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  • Roland Petit dies at 87; acclaimed choreographer

    Roland Petit dies at 87; acclaimed choreographer
    Acclaimed choreographer Roland Petit, whose creations dazzled stages from Paris to Hollywood and inspired dancers, writers and designers, has died. He was 87. The Paris National Opera said Petit's wife, Zizi Jeanmaire, informed them that the...
  • Warner Bros. to release Samuel Goldwyn film library on DVD

     
    Warner Bros. has signed a multi-year deal to release 73 classic films from produced by industy legend Samuel Goldwyn on DVD....
  • Segerstrom's 2012-13 season: 'War Horse,' Mariinsky, Barbara Cook

     
    The Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa announces its lineup for its 2012-13 season, with highlights including the Mariinsky Ballet, Broadway legend Barbara Cook and touring productions of "War Horse," "Billy Elliot, the Musical" and "Anything...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: From Legoland to Van Damme

     
    Traveling through Europe, the teams find they have to wear tiny bikinis to show off their physiques, while one team loses their train tickets....
  • 'Spring Awakening' team to bring fairy-tale show to La Jolla

     
    `Spring Awakening' creators Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater are working on a musical based on Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale, `The Nightingale.' It will have a workshop staging this summer at La Jolla Playhouse....
  • Talking with playwright Stephanie Fleischmann about her 9/11 play

     
    Playwright Stephanie Fleischmann talks with Charles McNulty about her 9/11 play "What the Moon Saw, or 'I Only Appear to Be Dead,'” which opens Sept. 9 at Son of Semele....
  • Theater review: 'What The Moon Saw...' at Son of Semele Theater

     
    Charlotte Stoudt reviews Stephanie Fleischmann's meditation on 9/11 at Son of Semele Theater...
  • The Reading Life: Elissa Schappell's 'Better Girls'

     
    "Female archetypes and stereotypes don't simply spring out of the ether or men's imaginations. There is complicity among some women to play along, to play up or over their assigned roles," says Elissa Schappell, author of "Building Blueprints for Better...
  • Music review: Jacaranda blooms in winter

     
    There was a slight nip in the air in Santa Monica, so Jacaranda, the new music series, took appropriate measures Saturday night to ensure the proper temperature level in the First Presbyterian Church for the first West Coast performance of......
  • Monster Mash: Artist Louise Bourgeois dies at 98; Sydney Opera House safety, financial problems denied

     
    -- Art world's grande dame: Louise Bourgeois, whose intensely personal works of art were inspired by psychological conflict, feminist consciousness and a fertile imagination, has died at 98 in New York. (Los Angeles Times) -- Center of controversy: The...
  • Kayaking around Crete

    Kayaking around Crete
    I'm standing on a slice of paradise in Crete. The sun is burning down out of a blue sky, the sandy beach beneath my feet is stretching to crystal-clear sea, but terror is numbing my senses. Kayak instructor Russ is explaining that we're going to capsize...