Skirball Cultural Center

This exhibition, titled FOCUS IRAN 2, is actually the second biennial exhibition with a focus on Iranian culture and heritage
Susan Jaques & Edward Goldman in conversation at the Getty Center; Jan. 15, 2017 Photo: Penny Wolin Top: Jacob Hashimoto
The art season this fall is practically bursting at the seams with first-rate museum and gallery exhibitions all over town
Now that the year is almost over, it feels like a good time to say, "Thank you for the memories, 2015." And I'm talking, of course, about good art memories.
We all have something to hide. Usually, we bury it deep inside the caverns of ourselves, where no one can find it. It's a secret, a wild whisper so engrained that we can't dismiss it. It's our shadow. And it follows us everywhere.
Harrison Coll darts across the stage, like a pinball bounding from side to side. Or maybe he's more of a missile that's caught fire. His feet become irrelevant; every movement is just a dash, a thrust, a scream from his body. Turning, flying, launching, landing.
The traveling exhibition, Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams, currently on display at Skirball Cultural Center, presents a lesser-known dimension of American photographer Ansel Adams' celebrated career.
The legendary rock impresario Bill Graham was not a particularly observant Jew. There is nothing specifically Jewish about the bands he worked with, such as the Grateful Dead or the Rolling Stones, or the venues in which he produced concerts, such as at the Fillmore (East and West) and Winterland arenas.
University of Kent Official Site (Kent is cool. I studied there. One of my life's best choices.) A brilliant new opportunity
Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie at the Skirball Cultural Center runs through March 2, 2014. Edward Goldman
While some architects' designs for museums and buildings make the outside more famous than what's inside, Safdie's work is different: His architecture often takes a back seat to its surroundings and to its purpose, whether residential, or public space, or multipurpose.
There's an old saying that goes something like this: We spend the first half of our lives running away from home and the rest trying to get back. Consider Homer, way back in ancient Greece. The same could be said of Gary Baseman, whose career retrospective opens this weekend.
Arnold Schwartzman, the artistic director of the "Voices & Visions" program whose first set of 18 posters by world class graphic artists illuminating quotations from illustrious Jewish personages is now on view at LA's Skirball Cultural Center, is a story unto himself.
With the holiday season upon us, it might be a good idea to take a bird's-eye view of the American museum scene, here in California and elsewhere across the country.
Still making plans for the week ahead? Here are ideas for all age groups from The Family Savvy, from fireworks, to music, to dinner and a movie.
Hal Holbrook was honored with the Julie Harris Award at the Actor's Fund 15th Annual Tony Award Viewing Party in Los Angeles on June 12.
Relive the experience of oral storytelling tradition by participating in a daylong marathon reading of the Iliad at the Getty Villa.
Observation is the core of the scientific process, and we have a great way to start good science habits in your kids. Each March, Kidspace Museum in Pasadena hosts Caterpillar Adoption Days.