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  • 'American Horror Story' travels to a carnival next?

    'American Horror Story' travels to a carnival next?
    Ryan Murphy loves to play guessing games with his audience when it comes to where new seasons of the anthology series "American Horror Story" will go. Previous seasons have been set in a haunted house, an insane asylum and a school for witches. And the...
  • Carnival Cruises reports loss as it rebounds from calamities at sea

    Carnival Cruises reports loss as it rebounds from calamities at sea
    Carnival Corp., the world's largest cruise line company, reported a $15-million net loss for the three months that ended Feb. 28 as it continues to rebound from several cruise catastrophes. The Miami-based company that controls nearly 50% of the market...
  • How the Catholic League president's gay parade stunt backfired

    How the Catholic League president's gay parade stunt backfired
    What exactly was Bill Donohue, the cranky public face of the Catholic League and tireless critic of gay rights, trying to prove when he asked to be included in this year’s gay pride parade in New York City? That the gays would reject him? Oh please....
  • Strad Fest LA brings eight Stradivari violins together

    Strad Fest LA brings eight Stradivari violins together
    The violins of Antonio Stradivari are revered for being not only superb instruments but works of art. "They combine this magical quality of sound with spectacular craftsmanship," says Margaret Batjer, concertmaster of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra....
  • L.A. theater openings, March 23-30: Four Larks' 'Orpheus' and more

    L.A. theater openings, March 23-30: Four Larks' 'Orpheus' and more
    "Orpheus" descends in Downtown L.A., "Floyd Collins" does likewise in La Mirada, and "In the Heights" rises in Thousand Oaks. It’s Magic! Illusionists from around the world perform. Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 12700 Center Court...
  • Review: Homophobic stereotypes in 'Tennessee' fail to amuse

     Review: Homophobic stereotypes in 'Tennessee' fail to amuse
    If the gay-themed "Tennessee Queer" came out 20 years ago — or was at least a more deftly made film — perhaps it wouldn't seem so desperately past its sell-by date. But this unevenly acted yuckfest, which is as unsubtle as its title, has all...
  • Review: Buddies' chemistry saves 'Junk' from comedy scrap heap

     Review: Buddies' chemistry saves 'Junk' from comedy scrap heap
    Some filmmakers want to show you their heart, while others are content to train their cameras on their navels. Director-writer-star Kevin Hamedani opts for the latter category with his quasi-autobiographical buddy comedy "Junk," an insular, fitfully...
  • SXSW 2014: Side Effect is first Myanmar band to play at festival

    SXSW 2014: Side Effect is first Myanmar band to play at festival
    On March 15, while much of Austin, Texas, was drowning in music and marketing and thousands of tiny bands were running the streets trying to make a dent, history was being made on a little stage at B.D. Riley's. Chances are you didn't hear about Side...
  • Flea, Dhani Harrison lead Petty Fest benefit on April 3 at El Rey

    Flea, Dhani Harrison lead Petty Fest benefit on April 3 at El Rey
    Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, Dhani Harrison, Brendan Benson, Butch Walker and more than a dozen other musicians will take part in Petty Fest 2014 when the benefit event sets down April 3 at the El Rey Theatre for its Los Angeles stop. The show,...
  • Coachella 2014: Fest to now offer fancy four-course meals

    Coachella 2014: Fest to now offer fancy four-course meals
    There's been some last-minute additions to the lineup for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, and if your tastes lean more artisinal beef jerky than OutKast, you're in luck. The Goldenvoice-promoted event, to be held over the weekends of April...
  • Architecture & Design Film Festival zooms in on L.A.

    Architecture & Design Film Festival zooms in on L.A.
    The Los Angeles edition of the Architecture & Design Film Festival kicks off its five-day salute to art, architecture, design, fashion and urban planning Wednesday with showings of "If You Build It," "Design Is One: Massimo & Leila Vignelli" and "16...