Venice

A Faction in Venice Is Trying to Stop a Former Black Church From Becoming a Mansion

The large, midcentury A-frame building on Westminster Avenue that once housed the First Baptist Church of Venice is a shell of its former self. …

Los Angeles

Former President Jose Mujica retires from Uruguay's Senate

Former President Jose Mujica resigned his senatorial seat Tuesday despite having the right to remain as a Uruguayan lawmaker until 2020.<p>Mujica said …

Film Festivals

Confirmed: Martin Puryear Will Represent United States at 2019 Venice Biennale

Martin Puryear, <i>Big Bling</i>, 2016.<p>VIA FLICKR/JOHN WISKIEWSKI<p>Artist Martin Puryear has been picked to represent the United States at the 2019 Venice …

United States

RISK Recreates His Venice Pavilion Work for “Beyond The Streets”

by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick<p>One of the finest moments of the “Beyond The Streets” exhibition is a tagged seating area at the end of the show. Featuring concrete, circular park seats, paint-covered walls along with alien turrets scattered around, it’s a writer’s paradise that brings the show back to …

Streetwear

‘Donnadorable’ explores the man-made Venice Canals in Los Angeles

Travel<p>Watch Jenna Bush Hager go whale watching off the coast of New York City<p>04:23<p>Unaccompanied kids on Frontier flight end up in hotel with airline employee, parents say<p>03:04<p>Take a closer look at ‘The Wave,’ the hidden gem of Arizona’s desert areas<p>03:16<p>Here’s how to visit an A-list destination on …

Tour de France

The bohemian world of Venice Beach – in pictures

After Disneyland, Venice Beach is the second largest tourist attraction in southern California and over a three-year period, photographer Dotan Saguy captured the artists, bodybuilders, musicians, vendors and homeless people who made up the diverse community. With gentrification creeping in, his …

California

Photos And Postcards From Venice, Italy

The last couple of weeks have been a pretty manic flurry of activity across multiple cities, as you can probably tell from our Instagram posts (all …

Italy

‘Vox Lux’ First Look: Natalie Portman Is the ‘Black Swan’ Pop Star Of Our Dreams

Bradey Corbet's music drama is premiering in competition at the Venice Film Festival.<p>Natalie Portman meets Lady Gaga and her own “Black Swan” …

Film Festivals

Natalie Portman Is an Aspiring Pop Star in First-Look at 'Vox Lux' (Photo)

Drama will screen at the Venice Film Festival next month<p>Natalie Portman is an aspiring pop star in a first-look image of Brady Corbet’s “Vox Lux,” …

Film Festivals

Automated machine by Riccardo Blumer Atelier builds a wall out of soap bubbles

Riccardo Blumer Atelier worked with a team of students to create this machine on show at the Venice Architecture Biennale, which is programmed to …

Architecture

Dakota Johnson Gives Herself to the Dance in 'Suspiria' Image (Photo)

Remake to have world premiere at Venice Film Festival next month<p>Dakota Johnson gives herself to the dance in a new photo from Luca Guadagnino’s buzzy …

Film Festivals

Owner of Luxury Hotels Is Looking for a Buyer After Years of Spurning Offers

Belmond, owner and operator of famous hotels like the Cipriani in Venice and the Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, is expected to draw a variety of suitors<p>A London-based company that owns and operates dozens of famous hotels, from the Cipriani in Venice to the Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, is up for …

Rio De Janeiro

Just back from: Venice

Claire and family enjoying their Venice explorations © Claire Richardson<p>Claire Richardson, Picture Editor for Lonely Planet Traveller magazine, recently returned from a trip to Venice, Italy.<p><b>Tell us more…</b> My family and I were in Venice celebrating my mother-in-law’s birthday. It was my first time …

Italy

Historic space launch – Turnbull poll blow – Rogue pilot named – Socialite homeless – ‘Nicole Kidman must quit’

