Articles in the “arts” category
When "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" premiered 50 years ago with simple sets, some old puppets, and an unassuming host, there was no reason to expect the show would last. But Fred Rogers hosted the legendary kids show for 31 seasons.
Let the World Cup flame wars begin.
In a male-dominated jazz world, this deeply accomplished young woman is making her mark — coast to coast.
(Photo by Michael Coghlan/Flickr Creative Commons)Earlier this week, to celebrate the relaunch and revival of LAist, we brought you puzzlemaster Zach Sherwin's "LA To The Core" brainteaser. The answers in this little game were all two-word phrases with "LA" in the middle and they were all designed to test how much you know about Los Angeles. We're back! And we have the answers. Read on!\ LA TO THE CORE: ANSWERS 1. caL Arts2. beL Air3. generaL...
Paleontologist Jack Horner has been a scientific advisor on every "Jurassic Park" movie, from the 1993 original to 2018's "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom."
This weekend, you can celebrate some of the longest days of the year in the Southern California sun — from Arroyo Seco Weekend in Pasadena and CicLAvia in the Valley to a mass meditation in an open field and a massive bounce house.
At PLAY, you can paint on a wall. You can type out a story on an old typewriter. You can put on makeup, or put it on someone else; throw on a costume and pose for a photo, collapse in a room filled with hundreds of stuffed animals, or challenge some stranger to a game of Twister.
Cerritos is home to the third largest Asian community in L.A. County. Out of the 50,000 people who live there today, more than 6 in 10 identify as Asian.
Please enjoy these pool-ready anti-jams.
After a five-year hiatus, LALIFF returns to the TCL Chinese Theatre June 20-24. Don't miss your change to miss out on the next Cuarón, Iñárritu, or del Toro.
Tom Hanks makes his L.A. stage debut as Sir John Falstaff in "Henry IV," presented by The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles at The Japanese Garden on the VA Campus.
On the menu: swinging Parisian cats, London's enchanted chimneys and the bold interiors of 1960s California ranch life.
If you live in Los Angeles, you might not have heard of Geronimo Balloons, but you probably recognize their work — like the thousands of multicolored balloons that once covered the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic in Silver Lake, or that colorful sprouting on the side of the Broad.
We asked the hosts of West Wing Weekly, Dinner Party Download, Reply All, and more which podcasts light their ears up. Get it straight from the podcaster's microphone.
To celebrate LAist's return, our in-house puzzlemaster created a quiz that tests just how much of an Angeleno you really are.
Actor/writer/everythinger Seth MacFarlane tweeted this weekend about how upset he was with Fox News's Tucker Carlson criticizing all non-Fox News media. Now he's followed that up by making a large donation to NPR and, um, us.
The U.S. might be out of the World Cup this year, but that doesn't mean people aren't watching. Here are some of the best places to keep up with the games this year.
Here are some museum gems that don't always grab headlines, but are still waiting to blow your mind.
This was almost a playlist of Julie Andrews and The Kinks. Maybe tomorrow.
Working for the weekend? Here’s how you can spend your time this week, from comedy with The Bajillionaires to a salon night at Hauser & Wirth. Other options include a Kate Bush dance party, an evening with David Lynch and a Taste of Covina (not to be confused with its more famous neighbor to the west). LIT PICK AN EVENING WITH DAVID LYNCH Screenshot from David Lynch's animated series, "Dumbland." YOUTUBE WHEN: Thursday, June 21;...
From D.C. to L.A., Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a feminist pop culture icon. Documentary RBG tells her story as that of a real life superhero.
Don't let the beginning of Oscar season get you down.
The Artists Behind The Griffith Park Teahouse Have A New Installation In Fire-Charred La Tuna Canyon
Trees burned in the La Tuna Canyon fire will be revived with streaks of shimmering gold.
As if Wednesday wasn’t going bad enough for him already.
A bad end to a (mostly) great World Series.
"I don't want to have any possible negative impact to the studio until these personal issues are resolved," Ratner told the Hollywood Reporter.
The star-studded cast also features Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Oliver and Seth Rogen.
We're here to help plan your November social calendar.
Take a look at more than 80 of our favorite costumes from the annual celebration.
Many called for the immediate suspension of Gurriel after he used a racist slur and gesture to mock Dodger Yu Darvish.
November's streaming options from Hulu, Amazon, Netflix and HBO are something to be thankful for.
Brett Ratner Accused Of Sexual Harassment By Six Women, Including Olivia Munn And Natasha Henstridge
Six women have gone on the record to speak out against Ratner.
"I don't grope people anymore," Dick told the Hollywood Reporter on Monday.
Something for the bookworms out there.
Plus, how to find the house.
Some minor adjustments can add new life to your selfie-game.
The attraction is the creation of Melissa Carbone, who pitched her company on 'Shark Tank'.
Production on the sixth season began earlier this month.
No Halloween Masks Allowed Tonight At Dodger Stadium Because A Must-Win Game 6 Is Scary Enough (Also, Security Concerns)
Seriously, leave your baseball bats, brooms and "weapons of any kind" at home, too.
The Cinémathèque Francaise just opened a retrospective of Polanski's work.
Here's what's happening this week in L.A., some events are Halloween related, some not.
Dave Grohl will be there too.
The Culver Studios have been around since 1918.
The Take Back the Workplace March, chaired by one of Weinstein's accusers, Lauren Sivan, is coming to Hollywood on November 12.
