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  • Critic's Notebook: MOCA's complicated choice of a new director

     
    Why does the Museum of Contemporary Art’s board of trustees dislike art museums? That’s the uncomfortable question hanging in the air as the nation’s premier contemporary art museum names Jeffrey Deitch, 57, its fourth director in 30 years. In...
  • Peter Biskind on Warren Beatty: Was his theme song 'You're So Vain' or 'Just a Gigolo'?

     
    Of all the many spellbindingly jaw-droppingly dishy anecdotes in Peter Biskind's new Warren Beatty biography, "Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America," I was found myself especially astounded--in a "what would a therapist make of this" kind of way--by...
  • MOCA hires Jeffrey Deitch: NYC's loss is L.A.'s gain

     
    Although considered by some to be a controversial appointment, the news of New York gallerist Jeffrey Deitch taking over the top spot at the embattled Museum of Contemporary Art comes off as a stroke of genius to us. Speaking myself as a longtime New...
  • Pals rally for Quentin

     
    As the Oscar derby enters its home stretch, pals of Quentin Tarantino are toasting his success. William Morris Endeavor agent Ari Emanuel threw a glam dinner party at Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills on Friday night. Attendees included Charlize Theron, Tim...
  • 'Family Guy': Valentine's Day

     
    Ah, St. Valentine’s Day. That special time of year that we celebrate a composite of three different Roman martyrs with signs of love, a tradition based off a poem written by Geoffrey Chaucer to celebrate the first anniversary of the......
  • President Obama Visits Beverly Hills for Star-Studded Fundraiser

    President Obama Visits Beverly Hills for Star-Studded Fundraiser
    BEVERLY HILLS -- President Barack Obama defended his Supreme Court pick and painted an upbeat vision of the economy Wednesday as he addressed major donors to the Democratic Party in Beverly Hills. "It's safe to say we have stepped back from the brink,...
  • Port of San Diego fires lobbyist over e-mails

    Port of San Diego fires lobbyist over e-mails
    A lobbyist who boasted in e-mails about "spoon feeding" a California coastal commissioner while attempting to secure his vote on a controversial project has been fired by the Port of San Diego. In a letter to Coastal Commission members Friday, Robert...
  • Carly Simon Reveals Identity of the Man Behind "You're So Vain"

    Carly Simon Reveals Identity of the Man Behind  "You're So Vain"
    One of pop music's most enduring mysteries can finally be put to rest. For nearly four decades, Carly Simon kept the identity of the subject of her hit song "You're So Vain," a secret, while fans speculated celebrities such as Warren Beatty, Mick...
  • Alcohol and the Elderly

    Alcohol and the Elderly
    Seniors may help ward off dementia by indulging in a beer or a glass of wine daily, new studies suggest. But there's an important caveat: The findings apply to healthy people, not those with mild cognitive impairments or other chronic medical conditions....
  • L.A.'s high-style high-rise

    L.A.'s high-style high-rise
    For a select group of Angelenos, the route to grandma's didn't go over the river and through the woods, but along Sunset to a 32-story Modernist block of stucco and glass built in 1964, a singular apartment house set back from and above the storied...
  • A placebo, yes, but not harmless

    Every day on the front lines of medicine, doctors quietly weigh treatments. They consider which ones might help patients and which ones might harm them. And sometimes, rightly or wrongly, which ones might simply please or appease them. I'm a pleaser at...