Garth Trinidad, of KCRW 89.9 FM in Los Angeles, considers the blues a form of therapy (Nas has a similar view). Do something good for yourself when you visit Blues for Smoke, on view at the Wex now through December 29.
Video from MOCAtv.
Belle and Sebastian headline Next@Wex Fest at the LC Outdoor Pavilion on June 14; the lineup also includes Jungle and Son Lux.
Don't miss what Cinema Scope calls a "beautiful, brilliant…message from another time": Aleksei German's Hard to Be a God, screening Tuesday, May 26.
Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes
Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting
Kristin LucasInvoluntary Reception