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Metallica Frontman James Hetfield Shows Off His Insane Car Collection at the Petersen

The rock icon and serious gearhead made his first public appearance since entering rehab last year
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A Landmark Exhibit Celebrating Black Power Is Coming to the Broad—and It’s Almost Time to Get Tickets

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power is the museum's can't-miss exhibit of 2019
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This Toy Museum Imagines a Way Darker (and Funnier) Version of Your Childhood

Obvious Plant’s Museum of Toys is full of weirdo products and "alternative history"

This Look at Amy Winehouse’s Wardrobe Is Also a Glimpse at Her Inner Life

'Beyond Black: The Style of Amy Winehouse' goes deeper than the tabloid headlines that chased the Grammy winner before she passed away at 27

Here Are the Angelenos We’re Rooting for in 2019

From podcasters to politicians, we're keeping an eye on these L.A. movers and shakers
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A Group Opposed to the LACMA Redesign Is Staging Its Own Design Competition

The unofficial ”LACMA Not LackMA” contest seeks alternatives to architect Peter Zumthor’s plans for the museum

Terminated Marciano Art Foundation Employees Showed Up to Work Anyway on Friday

Holding picket signs aloft, the laid-off employees demanded to be let back in to the suddenly shuttered museum

Institutions from All Over L.A. Are Hauling Out Treasures from Their Archives

More than 70 big-name museums and small town historical societies gather at the Archives Bazaar to show off the cool stuff in their collections

The Valley Relics Museum Was Expanding—Then COVID-19 Struck

The "little museum with a big mission" is among the indie institutions figuring out how to withstand temporary closure
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Science and the Horror Genre Have Always Been Intertwined

A new exhibit delves into the Natural History Museum's impressive collection of artifacts from Universal's monster movies