Arts & Entertainment


Apocalypse redux: "Fear the Walking Dead" finale falters

The slipshod approach is agonizing enough, but the logistics of the whole affair, and how they were mishandled, are downright insulting.


“uCarmen” from South Africa: No castanets, bring in the marimbas

For the second year in a row, the world-renowned South African Isango Ensemble has come to Santa Monica's Broad Stage.


"Heroes Reborn" is satisfying sequel to original series

This show has something to prove, to viewers and critics, but it looks like great things are coming.


“Hit the Wall”: Revolution starts with a hot night out

We the audience are immersed right in the epicenter of the Stonewall Rebellion that broke out the night of June 28, 1969.


"Freeheld": Ms. and Ms. Smith go to Washington

Inspired by a true story.  The precedent struck by Laurel and Stacie's struggle played a major role in the same-sex marriage movement.


Hispanic Heritage Month: A Costa Rican poet honors Carlos Bulosan

Carlos Sampayan Bulosan (1913-1956) was a class-conscious English-language Filipino novelist and poet.


“Breathe”: A brave new play about choking in America

Giving no hint of having been written 15 years ago, this is actually the world premiere production of the play.


“The Man Who Knew Infinity”: An infinitely rewarding film

"I found this film to be an infinitely rewarding biopic that showed 'math is an art, not a science.' "


California rolls in new film “East Side Sushi”

Anthony Lucero's fine film uses the framework of food film to deftly explore class, work, ethnicity, and sexism.


A Latina Medea for the modern age

"Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles": A great theatrical opportunity for Angelenos awaits in Malibu!

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