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Joan Didion

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  • 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...
  • An evening with author Joan Didion at Hartford Stage

    An evening with author Joan Didion at Hartford Stage
    It's widely known that writer Joan Didion's late husband, John Gregory Dunne, was raised in the Hartford area; she chronicled her grief at his passing in The Year of Magical Thinking, which won the National Book Award. More recently, Didion penned Blue...
  • 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 ,...
  • 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...
  • Unraveling Anne

     
    A daughter’s search for the story behind her mother’s tragic path leads to a uniquely heartfelt understanding....
  • Happy 105th birthday, Eva Zeisel

     
    Noted ceramicist Eva Zeisel turns 105 years old today; the literary journal A Public Space recently published her memoirs of imprisonment in Russia under Stalin....
  • Q&A: 'Bored to Death' creator Jonathan Ames

     
    Jonathan Ames, creator of HBO's "Bored to Death," sits down with Los Angeles Times' Television Critic Robert Lloyd for a Q&A....