Host Frances Anderton looks at design and architecture from a Los Angeles perspective.
This week, you can: hear authors talk about early 20th century LA architects and/or (separately) the structural dispossession of building and gentrification in the 21st century; go to…
After addressing complaints that drew national attention, Laguna Beach officials are sticking with a new American flag-themed logo on their police cars.
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is back for its 20th year, and as you’ll know already from Instagram, the desert bacchanal is no longer defined only by the music.
Even if you did not make it to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival for this, its 20th year, you may have seen the work of Diébédo Francis Kéré.
This week, you can: learn about the trans-media career of a pioneering digital designer; appreciate keshiki in Japanese ceramics; track down wildlife in Los Angeles; discuss…
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is undergoing a major overhaul that’s projected to cost $650 million.
You may be getting ready to check out this year’s spring superbloom in the desert or the Coachella music festival.
This week: hear from your favorite authors; load up on art books; appreciate the beautiful, culturally disrupting art of Kwame Brathwaite; tour sustainable gardens that nurture nature;…
Los Angeles has lost a true original: the architect and artist François Perrin, who died Monday, April 1, of brain cancer.
Fans of the rapper Nipsey Hussle are remembering his music as well as his contributions to South LA, where he was raised.
On April 5, 1994, Kurt Cobain died of an apparent suicide. The singer and guitarist of the mega-rock band Nirvana was just 27 years old.
In the late 19th century and early twentieth century, “nature boys” -- bearded, vegetarian men, typically from Germany -- and many people suffering from tuberculosis made their way to…
This week, you can: check out "salty urbanism" by Brooks + Scarpa; catch a theatrical interpretation of Joan Didion's The White Album; hear LA artists and historians discuss the…
There are big changes coming to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
The Democratic field of presidential contenders is filling up. You can tell a lot about their messages from their political campaign logos -- color, font, punctuation.
There’s a good chance that something you own was inspired by the Bauhaus: folding chairs, fitted kitchen cabinets and counters, or maybe you work in a steel and glass tower.
This week, you can: hear Robert Inman talk about the 6th edition of the Los Angeles architectural guidebook; learn about the history of Pasadena's Busch Gardens; hear Thomas Demand…
If you have driven by the intersection of Sunset and Western over the last few years you may have noticed a yellow-wrapped, half-finished big box.
The civil rights movement and its aftermath produced activism, music, fashion, and visual art.
The creation of place is as much about the social experience as the physical, especially when it comes to home. And home to many means the company of a pet.