| Sep 23, 2008
| 10:28 AM
[This Book Review originally ran in the Los Angeles Times on Nov. 11, 2007]
A unified, comprehensive history of 20th century music is the philosopher's stone of modern criticism: How to transmute such vast, maddening complexity into conceptual gold? It's...
| May 6, 2008
Construction cranes hover over Hollywood as the movie industry's historic home undergoes another sweeping -- and sometimes wrenching -- transformation.
More than a dozen multimillion-dollar projects have been announced, launched or just completed that...
| Sep 12, 2009
Larry Gelbart, the award-winning comedy writer best known for developing the landmark TV series "MASH," co-writing the book for the hit Broadway musical "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and co-writing the classic movie comedy "Tootsie,"...
| Mar 6, 2009
Sydney Chaplin, an actor who experienced his greatest success on stage, earning a Tony Award for starring in the late 1950s musical "Bells Are Ringing," died Tuesday. He was 82.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sydney Chaplin obituary: The obituary...