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The first English-language film from Norwegian director Joachim Trier takes a sober look at Isabelle Reed.
Remarkable "Children of Eden" comes through to help save Thousand Oaks' Cabrillo Music Theatre. Plus more local theater.
The museum's curators have waited a long time to tell the story of men's fashions through the years.
Cinematographer John Simmons first turned his eye on the black community in Chicago. His exhibit is in Koreatown until April 10.
Unprecedented dual exhibits of Robert Mapplethorpe's photography are now at the Getty and LACMA.
For better worse, the hottest corner of the downtown Arts District boom now has a giant international art destination.
What they do for Disney and for world music.
No, a new novel's "LA Observer" is not a thinly veiled reference to LA Observed. It's a thinly veiled reference to the LA Weekly.
Two plays named after cities, plus some productions set around Los Angeles.
The organizers blame lack of a mature market for art fairs in Los Angeles.

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The mood one day at lunch was jubilant. The celebrity chef was exhausted but happy.
Take My Picture Gary Leonard runs on Thursdays at LA Observed.
I love the California history behind this story of fruits and nuts.
Only five hours for supper, but it's enough time for the hard-core Musso's types to run in for a martini and a steak.
The ashes of Ray Richmond's mom may have been upstairs in the VIP area. But the family felt her presence.
The new Clifton's opened last week but was unexpectedly closed all weekend "due to some unforeseen circumstances," a sign taped to the door said.
Inspection last month found too many flies, improper food prep and dirty fingernails among other violations. Bon Appetit's top new LA restaurant now has an A.

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