• Laurie McKenna’s mixed-media work entitled, The Undesirables, is hosted by Laurie Steelink of Cornelius Projects. Photo by Terelle Jerricks

    When America Is at War With Itself

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     The Undesirables recalls the 1917 deportation of striking miners at Bisbee, Arizona

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor hen historian Howard Zinn thought about the relationship between artists and so

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  • Laurie McKenna’s The Undesirables at Cornelius Projects

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_custom_heading text="The Undesirables: A Multimedia Presentation and Event with video, spoken word and live music 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 4 The Undesirables: A Mixed Media Installation by Laurie McKenna August 2 through 12 " font_container="tag:h2|font_size:60|text_align:right" use_theme_fonts="yes" css=".vc_custom_1

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  • The Twentieth-Century Way

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_custom_heading text=" A Compelling Exploration of Historical and Ethical Truths" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:rgba(17%2C17%2C17%2C0.45)"][vc_column_text]

    By Greggory Moore, Curtain Call columnist

    In 1914,

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  • Good Intentions Don’t Make for a Good All-American Genderf*ck Cabaret

    Good Intentions Don’t Make for a Good All-American Genderf*ck Cabaret

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    By Greggory Moore, Curtain Call columnist

    One of the most compelling—and for many, troubling—sociological topics of our time is gender identity. While half of Americans are still wrestling with the idea that maybe homosexuals deserve the same rights and protections as heterosexuals (get

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  • Dayramir-Gonzalez to perform at Alvas Showroom on July 29.

    Dayramir González Comes to Alva’s Showroom

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Award-winning Cuban pianist and composer, Dayramir González comes to Alva’s Showroom for a two-part concert July 29. The first concert will be a solo show, The Art of the Cuban Piano. It will be followed by, From Havana to San Pedro, Afro Cuban Jazz, for the second set, when Gonzá

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  • Kamasi Washington’s Heaven and Earth Lights Up Leimert Park

    [vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]By Melina Paris, Music Columnist Kamasi Washington brought Heaven and Earth to Leimert Park on June 21 for a daylong, pre-album release party. The title of the tenor sax player’s album also captured the mood among his fans. After he released his critically acclaimed Read More

  • Don’t Knock the Cover; Honor the Music of Yesteryear

    [vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor All too often, bands that perform covers of our favorite songs get no respect, and that’s not right. They get blamed whenever people complain about the lack of bands playing original music. But any star of yesteryear c

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  • The Glass Family Electric Band

    [vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]Spend a summer afternoon of rockin' music with the '60s sounds of the Glass Family Electric Band, including a psychedelic light show. Time: 4 p.m. July 8 Cost: Free Details: (424) 264-5335 Venue: The Warner Grand Theatre, 478 W.

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  • The Loft: Wood, Paper and Paint

    [vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]Artist Michael Falzone, Michael Stearns and Ron Therrio join for an exhibition characterized by expressive juxtapositions of material and form. The three artist share their visions of earth and spirit in the main upstairs gallery at the Loft. The group show opens on July 5. Time: 6

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  • Stories of Los Angeles Harbor Area: Oral Histories Document, Connect  Diverse Communities

    [vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]By Melina Paris, Culture Writer Film producer and director Jack Baric and LA Harbor International Film Festival founder Stephanie Mardesich joined forces to produce the San Pedro oral history project Stories of Los Angeles Harbor Area. Mardesich

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