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BEYOND THE STREETS

Dash Snow, Maripol, Guerrilla Girls, Barry McGee, Kenny Scharf, Shepard Fairey, Jenny Holzer, André Saraiva, Crash, Daze, Taki 183 , and Gordon Matta-Clark are among the artists in BEYOND THE STREETS, the “definitive showcase of graffiti and street art” at Werkartz, curated by Roger Gastman.* BEYOND THE STREETS, through July 6. WERKARTZ, 1667 North Main […]

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"PARIS LA is born of shared perspectives. It’s a project, like a love story, that comes from the feeling of being in one place, thinking about another. A place between two cities, between scenes, between people, that exists only in the space of our imagination. In Paris, dreaming of the Pacific. Speaking French in LA. And it’s as true as a clear blue sky above us."—Dorothée Perret, Founder Editor (Paris, November 9, 2008)

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LOULOU DE LA FALAISE

“This book is an oral biography of Paris fashion between the glittering years when Loulou was the light between all the characters.” — André Leon Talley Christopher Petkanis’ LOULOU & YVES: THE UNTOLD STORY OF LOULOU DE LA FALAISE AND THE HOUSE OF SAINT LAURENT is a massive oral history centered around the life and […]

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CHRIS MARKER

As part of the American Cinematheque program “Symptoms of Vertigo,” Chris Marker’s seminal LA JETÉE (1964) will open a double-bill this week at the Egyptian. “In addition to translating visually ideas about the mechanics of memory, the nature of identity, and the politics of history, LA JETÉE also draws attention to the character and function of imaging […]

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RED SPEEDO

Lucas Hnath is a remarkable young playwright whose last two works produced in Los Angeles—The Christians, at the Taper in 2015, and RED SPEEDO, now at The Road in a production directed by Joe Banno—present protagonists clashing with the institutions they’ve devoted their lives to. Pastor Paul in The Christians questions the existence of hell […]

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WAYNE MC GREGOR’S AFTERITE

AFTERITE—Wayne McGregor’s contemporary take on the Stravinsky-Nijinsky ballet Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)—continues performances this week after its world premiere on Monday night. The dance is McGregor’s first commission for the American Ballet Theater, and performances tonight, Friday, and Saturday feature principals Misty Copeland, Hee Seo, Herman Cornejo, Cory Stearns, and James […]