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  • Judy Gold dreams of her gay-family sitcom

    Judy Gold dreams of her gay-family sitcom
    Stand-up comedian Judy Gold stars in her second one-woman show, "The Judy Show: My Life as a Sitcom," which opens Wednesday at the Geffen Playhouse. In your show, you talk about pitching a sitcom or a reality show based on your life. No, it's always a...
  • 'The Heat' gleefully plays with the buddy cop genre

    'The Heat' gleefully plays with the buddy cop genre
    "The Heat" has all the elements you'd expect from a buddy cop movie — the oil-and-water partnership, the car chases, the wisecracks — and a few you wouldn't — for instance, a scene involving Spanx. Faithfully conforming to the macho...
  • Top-20 Glendale dancer has the right moves

    Top-20 Glendale dancer has the right moves
    Paul Karmiryan thinks he can dance — and, so far, the judges of the show "So You Think You Can Dance" think so as well. The 21-year-old Glendale resident is among the Top 20 dancers chosen to move on to the final round of the hit FOX TV dance show....
  • Time-traveling fiction continues to appear

    In "The Shining Girls," the South African writer Lauren Beukes' chilling new novel set in Chicago, Harper Curtis is not your run-of-the-mill serial killer. In some respects, his modus operandi is strictly garden variety. He stalks his victims —...
  • A counter-conventional experience with Muse/ique

    A counter-conventional experience with Muse/ique
    Muse/ique, the intriguing, eclectic orchestra founded in 2011 by conductor Rachael Worby, opens its "Summer of Sound" season on Saturday, June 29, at Caltech's picnic-friendly outdoor Beckman Mall in Pasadena with "Lost in the Stars with Patti Austin."...
  • Concert review: Americanarama at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

    Concert review: Americanarama at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
    With a career that has blissfully blurred stylistic lines for more than five decades, Bob Dylan might well be considered the patron saint of modern-day Americana music. So it’s only fitting that Dylan’s “Americanarama” tour,...
  • Five must-see westerns beyond 'The Lone Ranger'

    Five must-see westerns beyond 'The Lone Ranger'
    It won't be only Disney executives who are watching the box office returns for "The Lone Ranger" this weekend. Lots of people are wondering whether Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer can ride to the rescue of a genre that was once a staple of American cinema...
  • Review: 'The Heat' lights up with new buddy-cop twist

    Review: 'The Heat' lights up with new buddy-cop twist
    "The Heat," starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, is the latest entry in a long-running and much-loved movie joke: the buddy-cop comedy. In this case, a bosom-buddy cop comedy. The movie follows a well-beaten path. They're cops, they're enemies,...
  • Trio Ellas embraces a wide, varied musical world

    Trio Ellas embraces a wide, varied musical world
    Saturday night at the Hollywood Bowl, the female ensemble Trio Ellas will be among the top-billed acts at Mariachi USA Festival, a glittering annual showcase of charro-suited talent. It'll make a nice change of pace for the three young Mexican...
  • Is a policy shift in the picture for Los Angeles murals?

     Is a policy shift in the picture for Los Angeles murals?
    Later this summer, following years of legal skirmishing and politicking, the Los Angeles City Council is expected to vote on whether to lift its decade-old ban on private-property murals. Some questions surrounding the proposed ordinance have been...
  • Review: 'Visitation Street' by Ivy Pochoda

    Review: 'Visitation Street' by Ivy Pochoda
    American crime fiction has a distinct genius for geography. In Richard Price's Dempsy, N.J., in "Samaritan" or "Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles," it is often the city as much as any single person that seems to bear responsibility for a murder. That...