| Apr 7, 2010
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-- New caretaker?: LACMA in talks to take over as curator and conservator of Watts Towers. (Los Angeles Times) -- Not for sale: Ownership dispute forces Chicago auction house to delay sale of some items belonging to 20th century designers......
| Apr 15, 2010
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--Primitive art: Daring documentarian Werner Herzog reportedly plans to shoot a film --much of it in 3-D -- of the earliest known cave paintings inside France's Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc cave. (Roger Ebert's Journal via the Guardian) --'Such Tweet Sorrow':...
| Dec 29, 2009
| 4:32 PM
For more than four decades, David Levine created the gentle literary caricatures that have graced the pages of the New York Review of Books. The comic illustrations, which include memorable renderings of such figures as John Updike, Joyce Carol Oates........
| Apr 24, 2010
| 9:35 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 25 - May 1 in PDF format This week's TV Movies PRIME CHOICES SUNDAY Barry Pepper and Winona Ryder portray spouses Bill and Lois Wilson, respective co-founders of the......
| Mar 21, 2010
When actor Alfred Molina got a call that Michael Grandage, artistic director of London's high-profile Donmar Warehouse, wanted to meet with him, he relished a session of gossip about London theater.
But Grandage had a different agenda. Toward the end...
| May 10, 2010
My name is Bob and I'm an exercise coward. I've tried to stick with various exercise programs but always failed until I reached 71 and my Kaiser internist prodded me into an honest shot at losing weight.
To my surprise, this time I was able to stick with...
| Jun 27, 2010
If it weren't for Adrian Noble's poor eyesight, Southern Californians might not be gaining new insights into William Shakespeare this summer.
As a lad growing up in Chichester, England, Noble, the future artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare...
| Dec 27, 2009
Scarlett Johansson is set to step before a Broadway audience for the first time Monday night in Arthur Miller's waterfront tragedy, "A View From the Bridge," in the role of the 17-year-old niece of a tough New York longshoreman whose feelings for her...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 4:21 PM
The lead paragraph of The Times' Feb. 7 article, "A shifting canvas in Pasadena," states that the "city has carried out a tradition of giving back in the form of art." As the founder and artistic director of the defunct Pasadena Shakespeare Company, which...
| Feb 14, 2010
Chicken House/Scholastic: 328 pp., $17.99
Whether it's telekinesis, telepathy, clairvoyance, magic or ESP, otherworldly powers have long captivated young readers, empowering them, through fantasy, to believe that anything...
| Jan 4, 2011
When British actor Pete Postlethwaite was studying at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the 1970s, the head of the school predicted he would fare well as an actor but couldn't resist telling him that he had a face like a "stone archway."
"It's all in...