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  • Norman Lloyd at 100: Hollywood's Living Memory

    The earliest surviving footage of broadcast television in America is a fragment of "The Streets of New York," an adaptation of playwright Dion Boucicault's 19th-century drama, aired by the experimental New York NBC affiliate W2XBS on August 31, 1939....
  • 'Into the Woods' reunion shows Sondheim can still cast a spell

    'Into the Woods' reunion shows Sondheim can still cast a spell
    "Once upon a time," the open sesame of childhood fantasy, worked its magic on adults Sunday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, where an "Into the Woods" reunion was held with the show's creators, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, and several of the...
  • 'Feminism Unfinished' looks at movement's diversity

     'Feminism Unfinished' looks at movement's diversity
    It's not Beyonce in front of blazing lights, but "Feminism Unfinished" (Liveright Publishing) should grab our attention. The new book, subtitled "A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements," is co-authored by three academics —...
  • Blowback: Academic boycott of Israel gives voice to peaceful protest

    Blowback: Academic boycott of Israel gives voice to peaceful protest
    This past weekend, American Studies Assn. members held our annual conference in Los Angeles, with the theme "The Fun and the Fury." Those familiar with the ASA mainly because of news about our year-old academic boycott of Israel might be surprised by...
  • The sham drug idea of the year: 'pink Viagra'

    The sham drug idea of the year: 'pink Viagra'
    Many women report losing their desire for sex, some temporarily, some permanently. Is this a relationship problem, a normal aspect of life changes or, as the pharmaceutical industry maintains, an “unmet medical need”? That was the question...
  • 'Through a Lens Darkly' tackles a photographic divide in America

    'Through a Lens Darkly' tackles a photographic divide in America
    The photographs of young black men are startling in their contrasts: a slave in chains, a professor in a suit; a body dangling from a lynch mob's rope, a musician with a violin. The images illuminate a nation's racial divide and how African Americans...
  • USC is no longer top U.S. spot for international students

    USC is no longer top U.S. spot for international students
    For the first time in 13 years, USC has lost its title as the leader in recruiting lucrative foreign students, according to a new report. USC enrolled about 10,900 students from outside the country in the last academic year, according to a survey of U....
  • Amanda Bynes released from psychiatric care, tweets angrily at parents

    Amanda Bynes released from psychiatric care, tweets angrily at parents
    Amanda Bynes has been released from the psychiatric facility where she'd been on an involuntary hold for three weeks and on Friday morning was making her feelings known via Twitter, railing against her parents and declaring herself fit to take care of her...
  • IndieCade 2014: Five noteworthy games you might have missed

     
    Some of the most creative and innovative work in the video game industry is coming from independent developers working alone […]...
  • Stanley Chase, Broadway and film producer, dies at 87

    Stanley Chase, Broadway and film producer, dies at 87
    Stanley Chase, producer of the famed 1950s off-Broadway production of "The Threepenny Opera" and films such as sci-fi cult favorite "Colossus: The Forbin Project," died Tuesday at a nursing home in Santa Monica. He was 87. He had been in declining...
  • Theater: DeSales presents 'The Miser,' Moliere's finest farce

    A hilarious 17th century French farce, considered one of Moliere's finest, opens Act 1's second stage season Thursday. "The Miser" has been adapted by British actor, playwright and producer Miles Malleson and will be presented in the intimate Schubert...