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  • Black History Month: If you don't know it, you still need it

    Black History Month: If you don't know it, you still need it
    When my brother and I were growing up in the 1960s, my parents bought the book, “Great Negroes Past and Present.” Perfect for young readers, it was a survey of famous black folks in history. It sat on a shelf in my father’s study, and...
  • Oscars 2014: Stars and stand-ins mingle during rehearsals

    Oscars 2014: Stars and stand-ins mingle during rehearsals
    When Angelina Jolie arrived at Oscar rehearsals Thursday morning, she had some wisdom to share with a group of film students clustered backstage at the Dolby Theatre. The actress and director spoke to the students not of the demands of a Hollywood career,...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 28, 2014

     
    In Friday's Pictures in the News, the second of two storms arrives in Southern California, raising fears of mudslides in areas scarred by wildfire. Northumberland, England: The aurora borealis, or northern lights, illuminate the night sky at Embleton Bay....
  • Paris Fashion Week 2014: At Dior, sport meets couture

    Paris Fashion Week 2014: At Dior, sport meets couture
    PARIS -- Raf Simons showed his most dynamic and commercial Dior collection yet on Friday at Paris Fashion Week, turning the focus away from the fantasy world of the red carpet, which the brand has virtually dominated in recent years, and toward the real...
  • Oscars 2014: Architecture's precise role in Steve McQueen's films

    Oscars 2014: Architecture's precise role in Steve McQueen's films
    The Statue of Liberty is filthy. Rust stains on the copper. Dirt in the folds of her gown. In need of a good scrubbing. I learned this from watching "Static," a 2009 video installation by British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen that is shot from a...
  • Idina Menzel of 'Frozen' to sing at Oscars, open a Broadway show

    Idina Menzel of 'Frozen' to sing at Oscars, open a Broadway show
    The coming week looks like it will be an extremely busy one for actress Idina Menzel. The "Wicked" and "Rent" veteran is scheduled to sing "Let It Go" from the Disney animated movie "Frozen" on Sunday at the Oscar ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in...
  • Oscars: 'American Hustle's' David O. Russell is quite the character

    Oscars: 'American Hustle's' David O. Russell is quite the character
    A populist confection with ambitions to high art. A hodgepodge whose messiness has generated both raves and criticism. A colorful throwback that is also surprisingly modern and relevant. David O. Russell's "American Hustle" is a series of entertaining...
  • TV This Week, March 2 - 8: 'The Trip to Bountiful' on Lifetime

    TV This Week, March 2 - 8: 'The Trip to Bountiful' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 2-8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY See famous folks in all their finery in "On...
  • Will 'Son of God' rise at box office? Parity comes to the Oscars.

    Will  'Son of God' rise at box office? Parity comes to the Oscars.
    After the coffee. Before getting my boat out of the garage. The Skinny: Am I the only one disappointed (but not surprised) that Jay Leno couldn't go two weeks without popping back up on a late-night TV show? Maybe there is a 12-step program for him....
  • Oscars 2014: 'Gravity's' pull on director, cinematographer

    Oscars 2014: 'Gravity's' pull on director, cinematographer
    Anyone who has seen director Alfonso Cuarón and cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki work together might think they spend all of their time arguing like an old married couple, the squabbles punctuated by all manner of Spanish swear words. "They are very...
  • Some feel cheated by change in film academy's Hollywood museum plans

    Some feel cheated by change in film academy's Hollywood museum plans
    The visitors came with a box of doughnuts and an offer to buy the Hollywood property that Funk Bros. Automotive had called home for more than a decade. In its place, they said, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences wanted to build a movie...