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  • Slain L.A. theater director-producer Ben Bradley is remembered

     
    Bennett Bradley of Hollywood’s Fountain Theatre won awards for directing and producing plays that burrowed deeply into the African American experience, but friends and colleagues remembered Monday that he savored and contributed to nearly all of the...
  • Arrest made in death of Fountain Theatre director-producer Ben Bradley

     
    The L.A. Now blog is reporting this afternoon that Los Angeles police detectives have arrested a man in connection with the slaying of Bennett Bradley, a longtime director and producer at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood. Bradley, 59, was found......
  • Arrest made in slaying of East Hollywood theater director [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles police detectives have arrested a man in connection with the slaying of a longtime director of an East Hollywood theater, department officials said today.Bennett Bradley, 59, was found stabbed to death Jan. 2 at his Mid-Wilshire-area...
  • Murder suspect had relationship with slain director of East Hollywood theater

     
    A man who police said had a romantic relationship with a longtime director of an East Hollywood theater has been arrested in connection with his murder, Los Angeles police officials said today. Jose Fructuoso, 25, of Los Angeles is being......
  • Koreatown: Bennett Bradley, 60 [Updated]

     
    Bennett Bradley, a 60-year-old black man, was stabbed and died Saturday, Jan. 2, in the 100 block of South New Hampshire Avenue in Koreatown, authorities said. Bradley's body was found about 5:50 p.m. in his apartment, police said. Detectives believe........
  • Memorial planned for slain theater director-producer Ben Bradley

     
    Hollywood's Fountain Theatre said today that it is organizing a memorial for Ben Bradley, a longtime director and producer for the company, who was found stabbed to death in his Mid-Wilshire home on Jan. 2. The memorial will take place......
  • Alsip: A starter spot where families tend to stay

    Alsip: A starter spot where families tend to stay
    On a recent sweltering day, the Aquatic Park in Alsip was packed with kids and adults splashing in the pool and soaking up the sun. The inviting oasis, which includes the outdoor pool, mushroom fountain for youngsters, playground and tanning hill, is...
  • The Mississippi Delta's Health Care Blues

    The Mississippi Delta's Health Care Blues
    This crumbling Delta town, set amid cotton fields, abandoned railroad tracks and cypress-studded bayous, is a hard place. So hard that the plaintive sound of a local musician drawing a knife blade across the strings of his guitar gave birth to the...
  • February 19 - Author Simeon Wright

    February 19 - Author Simeon Wright
    Simeon Wright was only 12 when his teenage cousin, Emmett Till, was kidnapped from Wright's Mississippi home on August 28, 1955. A witness to the events leading up to and following that dreadful night, Wright saw his cousin's violent murder become a...
  • Black History Month - The Ballad of Emmett Till

    FOUNTAIN'S 20th ANNIVERSARY SEASON opens with the WEST COAST PREMIERE of "THE BALLAD OF EMMETT TILL" in celebration of Black History Month . The Ballad of Emmett Till - Part history, part mystery and part ghost story, Ifa Bayeza's lyrical integration of...
  • 10 things you might not know about racism

    10 things you might not know about racism
    With the election of an African-American president, some people thought this country had suddenly become "post-racial." Well, hardly. A new book quotes Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid as saying that America was ready for a president like Barack Obama...