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  • Word Play: Pictures for the fall

    Word Play: Pictures for the fall
    In "Knuffle Bunny" and "Knuffle Bunny, Too," readers fell in love with the highly expressive Trixie in her pre-verbal and preschool states. Along with her, we experience the drama of (temporarily) losing her beloved stuffed Knuffle Bunny, and we strain...
  • 'Despicable Me'

    An agreeable jumble, the animated feature "Despicable Me" sells its 3-D in ways you wouldn't call sophisticated or witty. But you certainly notice it. Front car in a roller coaster, up, up, up, then down, down, down — aaaaahhhhAAAAAAAHHHH!!!!!!!!...
  • Horrible Halloween: The Tiger Lillies return to Royce Hall on October 31

     
    The fathers of post-punk alt-cabaret, the gloriously obscene Tiger Lillies, are headed again to UCLA's Royce Hall ready to inflict more of their signature macabre entertainment on unsuspecting audiences. Appropriately, the terror-inducing Grammy-nominated...
  • Decoding Siobhan Magnus' style

     
    Among the zaniest contestants we met at the Top 12 party? Siobhan Magnus, whose self-styled look featured an assortment of symbols and embellishments, each with a deeply personal meaning. We had the 19-year-old Cape Cod native break it down for us. The...
  • With 'The Search for WondLa,' 'Spiderwick Chronicles' artist Tony DiTerlizzi spins a new tale

     
    This a good time to judge Tony DiTerlizzi's book by its cover: The award-winning illustrator and author says his new young-reader novel, "The Search for WondLa," is the most representative of his own personal style in its art, story and......
  • Monster Mash: 'Fela!,' 'La Cage' top Tony nominees; remembering Redgrave; Turner Prize finalists named

     
    -- Tony nods: The musicals "Fela!" and "La Cage aux Folles" have each received 11 nominations to lead the field for the 2010 Tony Awards. (Los Angeles Times) -- On the edge: A painter who specializes in scenes of tragedies,......
  • The ultimate 'American Idol' power ranking: 120 contestants on, Kelly Clarkson still reigns supreme

     
    It's often been said that "American Idol" is really just a popularity contest. Sure, singing and showmanship is important, as is a contestant's back-story and TV persona, but when it comes to advancing in the competition, many an inferior vocalist have...
  • The lure of writers' houses

     
    The website M + E -- run by author Emma Straub and her husband, Michael Fusco -- is selling a new series of four literary posters, each with an illustration of a writer's home (with address). The illustrations by Aislinn......
  • Album review: Avenged Sevenfold's 'Nightmare'

     
    The major labels may continue to wither, but they won't go out without a bang. After all, there's no other way to explain the recent promotional tie-in between the new Avenged Sevenfold track "Welcome to the Family," and its ideological......
  • L.A. Times review of 'Nightmare' blasted as 'an insult to all' Avenged Sevenfold fans

     
    Avenged Sevenfold's latest album "Nightmare" was born during a time of vulnerability, M. Shadows tells the Times in Thursday's Calendar story. The frontman of the hard Huntington Beach-based rock outfit says that the album, completed after the sudden...
  • Edward Gorey exhibit at Orlando Museum of Art opens Friday

     
    A is for Amy who fell down the stairs. B is for Basil assaulted by bears… From the opening lines of The Gashlycrumb Tinies, it is clear this is not going to be your average children’s alphabet book. But Edward Gorey, the tale’s author and...