] Your guide to the good stuff
[Moxley Confidential] Picking through the shards of the bankrupt televangelism empire.
Nicholas KoonRick Stein, Executive Director of ARTS OCFor many arts professionals, the administrative aspect of things is a creative death sentence, as time spent on personal projects drops by the wayside and artists get ground up in the gears of keeping an organization afloat. A quick look at AR ... More >>
It's time to play the home version of the game sweeping the republic, Hate or No Hate. Today's contestants, based on 280,000 pages of documents recently released by the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, are Trickie Dickie and his henchmen.
Grand Central's artists in residence. Pictured from left to right: David Brokaw, John Hedrick, Tim Hogan, Seth Hawkins, Greg Eberhardt, Monica Chapon, Preston Daniels, Patrick Strand, Kevin Stewart-Magee. Those not pictured: Jacob Lecuyer, Melissa Johnson, Eric Jones, Tiffany, Ma, Hala Swearingen, G ... More >>
Robert Mahar is just about one of the nicest, smiliest crafty types you could meet. Take a look; here's my proof: A super smiley Robert Mahar, proprietor and ringleader of Mahar Drygoods, crafts a bit of a mess But don't fret - he's a bit older and wiser now, and has grown up to run ... More >>
Organizers claim the LA Art Show -- a massive, mixed-media event that showcases everything from cutting-edge contemporary installations to works by Renoir and Monet -- is the main reason the Los Angeles City Council declared January "Los Angeles Art Month." What their resolution doesn't mention is h ... More >>
Movie of the week: Sahara
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Impressive fest proves Peter Bart wrong
Ansel Adams: Artist Obscured at Bowers Museum
Feb. 21-Feb. 27
Kurt Wold's 'Perpetual Motion'
John Waters: Change of Life Podcast
A Mod Moscow Clashes with the Old World in You I Love
John Waters returns to his sex-mad (but never mean) moviemaking roots
The education of Paul Frank
Drew Brophy is killer
You can sit on irony, but its hard and unyielding
. . . And the gifts you'll actually get!