DoPe Press


For this year’s avidly anticipated Spring Dances, L.A. Dance Project presents the world premiere of Janie Taylor’s “Sleepwalker’s Encyclopedia” and the Los Angeles premiere of Benjamin Millepied’s “Me.You.We.They,” a collaboration with the composer Nico Mulhy. Alternating on the bill are

As part of ICA LA’s Triple Catalogue Launch Party, join artist-curator Anna Sew Hoy to celebrate the publication of the SCRATCHING AT THE MOON exhibition catalogue, an inside look at this landmark show. The first group exhibition of Asian American

This hilarious, transgressive détournement of “Hamlet”—written by James Ijames and the recipient of the 2022 Pulitzer Prize—shifts the play’s setting to North Carolina and replaces European angst with Black American joy. There is no theatrical experience in Los Angeles more

In Bertrand Bonello’s THE BEAST—an endlessly fascinating three-part puzzle—we first encounter Gabrielle (Léa Seydoux) and Louis (George MacKay) near the end of the Belle Époque, strolling through a Paris vernissage, playing a parlor game of “do you remember?”

Los Angeles cinephiles are in for the rarest of treats as the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures presents the North American 4K restoration premiere of Daniel Schmid’s LA PALOMA (1974), the opera director’s “intoxicating, maddening revelation” starring Ingrid Caven, Peter Kern,

Back in town for its semi-regular spring visit, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brings a mixed repertoire of old and new works to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. A highlight for its legion of local fans will be the Los

Since the beginning of his career, Cédric Rivrain has used the portrait as his principal subject of study whether he creates portraits of friends, family, or imaginary people. In that sense Rivrain’s artistic practice is very much anchored in the

Posting up at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood and the Santa Monica Airport, the Felix Art Fair and Frieze Los Angeles return this week with their peerless combination of art world heft and West Coast vibes. And already L.A. Art Week events

On Saturday, January 27, the exhibition “Sara Sachs: Public Skin” opens to the public at Gallery Sade Los Angeles. On this occasion, the artist presents a series of photographs that originated in her book “Blonde Lagoon,” published by DoPe Press

I became a fan of alto saxophonist and composer Steve Lehman the very moment I listened to his music for the first time. His album with the Senegalese hip-hop band Sélébéyone, his opus with his trio and Craig Taborn, The