Filming on the sixth season started this month.
Zachary Quinto, Wanda Sykes, Other LGBTQ Celebs Criticize Kevin Spacey's Statement On Sexual Assault Allegations
"Coming out stories should not be used to deflect from allegations of sexual assault," tweeted GLAAD president Sarah Kate Ellis.
Dodgers, Astros Pitchers Say 'Slick' Baseballs May Be Behind Insane Number Of World Series Home Runs
In five games, both teams have combined for the most home runs hit in the World Series.
Gustavo Arellano delves into the history of anti-Asian racism faced by the Blue Crew.
Celebrities get to put on a new mask every year for Halloween.
McGowan spoke to the New York Times about the details of her alleged experience with Harvey Weinstein.
The convention is taking place downtown this weekend.
He missed the season two red carpet premiere of the show.
Astros' Gurriel Suspended For Five Games In 2018 After Making Racist Joke Mocking Dodgers' Yu Darvish [Updated]
Gurriel apologized after the game.
A brief history of the nearly century-old high school rivalry.
The last special award issued by the Academy went to "Toy Story" in 1996.
They played their first game at the Coliseum.
From John D. Rockefeller to Judy Chicago.
Tyler launched Golf Wang online in 2011, but this the brand's first retail location.
"We've been waiting a very long time for this to happen, but we don't have to wait anymore," she said to the crowd.
Feldman says the documentary could bring down a pedophile ring he says he's been aware of "since I was a child."
Here's what's happening in Los Angeles this weekend.
Blair alleges that Toback threatened her life after the 1999 incident.
Is a fourth season coming?
Season 2 will be coming to Netflix in 2018.
The Jensen's Recreation Center sign will be lit up once again.
The Dodgers won Game 1 of the series yesterday.
'Nabucco' features Domingo, while 'The Pearl Fishers' has rising international superstar Javier Camarena.
Jonathan Gold's got a bet going. So does Pink's.
People took to Twitter to document their anguish.
A History of The Famed Hollywood Reporter Building Preservationists Are Fighting to Save From Demolition
The wacky office building on Sunset Blvd. could be razed to make room for a massive hotel near Crossroads of the World.
In case you haven't heard, a kaleidoscopic and interactive playground for Instagram frenzy, dreamy interiors, and jubilant sensory overload has arrived in Los Angeles. Yep, we're talking about 29Rooms, where guests are invited to tumble down immersive rabbit holes again and again, IRL. But if you missed the ticket craze, it's okay—we got you.
Welcome to Los Angeles, circa 1988.
Gustavo Arellano's final column will appear in the first paper that syndicated it, rather than the hometown paper that birthed it.
Kanchan Singh Chats Animal Welfare, One-Eyed Kitties, And The Joy Of Running Los Angeles' First Cat Cafe
For many of us, a version of heaven is spending time in a magical room full of fuzzy-ball-batting cats and kittens. (Unless you’re allergic, then maybe this scenario is more like a nightmare—but it’s still an adorable nightmare nevertheless.) Combine that scene with a cup of coffee and the knowledge that these cats are looking for their forever homes (maybe yours!), and voila, you’ve got yourself a thriving business.
In his original L.A. Times article, Whipp quoted numerous women describing how Toback allegedly sexually harassed them in meetings and auditions dating back to the 1980s.
Celebrities including Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss and Rosario Dawson will take part in the reenactment this Friday.
The World Series starts Tuesday.
The piece is a work of painter Miguel Cabrera, who is regarded as a master of his period in Mexico.
This week is chock full of events, some spooky, some not so much.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are back in the World Series for the first time since 1988. The last time the Boys in Blue were on the field for the Fall Classic they produced one of the most iconic moments in World Series history. Ticket prices have skyrocketed for Game One Tuesday night. If you’ve spent the last few days trying to cash in every favor you might have from your season ticket holder friends,...
Wonder reportedly offered, telling TMZ Sports, "You know, I love the song...and I love playing it on the harmonica."
Delve into the old Hollywood history of the ranch, which goes spooky this Halloween.
Jeff Berg no longer represents Toback.
It's rumored to be Day-Lewis' final role.
Halloween isn't the only season for frights.
FIGat7th is celebrating Day of the Dead in style with tequila, music, and face painting! The festivities include sugar skull face painting by Color Me Face Painting, Halloween glamour eyes by MAC Cosmetics, and a complimentary tequila tasting by Loteria Grill, as well as a cash margarita bar in the Courtyard.
October 22 is P-22 Day.
Hopefully the heat doesn't mess with the Dodgers' momentum.
He reportedly used gang terminology and threatened Gary's family.
The sign is embedded in Los Angeles lore.
26-year-old French model Ines Rau is the centerfold for the November/December 2017 issue of the magazine.
Located just two hours outside of Vancouver, Canada, nestled between ocean crests and mountain peaks is Whistler, British Columbia: mountain resort, cultural mecca and ski adventure paradise.
Tarantino corroborates Mira Sorvino's story of alleged harassment from Weinstein, which happened while Sorvino and Tarantino were dating.
Photos: Artist Lezley Saar Paints A Stirring Portrait Of Marginalized Identity In 'Salon des Refusés'
"Lezley Saar: Salon des Refusés" will be at the California African-American Museum through February 2018.
Check out what's happening in L.A. this weekend.
The long-awaited "Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors" exhibit has landed in downtown Los Angeles.