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  • Theater review: 'The River Niger' at Los Angeles Theatre Centre

     
    "The River Niger" flows nowhere near the fractured Harlem household whose unraveling it depicts, but its symbolic title lies heavy on a family's quest for solid footing in the tides of the post-civil rights era. A runaway hit on and......
  • African Americans Hanged for Assaulting Woman

     
    Jan. 6, 1910: George Reynolds and John Williams of Kansas City are sentenced to hang for assaulting Mrs. W.F. [or W.H.] Jackson, a violinist who was attacked on her way home from performing at a concert. Judge Ralph H. Latshaw refused to order the men’s...
  • 'The Biggest Loser': Drama between trainers and contestants

     
    Here's John-John Williams IV on this week's episode of The Biggest Loser:I really think that after watching last night's episode of The Biggest Loser, the show should be called The Biggest Complainer. What a bunch of annoying, whining liars.It was......
  • Dudamel, Williams, Connick and 'Rent' set for 2010 Hollywood Bowl season

     
    Gustavo Dudamel will make three appearances at the Hollywood Bowl this summer, marking the first time that he will conduct at the venue since "Bienvenido Gustavo" in October. The season will also include performances by John Williams, Harry Connick Jr.......
  • 'Inglourious Basterds' leads with most Gold Derby Award nominations

     
    "Inglourious Basterds" leads with the most nominations (12) for Gold Derby Film Awards, which are determined by posters in our forums. "The Hurt Locker" follows with nine, and "Avatar" and "Up in the Air" have eight. Winners will be announced March 6 (the...
  • Oscar influences: Michael Giacchino was a crazed 9-year-old 'Star Wars' geek

     
    When Michael Giacchino was in elementary school, all his friends were following the rock bands of the moment, notably Led Zeppelin, the Who and the Beatles. But Giacchino admits that he was "pretty adverse" to rock 'n' roll. "I hate......
  • Obama confers arts and humanities medals on big names, including Dylan and Eastwood

     
    After deliberating for hours on healthcare in Thursday's summit, President Obama turned to the arts, entertainment, literature and scholarship, conferring the National Medal of Arts -- the nation's highest award in the field -- on 12 recipients and the...
  • Lunchbox: Chat room chat show debuts

     
    I'm one of a bunch of guest panelists for tomorrow's premier of "Lunchbox" at noon at Vocalo.org. It's the brainchild of Justin Kaufmann, the ambitious and amusing Vocalo/WBEZ web impresario, and he's planning what amounts to a chat-room, multi-media...
  • Quote of the day

     
    I thought we already had an Oklahoma .... WGN AM 720 host John Williams, discussing GOP gubernatorial nominee Bill Brady's belief in allowing creationism to be taught in the public schools and his other socially conservative stances...
  • Listen up.

     
    Mary Schmich and I will be guests of John Williams on WGN AM 720 at 11 a.m. We will try not use any of the station's newly forbidden words and expressions, though I am a big fan of "to be......
  • Who put the demon into `Deem and Pass'?

     
    I'm deep into rehearsals for today's appearance on the John Williams show (11 a.m. WGN Am 720). Mary Schmich keeps stepping on my lines and John is missing his cues. But meantime, I want to open the floor for those......