Cupcake ATM

Do you know what this is?? If you guessed the Sprinkles Cupcake ATM, you’re right. Which begs the question: is the first step towards a George Jetson future or a just a case of “Only in Beverly Hills”.

Given the …

3.8.12

Lady Gaga’s BORN THIS WAY Foundation and a new film called Bully

Bullying is in the news right now — from Harvey Weinstein’s championing of a new film called Bully**, and Lady Gaga’s brand new project, the Born Like This Way Foundation. Every parent thinks about this issue from time …

3.8.12

Levitated Mass moves to LACMA

Yes, the famous rock is almost to LACMA  — it arrives on Saturday, March 10 between 2:00 AM and 6:00 AM — so make a plan soon to catch it along the way.  The massive rock, which weighs 340 tons …

3.6.12

Richard Diebenkorn at the OCMA

We can never explain why one artist or another grabs our heart but Richard Diebenkorn does just that for us. The Orange County Museum of Art has just opened a showcase of the painter’s Ocean Park series, the first museum …

2.28.12

Ballet Preljocaj – Snow White, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Gustav Mahler

If you take the kids to one ballet his year, this one is definitely the coolest. Ballet Preljocaj – Snow White comes to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center from March 23-25.

Whether you’re dance fiends, fans of …

2.28.12

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Beverly Hills

Wondering what’s going on behind the boarded up walls at Canon and Santa Monica Boulevards in Beverly Hills? We got a hard hat tour this week, and find ourselves wishing it were September 2013 and we were getting dressed for …

2.24.12

Il Teatro Alla Moda: Art event for TFS Subscribers

If the premiere show from the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Beverly Hills is indicative of the quality of programming to come from the new center (coming in 2013), we're all in luck. Il Teatro alla Moda -- which is only in town through March 18 -- showcases bejeweled and one-of-a-kind costumes designed by Italian master couture stars such as Missoni, Versace, Fendi and Capuccio.
2.24.12

ARCHIVED EVENT: Clybourne Park – Leaving for Broadway

We wish we’d seen this play earlier and had the chance to shout to the rooftops about how much we loved it. It’s witty in a dreadfully clever way, and provoked our thoughts and emotions by using the cast in …

2.23.12

Rediscovered: Photographs of LA, San Francisco and NYC

In 24 hours, I came across articles describing the recovery of black and white photographs of three American masters — Ansel Adams, Robert Frank and Arthur Tress.  A strange convergence of timing – but, what a great chance to glimpse …

2.22.12