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“A musician inspired by a painter who loves a dancer and what moves a dancer? Music! THE GHOST OF TED DRAGON shows this cycle of creativity with the stage as its playground.” — Mark Golamco

Throbbing with body horror and not shy of humor and sensuality, 2300 SHE—an ongoing project that explores our imperial wasteland destiny—is a dance and multimedia critique of cis feminism within the cannibalizing American office cubicle. The American drive to expand

Don’t miss the show “Bruce Yonemoto—An Opening,” now in its final week at O-Town House in Los Angeles. Including sculptural and video work by the artist and his late brother Norman Yonemoto, the show was conceived with writer-curator Julie Ault.

Meet Jamie Diaz—if you haven’t already made her acquaintance. Convicted in 1996 of aggravated robbery, Diaz is serving a life sentence in a Texas penitentiary for men. Diaz—a trans woman—has used these past decades for personal and artistic growth, developing

Presented by filmmaker Telémachos Alexiou, O1-B CALIFORNIA: A JOURNEY OF ARTISTIC MIGRATION is an extraordinary collection of unique NFTs, a re-imagining of his pursuit of an artist visa and his ultimate relocation from Europe to the vibrant city of Los

Join Oscar Tuazon at Acid-Three—this year’s Acid-Free Los Angeles Artbook Market—for an opening-day book signing. An exhibition catalog of Tuazon’s three 2023 institutional exhibitions in Europe as well as an outline of his practice over the past decade, BUILDING includes

In 2017, the childhood home of Nina Simone—a three-room structure in Tryon, North Carolina—was jointly purchased by Adam Pendleton and fellow artists Ellen Gallagher, Rashid Johnson, and Julie Mehretu. Since then, the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund has been

Fighting their way through speculative narratives—sensory détournements of movement and sound by turns comic, anguished, and exhilarating—the characters in Lewis’ new work A PLOT / A SCANDAL uproot and remix histories of production and repression, drawing from lives as diverse

Marking an indirect transition from desire to sketched and painterly form, the beaux-arts ideations of comely ephebes and lost cities by Paul P. find their source in the imagined lives of others—whether interwar characters out of Evelyn Waugh dreaming of

The Hammer Museum and UCLA Film & Television Archive present CAULEEN SMITH — IN SPACE, IN TIME, a series of artist screenings kicked off by a performance of Black Utopia LP. Among Smith’s short films, the programs include screenings of