Author Archives: Layla

July 28

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE: WHIPPED CREAM

Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky Libretto and Score by Richard Strauss Sets and Costumes by Mark Ryden Scenery Supervisor: Camellia Koo Costume Supervisor: Holly Hynes Lighting by Brad Fields Running Time: 105 minutes From the delicious imaginations of Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky and pop surrealist visionary Mark Ryden comes a second helping of this dollop […]

MET OPERA LIVE IN HD SUMMER ENCORE: TURANDOT

MET OPERA LIVE IN HD SUMMER ENCORE: EUGENE ONEGIN

June 26

CALIFORNIA SCIENCE CENTER: KING TUT

To celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb, the California Science Center proudly presents the world premiere of KING TUT: TREASURES OF THE GOLDEN PHARAOH–the largest King Tut exhibition ever toured! Discover over 150 authentic artifacts from King Tut’s celebrated tomb–60 of which have never traveled outside of Egypt, until now. In […]

June 26

LACMA: RICHARD SERRA’S BAND

Band may qualify as Richard Serra’s magnum opus, representing the fullest expression of the formal vocabulary proffered by his monumental steel arcs and torqued ellipses of the 1980s and ’90s. Band is among the most formally elegant and technically complex works of Serra’s oeuvre, a sculpture that took him two-and-a-half years to develop and which […]

June 25

LACMA: DAVID HOCKNEY: 82 PORTRAITS AND 1 STILL-LIFE

In 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life, David Hockney offers a vibrant and intimate view of people with whom he has developed relationships over the past 50 years. The majority of the portraits were painted in Hockney’s Los Angeles studio, all from life and over a period of two or three days, which the artist has […]

June 25

LACMA: CITY AND COSMOS: THE ARTS OF TEOTIHUACAN

The ancient city of Teotihuacan flourished in central Mexico in the first millennium CE. This multi-ethnic, cosmopolitan city was the largest urban center in the Americas in its day. City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan presents recent findings from Mexican national and international archaeological projects excavating at Teotihuacan’s three main pyramids—the Sun, Moon, and […]