PERSHIING SQUARE ICE RINK EXTRAVAGANZA

Here’s how this week’s arts and culture column begins: The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square has returned for its 22nd anniversary season. I know because I attended the grand opening, which took place from 11 to noon on Thursday, Nov. 14. From top to bottom, the event, atmosphere, and zeitgeist were quintessential LA. The […]

MAKING WAVES: THE ART OF CINEMATIC SOUND

Bernie Krause

Here’s this week’s arts and culture column: Midge Costin’s documentary “Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound” is a fascinating and instructive peek into a world hitherto unknown to most of us. The film traces the history of sound in film, examines the ways directors and sound designers work together, and features the latest discoveries […]