Arts

Seward Johnson’s 2011 sculpture “Forever Marilyn” depicts the truly iconic Marilyn Monroe mid-subway breeze from that famous scene in “The Seven Year Itch."

from Greater LA

Actor and writer Gabriel Byrne on the joke from childhood that still makes him laugh

from The Treatment

Eli Broad died Friday at age 87.

Eli Broad wanted to turn LA’s Grand Avenue into France’s Champs-Élysées, says Carolina Miranda

Eli Broad died Friday at age 87.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When the pandemic hit London, director Simon Godwin's National Theatre production of “Romeo & Juliet” shut down.

To direct ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ Simon Godwin embraced the motto ‘the obstacle is the way’

When the pandemic hit London, director Simon Godwin's National Theatre production of “Romeo & Juliet” shut down.

from The Business

For viewers who felt priced out of HBO Max’s $15 a month subscription fee, there will soon be a cheaper option.

New pricing option for HBO Max, Netflix embraces channel surfing

For viewers who felt priced out of HBO Max’s $15 a month subscription fee, there will soon be a cheaper option.

from The Business

CEO Ari Emanuel tried to take his company Endeavor public in the fall of 2019.

Ari Emanuel’s Endeavor is now a publicly traded company

CEO Ari Emanuel tried to take his company Endeavor public in the fall of 2019.

from Hollywood Breakdown

“Status Update,” the mini-narratives of George Toles, accompanied by magnificent art responses from Cliff Eyland.

George Toles: 'Status Update'

“Status Update,” the mini-narratives of George Toles, accompanied by magnificent art responses from Cliff Eyland.

from Bookworm

Some artists are putting on their own group shows that celebrate the ability to gather safely after a year apart.

Artist-run group shows pop up in LA as pandemic eases

Some artists are putting on their own group shows that celebrate the ability to gather safely after a year apart.

from Greater LA

LA’s museums were devoid of human life for most of last year. Unexpected guests crept into the gallery spaces: moths.

Getty Center staff spent 6000 hours trying to keep moths out of galleries during past year

LA’s museums were devoid of human life for most of last year. Unexpected guests crept into the gallery spaces: moths.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Actor and comedian Eric André on how free jazz inspires his prank comedy.

Actor and comedian Eric André on how free jazz inspires his prank comedy

Actor and comedian Eric André on how free jazz inspires his prank comedy.

from The Treatment

Chloé Zhao made history as the first woman of color to win Best Director and Best Picture, but the 2021 Oscars will be remembered for the awkward, COVID-era ceremony and blunt ending.

Oscars 2021: Historic wins for Chloé Zhao and ‘Nomadland’ overshadowed by multiple misfires

Chloé Zhao made history as the first woman of color to win Best Director and Best Picture, but the 2021 Oscars will be remembered for the awkward, COVID-era ceremony and blunt ending.

from The Business

In his new HBO series “Exterminate All the Brutes,” filmmaker Raoul Peck jumps around the world, and goes forward and backward in time, tracing the history of white supremacy and…

In ‘Exterminate All the Brutes,’ Raoul Peck examines white supremacy through a personal lens

In his new HBO series “Exterminate All the Brutes,” filmmaker Raoul Peck jumps around the world, and goes forward and backward in time, tracing the history of white supremacy and…

from The Business

Netflix hoped to add 6 million subscribers last quarter, but only added 4 million. The streaming giant pointed to COVID-19 as the reason for the slowed growth.

Netflix misses subscriber goal, Hollywood slow to react to Scott Rudin revelations

Netflix hoped to add 6 million subscribers last quarter, but only added 4 million. The streaming giant pointed to COVID-19 as the reason for the slowed growth.

from The Business

Scott Rudin is long known to be a bully in the industry, but after “The Hollywood Reporter” published on-the-record allegations, the prolific producer stepped back from his upcoming…

Scott Rudin steps away from Broadway and film projects, Hollywood slow to react

Scott Rudin is long known to be a bully in the industry, but after “The Hollywood Reporter” published on-the-record allegations, the prolific producer stepped back from his upcoming…

from Hollywood Breakdown

"We need to feel angry about it. We need pride in addressing it … It is an emotional change we need in our society to really deal with climate change," says Lucy Jones.

Seismologist Lucy Jones on climate change: ‘We need to feel angry about it, we need pride in addressing it’

"We need to feel angry about it. We need pride in addressing it … It is an emotional change we need in our society to really deal with climate change," says Lucy Jones.

from Greater LA

KCRW speaks with retired set decorator Cheryal Kearney, retired camera operator Norm Langley, and retired hairdresser Robert Stevenson.

Retired Hollywood workers: Industry isn’t diversifying as fast as it should be over past 50 years

KCRW speaks with retired set decorator Cheryal Kearney, retired camera operator Norm Langley, and retired hairdresser Robert Stevenson.

from Greater LA

Rachel Kushner’s “The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020” is a career-spanning collection of nineteen essays.

Rachel Kushner: “The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020”

Rachel Kushner’s “The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020” is a career-spanning collection of nineteen essays.

from Bookworm

Writer Mark Harris on Mike Nichols as an outsider.

Mark Harris: ‘Mike Nichols: A Life’

Writer Mark Harris on Mike Nichols as an outsider.

from The Treatment

In the Oscar-nominated short film “ Two Distant Strangers ,” a Black man named Carter can’t escape the same day.

‘Two Distant Strangers’ puts you in shoes of a Black man who can’t escape getting killed

In the Oscar-nominated short film “ Two Distant Strangers ,” a Black man named Carter can’t escape the same day.

from Greater LA

Two recent stories from “The Hollywood Reporter” examine the toxic work environment in Hollywood.

Will Hollywood take a stand on workplace bullying? Ray Fisher and others speak out

Two recent stories from “The Hollywood Reporter” examine the toxic work environment in Hollywood.

from The Business