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  • Audit finds questionable Long Beach port commission travel expenses

    Audit finds questionable Long Beach port commission travel expenses
    The Port of Long Beach spent tens of thousands of dollars subsidizing the travel of spouses who accompanied harbor commissioners and staff on trips to Tokyo, Paris and Montreal despite city restrictions that ban such reimbursements, a city audit shows....
  • Audit: Long Beach port commissioners skirted travel expense rules

    Audit: Long Beach port commissioners skirted travel expense rules
    A city audit released Thursday reveals that the Port of Long Beach spent thousands of dollars subsidizing the travel of spouses who accompanied harbor commissioners on trips to Tokyo, Paris and Montreal despite city restrictions that ban such...
  • Writer Mavis Gallant, 91, has died

    Writer Mavis Gallant, 91, has died
    Writer Mavis Gallant has died at age 91, her Canadian publisher announced Tuesday. She was primarily known for writing short fiction -- almost all of her 100-plus stories appeared in the New Yorker -- but she also penned two novels and a collection of...
  • Review: 'Tea and Morphine' a potent mix

    Review: 'Tea and Morphine' a potent mix
    Forget about tea and sympathy. How about tea and morphine? Each of the opium wars launched by France and Britain in 19th century China was less a war on drugs than a war for drugs. The imperialist adventurers were after tea and morphine, and they got...
  • PASSINGS: Gabriel Axel, Hyatt Seligman

    PASSINGS: Gabriel Axel, Hyatt Seligman
    Gabriel Axel Danish director of foreign film Academy Award-winner 'Babette's Feast' Gabriel Axel, 95, who directed "Babette's Feast," winner of the Academy Award for best foreign film of 1987, died Sunday "quietly and peacefully after a long and...
  • The return of Inspector Maigret

    The return of Inspector Maigret
    In an ambitious act of reinvention, Penguin has announced that it will reissue, in new translations, all 75 of Georges Simenon’s Inspector Maigret mysteries -- some of the bleakest, and best, works ever produced in the genre. The first two are out...
  • All-Star Chef Classic debuts in L.A. with 'restaurant stadium'

    All-Star Chef Classic debuts in L.A. with 'restaurant stadium'
    The All-Star Chef Classic at L.A. Live will take place for the first time this spring, March 21 to 23, with 25 chefs from L.A. and beyond cooking in a "restaurant stadium" setting. Participating chefs include Inaki Aizpitarte of Le Chateaubriand and...
  • Gustavo Dudamel conducting at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

    Gustavo Dudamel conducting at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris
    The historic Cathédrale Notre Dame in Paris will serve as a concert venue on Wednesday for Gustavo Dudamel, who will conduct a performance of Berlioz's "Requiem" with members of the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra and l'Orchestre Philharmonique de...
  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April
    The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Movie previews: A listing in the...
  • Millepied's L.A. Dance Project finds home: 1927 downtown theater

    Millepied's L.A. Dance Project finds home: 1927 downtown theater
    The bid to revive the stately old theaters of downtown L.A. has intersected with hopes for boosting the city’s chronically undernourished scene for major resident dance companies.  L.A. Dance Project, launched in 2012 by star choreographer...
  • 'Balthus: Cats and Girls' has artist's muse at its heart

    'Balthus: Cats and Girls' has artist's muse at its heart
    NEW YORK — "I used to want to shock, but now it bores me," wrote the painter Balthus in 1955. He was referring to the work presented in his first gallery show in 1934, in Paris — a highly charged street scene in which a man appears to be...