[ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT] Year-End Art

As the year comes to a close, take time to explore the city’s richly hued contemporary art scene, one that engages and inspires in these hectic times. Downtown’s art scene further expanded this fall...

[THEATER REVIEW] Runaway Home Explores Life in the Wake of Katrina

[THEATER REVIEW] Runaway Home Explores Life in the Wake of Katrina

The human toll of a major disaster—hurricane, fire or earthquake—lingers long after the media is on to a new devastation. Runaway Home by Jeremy J. Kamps, currently onstage at the Fountain Theatre, takes us...

Human and Robot Humor Get Big Laughs at AMPLYfi

MELROSE AVENUE—Greg the robot’s eyes light up on the AMPLYfi stage just east of Larchmont Boulevard and the crowd in the basement-level venue laughs before the show has even started. Greg is a homemade...

Skylight Theater’s The Devil’s Wife Pits Good vs. Evil

When you enter Skylight Theatre to see The Devil’s Wife, you know you’re in for an unusual theater experience. The Victorian set featuring antique furniture, flickering chandeliers, and an ornate central door creates an...

The Whispers in the Willows

In a sprawling, old house just south of Koreatown, a new immersive theater piece unfolds. A mere 18 audience members at a time are invited to have dinner with the Willows, a peculiar family...

GUESS? Who Has Their Own Museum

HANCOCK PARK—Museum Row has just extended further east with the May 25th opening of the Marciano Art Foundation, a new contemporary museum founded by brothers Maurice and Paul Marciano, co-founders of GUESS? clothing. With...

[THEATER REVIEW] Building the Wall

I would like to think that the face of evil is easily recognizable, but Robert Schenkkan’s new play, Building the Wall, onstage at the Fountain Theatre, challenges that scenario proving that seemingly ordinary people...