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  • Calendar: Words & Ideas

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Black Clock Issue 12 Launch: Contributors to Issue 12 of the Los Angeles-based literary magazine — "The Sports Issue" — will read their work. Participants include authors Richard Rayner,...
  • Book review: 'Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century'

    Book review: 'Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century'
    Love is a condition of life that rewards all the virtues, except moderation. Thus, our enduring fascination with the compelling and tumultuous relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and the late Richard Burton. Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger are the...
  • 'Rabbit Hole,' other films place marriage in Oscar spotlight

    'Rabbit Hole,' other films place marriage in Oscar spotlight
    We've had Johnny and June in "Walk the Line," Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda's grouchy old-timers in "On Golden Pond" and real-life marrieds Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton bickering their way through "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" But they'...
  • As a fashion icon, Elizabeth Taylor could turn simple into sexy, elegance into excess

    As a fashion icon, Elizabeth Taylor could turn simple into sexy, elegance into excess
    It was a simple white slip – an everyday undergarment for women in the 1960s. But in "Butterfield 8," one of Elizabeth Taylor's most memorable films, the violet-eyed actress – playing the tragic, fiery Gloria Wandrous -- made the staple seem...
  • Andy Warhol in 'Headlines' at Washington's National Gallery

    Andy Warhol in 'Headlines' at Washington's National Gallery
    Andy Warhol, the guru of Pop art, reveled in a lifelong obsession with newspapers, especially tabloids and their garish headlines. As a teenager, he saved pages with photos of his favorite Hollywood stars. Throughout his life he packed hundreds of...
  • Old Hollywood lingers at Chez Jay

    Old Hollywood lingers at Chez Jay
    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...
  • Living chic by jowl in the Malibu Colony

    Living chic by jowl in the Malibu Colony
    When Cheronda Guyton, a senior vice president with Wells Fargo, used a foreclosed home to host lavish parties last summer in the Malibu Colony, she broke more than a few company rules. But by caving to her craving for the beach life, the now-fired bank...
  • Milton Katselas dies at 75; acting teacher and director

    Milton Katselas dies at 75; acting teacher and director
    Milton Katselas, a prominent acting teacher and director whose students included George Clooney, Alec Baldwin, Michelle Pfeiffer and hundreds of other actors, has died. He was 75. Katselas, who founded the Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school in 1978,...
  • PASSINGS

    Charles Tingwell Australian television, film actor Charles "Bud" Tingwell, 86, an actor who starred in more than 100 films and television programs in his native Australia and in Britain, died Friday at a Melbourne hospital. A statement on his website...
  • Peter O'Toole: 'I am human. All too bloody human.'

    Peter O'Toole: 'I am human. All too bloody human.'
    London — It's hard not to stare at Peter O'Toole's face, hunting for vestiges of one of the most beautiful male visages to grace the silver screen. Yet, the clear blue eyes that once peered out from under a white kaffiyeh have gone rheumy. The...
  • UCLA Fires Angela Davis; Meet Halo Harry

     
    Sept. 24, 1969: Johnny Hart on the new incivility. The late Ken Reich interviews Angela Davis. Reich writes: Angela Davis, 25, says her role in the "struggle for black liberation" had marked her as a special target for the University of California...