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  • Monday night tip: Rainbow Arabia and Abe Vigoda at the Echo

     
    Though the band's MySpace page claims a home base in Echo Park, the music of Rainbow Arabia exists outside the constraints of regionalism. The Internet Age is a strange, tropical-feathered beast. Climate and close quarters can still breed a specific......
  • Festival of Books: author Tod Goldberg

     
    Tod Goldberg runs the UC Riverside Palm Desert MFA program in creative writing and has a new, serious collection of short stories, "Other Resort Cities." Neither of those achievements goes anywhere toward explaining how funny he is in person, but......
  • GetGlue links Web resources for movies, books and music together

     
    Due diligence on finding out whether a movie is worth spending the two hours to watch: Some Internet-savvy film buffs have this down to a science. They'll browse some reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, hop over to YouTube or Apple.com to find a high-quality...
  • 'Iron Man 2': The early critical buzz is, shall we say, underwhelming

     
    "Iron Man 2" looks like it will go the way of almost all sequels since the dawn of the corporate age of moviemaking. It may well make more money than its predecessor, but unlike "The Godfather 2," the last sequel......
  • Honorary Oscar recipients named

    Honorary Oscar recipients named
    The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Wednesday that it would present "The Godfather" director-producer Francis Ford Coppola with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award and give honorary Oscars to British film...
  • The notorious PhD

    The notorious PhD
    To many hip-hop heads and pop-culture junkies, Todd Boyd is recognized as a renowned speaker, an in-demand television commentator and a critically acclaimed author. However, on the campus of the University of Southern California, he’s better known...
  • Gift guide: Coffee-table books with heft

    Gift guide: Coffee-table books with heft
    Still searching for that perfect gift for your brother-in-law or a persnickety client? Coffee-table books might fit the bill, what with that suitable heft and an undeniable quotient of cool. Here we offer a few last-minute selections for those gaps on...
  • Book review: 'Frank: The Voice' by James Kaplan

    Book review: 'Frank: The Voice' by James Kaplan
    Some years ago, I shared a barber with the late Mel Tormé. It was a small, low-key shop where the talk was usually sports and the music on the radio was always jazz or vocals from the American Songbook. One morning, Tormé and I found ourselves pausing...
  • Fun facts about the Oscar nominations

    Fun facts about the Oscar nominations
    — Jeff Bridges, who won the lead actor Oscar last year for "Crazy Heart," is up in the same category for his performance as Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit." Only two actors have won Academy Awards in the lead actor category two years in a row —...
  • Critic's Notebook: 'The Smile Sessions' puts puzzle together

    Critic's Notebook: 'The Smile Sessions' puts puzzle together
    Forty-five years ago this week at United Western Recorders, near Sunset and Vine in Los Angeles, Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks, along with a radio interviewer, were hanging out in a studio with a grand piano, a microphone and a work in progress called...
  • Kim Jong Il dies at 69; North Korean leader

    Kim Jong Il dies at 69; North Korean leader
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, the mercurial strongman who styled himself as a "Dear Leader" while ruling over an impoverished police state, died at 69, according to North Korean state media. Kim was believed to have suffered from multiple chronic...