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Roy Lichtenstein, "Bedroom at Arles" installation at Skirball Cultural Center

"Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A." at Skirball Cultural Center

10/10/2016

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On view at the Skirball through March 12, 2017, Pop for the People displays more than 70 Lichtenstein works, spanning four decades. The exhibition includes the seminal Ten Dollar Bill (1956), one of Lichtenstein’s first Pop Art pieces; the iconic Sunrise (1965) and Shipboard Girl (1965), created when he was first gaining renown; and more than 20 prints created in collaboration with acclaimed L.A. printing house, Gemini G.E.L.

Read on for highlights of Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A. at the Skirball Cultural Center.

Aerial view of the Getty Center

The Guide to the Perfect Date at the Getty Center

09/26/2016

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Your date is off to a good start - admission to the Getty Center is free, and you don’t need a ticket or reservation!

Parking is $15 per car, and reduced to $10 after 3 p.m. Go Metro and save even more money: Metro bus lines 734 and 234 stop at the Getty Center entrance, located at the intersection of Getty Center Drive and Sepulveda Boulevard.

"Triptych—August 1972" by Francis Bacon at the Getty Center

"London Calling" at the Getty Center

08/31/2016

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On view at the Getty Center, "London Calling: Bacon, Freud, Kossoff, Andrews, Auerbach, and Kitaj" represents the first major American museum exhibition to explore the leaders of the “School of London,” which rejected contemporary art’s preoccupation with abstraction and conceptualism in favor of the human figure and everyday landscape.

“Planet of Life” from “LIFE: A Journey Through Time” at Annenberg Space for Photography

"LIFE: A Journey Through Time" at Annenberg Space for Photography

10/28/2015

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"We are delighted to bring the majestic work of Frans Lanting to the Annenberg Space for Photography," said Wallis Annenberg, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of the Annenberg Foundation. "Lanting's photographic journey combines provocative storytelling with new scientific insights. His seemingly omnipotent ability to look at situations in the natural world provides us with, to quote Lanting, 'a window into its past.'"

WEST Restaurant & Lounge at Hotel Angeleno

The Guide to Brentwood, California

03/19/2015

Esther Tseng

Brentwood is one of L.A.'s most affluent neighborhoods, located on the Westside between Westwood and Santa Monica. Brentwood began as a Mexican land grant ranch sold off by the Sepulveda family. Its modern development started in the 1880s and today it boasts one of the lowest population densities in the city, with lush green pastures and coral trees along its main thoroughfare, San Vicente Boulevard. Read on for a guide to the area's essential stops, and get up close and personal with one of the Westside's most beautiful neighborhoods.

Jackson Market and Deli in Culver City

Hidden Gems in Culver City

11/29/2014

Esther Tseng

From its inception and then incorporation by Harry Culver in the early 1900s to the renovation and revitalization of its downtown that began in the 90s, Culver City is a city rich with motion picture, television and aviation history. Metro Goldwyn Mayer built their studios there in the 1920s; the facility later became Sony Pictures Studios. Howard Hughes opened his Hughes Aircraft plant in 1941 - at one time it was the largest employer in Los Angeles. Sony Pictures Entertainment is Culver City’s largest employer to date.

Iconic films such as "The Wizard of Oz," "Gone with the Wind," a portion of "Grease" and the Tarzan series were filmed in Culver City. By the early 2000s, parts of the Hughes empire had been purchased by or merged with General Motors, Boeing, NewsCorp and Raytheon, but Culver City’s imprint on aviation is evident throughout Martin Scorsese’s biopic, "The Aviator."

Read on to learn about the lesser-known destinations worth seeking out in “The Heart of Screenland.”

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