It’s Hip to Be Square

As you’re driving around Los Angeles you might sometimes see signs declaring certain intersections as “So-and-So Square.” These squares, usually designated by Los Angeles City Councilmembers, tell a lot about the history of the...

[THEATER REVIEW] Summer Brings Shakespeare to Griffith Park

Summer theater in Griffith Park has become a popular local tradition. In 2014, productions presented by the Independent Shakespeare Company attracted over 43,000 people. Melissa Chalsma, the company’s artistic director, will be producing Shakespeare’s...

Tim Youd Types in Novel Way

Many avid readers long to become completely absorbed in a novel, but artist and Hancock Park resident Tim Youd has taken that pursuit and raised it to an art form. As part of his...

[CREATIVELY INCLINED] Cindy Sherman at The Broad

Los Angeles loves The Broad. The new contemporary art museum, which opened last September, is a runaway hit with tickets booked months in advance. To make visiting easier—and lessen the need to plan six...

[STARGAZING] Trio of Planets on View

Summer begins in the Northern Hemisphere on June 20th at 3:34 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time. This is also the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere, and in Los Angeles the sunlight lasts 14 hours...

A Whole New World for Koreatown Gamers

There’s nothing quite like the environment of a video arcade. It’s not just the lights and sounds of the games, but the roar of the crowd as someone lands an impressive Street Fighter combo....