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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Review: 'Pericles, Prince of Tyre' takes blissfully eclectic journey

    Review: 'Pericles, Prince of Tyre' takes blissfully eclectic journey
    “Pericles, Prince of Tyre” is, dramaturgically speaking, a bit of a dog's breakfast. Scholars agree that Shakespeare's play was largely written by a collaborator -- and a hack at that. The plot includes an incestuous king, two tempests at sea,...
  • Q&A: Architect Elizabeth Diller on working with Eli Broad and more

    Q&A: Architect Elizabeth Diller on working with Eli Broad and more
    Architect Elizabeth Diller was in Los Angeles this week for a press event at the Broad, the new $140-million Bunker Hill museum her New York firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro is designing for philanthropists and art collectors Eli and Edythe Broad. Before...
  • Disney Hall: Musical dream bankrolled by taxpayers, private donors

    Lillian Disney lived 101/2 years after instigating the creation of Walt Disney Concert Hall in her husband's honor by donating $50 million, but she never got to see it rise from its foundation, alone attend a performance. "A concert hall that would...
  • Area development finally underway around Disney Hall

    Area development finally underway around Disney Hall
    This story has been corrected. See note below for details. The Walt Disney Concert Hall has been a boon to downtown business, real estate experts say, even though a key long-planned development near it remains stalled. In a region so deprived of...
  • Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall is inextricably of L.A.

    Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall is inextricably of L.A.
    In a lecture at Harvard in the early 1990s, the Spanish architect Rafael Moneo referred to Frank Gehry as a "noble savage." The comment, partly a joke, perfectly summed up the conventional wisdom that had gathered around Gehry's work during the time...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...