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  • 'Winning Time' revives the epic trash-talking war between Reggie Miller and Spike Lee

     
    Now that he's a successful documentary filmmaker, whose latest film, "Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. the New York Knicks," makes its TV debut this Sunday on ESPN, Dan Klores can admit the horrible truth. For years, he was one of......
  • Live review: Brad Mehldau at Largo at the Coronet

     
    “Here’s another one from my KROQ listening on the way from the airport,” Brad Mehldau said with a smirk from the stage Tuesday night at Largo at the Coronet. “Good tune, though,” he added before launching into an almost obscenely......
  • Ann Powers: Inspiration comes hard to most of the Idols

     
    " Inspiration" is a synonym for taking in a vital breath. Pious folk in medieval times used it to describe being touched by God and directed to speak. These definitions honor the intensity of the experience, the way whatever inspires us can take over...
  • Live review: Vampire Weekend at the Music Box @ Fonda

     
    Imagine Simba as a golden cub in “The Lion King” wearing a popped collar and chewing a big wad of bubblegum and you have some approximation of the charms and trifles of Vampire Weekend, the New York band providing consummate......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Peter Jackson ups ending in 'Lovely Bones' | Dave Karger: Can 'Avatar' play on DVD? | Lady Gaga ineligible for new artist Grammy

     
    • Oscar winner Peter Jackson ("The Lord of the Rings") tells Iain Blair that test audiences demanded a more gruesome ending for one character in the upcoming "The Lovely Bones." As Peter explains, "We got a lot of people telling us that they were...
  • Israel gets a punch in the schnoz from Toronto Film Fest protesters

     
    Whether you're a film festival director, a college president or a secretary of state, you know that you've landed in Media Hell when Noam Chomsky, Jane Fonda and Harry Belafonte start signing open letters complaining about your policies. Artists and......
  • The man behind Obama's message

    Sen. Barack Obama strode into a hotel ballroom filled with expectation one recent Tuesday and declared that his quest for the Oval Office, which "began as a whisper in Springfield, has swelled to a chorus of millions calling for change." That's the...
  • Review: 'Christmas Oratorio,' Musica Angelica

    Review: 'Christmas Oratorio,' Musica Angelica
    For some weird reason, Saturday traffic in Los Angeles is as bad, and often worse, than it is during the work week -- and on this particular night, the freeways were loaded up even more than usual. It was bad enough to delay the start of Musica Angelica'...
  • Pop music and jazz figures

    Pop music and jazz figures Bob Popescu, 77; co-owner of Catalina Bar & Grill, turned the Los Angeles club into one of the top jazz venues in the country (Jan. 5) Ken Nelson, 84; longtime Capitol Records talent scout had an ear for country music (Jan. 6)...
  • Paper Magazine gets ready to snap open its L.A. residency

    Paper Magazine gets ready to snap open its L.A. residency
    To Paper Magazine's co-founder and editor in chief Kim Hastreiter, it doesn't matter what the economic headlines say -- the need to have that cool thing is timeless, invincible. "People who collect things are nuts. I know because I'm one of those nuts,"...
  • For Hall and Oates, a new appreciation

    For Hall and Oates, a new appreciation
    Daryl Hall and John Oates, the Hugo Boss-clad kingpins of Reagan-era pop, seemed destined for the casino-circuit dotage most pop stars eventually face -- their new music largely ignored, their fan base fading to nothingness. But then, around 2005,...