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  • Book Review: 'Conversations With Scorsese'

    Book Review: 'Conversations With Scorsese'
    Above all else, Martin Scorsese is a character. Brilliant, brazen, engaging, esoteric, reverent, irreverent, ironic — all are qualities that have forged the 68-year-old director into an unqualified master. Much revered, once reviled, Scorsese has...
  • Graduation day for 'Greek,' star Jacob Zachar

    Graduation day for 'Greek,' star Jacob Zachar
    Not to sound like a bad college graduation speaker, but a world of opportunities awaits Chicago native Jacob Zachar. Playing geeky fraternity pledge/member Rusty Cartwright in “Greek” is the 24-year-old’s biggest role, one that he began...
  • Filmmaker says 1st name 'Usama' led to beating

    Filmmaker says 1st name 'Usama' led to beating
    He chronicled war-torn Iraq through the eyes of its citizens, but filmmaker Usama Alshaibi says he didn't feel the sting of violence until he crashed a house party last weekend in the tiny Iowa town of Fairfield. "Right when I walked in, somebody asked...
  • New teen center opens at Costa Mesa Middle School

    New teen center opens at Costa Mesa Middle School
    COSTA MESA — City and school officials unveiled a new teen center Monday at Costa Mesa Middle School. About two dozen middle-school students gathered for the grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting, which took place after school let out for...
  • Movie review: 'Making the Boys'

    Movie review: 'Making the Boys'
    It may be hard for those who grew up watching "Will & Grace" to imagine the shock and excitement when Mart Crowley's "The Boys in the Band" caught fire off-Broadway in 1968, becoming one of the most discussed, derided and defended dramas of its era. A...
  • Speakers

    Mark Boster Yosemite in Four Seasons Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Los Angeles Times Pavilion Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Los Angeles Times Pavilion Los Angeles Times Presents: Picture This — 10 Steps to Better Vacation Photos & Videos Saturday, noon, Travel &...
  • Book calendar events for the week of March 13, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY 826LA Adult Writing Seminar Series: TV Writing: A series of panel discussions featuring industry professionals will cover multiple aspects of writing for television. Panelists include Emily Cutler,...
  • Greenspan: Baltimore's next rapper to blow up?

    Greenspan: Baltimore's next rapper to blow up?
    This piece was featured in b's "10 People to Watch Under 30" weekend edition. Check out the rest of the class of 2011 here. "Don't care about your top five/Either you like my songs or don't, for real," Greenspan raps on his aptly titled track "Cold." The...
  • John D. Olmsted dies at 73; naturalist preserved open space in Northern California

    John D. Olmsted dies at 73; naturalist preserved open space in Northern California
    John D. Olmsted, a naturalist who led efforts to preserve Northern California nature areas, open space and trails, died of liver cancer March 8 at his home in Nevada City, Calif. He was 73. Inspired by conservationist John Muir, Olmsted spent more than...
  • Japan's ancient culture, modern ways

    Japan's ancient culture, modern ways
    For 12 months filmmaker/adventurer Karin Muller traveled from one end of Japan to the other, living among the people and exploring Japan’s ancient cultural heritage and its modern ways. Muller followed the dervish mountain cults as they...
  • Requiem for César Chávez

    Requiem for César Chávez
    Despite the rumble of locomotives idling on a track just a few yards away, there's a sense of serenity at a memorial tucked into the foothills of the Tehachapi Mountains southeast of Bakersfield. Statues of St. Francis of Assisi and Our Lady of Guadalupe...