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  • Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez surrenders, urges protests

     Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez surrenders, urges protests
    CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez turned himself in to authorities Tuesday to face what he calls trumped-up homicide charges, after urging supporters to stay in the streets and protest peacefully against the...
  • Robert Lopez ranges from ribald 'Book of Mormon' to Disney's 'Frozen'

      Robert Lopez ranges from ribald 'Book of Mormon' to Disney's 'Frozen'
    For someone who made his name with ribald musical comedies like "The Book of Mormon" and "Avenue Q," Robert Lopez would have seemed like the last choice on Earth to write the songs for a Disney animated movie. But his work on "Frozen" has been a popular...
  • 8 dead as Venezuela turmoil continues, leader asks for Obama's help

    8 dead as Venezuela turmoil continues, leader asks for Obama's help
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- Massive demonstrations by opponents and supporters of President Nicolas Maduro were underway Saturday in central Caracas as the official death toll rose to eight on the 10th day of civil unrest roiling Venezuela. Leading the...
  • Venezuela death toll reaches 11 as protests continue

    CARACAS, Venezuela — Opponents and supporters of President Nicolas Maduro held massive demonstrations Saturday in central Caracas and other Venezuelan cities as the unofficial death toll rose to 11 in more than a week of unrest. Leading the...
  • L.A. Now Live: Steve Lopez talks sidewalks, fields your questions

    L.A. Now Live: Steve Lopez talks sidewalks, fields your questions
    Join Times columnist Steve Lopez for an L.A. Now Live chat Monday at 12:30 p.m. about the state of sidewalks and streets in Los Angeles. He will also be taking reader questions on a variety of issues. Lopez has written recently about the sorry state...
  • Cast of Disney's 'Frozen' Performs Live

    "Apparently Disney didn't realize they have a concert (hall) named after them so we're here at this Bat Mitzvah venue," joked Josh Gad as he kicked off an evening in which the cast of Disney's Oscar-nominated "Frozen" performed songs from the animated hit...
  • Acad's Song Field Pits U2, Pharrell, Karen O Against Broadway Tunesmiths

    Out of 75 entries for this year's original song nominations, the music branch chose five. And then the Board of Governors narrowed the field to four when it disqualified "Alone Yet Not Alone" for running afoul of campaigning rules. The remaining...
  • Letters From the Editor: Welcome, Seal Beach readers

    The Huntington Beach Independent is expanding into Seal Beach. Los Angeles Times subscribers who live in Seal Beach will receive the Independent with their papers every Thursday. The Independent will also be inserted into copies of The Times sold in...
  • L.A. theater openings, Feb. 2-9: Miwa Matreyek at REDCAT

    L.A. theater openings, Feb. 2-9: Miwa Matreyek at REDCAT
    Miwa Matreyek makes more animated magic with "This World Made Itself" at REDCAT, Mike Daisey explores "American Utopias" at Royce Hall, and Christopher Durang channels Chekov in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at the Taper. China: The Whole...
  • Obama raises business leaders' hopes

    Obama raises business leaders' hopes
    WASHINGTON — President Obama's State of the Union address raised hope among business leaders for action this year on some of their priorities, including immigration reform, a corporate tax code overhaul and more trade deals. But the domestic...
  • Oscar Nominee 'Devastated' by Disqualification; Tune Sung by Quadriplegic Singer

    The Academy's board of governors voted to rescind the original song nomination for "Alone Yet Not Alone," music by Bruce Broughton and lyric by Dennis Spiegel. An additional nominee in the category will not be named. The decision was prompted by the...