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Shirley also reviews "Cineastas," which closes Saturday at REDCAT downtown.
The downtown museum-to-be opened its doors on Sunday for a public viewing. Photos inside.
Shades of LA's celebrated avant-garde past lit up the new-music present at Santa Monica's 1st Presbyterian Church. Plus more.
The magazine will turn to freelance and I guess contract photographers. Here are the final six SI photogs.
Wooster Group production exposes something profound about the life and lives of Shaker women.
One of two musicals that opened over the weekend lives up to the expression "gotta sing, gotta dance."
The ephemeral art of theater deserves an annual recap of the year's highlights. Of the 225 productions in greater LA I saw this year, here are 25 of the best.
Donna Perlmutter's year-end roundup of some of the notable performances she saw in 2014.
LACMA's VP in charge of getting the Levitated Mass boulder in place. A noted liberal rabbi. A former LA City Council member.
More than once, I've asked publicly how Center Theatre Group can possibly justify branding itself as 'LA's Theatre Company.' So I was fascinated when Diane Rodriguez, one of CTG's three associate artistic directors, raised the subject in an interview. Plus: Current stage reviews.

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City Cultural Heritage Commission votes to take Norms status under advisement.
An exuberant example of the California coffee shop type and an expressive Googie masterwork by Armet & Davis, the LA Conservancy says.
Another of LA's chain restaurant pioneers passes away. He 'popularized the concept of the sit-down Mexican chain.'
One in a (possibly) occasional LA Observed series.
Look for a brew pub kind of experience in about a year. The deal is for 20 years.
IATSE workers are first told "NO ONE is to bring meat of any kind" to Sunday's McCartney show at Dodger Stadium. The tone has softened a bit, but because McCartney is vegan the menu will be too.
Between the Brentwood high-roller breakfast and Trade-Tech, President Obama made a stop on Fairfax to have lunch and swap some stories.

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