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  • The Magic Castle's Milt Larsen: Why humans need magic

    The Magic Castle's Milt Larsen: Why humans need magic
    Milt Larsen is a master of two kinds of magic. There's the abracadabra kind that his magician parents brought him up on, and the sort he began practicing with his late brother, Bill — the magic of preserving buildings, including the Variety Arts Theater downtown and the Mayfair Music Hall in Santa Monica. The capper is the Magic Castle. Here, 50 years ago, the Larsens — presto-changeo — turned a banker's home into a members-only clubhouse for grown-up magicians and their fans. Larsen has three cable radio shows (old comedy and even older music), but his passion for magic has made his Castle his home.
  • Disney songwriter Robert B. Sherman dies at 86

     
    Robert B. Sherman, a songwriter who teamed with his brother Richard to write some of the best known songs for Walt Disney’s classic films, including "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" for “Mary Poppins,” has died. He was 86.

    A very familiar face returns to 'Mary Poppins'

     
    No matter how much you like the stage version of “Mary Poppins,” the original 1964 Disney movie is never far from mind. Which is why the Ahmanson Theatre audience went crazy Friday night when it was told Richard M. Sherman,...

    Theater review: 'Mary Poppins' at the Ahmanson Theatre

     
    Mary Poppins wafted into the Ahmanson Theatre on her magic umbrella Sunday evening, and even those who think they’ve outgrown her carpetbag of enchantment will have to admit that her timing is, to use one of her pet phrases, “practically...

    Classic and rare films at Cinecon

    Classic and rare films at Cinecon
    Movie buffs, prepare to feast upon a banquet of classic and rare films, celebrity guests and memorabilia marts at the 45th annual Cinecon film festival, which kicks off tonight and runs through Monday at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Among the...