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  • Fall book preview

    Fall book preview
    It's tempting, looking at the fall's books, to think of this as a political season. Dick Cheney got it started with "In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir," and in November we'll see a different (and perhaps conflicting?) take when Condoleezza...
  • Philanthropist gives away more than $331 million with hands-on approach

    Philanthropist gives away more than $331 million with hands-on approach
    Ann Lurie isn't very good at being merely a name etched in granite.    Take the coming fundraising gala to celebrate the completion of the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, a 1.25 million-square-foot facility in Streeterville with...
  • Maureen Anderman Brilliant In Didion's ' Year Of Magical Thinking'

    Maureen Anderman Brilliant In Didion's  ' Year Of Magical Thinking'
      The show: Joan Didion's “The Year of Magical Thinking,” a solo show based on her memoir, at the Westport Country Playhouse First impressions: Starting with Alexander Dodge's Zen-like set, you know you are in for an experience of...
  • History of UCI commune to be displayed

    History of UCI commune to be displayed
    UC Irvine — The year was 1968. The Age of Aquarius was in full swing. The Tet offensive was pushing forward. And, Joan Didion's "Slouching Toward Bethlehem" was published. It was amid this period of cultural and political upheaval that UCI ,...
  • Filmmakers behind George Plimpton documentary seek final funds in Kickstarter campaign

     
    A documentary about writer/editor George Plimpton, founder of the Paris Review and first-generation immersive journalist, is raising funds on Kickstarter....
  • Eve Babitz kicks off L.A. '60s art world tribute

     
    Eve Babitz, prolific author and art muse, helps kick off Pacific Standard Time, this fall's 60-venue tribute to L.A.'s 1960s art scene, at a Hammer Museum discussion....
  • ALOUD's 2011 schedule selling out fast

     
    Joan Didion, Common, Colson Whitehead, David M. Kennedy, Alexandra Fuller Karl Marlantes and Jonathan Lethem will appear at ALOUD this fall....
  • Pop & Hiss premiere: New video for Gabriel Kahane's single 'L.A.'

     
    Singer and composer Gabriel Kahane taps L.A. filmmaker Lewis Klahr for "L.A." music video. Gabriel Kahane's sophomore album, "Where Are the Arms," will be released Sept. 13....
  • Review: 'California Design 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way' at LACMA

     
    The first object you see in “California Design 1930-1965: ‘Living in a Modern Way,’” which opens Saturday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is an impossibly shiny aluminum Airstream trailer from 1936. Think of it as an...
  • Joan Didion discusses 'Blue Nights'

     
    David L. Ulin talks to Joan Didion about her new memoir, "Blue Nights."...
  • Friday's TV Talk Shows

     
    Friday's TV Talk Shows...