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  • Paris' Quai Branly Museum celebrates 'Jazz Century'

    Paris' Quai Branly Museum celebrates 'Jazz Century'
    Bump Picasso. Forget Rococo. The Quai Branly Museum, a steel-and-glass palace on the Seine River, has news for the culture world: "Three Little Bops" is art. The Looney Tunes cartoon from 1957 retells the Three Little Pigs as a jazz fable with music by...
  • Book places: Hall Library

    Book places: Hall Library
    Known as the “Black Jewel of the Midwest,” the George Cleveland Hall Branch of the Chicago Public Library has been serving the Bronzeville community since 1932. Earlier this year, it was recommended for landmark status for its role as a...
  • Elise Paschen: poetry for teens caters to the rebel in each of us

    Elise Paschen: poetry for teens caters  to the rebel in each of us
    Elise Paschen has a knack for getting poetry into the hands of people who might not know they need it. Nearly 10 years ago, while still the executive director of the Poetry Society of America, she paired with Naperville-based Sourcebooks to create “...
  • Celebrating the genius of 'Huckleberry Finn'

    Celebrating the genius of 'Huckleberry Finn'
    Mark Twain was not quite 50 when he published "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" in February 1885, and in so doing, changed American literature. Until then, many of our writers had flirted with vernacular expression, most notably Thomas Paine, whose...
  • 'Sweet Thunder' by Wil Haygood

    'Sweet Thunder' by Wil Haygood
    When I was a young boxing writer, I once was invited to watch historic fight films with a small group that included Sugar Ray Robinson, by then long retired from the ring. Suffice to say, I was -- by several orders of magnitude -- the most ignorant...
  • Obama: Hurricane Katrina's lessons

     
    by Mark Silva Four years after Hurricane Katrina, President Barack Obama says that 11 members of his Cabinet have gone to New Orleans and he plans his own journey later this year. "To complete a complex recovery that addresses nearly......
  • Monster Mash: Netrebko, Villazon in 'Boheme'; Germany, Egypt fight over Nefertiti; Kristin Scott Thomas out of 'Night Music'

     
    -- Powerhouses: Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón star in a movie version of Puccini's "La Bohème," which debuts on public television tonight. (KCET) -- Tug of war: German officials have ruled out returning a bust of Queen Nefertiti to Egypt,......
  • Man awaiting trial in UC Riverside professor’s death dies in jail

     
    A Long Beach construction worker awaiting trial in the death of a UC Riverside professor last year died in his jail cell on Christmas Day, authorities said today. A guard on a security walk found Marlon Martinez, 22, lying in......
  • Newbery, Caldecott awards: Give those books a sticker!

     
    On Monday, the biggest awards in children's literature were announced by the American Library Assn. The awards -- whose signature cover stickers predate Oprah's -- often help guarantee attention for the selected books. The John Newbery Medal for most...
  • Dance review: Alvin Ailey at the Orange County Performing Arts Center

     
    “Celebration” happened to be the unofficial theme for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre’s opening night program Tuesday at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, the first of four different slates of mixed repertory being presented through...
  • Your Weekend in Rap: DJ Skee's 'Skeetox,' Paid Dues & Kenan Bell

     
    Whether you sport khakis and Chuck Taylors, backpacks and beanies, or flannels and designer frames, you'll find something tailored to you this weekend. One of the busiest two-day stretches in recent rap memory commences Friday night at Vanguard with DJ......