| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Innovative director of
opera, film, theater
Patrice Chereau, 68, a celebrated French actor and director in film, theater and opera who was renowned for cutting-edge productions, died Monday in Paris of complications related to...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:17 AM
To be without a roof over one's head — homelessness — is usually considered the nadir of poverty in America. To many, it implies not only a lack of money, but the exhaustion of options, the end of the rope, dereliction.
But there's another...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Stanley Kauffmann, who died Wednesday at 97, will be remembered for his intellectually rigorous, neatly manicured film reviews -- the meditative yin to Pauline Kael’s ecstatic yang.
But as a drama critic, I’m especially grateful for his...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Wilfried Martens, 77, the resilient Belgian prime minister who led nine governments and deepened Belgium's integration in the European Union, died Wednesday at his home in Lokeren, in East Flanders.
A family statement confirming his death did not...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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For more than 20 years at UC Irvine, Dudley Knight devised innovative and sometimes controversial ways of teaching acting students to speak clearly while lending their characters authentic,...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
"Secrets of Chatsworth" is not an...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 11:42 AM
By Vladislav Todorov, translated from the Bulgarian by Joseph Benatov
Paul Dry Books: 185 pp., $14.95 paper
Of all the places to set a story of intrigue, Bulgaria has served as a choice exotic location for many writers, among...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 7:54 AM
Clark Magnet High School Monday won its first ever Glendale Unified High School Scholastic Bowl, besting Hoover, Glendale and Crescenta Valley high schools in a friendly academic competition that annually pits some of the district’s best students...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 5:28 PM
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once (s)he grows up.
Too often in the daily business of living and working as adults we forget the joy of play for the sake of itself. It is unfortunate but true...
| May 19, 2011
When Everyman Theatre was founded in 1990, the resident company included Kyle Prue, who went on to perform in two dozen works over the years. But in 2006, he moved from being in front of the spotlights to making sure the spotlights and everything else...
| May 31, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Everybody knows the Broadway and movie musical “My Fair Lady.” But not everyone is as familiar with its literary source.
It all began with George Bernard Shaw’s 1912 play “Pygmalion.” With characteristic wit, the great...