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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN DOCUMENTARY

Quicksilver inspiration, preternatural artistry, and laser-focused drive against a backdrop of allies (Philip Treacy), loyal assistants (Sebastian Pons), ambivalent observers (Detmar Blow), and demons within (depression, drugs) and without (the fashion calendar)—the rapid rise and demise of Alexander McQueen is told in trenchant documentary form by Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui, co-directors of MCQUEEN. . […]

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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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ARTURO UI AT CITY GARAGE

Is there a through line from Capone’s Chicago and Hitler’s Germany to the current Washington interregnum? Director Frédérique Michel and producer Charles Duncombe make a good case in their City Garage production of Bertolt Brecht’s THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI, featuring a very strong performance by Andrew Loviska in the title role.   THE […]

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MULLIGAN TOUR DE FORCE

Carey Mulligan is back on stage in New York, reprising her tour-de-force habitation of “Woman” in Dennis Kelly’s GIRLS & BOYS, directed by Lyndsey Turner at the Minetta Lane.   GIRLS & BOYS, through July 22. MINETTA LANE THEATRE, 18 Minetta Lane, New York City. girlsandboystheplay.com Carey Mulligan in Girls & Boys.

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PARKETT’S TIME CAPSULE

The exhibition A TIME CAPSULE—WORKS MADE BY WOMEN FOR PARKETT, 1984–2017 will be up through July 21. PARKETT EXHIBITION SPACE, Limmatstrasse 268, Zürich. parkettart.com/time-capsule-at-parkett-space-zurich “The Parkett Story,” an interview with Parkett founding editiors Jacqueline Burckhardt and Bice Curiger, will be published in the forthcoming print issue of PARIS LA. Above: Tacita Dean, The Green Ray, […]

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BASHIR DAVIID NAIM’S PERSON

Bashir Daviid Naim hosts the latest edition of PERSON, a club night and performance series co-founded by the artist. Dia Dear, Davia Spain, and Elliot Reed will perform, along with DJs Bbyshamu, Baexploitation, and Ramdasha.   PERSON, Tuesday, July 3, 9:30 pm. LAXART, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood. * laxart.org/person-with-bashir-daviid-naim Image credit: Bashir Daviid Naim Twitter.