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  • A monumental idea for Griffith Park

    A monumental idea for Griffith Park
    Asked an opinion of his native Los Angeles -- where he lived for four decades before fleeing up the coast 15 years ago -- Griffith Van Griffith's mind goes to gridlocked streets, overflowing high-rises and urban unrest. "I think about the millions of...
  • Race, post race

    Race, post race
    More than half a century ago, Langston Hughes captured the debilitating divide in the destinies of white and black children in his poem "Children's Rhymes": "By what sends / the white kids / I ain't sent: / I know I can't / be PresidentBy what sends / the...
  • Joseph M. Wilcots dies at 70; cinematographer on 'Roots' and its sequel

    Joseph M. Wilcots dies at 70; cinematographer on 'Roots' and its sequel
    Joseph M. Wilcots, a trailblazing African American cinematographer whose credits include the landmark 1970s TV miniseries "Roots" and “Roots: The Next Generations," has died. He was 70. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Wilcots obituary: The...
  • PASSINGS: Pamela Blake, Ben Ali

    Pamela Blake Actress in action serials Pamela Blake, 94, a B-movie actress known for her roles in such late 1940s action serials as "Chick Carter, Detective" and "Ghost of Zorro," died of natural causes Tuesday at a Las Vegas care facility, her family...
  • Robert Culp dies at 79; actor starred in 'I Spy' TV series

    Robert Culp dies at 79; actor starred in 'I Spy' TV series
    Robert Culp, the veteran actor best known for starring with Bill Cosby in the classic 1960s espionage-adventure series "I Spy" and for playing Bob in the 1969 movie "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice," died Wednesday morning. He was 79. Culp fell and hit his...
  • Chick Corea, George Benson to headline Playboy Jazz Festival

     
    The Playboy Jazz Festival announced the lineup for its 32nd annual summer music party at the Hollywood Bowl, and fans of the festival's crowd-pleasing mix of mainstream jazz paired with diversions into pop and world music aren't likely to be......
  • Bill Cosby lets Larry Platt's 'Pants on the Ground' fly

     
    Add Bill Cosby to the list of celebrities treating the world to memorable renditions of Larry Platt's "Pants on the Ground." During a news conference Thursday about this year's Playboy Jazz Festival, to be held June 12 at the Hollywood Bowl with Cosby...
  • Actor Robert Culp dies after falling at his Hollywood home

     
    Actor Robert Culp, best known for his role as an international tennis star and globe-trotting secret agent in the hit 1960s television series "I Spy," died Wednesday morning after a fall at his Hollywood home, authorities said. The 79-year-old actor......
  • Robert Culp never cracked Emmy's secret code

     
    Robert Culp may have portrayed a secret government agent on TV, but there's one thing he never spied on his mantle at home: an Emmy or Golden Globe. Before his death today at age 79, Robert Culp was nominated by both of those awards, but he had bad luck....
  • Bill Cosby on Robert Culp: 'We almost had our own language'

     
    Los Angeles Times staff writer Greg Braxton spoke to Bill Cosby about his old friend Robert Culp and their shared life adventure with "I, Spy." Robert Culp and Bill Cosby knew they were taking a risk in the mid-1960s when......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Glee' in vogue with viewers | 'South Park' celebrates 200 episodes | Rachel Weisz as 'Jackie'

     
    • The Golden Globe and SAG winner "Glee" returned to the Fox lineup Tuesday night and made good use of lead-in "American Idol," nearly doubling its audience from last fall. The tuneful series, which had been off the air since December, drew 13.7 million...