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  • Datebook: Events, exhibits, classes for the week ahead

     
    We've listed select home and garden events below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions must be fewer than 75 words and must be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. L....
  • Tuesday at the Hammer: 'Koolhaas Houselife'

     
    Too often we -- and by "we," I mean architects, critics, reporters, editors and photographers -- are so enchanted by chasing the next new thing in architecture that we forget to check back in on notable buildings to see how......
  • Did 'Star Wars' become a toy story? Producer Gary Kurtz looks back [Updated]

     
    Here is a longer version of my story on Gary Kurtz that appears in Thursday's Calendar section. “Star Wars” was born a long time ago, but not all that far, far away. In 1972, filmmakers George Lucas and Gary Kurtz......
  • Sean Hayes rallies from controversy to host Tony Awards

     
    The Tony Awards have tapped current nominee Sean Hayes to host the 64th edition of the annual theater kudos. By choosing this Broadway newcomer, the producers are sending a clear message of support for Hayes. The recently out actor found himself at the...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: "The Tyra Show" on KTLA.

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 23 - 22 in PDF format This week's TV Movies FIERCENESS: In the series finale of "The Tyra Show," host Tyra Banks, above with then-Sen. Barack Obama, looks back......
  • TV This Week for April 25th – May 1st

     
    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......
  • Theater Review: 'Promises, Promises' at the Broadway Theatre

     
    NEW YORK — The “Mad Men” craze glorifying the pre-liberated 1960s — that last hurrah of an era in which privileged white men chased skirts while knocking back highballs and accepting promotions — finally hits Broadway with a revival of......
  • Will 'Promises, Promises' be fulfilled at Tony Awards?

     
    The first rialto revival of the 1969 musical "Promises, Promises" opened Sunday night to decidedly mixed reviews. This tuneful version of 1960 best picture Oscar champ "The Apartment" has quite the pedigree. Neil Simon adapted the Oscar-winning screenplay...
  • Kristin Chenoweth’s dark turn

    Kristin Chenoweth’s dark turn
    When producers first approached Kristin Chenoweth about playing the female lead in the musical "Promises, Promises," she was hesitant and more than a little worried about taking on the role. One of Broadway's brightest stars, she's best known for her...
  • L.A.'s German accent

    L.A.'s German accent
    At one time, Los Angeles was Weimar on the Pacific: Numerous German-speaking émigrés put their stamp on the city to which they'd fled. What with directors such as Billy Wilder and Ernst Lubitsch, writers such as Thomas Mann and Bertolt Brecht, and...
  • Edith Head and the 'Sabrina' dress

    Edith Head and the 'Sabrina' dress
    Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated Hollywood costume designer Jean-Pierre Dorléac was mentored by the legendary Edith Head, who died 29 years ago today. He is frustrated by long-standing accounts that credit Givenchy with the classic black H-neckline...