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This article has been corrected. See note below for details.Michael Parrish Former editor of the Los Angeles Times magazine Michael Parrish, 67, who oversaw the reinvention of the Sunday magazine in the Los Angeles Times in the mid-1980s, died Friday of liver failure while under hospice care in the Los Angeles...
What's remarkable about photojournalist Leonard Freed's book "This Is the Day: The March on Washington" (Getty: $29.95), a photo essay documenting the historic Aug. 28, 1963, civil-rights march, is that it includes only one photograph of Martin Luther...
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 6-12, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Betty White's Off Their Rockers: Korean pop sensation PSY and Kim Kardashian are featured as the hidden camera...
Donny and Marie Osmond hit the stage at the Pantages Theatre in a cloud of nearly palpable pizazz. For two hours the indefatigable showbiz veterans, kicking off "A Donny and Marie Christmas in Los Angeles," sang, danced and smiled — oh, did they...
For a musician, there are probably more flattering movie roles to be offered than that of a guy who single-handedly ruins a record label with his dismal sales. Fortunately for British rocker Graham Parker, who plays such a character in the new Judd Apatow...
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L.A. NOWCity Beat: Chaplin hat among Hollywood treasures on auction block...
Norma Shearer's silk sheets sat for years in a Los Angeles garage, with no one to admire the embroidered monogram: NST, for Norma Shearer Thalberg. The starlet's Louis Vuitton steamer trunks waited in vain to voyage. One was dedicated solely to...
Back in 1975, when Mel Haber first opened his Palm Springs restaurant, he waited for the call that would signal true success. Three months passed before it came: “He’s on his way over.” The “he” was Frank Sinatra. In those...
When piped-in music and a bar's history perfectly align, it makes for a sweet cocktail of synchronicity, a besotted wink from the intimate interior that makes all the drinkers lean into their liquor just a little bit more. On a recent Sunday night, the...
With open arms, the Oscars welcomed diversity back to its ceremony, but the embrace turned out to be more awkward than warm. Last year's Academy Awards were roundly criticized by several observers for its notable lack of diversity. Actor Samuel L....
Damien Bona earned a law degree from New York University in 1980 but spent only two years practicing law. As he told the Los Angeles Times in 1986, "I had to choose between a job and an obsession. I chose the obsession." Bona's obsession was the Academy...
Singer and actress Kaye Stevens, 79, who performed with the Rat Pack and frequently appeared on Johnny Carson's late-night talk show, died Wednesday at Villages Hospital north of Orlando, Fla. She had breast cancer and blood clots, said her friend Gerry...
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