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Lutz invited his audience to the Salle Pleyel in Paris to present his spring 2019 collection. While the red light on the red carpet recalled a nightclub ethos, the Art Deco style of the room harks back to classical and traditional qualities in the atmosphere. His collection followed this path with rigorous cuts and odd […]


"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)


The Stephen Petronio Company is at the Joyce this week with the premiere of HARDNESS 10 (Petronio’s collaboration with Nico Muhly), SIGNALS (Merce Cunningham), and an excerpt from Petronio’s 2003 work UNDERLAND.   STEPHEN PETRONIO COMPANY, through Sunday, March 25. JOYCE THEATER, 175 Eighth Avenue, at 19th Street, New York City. joyce.org/performances/stephen-petronio-company Stephen Petronio Company. […]


WHEN WOMEN DISRUPT—“a collaborative featuring artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, muralist Jessica Sabogal, and filmmaker Melinda James—will discuss how their outdoor public art installations challenge racism, sexism, and xenophobia.”   WHEN WOMEN DISRUPT, Wednesday, March 21, at 5:30 pm. WALTER ANNENBERG HALL, USC, 3630 Watt Way, Los Angeles. visionsandvoices.usc.edu/events/ whenwomendisrupt.com Image credit: When Women Disrupt.


“Virtually anything has more dignity than lying and blundering before the whole stupefied world, which seems to be the politician’s eternal role.” — illustrator Robert Grossman (1940-2018), when asked if his political caricatures were “undignified.”* See: drewfriedman.blogspot.com/the-caricature-art-of-robert-grossman * nytimes.com/obituaries/robert-grossman Top: Robert Grossman in 1968. Photograph by Jan Welt. Below, Hugh Hefner, Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger, and Sammy Davis, […]


RUBBERBANDance, from Montréal, will perform this week at USC. Artistic director Victor Quijada—who founded the troupe “to reconcile the opposing aesthetics of street styles and classical dance”—will participate in a post-performance Q & A.   RUBBERBANDANCE—VIC’S MIX, Tuesday, March 20, at 7:30 pm. BOVARD AUDITORIUM, USC, 3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles. visionsandvoices.usc.edu/event rubberbandance.com/en RUBBERBANDance performing Vic’s Mix. Image […]