Skirball Exhibit Explores Ruth Bader Ginsburg, aka the Notorious RBG

Skirball Exhibit Explores Ruth Bader Ginsburg, aka the Notorious RBG

Up until the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation-hearing hullabaloo, the most well known Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court was Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Everyone knows of the 85-year-old jurist, regardless of which side of the political divide one’s believes fall, nicknames the Notorious RBG. A new exhibition at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles celebrates […]

Huntington Puts ‘Blue Boy’ Restoration Project on Display

Huntington Puts ‘Blue Boy’ Restoration Project on Display

“The Blue Boy (1770)” by Thomas Gainsborough is arguably one of the most iconic British artworks. A highlight of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens collection, the painting is undergoing a major restoration and the museum put the project on public display. They have set up a special satellite conservation studio in their […]

‘Sweat’ Shines Somber Light on Working Class Despair

‘Sweat’ Shines Somber Light on Working Class Despair

For Los Angelenos, watching Lynn Nottage’s “Sweat,” playing at Center Theatre Group’s Mark Taper Forum until Oct. 7, may seems like a documentary about people from another civilization. The gritty 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play is about a factory town and its blue-collar inhabitants, who are devastated by the economic reality of the early 2000s and […]