Hippo kills tourist – Famous childhood home – China new baby policy – Jacinda Ardern on mo<p>15 August, 2018<p><b>BREAKING</b> 4:30am<p><b>BREAKING</b> 5:00am<p><b>•</b> OPINION<p><b>More</b> …

Nicole Kidman

Women's groups blast Venice fest for lack of female representation

los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) The Venice Film Festival has come under fire from the European Womens Audiovisual Network (EWA) and several other advocacy …

Film Festivals

Venice to Debut 'The Aspern Papers' Alongside Vanessa Redgrave's Golden Lion Award

The film festival will hold a special screening of the new film from Julien Landais, an adaptation of the Henry James story.<p>The Venice Film Festival …

Film Festivals

3 Magical Days in Venice, Italy

This mesmerizing haven, full of gondolas and art, surrounded by canal after canal, will make you never want to return home.

Italy

New SUSPIRIA Image Gives Its Soul to the Dance

Director Luca Guadagnino’s remake of Dario Argento’s classic <i>Suspiria</i> is on its way this November, and today we have an all-new image from the movie …

Film Festivals

Having a Foodie Affair? Rendezvous on These Venetian Lagoon Islands

Having a Foodie Affair? Rendezvous on These Venetian Lagoon Islands<i>During Fathom contributor Alpana Deshmukh's charming food tour of Venice, she</i> …

Italy

Venice Days Film Festival Director Responds to Gender Bias Claims

Venice Days director Giorgio Gosetti defended Alberto Barbera: "Cinema is not a matter of women’s quotas and films are not chosen on the basis of the …

Film Festivals

Floating Architecture

A one-legged teahouse suspended amid cherry trees in the Japanese mountains showcases the vivid imagination and designs of architect Terunobu …

Architecture

Extase (1933) with Live Organ Score by Pavel Kohout

Description<p>Don't miss this one-off free event as Pavel Kohout (CZ) performs his new original score to Extase (1933, dir. Gustav Machatý, starring …

Film Festivals

Rogue Machine Theatre trades Hollywood for Venice

Rogue Machine, one of Los Angeles’ more prominent small-theater companies, is heading west this fall, relocating from Hollywood to Venice.<p>“We’ve been looking for a permanent home for 11 years,” artistic director John Perrin Flynn said with a laugh.<p>Several factors are behind the move. Most pressing: …

Los Angeles

Lamp | Spanish or Italian, Venice (Murano) | The Met

Learn more about the curatorial staff and the scientists and conservators who collaborate to study, exhibit, and care for the objects in The Met …

Art Museums

Yayoi Kusama Installation Fills Abandoned Building With 1,500 Mirrored Spheres

It has been 52 years since Yayoi Kusama’s first <i>Narcissus Garden</i> installation in 1966, and the legendary Japanese artist has once again filled an entire space with a multitude of mirrored spheres. The latest version of the iconic series was commissioned for <i>Rockaway!</i>—a public arts festival founded by …

Art

This Cool Contemporary House in Venice Beach Will Have You Dreaming of Building Your Own

Building a house in Southern California's iconic Venice Beach requires a design so beautiful the neighbors will welcome you with open arms and a …

Beaches

Gallery of The Cartographies of the Brazilian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2018 - 9

Image 9 of 43 from gallery of The Cartographies of the Brazilian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2018. Photograph by Imagen Subliminal

Venice Biennale

Venice Film Festival continues to be criticized for lack of female directors

The Venice Film Festival is under fire from the European Women’s Audiovisual Network and other advocacy groups due to the lack of women directors in …

Film Festivals

Woman Killed In Venice House Fire Identified

A 73-year-old woman died at the hospital after firefighters pulled her from a burning home.<p>VENICE, CA — Coroner's officials identified a 72-year-old …

Fire Fighting

'Venice Beach' released coinciding with an accompanying exhibition at Venice Arts

<b>VENICE, CA</b><b>.-</b> Over the past three years, Los Angeles based photographer Dotan Saguy has spent hundreds of hours documenting the diverse culture, …

Los Angeles