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  • Among 'Walking Dead' zombies, Andrew Lincoln brings emotional heft

    Among 'Walking Dead' zombies, Andrew Lincoln brings emotional heft
    As lean, haunted lawman Rick Grimes, the character at the center of the apocalyptic horrors that unspool on AMC's "The Walking Dead," Andrew Lincoln has been tasked with embodying the tormented hero, the wounded husband, the emotionally unavailable father...
  • Ches Smith and These Arches Perform at New Haven's Firehouse 12 on June 14th

    Ches Smith and These Arches Perform at New Haven's Firehouse 12 on June 14th
    Ches Smith and These Arches June 14, 8:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., $12-$18, Firehouse 12, 45 Crown St., New Haven, (203) 785-0468, firehouse12.com   For Ches Smith, moving from the Bay Area to New York City several years ago didn't just mean a change in...
  • Review: "Every Boy Should Have a Man" by Preston Allen

    Review: "Every Boy Should Have a Man" by Preston Allen
    Genre mash-ups are de rigueur these days. Of course, writers like Margaret Atwood have been tight-roping the misty border between literary fiction and speculative fiction, fantasy and mystery for years. But a new outcropping of younger upstarts, such as...
  • Review: "The Ocean at the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman

    Review: "The Ocean at the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman
    Like modern fantasy authors from Lewis Carroll, George MacDonald and C. S. Lewis to Gene Wolfe and John Crowley, Neil Gaiman writes about the worlds on the edges of this one -- just off the map, a bit to the left, inaccessible without the right mirror...
  • Reporter's Notebook: Electric Daisy Carnival proves EDM fests need fresh moves

    As long as there has been electronic dance music, there has been at least one dumb complaint about it — that all the music sounds the same. That's a tedious line, one usually said by rock snobs who proudly admit they don't listen to the stuff. But...
  • Film Review: 'World War Z' fun but lacking

    Film Review: 'World War Z' fun but lacking
    The big-budget "World War Z" (directed by Marc Forster from Max Brooks's novel) is first and foremost an old-fashioned zombie movie. It makes no rotting bones about it. In the 45 years since George A. Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" — whose...
  • 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."...