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  • L.A. River kayaking could expand to Glendale

     
    By next summer, officials expect to approve a set of guidelines for kayaking along a stretch of the Los Angeles River that flows near the Los Angeles-Glendale border....
  • John Huston's 'Let There Be Light' online: Kenneth Turan's pick

     
    "Let There Be Light": Kenneth Turan's DVD pick this week is not a DVD at all, but a free video on demand streaming and downloading of one of the most significant of American documentaries, a controversial film that has been restored in a very specific...
  • The David O. Selznick Collection: Kenneth Turan's DVD pick

     
    "A Star Is Born," "Nothing Sacred," "A Farewell to Arms" and "Bird of Paradise" are part of Kino Classics' collection of David O. Selznick-produced films. They're Kenneth Turan's DVD picks of the week....
  • Margaret Talbot's 'The Entertainer' an engaging tribute

    Margaret Talbot's 'The Entertainer' an engaging tribute
    -------------------- The Entertainer Movies, Magic and My Father's Twentieth Century Margaret Talbot Riverhead: 432 pp., $28.95 -------------------- In "The Entertainer: Movies, Magic and My Father's Twentieth Century," New Yorker staff writer...
  • Review: 'Dropped Names' by Frank Langella dishes on fellow actors

    Review: 'Dropped Names' by Frank Langella dishes on fellow actors
    Dropped Names Famous Men and Women As I Knew Them Frank Langella Harper: 356 pp., $25.99 Frank Langella's "Dropped Names" is a different kind of memoir. Rather than recapping his life story, the veteran stage and screen actor offers a series of...
  • Redefining the 'real' Miami night life experience

    Redefining the 'real' Miami night life experience
    MIAMI —A cool ocean breeze cut the day's humidity. Dresses up to there in hot pink sequins and acid yellows colored the sidewalks. It was around midnight on a Thursday in Miami's South Beach neighborhood, and the evening was just getting started....
  • How Oscars' fashion show changed through the decades

    How Oscars' fashion show changed through the decades
    The Academy Awards are the biggest fashion runway on the planet. When Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and other stars step out onto the red carpet Sunday, they will be primed to talk as much about what and who they are wearing as about...
  • From there to fraternity

    From there to fraternity
    They were barely men at the time, unaware of each other but baptized by the same fire. Paul Perrault was 21, a naval officer aboard the light cruiser Phoenix, anchored in Pearl Harbor's East Loch. He had just risen from his bunk when cannon-like blasts...
  • Martin Baum dies at 86; Hollywood agent represented A-list talent

    Martin Baum dies at 86; Hollywood agent represented A-list talent
    Martin Baum, an old-time New York theatrical talent agent who became a veteran voice of experience for the upstart Creative Artists Agency in the late 1970s and who brought to the firm such established star clients as Sidney Poitier and Peter Sellers, has...
  • 'Smash' recap: Has Marilyn gone rogue?

     
    If I know “Smash” like I know “Smash” (and I know the show exactly as much as any of you who have stuck with it for ten episodes), then I can predict that the love heaped upon Karen’s cherubic face in this episode will last...
  • Ryan Seacrest, Matt Lauer get a little 'All About Eve' on 'Today'

     
    Ryan Seacrest and Matt Lauer had a nice, civil chat Wednesday morning about one of them allegedly being set taking the other's job, and here's a hint: Ryan Seacrest wasn't discussing Matt Lauer taking the "American Idol" stage....