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New movies opening in L.A. this week: Brad Pitt in 'Ad Astra,' 'Downton Abbey,'

Movies opening in L.A. for Sept. 15-22 include Brad Pitt in "Ad Astra," a big-screen "Downton Abbey" and Sly Stallone in "Rambo: Last Blood" → Read More

Theater in L.A. this week: Bill Irwin, Samuel Beckett, Ethan Coen

New plays in L.A. for Sept. 15-22 include Bill Irwin's "On Beckett" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre and Ethan Coen's "A Play Is a Poem" at the Taper → Read More

Museums in L.A. this week: 'Nineteen Nineteen' at the Huntington

New museums shows in L.A. for Sept. 15-22 include the centennial exhibition "Nineteen Nineteen" at the Huntington → Read More

Dance in L.A. this week: Heidi Duckler Dance, Diavolo and more

Dance performances in L.A. for Sept. 15-22 include Heidi Duckler Dance's "Move Me" and Diavolo — Architecture in Motion → Read More

Classic movies, festivals, etc., in L.A. this week: 'Selena,' 'The Godfather'

Movie events & revivals in L.A. this week, Sept. 15-22 → Read More

Classical music in L.A. this week: Violinist Itzhak Perlman at the Soraya

Classical music concerts in L.A. for Sept. 15-22 include Itzhak Perlman at the Soraya → Read More

What’s on TV: 'Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin,' 'Dancing with the Stars'

What's on TV? Highlights for Sept. 15-21 include "The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin," "Escaping the NXIVM Cult" and "Dancing With the Stars" → Read More

8 weekend picks: Kristin Chenoweth, Company Wayne McGregor, ‘Lenny Bruce’ and more

Looking for things to do this weekend? There’s also Bastille Day with Cal Phil, Meshell Ndegeocello at the Ford and the return of “The Phantom of the Opera” → Read More

L.A. movie openings, July 7-14: ‘Stuber,’ a Bethany Hamilton doc and more

What movies are playing? This week’s openings include “Stuber” with Dave Bautista and Kumail Nanjiani and a new doc about surfer Bethany Hamilton → Read More

SoCal movie events & revivals, July 7-14: ‘Double Indemnity,’ ‘Star Wars’ and more

What movies are playing? This week’s events & revivals include the classic 1944 film noir “Double Indemnity” plus “Star Wars” and “The Empire Strikes Back” → Read More

SoCal dance listings, July 7-14: ‘Adès & McGregor: A Dance Collaboration’ and more

What’s happening in dance? This week’s listings include Company Wayne McGregor and others in “Adès & McGregor: A Dance Collaboration” at the Music Center → Read More

SoCal theater listings, July 7-14: ‘The Play That Goes Wrong,’ ‘The Skin of Our Teeth’ and more

What’s happening in local theater? This week’s listings include the comedy “The Play That Goes Wrong” and the Thornton Wilder classic “The Skin of Our Teeth” → Read More

SoCal classical music listings, July 7-14: The LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl, a Brahms festival and more

What’s happening in classical music? This week’s listings include the LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl and the Summer of Brahms Chamber Music Festival → Read More

SoCal museum listings, July 7-14: ‘Gordon Parks: The Flávio Story’ and more

What’s happening at local museums? This week’s listings include the photographic exhibit “Gordon Parks: The Flávio Story” at the Getty → Read More

What’s on TV, July 7-13: ‘Harlots,’ the MLB All-Star Game and more

What’s on TV? Broadcast, cable and streaming highlights for July 7-13 include Season 3 of “Harlots” on Hulu, the MLB All-Star Game and more → Read More

Beyond fireworks: 10 ways to get a little culture this 4th of July weekend

For starters, the L.A. Phil with Nile Rodgers & Chic, the Royal Ballet from London, free Shakespeare in the park and dance that lets kids be part of the show. → Read More

SoCal movie events & revivals, June 30-July 7: ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ and more

What movies are playing? This week’s events & revivals include “I Know What You Did Last Summer,” “Lawrence of Arabia,” “Jaws” and “Mad Max: Fury Road” → Read More

L.A. movie openings, June 30-July 7: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ and more

What movies are playing? This week’s openings include the franchise entry “Spider-Man: Far From Home” and the return of “The Return of Martin Guerre” → Read More

SoCal classical music listings, June 30-July 7: Independence Day celebrations and more

What’s happening in classical music? Highlights include Independence Day celebrations with the LA Phil and Pacific Symphony plus an all-Brahms festival → Read More

SoCal dance listings, June 30-July 7: BrockusRED, the Royal Ballet and more

What’s happening in dance? This week’s listings include BrockusRED at the Ivy Substation and the Royal Ballet’s “Mayerling” at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. → Read More