Friday, January 24

Soundbite: "Sun"

Chan Marshall, who performs and records under the moniker Cat Power, has been glaringly absent from the music scene. Read more...


(Credit: Matador Records)

Sounds of Summer

Childhood summers used to be filled with Slip 'n Slides, zip lines and hikes at summer camp, and so much time spent in the pool that our skin turned to prunes. Read more...

Cinematic Sites

Hollywood is known as the movie capital of the world, but the city of Los Angeles itself has been featured in decades of film production as well. Read more...

Made in L.A. Music Series to kick off with Hammer Bash! to spotlight local artists

Hammer Bash!
June 28, 7 p.m.
Hammer Museum
Free Reels of tape intertwine costumed dancers who hold items such as rifles, arrows or bottles of Coca-Cola. The dancers use these objects to maintain tension on the tapes as an electronic composition created by the reel-to-reel tape machines and orchestral instruments fills the air. Artist Scott Benzel will present and perform this piece, titled "(Threnody) A Beginner's Guide to Mao Tse-tung "“ for 2 tape loops, dancers, cello, viola, violin and percussion," at Thursday's Hammer Bash! event. Read more...