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Celeste Holm, who died Sunday at 95, had a lengthy career on stage and screen. But one of the actress' foremost passions was situated far from the entertainment industry. Holm was an arts advocate for many years and served as a chairwoman for Arts...
Behind many notable television careers is a theater background, and Sherman Hemsley, who died this week at 74, was no exception. The star of the long-running CBS sitcom "The Jeffersons," Hemsley got his start on the stage, including studying at the...
LeRoy Neiman, a wildly successful American artist who was famous for his colorful portraits of athletes in motion and who became an artistic fixture at such major sporting events as the Olympics and the Super Bowl, has died. He was 91. Neiman, who was...
Without Hugh Hefner's Playboy magazine and its philosophy of unfettered heterosexual hedonism through stimulation of all the senses, there would have been no LeRoy Neiman. Usually mischaracterized as simply a sports artist, he was actually much more...
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California is home to more racetracks than any other state, with four dominant tracks and a dozen lesser venues, such as state fairs, where thoroughbreds line up shoulder to shoulder. The majors tend to be tributes to Old California. Each of the Big...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJanuary 6, 2008 NEW YORK -- For a guy who's a regular at Elaine's and has a standing reservation at Rao's and his own gallery in Vegas and a new book out selling for $400, and now a short doc on Oscar's short list, Neil Leifer still acts like he has...
Tags: Film Festivals, Baseball, Movies, Gordon Parks, New York Giants
Times Staff WriterWho needs Halloween? Just in time for the creepiest holiday — uh, Presidents Day — comes the extra creepy but super impressive Resident Evil 4. More classically restrained horror movie than guts-in-your-face splatter-fest, RE4 pulls you...
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