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  • How to build a better Los Angeles

    How to build a better Los Angeles
    The Walt Disney Concert Hall, which opened its doors 10 years ago this month, is rightly celebrated as the most recognizable jewel in Los Angeles' cultural crown. But we should remember that Disney Hall came very close to not being built at all....
  • Act now and name a replacement L.A. school board member

    Act now and name a replacement L.A. school board member
    There has been great consternation in recent days over the best way to select an interim school board member to complete the term of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died this month. The two of us, both former school board members, believe that LaMotte'...
  • Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles

    Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles
    In his only big-screen film role, Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Bobby Kotick appeared in "Moneyball" as a penny-pinching owner of the Oakland Athletics baseball team. "I'm asking you to be OK not spending money that I don't have," he tells...
  • 2013 Forbes 400: The rich have now regained all their lost riches

    2013 Forbes 400: The rich have now regained all their lost riches
    Five years after the financial crisis, the mega-rich have regained all the wealth they lost during the recession, setting a new record value for combined net worth, according to Forbes' 400 richest Americans list released Monday. The annual report...
  • Pictures in the News | September 18, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Italy, where workers inspect the Costa Concordia after it was lifted upright near the island of Giglio.  More photos Washington: A woman looks at a memorial to the victims of the Washington Navy Yard where a...
  • Ricky Gervais bleeps-out on 'Piers Morgan Live'

    Ricky Gervais bleeps-out on 'Piers Morgan Live'
    One of the challenges of writing about – and quoting – comedians, we here at Show Tracker have found, is that you typically can’t use the (often foul-mouthed) best stuff they say. It seems that Piers Morgan had the same problem....
  • Grand Avenue project: Uncertainty could be a good thing

    The recent turmoil over the Grand Avenue redevelopment effort leaves a bunch of pretty basic questions unanswered. For starters, who exactly is going to design a planned retail, residential and hotel complex across Grand from Walt Disney Concert Hall in...
  • National monuments closed following federal government shutdown

    National monuments closed following federal government shutdown
    National monuments around the country remain closed following Tuesday's partial shutdown of the federal government. The National Park Service, which oversees such monuments as the Lincoln Memorial in Washington and the Statue of Liberty in the New...
  • Audra McDonald among three Tony winners joining cast of 'Sound of Music' TV movie

    Audra McDonald among three Tony winners joining cast of 'Sound of Music' TV movie
    The hills will be alive with the sound of Tony winners, when NBC's new production of "The Sound of Music" is broadcast Dec. 5. NBC announced Monday that stage veterans Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle have joined the cast, alongside the...
  • UCLA Hammer Museum embraces free admission, and it has company

     UCLA Hammer Museum embraces free admission, and it has company
    If a trend requires three of something, then free admission at prominent Los Angeles-area art museums is trembling on the brink of becoming a trend. Museum-wise, few could be better. At the annual gala of the UCLA Hammer Museum on Saturday night,...
  • Baryshnikov Hits Road With Show That Premiered In Hartford

    Mikhail Baryshnikov will be continuing  his role in the stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s  "Man in a Case," which had its world premiered at Hartford Stage last season, with a national tour of the mixed media show. The 2013-2014 national tour...