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  • Trayvon Martin: Gov. Rick Scott promises thorough investigation

     
    On NBC's "Meet the Press," presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin said Trayvon could be this generation's Emmett Till, the 14-year-old black boy who was lynched in 1955 in Mississippi. Emmett's killing "sparked the civil rights movement," Goodwin...
  • On Trayvon Martin and a mom’s worst fear

     
    Although I have obsessively read and re-read news stories about Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old Miami boy shot dead last month by a self-proclaimed neighborhood-watch captain in a Sanford community, I haven't been able to watch any television coverage...
  • Music review: Wadada Leo Smith’s 'Ten Freedom Summers,' REDCAT

     
    Josef Woodard reviews Wadada Leo Smith’s opus 'Ten Freedom Summers,' For the performances, the REDCAT stage was divided between Smith's “jazz-”minded Golden Quartet and Southwest Chamber Music....
  • Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announces winners for 2010

     
    The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced its winners for 2010 at a ceremony at the Colony Theatre in Burbank on Monday evening. The awards, which recognize excellence in L.A. and Orange County theater, are voted on by theater critics......
  • Pfleger: Become part of ‘dangerous’ church

     
    Making only a passing reference to a report that he might leave his south-side parish, controversial St. Sabina pastor Rev. Michael Pfleger focused not on …...
  • Album review: Emmylou Harris, 'Hard Bargain'

     
    2.5 stars (out of 4) At one time, Harris’ voice was like country’s angelic consciousness, a reminder of its essence as the Nashville sound became increasingly suburban-ized. Her brief early ‘70s partnership with the late Gram Parsons...
  • Sheriff Dart, legislators try to halt overhaul of Burr Oak law

     
    Posted by Ray Long and Todd Wilson at 3:46 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart today excoriated legislation that would roll back some of the reforms inspired by the Burr Oak Cemetery tragedy, where workers were accused of......
  • 'Gospel According to James' at Victory Gardens: Racial violence won't stay quietly in the past

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "The Gospel According to James" ★★★ Through June 12 at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.; Running time: 2 hours, 25 minutes; Tickets: $20-$50 at 773-871-3000 and victorygardens.org. With Andre...
  • Ed Harris, Chris Pine among Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle's nominees for 2010

     
    The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced its nominations for the 2010 season on Tuesday. The Antaeus Company's production of Shakespeare's "King Lear" topped the list with five nominations, while Rogue Machine's "Four Places," Actors Co-op's "Wit,"...
  • Album review: Bob Dylan, 'The Bootleg Series Vol. 9 -- The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964'

     
    3 stars (out of 4) Bob Dylan arrived in New York at the age of 19 in 1961, and the evidence presented on “The Bootleg Series Vol. 9 -- The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964” (Columbia) suggests that he already knew the......
  • Ovation Awards nominations announced for 2009-10 season

     
    The nominations for the 2010 Ovation Awards were announced Monday evening at the Autry National Center for the American West. The awards, organized by the Los Angeles Stage Alliance, are intended to honor excellence in L.A.-area theater productions in...