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  • Tribeca 2014: Film festival focused on simplicity, stability

    Tribeca 2014: Film festival focused on simplicity, stability
    NEW YORK — Since it was founded 12 years ago, the Tribeca Film Festival has sometimes swerved between identities like a barfly at happy hour, exuberant but hardly always clear. The festival looks to change that this time around. Tribeca has...
  • Listen: Le Butcherettes return with 'Demon Stuck in Your Eye'

    Listen: Le Butcherettes return with 'Demon Stuck in Your Eye'
    Two years ago during a performance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Teri “Gender Bender” Suaréz climbed to the top of a lighting rig, locked her legs around a rung and then hung upside and sang. Standing between her skull and a...
  • Kate Gale on running an indie press and her Festival of Books favorites

    Kate Gale on running an indie press and her Festival of Books favorites
    Twenty years ago, Kate Gale co-founded Red Hen Press, an independent publisher based in Southern California. Under its wings, Red Hen has a few specialty imprints as well as an active program that puts writers in the classroom. Gale is herself a poet...
  • Coachella, the biggest gift to fashion since Kate Middleton?

    Coachella, the biggest gift to fashion since Kate Middleton?
    Is Coachella the biggest gift to the fashion industry since Kate Middleton? It certainly seems like it from the marketing blitz that has blown up around the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which begins this weekend in Indio. We all know that...
  • Literary happenings this week that aren't the Festival of Books

    Literary happenings this week that aren't the Festival of Books
    Around the L.A. Times we are spending most of the week thinking about the book prizes Friday night and the Festival of Books on Saturday and Sunday, but those aren't the only interesting literary happenings. In fact, Wednesday and Thursday are packed with...
  • Coachella 2014: Five things we learned from Day One

    Coachella 2014: Five things we learned from Day One
    Opening day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is history, so all of those second-weekend pass holders know what to expect -- and can plan accordingly.   With acts like Muse, Skrillex, MGMT, Lorde and Pharrell Williams among some of...
  • Lisa Cholodenko named guest director of L.A. Film Festival

    Lisa Cholodenko named guest director of L.A. Film Festival
    The Academy Award-nominated writer and director Lisa Cholodenko ("The Kids Are All Right," "High Art") will serve as guest director of the Los Angeles Film Festival, organizers announced Tuesday. The festival takes place June 11-19 in downtown L.A....
  • Coachella 2014: The Knife and Bryan Ferry put on a real show

    Coachella 2014: The Knife and Bryan Ferry put on a real show
    Toward the end of the Knife's Friday night set on the Outdoor Stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, a couple of shirtless bronzed bros wandered over from across the field, pulled by the siren song of an electronic house-music beat. They...
  • Coachella 2014: Parties bring Hollywood excess to the desert

    Coachella 2014: Parties bring Hollywood excess to the desert
    As day one of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival heats up, so does the epic party scene. While hundreds of thousands of people have swarmed the Empire Polo Field to gorge on their favorite bands, thousands of others -- mostly celebrities,...
  • Hollywood lore lures tourists to the TCM tour

     Hollywood lore lures tourists to the TCM tour
    There's a Chick-fil-A on the Sunset Boulevard corner where Lana Turner was said to have been discovered, a public school at the former Ambassador Hotel site where Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft filmed their trysts in "The Graduate" and a CVS in the...
  • Public art project 'Coachella Walls' unites muralists

    Public art project 'Coachella Walls' unites muralists
    Some of the most colorful art at Coachella this year will be on view outside the music and arts festival. An ambitious public mural project, the first “Coachella Walls,” is underway in downtown Coachella's Pueblo Viejo District. The project,...