author of “The City Beneath: A Century of Los Angeles Graffiti”
Graffiti has been around for more than a century in LA, telling and tracing the city's history. Susan Phillips documents this in her new book, “The City Beneath."
Jan. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
One of the first books within a huge movement that restored respectability to memoirs, This Boy’s Life celebrates its thirtieth anniversary, and Tobias Wolff celebrates thirty years…
Feb. 13from Bookworm
Rotting fruit is made out of semi precious stones, a group show centers around witches, and paintings depict figures floating through water.
Feb. 18from Arts & Culture Stories
The series marked Byrd’s first time music supervising a project.
Feb. 18from KCRW Features
Art fairs of all shapes and sizes pop up in Los Angeles, from blue-chip to artist-run.
Feb. 11from Arts & Culture Stories
The Academy Awards took over Hollywood on slightly rainy Sunday, bringing together the film industry for a night that culminated with a historic victory for South Korean film,…
Feb. 10from KCRW Features
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I get really angry at something that hasn’t happened yet, and then get angry when it doesn’t happen, and then don’t know what to do with…
Feb. 12from Martini Shot
A MacArthur Park school is working with LACMA to bring art into the historic but gentrifying neighborhood.
Feb. 12from Greater LA
Kitty Green's "The Assistant" is audacious in a deadpan way, a #MeToo drama that comes on like an HR video illustrating the responsibilities of an entry-level job.
Jan. 31from Film Reviews
In the first scene of playwright Steven Leigh Morris' new play "Red Ink," our protagonist makes a cri-du-coeur: "What was he thinking?...Why would a successful business man do to his…
Feb. 10from Opening the Curtain