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The first touring exhibition of Maurice Sendak's illustrations since his death at 83 last May is making its debut at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana. It's called "Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons," but a more apt title might have been...
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The music will range from A to Z -- Amadeus to Zappa, that is -- when the Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrates its 10th anniversary season at Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2013-14. In marking the occasion, the Phil also will attempt both to look back at...
Looking ahead to books in 2013 is a little like predicting the Los Angeles weather: sunny, pleasant, better than average. The fiction fields are fertile, the nonfiction skies clear and the young adult books are fresh like spring rain. We'll see new...
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"I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)" (Grand Central: $15.99), Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert's bestselling satirical jab at the I'm-a-celebrity-so-that-qualifies-me-to-write-a-children's-book fad began as a joke during his memorable interview with the...
Jacket CopyThe Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
Jacket CopyThis Sunday's book coverage features John Irving's new novel "In One Person" and Elizabeth Gilbert's great-grandma in the kitchen....
Jacket CopyDesigner Ji Lee and programmer Cory Forsyth have created a browser plug-in that erases all text from Web pages. It's called the Wordless Web....
Jacket CopyMaurice Sendak, the children's book illustrator and author whose unsentimental approach to storytelling revolutionized the genre and whose best-known tale was the dark fantasy “Where the Wild Things Are,” has died. He was 83. Sendak, who...
BrooklynArtist and children's illustrator Normand Chartier was recently invited to become a member of The Mazza Museum in Findlay, Ohio, which is the largest museum specializing in art from picture books. The Mazza is home to original art by the most...
The 2013 Florida Film Festival is shaping up to be the biggest one yet: Enzian Theater, which hosts the festival, says a record-breaking 170 films representing 23 countries have been selected from more than 1,500 entries. Of the 170 films, 143 are...
A watercolor class offered through Glendale's Lifetime Learning classes is standing room only with a waiting list that outstrips many of Parks and Recreation's other courses. Art instructor Peggy Reid has taught “Journey in Watercolors” at...
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