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An avian invasion of sorts has been quietly taking place on the streets of Los Angeles. Will Campbell at Metroblogging Los Angeles (blogging.la) tracked down the artist for a Q&A; about the cute bird-shaped cutouts hanging from wires at busy intersections throughout the city. Earlier mentions appear on Franklin Avenue blog, Montecito Heights, Above the City and L.A. Brain Terrain.
The dedicated members of the Furious Theatre Company shed light on what it means when the theater goes dark for a night. Think makeup by flashlight.
The Groundlings have posted on YouTube a
David Blaine spoof from their show "Groundlings for a Thousand, Alex!," which resumes performances in January. (Note: Clip contains profanity.)