The Cecil isn't Downtown's only haunted hotel: murders ran amuck at the Barclay too. NIMBYs put up a fight against an Eastern Columbia clock-blocking project. Here's the low down on Boyle Heights anti-gentrification advocates' protests of PSSST, a new art space at the neighborhood's industrial edge. Meet Alan Nakagawa, LADOT's new sound artist-in-residence. Nevada desert art installation gets defaced. And other crimes against art. What a prominent exhibition of contemporary Arab artists in Tehran means for Iran's art scene. Paris' top museums forced to close for several days due to floods. Public art inequalities highlighted in San Diego. How San Fran's SFMOMA economically anchors SoMa while telling its neighborhood story. To keep up with the times, hotels turn to local art to stay relevant. Watch a massive Cindy Sherman mural get installed at The Broad. Farwell to John Margolies, whose photos glorified diners, motels, and neon kitsch.