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  • LACMA's bid for MOCA gains support

    LACMA's bid for MOCA gains support
    When the Los Angeles County Museum of Art under director Michael Govan proposed taking over L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art in 2008, the art world rallied against it before MOCA turned it down. But reaction has been different to this week's news that...
  • A world of difference in reactions over foreign, U.S. film violence

     A world of difference in reactions over foreign, U.S. film violence
    Genre filmmaking helps make sense of the world, creating codes by which the seemingly irrational ways of human behavior can be understood. With storytelling modes that travel from country to country — the crime picture, the horror film, the action...
  • Foreign government offices

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • Report finds fundamental flaws in many nonprofits' fundraising

    Report finds fundamental flaws in many nonprofits' fundraising
    A new national survey of nonprofit executives suggests it isn’t just the uncertain economy that’s making it hard for charities – including arts and culture groups – to meet their fundraising goals. The research says there’s...
  • Barry-Wehmiller has a funny way of valuing its employees

    Barry-Wehmiller has a funny way of valuing its employees
    You'd be hard pressed to find a company that talks more about its "people-centric" management culture than Barry-Wehmiller, a privately owned manufacturer of industrial equipment. Barry-Wehmiller, which has $1.5 billion in annual sales, says it's all...
  • On Harbor Boulevard, a pretense of business as usual

    On Harbor Boulevard, a pretense of business as usual
    The protests that roiled Anaheim this summer had no regular home base, no Zuccotti Park or Tahrir Square. Instead, demonstrators angry over a series of shootings by Anaheim police marched on several days along Harbor Boulevard and a handful of other...
  • John Payton dies at 65; prominent civil rights attorney

    John Payton dies at 65; prominent civil rights attorney
    John Payton, a leading civil rights lawyer who defended the University of Michigan's affirmative action policy before the Supreme Court and led the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, has died. He was 65. Payton died Thursday at Johns Hopkins...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: James Cuno, guiding Getty

    Patt Morrison Asks: James Cuno, guiding Getty
    Along the 405 is L.A.'s version of a shining city on the hill -- a castle of culture in all its incarnations. The Getty Trust is more than its collections and museums; it's about worldwide research, preservation and philanthropy. Its new chief, James...
  • Unemployment lasts longer for Asian Americans

    Unemployment lasts longer for Asian Americans
    Asian Americans typically have the lowest unemployment rate of any ethnic group in the United States. But in this weak labor market, once they lose their jobs, they have an especially hard time reentering the labor force, data show. In July, nearly...
  • Theater review: Culture Clash's 'American Night' at Kirk Douglas

     
    Charlotte Stoudt reviews Richard Montoya's fast-paced comic fantasia, "American Night: The Ballad of Juan José" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre....
  • 'The Good Wife' recap: Family business

     
    On "The Good Wife," Alicia defends her old pal Colin Sweeney in a sordid paternity case....