Ai Weiwei at the Skirball is Powerful

Ai Weiwei: Trace at the Skirball Cultural Center offers Angelenos the opportunity to understand one man’s legacy of artistic protest, as well as to learn about dozens of political activists throughout recent history. The exhibit, which runs through August 1, …

6.3.21

Wanna Get Away… to a Museum in LA?

Exploring museums and their grounds is a great first foray back after over a year of lockdown. We took a look at the most popular museums in the Los Angeles area, their reopening plans and new, noteworthy exhibits. Fair warning: …

6.2.21

What is Algorithmic Justice? Watch Coded Bias and find out

A new documentary on Netflix is well-timed to help us understand the ground that is shifting beneath our feet when it comes to our society’s relationship with technology. Check out Coded Bias and meet the endearing MIT student whose experience …

5.26.21

May Reading List

Ron Brownstein’s “Rock Me on the Water: 1974 – The Year Los Angeles Transformed Movies, Music, Television, and Politics” is a book that I’ve already given as a gift three times, teeing it up as a first choice …

5.19.21

Making Sandwiches for Homeless Families

Making sandwiches for Angelenos who are hungry is a weekly feel-good project.
5.19.21

Spring Podcast Round-Up

What we're listening to (and have been during the long pandemic).
5.19.21

Amy Sherald: See these six paintings before 6/6

Luminous paintings on display until June 6
5.19.21

DREAM: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Virtually (2 Ways)

We are awash in content these days and one thing that’s clear after a year of lockdown is that great writing stretches and adapts over time. William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is fresh and relevant right now. Here are …

3.13.21

The Future – Magic at the Geffen

Hands down, the best Zoom adventure I have had this year came from a theater in my neighborhood, The Geffen Playhouse.
3.5.21