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  • Ted Kennedy honored with new drama award

    Ted Kennedy honored with new drama award
    The late Edward M. Kennedy is being honored with a new drama prize in his name. The annual award, which will be given through Columbia University Libraries in New York, will recognize a new play or musical that explores American history in a meaningful...
  • Review: Kay Larson's inspirational 'Where the Heart Beats'

    Review: Kay Larson's inspirational 'Where the Heart Beats'
    -------------------- Where the Heart Beats John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists Kay Larson Penguin: 477 pp., $29.95 -------------------- In the late 1940s and early 1950s, composer John Cage underwent related crises in his...
  • Review: 'America, You Sexy Bitch' by Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black

    Review: 'America, You Sexy Bitch' by Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black
    -------------------- America, You Sexy Bitch A Love Letter to Freedom Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black Da Capo Press: 309 pp., $26 -------------------- The 2008 presidential campaign had many unexpected consequences: It spawned the tea party...
  • Breitbart.com sets sights on ruling the conservative conversation

     Breitbart.com sets sights on ruling the conservative conversation
    Andrew Breitbart loathed the "institutional left," and what he called "the Democrat media complex." A son of Brentwood who cut his sharp online incisors working alongside blogging pioneers Matt Drudge and Arianna Huffington, Breitbart went on to forge...
  • Film critic Judith Crist dies at 90; had a sharp wit

    Film critic Judith Crist dies at 90; had a sharp wit
    Judith Crist, who blazed a trail as the first full-time female film critic at a major U.S. newspaper and went on to become widely known to cinema lovers through her movie reviews in TV Guide magazine and on the "Today" show, died Tuesday at age 90. Crist...
  • Film critic Judith Crist taught her students well

     Film critic Judith Crist taught her students well
    Who remembers the great names of the city room? In a single generation, someone said, paraphrasing Kipling, they are one with Nineveh and Tyre, covered over with dust and forgotten. Which is one reason why it was so satisfying to see the sizable...
  • 2012 in review: A rebel scene arises in classical music world

    2012 in review: A rebel scene arises in classical music world
    It's been a year of hand-wringing at arts institutions on both sides of the Atlantic. The world economy has been particularly effective in scarifying orchestras and opera companies. In the United States, several orchestras are in various states of...
  • Da Chen on his new novel, 'My Last Empress.' He's in L.A. Thursday

    Da Chen on his new novel, 'My Last Empress.' He's in L.A. Thursday
    Da Chen hit bestseller lists in 1999 with his first book, the memoir "Colors of the Mountain." That, and its sequel, "Sounds of the River," told of the hardships he experienced while growing up in China during the Cultural Revolution. Chen had moved...
  • Insider-trading scandal poses risks to KPMG's reputation

    Insider-trading scandal poses risks to KPMG's reputation
    NEW YORK -- A former senior KPMG auditor's leaks could threaten the reputation of one of the country's biggest accounting firms, industry experts said. Auditors like Scott London, a former senior partner in KPMG's office in Los Angeles, are privy to...
  • Tuition.io helps manage all student loans in one place

    Tuition.io helps manage all student loans in one place
    After graduating from Columbia University in the height of the recession and acquiring $120,000 in debt, including 12 student loans from seven servicers, Brendon McQueen was left with a film degree and a six-month grace period before his first loan...
  • Killing in L.A. drops to 1967 levels

    Killing in L.A. drops to 1967 levels
    For the first time in more than four decades, Los Angeles is on track to end the year with fewer than 300 killings, a milestone in a steady decline of homicides that has changed the quality of life in many neighborhoods and defied predictions that a bad...