Antaeus's 'Picnic' Is The Hottest Show Of The Summer (Literally)

You can't go wrong with either cast in Cameron Watson's brilliant production of this William Inge classic.

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CULTURE

9 Artsy AF Shows, Exhibits and Events You Have To Check Out This July

Abandon Netflix for just one afternoon and take part in L.A.'s burgeoning art scene. 

CULTURE

Riding The World Naked Bike Ride LA 2015: Seeking Solidarity In Nudity

One reporter explores riders' - and her own - reasons for stripping down and cycling through Downtown L.A.

DANCE

World Premiere Of BalletNow Series Thrills L.A. Audiences

BalletNow brought an ecclectic and innovative mix of art to Angelenos last weekend at the Music Center.

ART

USC Seven Slam Back At Roski Dean In New Statement, Continuing MFA Debate

The #USC7 students counter statements made by the Roski dean, point-by-point, in their latest shot fired at the USC art school.

DANCE

Dance Camera West Draws Inspiration From L.A. Landmarks

Dance comes to life on screen this weekend at this West Coast film festival.

CULTURE

17-Year-Old Organizes #FreeTheNipple Protest, Is Cooler Than Us

The rally gave teen feminists a chance to get off Tumblr and share ideas face-to-face.

Food

New Food Truck Buddha Bing Offers Fresh Spin On Popular Chinese Snack

Buddha Bing, a new food truck, is experiencing the thrills and challenges of the mobile restaurant business.

 

Tight-Knit Group Of Artisans Start Arroyo General, 'Something For Everyone' Store in Highland Park

The Highland Park gift shop offers a wide selection of products made by local artisans.

Trend Report: Amped About Ampersands

Understand why so many LA restaurant names have adopted the curly symbol.

Artisanal LA Highlights Local Artisans And Makers

The biannual Artisanal LA showcase featured products from local food businesses.  

Health

Tradition Turned Trend: Yoga’s Westernization

A closer look at the evolution of yoga from spiritual journey to sport.

Sustainable Dorm Living: Project Wormsmeat

Learn how to trade in your waste for worms. 

Why Is Weight Loss Anyone Else's Business?

After you shrink your waistline, are your friends only waiting for you to gain it back?

When Veterans Serve... Behind Bars

Prison and yoga may seem an unlikely fit, but in the Vista Detention Center yoga is changing the lives of several veterans.

Culture

Disneyland Shows Off New Technology At 60th Anniversary Celebration

Disneyland celebrated its diamond anniversary with dazzling light shows and new special effects.

Clickbait Literature: Why ‘Real’ Writers Can (And Should) Embrace Buzzfeed

The listicle is a powerful tool: use it for good, not evil.

USC Students And South L.A. Residents Unite With Art

USC student-run art collective Jukebox pushes students to mingle with the South L.A. creative community.

THEATER + DANCE

Adding Music To The Mayhem: 'Heathers: The Musical' Brings The Cult Classic To A Whole New Level

Both the original cult classic film and rising musical sensation take on the horrors of high school in different but both brutally hilarious ways.

BOOKS

Kaya Press: A Welcome Change At The Festival Of Books

Kaya Press offered hands-on activities and warm fuzzy literary feelings at the Festival of Books this weekend.

New Book Showcases The History Of L.A. Through Menu Archives

Professor Josh Kun and chef Roy Choi take you behind the scenes of their newest book exploring the historic menus of L.A. restaurants.

Immigration Documentary Asks To Define 'American' At The Festival Of Books

Undocumented Filipino-American Jose Antonio Vargas contributes to the conversation surrounding immigration policy.