The Wallis announces its 2016/17 season and a new, more intimate space
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is stepping up its game with its new season
'The Day Shall Declare It' combines immersive theater with BBQ and cocktails
Enjoy theater, cocktails and BBQ in this unique theater experience in LA
Five cool arts and culture events to check out in LA this May
From a guided art tour to a boozy breakfast art show, these events should keep you cultured all month
'Point Break Live' is saying 'vaya con Dios' after nearly a decade in LA
See this hilarious romp while you still can
Ongoing art exhibitions
Alex Israel at The Huntington
Los Angeles-based artist Alex Israel is staging an "intervention" at the Huntington Library. Sixteeen of his paintings and sculptures plus two site-specific...
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium
American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989) is one of the most influential artists of the late-20th century. His work revealed the true...
In Focus: Electric!
Peruse selections from the Getty's permanent collection with historic images that show the allure of artificial illumination as well as recent photographs...
Traversing the Globe through Illuminated Manuscripts
Before we could bounce messages back and forth via wires and satellites, books were our primary way of sharing and discovering experiences beyond our own....
Made in L.A.
The third in an ongoing series of biennial exhibitions focuses on work created by 26 emerging and under-recognized LA artists. Within every gallery of...
Best performing arts centers
The West Side's most glittery theatrical venue is home to a good-sized main stage, the Gil Cates Theater, and the cozier Skirball Kenis Theater. The company offers a mix of new work and local premieres, frequently with big-name (though sometimes second-tier) Hollywood talent. Special nights include Wine Down Sundays, Lounge Fridays and Talk Back Tuesdays, where a special drinks or coffee reception is held before the performance. Saturday mornings often feature great kid-oriented shows.
A Noise Within
The LA region's leading classical theater company presents two annual seasons, each containing three productions in repertory. Workshops, lectures and classes are also held in the splendid new Pasadena facilities, opened in 2011.
Mark Taper Forum
Distinguished as the first non-New York theater to win consecutive Pulitzer prizes two years in a row (for The Kentucky Cycle and Angels In America), this 739-seat theater holds a high standard for its year-round program of plays—and as a result, tends to draw keen, theater-literate audiences.