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  • Around Town: Legendary films and Herb Ritts photos

     
    In conjunction with its currrent photography exhibition, "Herb Ritts: L.A. Style," the Getty presents a new film series, "What Becomes a Legend," which opens Saturday afternoon with the famed 1921 romance "The Sheik," starring the silent screen heartthrob Rud
  • 'What Becomes a Legend' at the Getty: Kenneth Turan's film pick

     
    To accompany its comprehensive look at photographer Herb Ritts, who did superb glamour and fashion work, the J. Paul Getty Museum is presenting a film series, "What Becomes A Legend," that showcases great screen icons such as Rudolph Valentino and Rita...

    Wigging out is so in

    Wigging out is so in
    Much ado was made of Viola Davis wearing not a wig, but her natural hair at the Oscars this year. And while a good deal of the news coverage focused on the politics, history and cultural Sturm und Drang that surrounds the topic of African Americans and...

    Theater review: 'Mlle. God' at Atwater Village Theatre

     
    Talk about Big Love. The heroine of Nicholas Kazan’s “Mlle. God” is, in her own words, “abnormally familiar with ecstasy.” Translation: She’s a slut. Her conquests too many to name, Lulu (Annika Marks) simply assigns them a number. Inspired...

    The Spotlight: Nicholas Kazan on 'Mlle. God' at Atwater Village Theatre

     
    From Claus von Bülow to Patty Hearst, Oscar nominee Nicholas Kazan has brought to life his share of controversial characters. His latest play, “Mlle. God,” riffs on Frank Wedekind’s notorious fin de siècle dramas about Lulu, a libidinous free...