Lyle Zimskind

Lyle Zimskind covers art and culture for Los Angeles magazine and LAist.com in addition to KCET Artbound. He has also contributed to the Los Angeles Review of Books and New York Newsday. Before moving to L.A. in 2004, Lyle worked as Managing Editor of the Czech Republic edition of Esquire magazine and kicked around the New York theater business for a few years. He has studied at Columbia University and UCLA.

Recent Articles
99 Problems: Minimum Wage Proposal Divides Los Angeles Actors
99 Problems: Minimum Wage Proposal Divides Los Angeles Actors
Actors and theater community stakeholders are debating a AEA union proposal concerning new minimum wage salary agreements for 99-seat theaters.
After the Aqueduct: Art Considering a Dry Future
After the Aqueduct: Art Considering a Dry Future
The future ramifications of water consumption in Southern California are explored in "After the Aqueduct," a group show at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE).
The Cotabato Sessions: The Sound of the Philippines Comes to L.A.
The Cotabato Sessions: The Sound of the Philippines Comes to L.A.
The documentary "The Cotabato Sessions" spotlights the indigenous music of the Philippines and the dance performances that traditionally accompany them.
Histories Absolved: Revolutionary Cuban Poster Art and the Muslim International
Histories Absolved: Revolutionary Cuban Poster Art and the Muslim International
The new exhibition "Histories Absolved" displays posters of the Cuban Revolution conceived in solidarity with Muslim liberation movements in the Middle East.
Arts-In-Corrections Program Returns to California Prisons
Arts-In-Corrections Program Returns to California Prisons
The California's Arts-in-Corrections program administers platforms for bringing visual, performing, literary, and media arts to state prison inmates.
Report: Arts For L.A. Election Pre-Forum
Report: Arts For L.A. Election Pre-Forum
Six candidates vying for the office of Los Angeles County Third District Supervisor appeared at LACMA's Bing Theater for a pre-election forum on "Culture & Creativity."
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