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  • Laura Linney and Anna Gunn: Portraits in excellence

     
    Reporting from New York Plagiarism isn’t a common theatrical vice. Actors of originality find their own way, discovering a character's reality in the depths of their singular individuality. This enduring truth was brought home after seeing Laura...
  • In books: St. Clair McKelway, John D'Agata, Elif Batuman

     
    John D'Agata will be in Los Angeles this month, reading at the Hammer Museum and at the L.A. Public Library. In today's paper, David L. Ulin reviews D'Agata's latest book, "About a Mountain": Ostensibly a story about Yucca Mountain, "About......
  • An arresting art show at the ArcLight Cinemas

     
    There's an interesting-looking art show at the ArcLight Cinemas multiplex opening tonight that caught my eye in David Ng's post over at the Culture Monster blog. L.A. artist Rachel Schmeidler takes celebrity mug shots and renders them in a Warholian...
  • Michael Flatley returning to 'Lord of the Dance'

     
    "Camp," wrote Susan Sontag, "is art that proposes itself seriously, but cannot be taken altogether seriously because it is 'too much.'" By this definition, Michael Flatley's "Lord of the Dance" -- the over-the-top, sequins-and-lamé Irish step dance...
  • Mia Wasikowska, star of Wonderland and The Kids are All Right

     
    The best two movies of the summer open this weekend and next in Orlando — Winter's Bone next week, and The Kids are All Right this week. I talked with Mia Wasikowska about Kids, a film that has been embraced by the gay community and others for its...
  • How to make local TV news better: 'More' is more.

     
    Why do I watch the late local news on TV? I tell myself it's for professional reasons — a guy in my position has to keep up. But the truth is, I watch for the same reason I suspect many......
  • Christopher Hitchens on Osama bin Laden

     
    Christopher Hitchens has published an essay on Osama bin Ladne, "The Enemy." with Amazon as a Kindle Single....