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Christopher Isherwood

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  • Aldous Huxley's psychedelic Los Angeles life

     
    Author Aldous Huxley, a bracing intellectual, took LSD and mescaline a decade before they became popularized, influencing a future subculture....
  • Theater review: 'Cabaret' at UCLA's Freud Playhouse

     
    Charles McNulty reviews the Reprise Theatre Company revival of "Cabaret" at UCLA's Freud Playhouse...
  • Critic's Notebook: Stravinsky in L.A.

     
    Mark Swed looks at how Stravinsky's three decades in Los Angeles relate to Pacific Standard Time....
  • SHOREbar soft-opening Saturday in Santa Monica

     
    SHOREbar is soft-opening Saturday in Santa Monica....
  • Some highlights from the 25th Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

    Some highlights from the 25th Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
    The necessity for — and the rich possiblities of — a gay and lesbian film festival might easily be grasped by viewing Vito, the documentary by Jeffrey Schwarz about Vito Russo, author of The Celluloid Closet, the acclaimed study of...
  • "The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University" by Louis Menand

    "The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University" by Louis Menand
    "The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University" By Louis Menand W. W. Norton & Company, $24.95, 174 pages In "A Single Man" Tom Ford's ethereal adaptation of Christopher Isherwood's 1964 novel, Colin Firth plays an...
  • Finding inspiration across the room

    Finding inspiration across the room
    "Have you ever tried Okinawan sake?" It wasn't a question. Not the way the giant Korean dude said it. Not the way he and his band of long-haired, tattooed, well-armed friends stood around grinning like something fun was about to happen, like the haole...
  • Joe Goode's dance troupe has a puppet who can partner

    Joe Goode's dance troupe has a puppet who can partner
    It seemed like an ordinary shopping expedition: two gay men wandering the aisles of a San Francisco Baby Gap in search of a neo-preppy look for their tousle-haired tyke. An adorable attention-grabber, the little fella with the thin neck and long arms...
  • Evan Wright: Going where the wild things are

    Evan Wright: Going where the wild things are
    For most people, spending time with a violent, Tabasco-guzzling Oregon anarchist, a teenage member of the Aryan Brotherhood, opera-loving lawyers whose dog fatally mauled an innocent woman and an eternally wired, drugged-out Hollywood agent would not be...
  • 'A Single Man'

    'A Single Man'
    We're always looking for those performances that truly define an actor, where we can sit back and simply watch the talent soar. For Colin Firth, "A Single Man" is that film. Until now probably best known for his work in the "Bridget Jones" films -- the...
  • Book review: 'The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham' by Selina Hastings

    Book review: 'The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham' by Selina Hastings
    The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham A Biography Selina Hastings Random House: 640 pp., $35 The story of William Somerset Maugham, the stammering young boy who became a doctor and then the world's most famous writer since Dickens, has often been told,...