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  • Steven Alan Outpost store opens in L.A.

    Think of it as outlet shopping and so much more. Steven Alan, known for his popular women's and men's button-down shirts, is opening his first Steven Alan Outpost store in L.A., offering deals on previous season's styles for men and women at 30% to 75%...
  • 'Free for All' by Kenneth Turan and Joseph Papp

    'Free for All' by Kenneth Turan and Joseph Papp
    The apt title of this juicy oral history, based on more than 160 interviews, simultaneously expresses a principle that guided producer-provocateur Joe Papp and the theatrical ruckus that ensued. "Free for All" is how Papp presented Shakespeare in Central...
  • The chef, his mom and the latke: a Hanukkah story

    The chef, his mom and the latke: a Hanukkah story
    YOU hear Eric Greenspan before you see him, whether he's running the floor at his year-old Melrose Avenue restaurant, the Foundry, or now, cooking for Hanukkah with his mother at her place on a tree-lined street in Woodland Hills. Mother and son are in...
  • PASSINGS

    Mireille Marokvia French author of war memoirs Mireille Marokvia, 99, a French author of two critically acclaimed memoirs that describe her experiences in wartime Europe, died Oct. 19 in Las Cruces, N.M., where she had lived for 30 years. In her memoirs...
  • Helen Levitt dies at 95; New York street photographer of poignant dramas

    Helen Levitt dies at 95; New York street photographer of poignant dramas
    Helen Levitt, who pioneered street photography in the United States in the 1930s, taking pictures of small, poignant dramas with the help of an inconspicuous Leica camera, died Sunday at her apartment in New York City. She was 95. The cause was...
  • Lester Glassner dies at 70; Collector of pop-culture and dime-store merchandise

    Lester Glassner dies at 70; Collector of pop-culture and dime-store merchandise
    When Lester Glassner died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 9 in hospice care at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City at age 70, he left behind a major part of his life that he had spent nearly 50 years accumulating. The one-time picture editor,...
  • John Harris Burt dies at 91; former rector at Pasadena's All Saints Episcopal Church

    John Harris Burt dies at 91; former rector at Pasadena's All Saints Episcopal Church
    John Harris Burt, a retired bishop who advanced a tradition of social activism at Pasadena’s All Saints Episcopal Church with his bold support of the civil rights movement when he was rector in the 1960s, died Oct. 20 at his home on Lake Superior...
  • New York-style pizza: what it means

    New York-style pizza: what it means
    When I moved from Los Angeles to Manhattan, one of the first things I learned was that I had a lot to learn about pizza. One doesn't stand in line but on line; it's not "for here or to go" but "to stay or take away"; and don't order "a piece of pizza" --...
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Jan. 17, 1955: Hedda Hopper writes, “While in New York I learned why TV will not move to the West Coast. Gen. David Sarnoff has bought 10 square blocks of Lower East Side property and will build a great NBC-TV center to rival ours in California, getting...
  • Liev Schreiber, happily ever after

    Liev Schreiber, happily ever after
    On a recent chilly morning, Liev Schreiber was eating breakfast in a downtown Manhattan restaurant while a swarm of shutterbugs hovered outside on the corner near his apartment. ¶ However, Schreiber wasn't exactly the one whom the photographers were...
  • Danny Hoch and 'Taking Over': He's a stranger in a strange land

    Danny Hoch and 'Taking Over': He's a stranger in a strange land
    As Danny Hoch ambles through Echo Park, a familiar sight catches his eye. Although he's far from his home in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn, Hoch instantly recognizes the telltale signs of approaching urban Armageddon: pasty-faced guys in porkpie hats,...