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  • Erika Glazer: From blankets for the homeless to multimillion-dollar gifts

    By Ryan Torok

    1 week ago

    In 2013, Wilshire Boulevard Temple’s Koreatown campus was renamed the Erika J. Glazer Family Campus, after the Los Angeles philanthropist pledged $30 million to help pay for the historic site’s renovation and expansion. Recently, Glazer spoke about why she gives, the challenges...

  • “Hollywood Exiles in Europe” film series at the Hammer Museum

    By Tom Teicholz

    July 30, 2014 | 11:24 am

    Stories of the Hollywood blacklist of the 1940s and ’50s are, by now, well known. Many books, articles and documentaries exist about the lives of actors, screenwriters and directors who the studios deemed unemployable because of their association — real or alleged — with the...

  • Artist Channa Horwitz likes to break the rules

    By Tom Teicholz

    August 22, 2012 | 3:40 pm

    Part of the pleasure of seeing a survey show of contemporary art, such as the summer show “Made in L.A. 2012,” currently at the Hammer Museum, lies in the joy of discovery. There may be artists whose works you recognize, but the WOW! of finding an artist you never knew existed...

  • Joyce fans celebrate Bloomsday in Westwood

    June 19, 2012 | 12:50 pm

    More than 100 James Joyce enthusiasts, performance artists and Irish descendants gathered at Westwood’s Hammer Museum on June 16 to celebrate Bloomsday. Taken from the name of Leopold Bloom, the assimilated Jewish protagonist in Joyce’s monumental book, “Ulysses,” the event...

  • Fantastical images inspire Jay and Spiegelman; JCafeLA does it again

    By Danielle Berrin

    December 6, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Fantastical Images Inspire Jay, Spiegelman

    At the threshold of commerce and art, there once existed a world where illusion, deception and transformation inhabited the fantasy realm of carnivals and circus sideshows. Noblemen would stand beside paupers to witness armless freaks and...