Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times

Carolina A. Miranda

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Recent articles by Carolina:

Reopening cities: L.A. architects imagine the pandemic reset

How homes, offices and the city will evolve in the COVID-19 era. Plus, remembering Larry Kramer and Peter Alexander in our weekly arts newsletter. → Read More

How should L.A. be redesigned for coronavirus? Are doorknobs out? We asked the experts

COVID-19 has Thom Mayne, Michael Maltzan, Barbara Bestor, Rachel Allen and more Los Angeles architects rethinking design, from balconies to doorknobs. → Read More

Peter Alexander, who created ethereal worlds out of resin, dies at 81

A surfer inspired by the properties of water and light, Alexander was one of the Light and Space artists who imbued minimalism with SoCal buoyancy. → Read More

The Markaz is closing, but the Middle East arts center will return as an online publication

The Middle East arts center is putting an end to in-person events because of coronavirus. It will re-emerge in the fall as "The Markaz Review," an online publication → Read More

Essential Arts: What will theater be like post-COVID? 25 theater minds have answers

Theater's most imaginative minds reimagine the stage post-COVID-19, an art show held all over L.A. and a hit Zoom play in Essential Arts newsletter. → Read More

L.A. City Council approves plans to turn developer fees into emergency arts grants

Los Angeles' COVID-19 arts relief program will dispense grants to artists, small arts organizations and theaters at "the greatest risk of hardship." → Read More

Essential Arts: To spend, or not to spend, the museum endowment

Plugging pandemic holes with endowment money, "Hamilton" on TV, uncertain future for high school performing arts students and a digital theater experience in our weekly arts newsletter. → Read More

Essential Arts: Bring back plague monuments, says our Pulitzer-winning critic

A COVID-19 plague sculpture for New York, the drive-through as lifeline in Los Angeles and too many Zoom plays. This week's Essential Arts. → Read More

Drive throughs and drive-ins were fading. Coronavirus made them a lifeline

The drive-through is derided; the drive-in, nearly extinct. But the coronavirus outbreak has made them essential for food, tests, a movie and church. → Read More

Essential Arts: L.A. theater leaders plot a return to the stage

How L.A. theater will return — plus all the week's culture news. → Read More

L.A. City Council debates converting developer fees for cultural events into arts relief fund

Los Angeles developers pay fees to support public arts programs. Councilman David Ryu proposes turning that fund into relief grants for arts groups. → Read More

Rafael Cardenas set out to capture L.A. in a photo a day. He ended up recording a pandemic

Rafael Cardenas had a simple project for 2020: Take a daily photograph of Los Angeles. What he captured is a city under coronavirus lockdown. → Read More

Six renegade visions for LACMA. Protest group announces winners of design competition

An anonymous donor is funding design competition prizes for global firms' alternatives to Peter Zumthor's plan for Los Angeles County Museum of Art → Read More

Coronavirus can't stop L.A.'s most devoted museum fan

The week's arts news in one newsletter, including one man's obsession with L.A. museums, a towering propaganda painting and more pandemic effects. → Read More

Coronavirus adds urgency to new Mike Kelley art grants

The COVID-19 crisis has led the Mike Kelley Foundation to be more flexible in its grants. Here's who will receive the $400,000 pool for L.A. groups. → Read More

Broad museum lays off 130 in visitor services and retail because of coronavirus

Laid-off Broad museum staffers, most of them part-time, will remain on payroll through Friday; the curatorial team will remain in place. → Read More

Painful closures lie ahead for L.A. galleries. How 35 are bracing for the worst

An L.A. Times survey of Los Angeles art galleries on a slimmed-down post-pandemic future. Some are banding together to weather the storm. → Read More

Essential Arts: Peter Sellars uses coronavirus restrictions to reflect

The week's culture news in one newsletter, including wisdom from Peter Sellars, Beethoven's Fifth and a documentary about Hilma af Klint. → Read More

A renegade competition to reimagine LACMA has a LACMA curator on the jury

Why would a former LACMA curator, a former Getty Museum director and artist Lauren Bon join the jury for an architectural competition to remake LACMA when demolition has begun for the Peter Zumthor plan? → Read More

Commentary: LACMA has begun demolition. Where are the gallery plans?

Legacy buildings of Los Angeles County Museum of Art are being torn apart for a new Peter Zumthor design. The planned gallery interiors remain a mystery. → Read More