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  • 'Golden Dragon' has a lot on its plate

    'Golden Dragon' has a lot on its plate
    The setting for Roland Schimmelpfennig's "The Golden Dragon" is a restaurant of that name, which offers Thai/Chinese/Vietnamese cuisine from an overheated kitchen where five nameless Asian cooks sweat over the dizzying array of orders shouted out from...
  • L.A. theater listings, Oct. 20-27: 'Priscilla' returns

    L.A. theater listings, Oct. 20-27: 'Priscilla' returns
    "Priscilla Queen of the Desert" sashays into the Segerstrom Center, Julian Sands portrays Harold Pinter in a one-man show at the Broad, and Falcon Theatre probes "The Mystery of Irma Vep." An Afternoon with Hal Linden The TV actor and Broadway star...
  • Change the initiative process and you empower voters. Really.

    Change the initiative process and you empower voters. Really.
    When ticked-off Californians voted by a landslide in 1911 to take political power into their own hands and away from special interests and a Legislature in their thrall, the L.A. Times expressed its disgust with headlines about “freak laws.”...
  • Go ahead, have more sex, not less

    Go ahead, have more sex, not less
    THE sex lives of men can seem like an Aesop's fable. As years go by and sexual desire fades, men may stop mating with an enthusiasm akin to rabbits and become more like red foxes, lonely animals who make do with one brief breeding season each year. The...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Searching for a surrogate

    Jonah Goldberg: Searching for a surrogate
    Watching Bill Clinton act as Barack Obama's "No. 1 surrogate," in the words of National Public Radio, is as exquisitely painful as watching a runaway monkey with a paintball gun at a museum. Most of the pundits have focused on Mr. Clinton's motivations...
  • What happened in LCF 10-20-30 Years ago?

    What happened in LCF 10-20-30 Years ago?
    Ten Years Ago The Flintridge Inn, on Foothill Boulevard at Hobbs Drive, closed after four years of operation. The new proprietor, Kevin Finch, announced renovations were underway at the property, which would open that spring under the name “Dish.&...
  • "Good News!" Playing at the Goodspeed Opera House

    "Good News!" Playing at the Goodspeed Opera House
    Goodspeed Musicals is bursting with good news. It's the theater's 50th anniversary. It was just featured on Michael Feinstein's PBS series "American Songbook." The 2013 Goodspeed season starts April 12. There'll be a Golden Anniversary Gala on June 17....
  • Musical Comedy Premiere Highlights Hartford Stage's 50th

    A world premiere of an original musical comedy, two classic performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater’s five artistic directors and a “rejuvenated” “A Christmas Carol” will be among the highlights of Hartford Stage&...
  • Hartford Stage's 50th Season Includes Premiere of Musical Comedy, Classics

    A premiere of an original musical comedy, two classics performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater's five artistic directors, and a "rejuvenated" Dickens' favorite are highlights of Hartford Stage's 50th anniversary season beginning in September....
  • Hartford Stage's 2013-14 Season

    Hartford Stage's 2013-14 Season
    Hartford Stage has a 2013-2014 season: September 12 through November 10: Marivaux’s lusty comedy La Dispute and Shakespeare’s bloody tragedy Macbeth, played in repertory with the same director—new Hartford Stage artistic director Darko...