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I let Black History Month slide by this year without writing anything about it. I am so over celebrating firsts or reprising triumphal narratives. But news from last month did suggest that we may need a black history lesson — one that goes...
Call it, if you will, the virtual literary event of the year. Or of February at least. Toni Morrison, the grande dame of American letters, is holding what’s billed as a "first-of-its-kind digital book signing" Wednesday at noon PST (3 p.m. EST)....
Tags: Google Play, Book, Ellie Goulding, Black History, Junot Diaz
L.A. NOWAs part of Black History Month, L.A. County honored a group of U.S. Marines who broke down racial barriers....
L.A. NOWClassmates of Harvard-Westlake swimmer who died last week after collapsing in the school pool are expected to honor the 16-year-old junior at an assembly on Monday....
Looks like historical dramas, CIA thrillers and movies centering on mental illness aren't the only ones aiming to curry favor in Washington, D.C. -- now, it seems that a magical realist film also has its fans among the federal government's elite. This...
Film Independent at LACMA kicks off Black History Month on Friday at the Leo S. Bing Theater with a rare screening of Michael Roemer's 1964 drama "Nothing But a Man. " Penned by Roemer and Robert M. Young, the acclaimed drama stars Ivan Dixon, Abbey...
Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is everywhere. Turn on the TV, you see Jeremy Lin. Go out to dinner, you hear people talking about Jeremy Lin. Go to sleep, dream about Jeremy Lin (whoops, I may have shared too much). Now "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"...
Show TrackerThere are BIG projects from Ken Burns ("Baseball," "Jazz," and "The Civil War"), and there are the less ambitious stories ("Thomas Jefferson" and "Mark Twain") from the New Hampshire-based documentarian who has become in many ways a de facto national........
Show TrackerPBS' "Independent Lens" looks at Black History Month with documentaries that take a varied -- and critical -- view of the observance....
Culture Monster“Great Performances” 9 p.m., Friday KOCE: "Let Me Down Easy": Anna Deavere Smith portrays several different characters, sharing their life experiences....
Show Tracker'American Idol' Steven Tyler, left, Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson and Ryan Seacrest....
Show TrackerAnna Deavere Smith, whose play "Let Me Down Easy" premieres on PBS, talks about the writing process and documentary theater....
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