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  • Grand Park benefits Made in America, but is the reverse true?

    Grand Park benefits Made in America, but is the reverse true?
    Was Made in America more about bringing down barriers or putting them up? For Mayor Eric Garcetti, the two-day music festival, which wrapped up Sunday evening at downtown L.A.'s Grand Park, was a chance to advertise his interest in trimming red tape...
  • Placido Domingo says Operalia prizes 'went to the right people'

    Placido Domingo says Operalia prizes 'went to the right people'
    When he arrived last week in Los Angeles for Plácido Domingo's annual Operalia competition, the young Guatemalan tenor Mario Chang experienced a singer's worst fear: He had come down with a throat infection. "My throat started to feel a little sore. I...
  • Lots of magic — but little illumination — in 'Houdini'

     Lots of magic — but little illumination — in 'Houdini'
    Oscar winner Adrien Brody is the big get for History's biopic "Houdini," an attempt to reveal the man behind the great-escape legend. It is also, one assumes, a bid to re-ignite the network's original drama flame sparked by 2012's similarly star-studded...
  • Searing sets save Made in America L.A.

     Searing sets save Made in America L.A.
    What makes a good Southern California music festival? Quality acts, artfully selected, with pleasant surprises and an overarching vision. Easy access to essentials for enjoying — not just surviving — the daylong adventures. Accessible good...
  • In 'Houdini,' Adrien Brody wants to 'convey the truth of an illusion'

    In 'Houdini,' Adrien Brody wants to 'convey the truth of an illusion'
    NEW YORK — Over a colorful career that's included an Oscar win for a Roman Polanski film, collaborations with unconventional directors such as Rian Johnson and Wes Anderson and — of course — that Halle Berry kiss seen 'round the world,...
  • Made in America tests Grand Park, with mixed reviews from fans

    Made in America tests Grand Park, with mixed reviews from fans
    "Sing so loud Jay Z can hear it," Chance the Rapper hollered Sunday from one of two stages in front of Los Angeles City Hall. It was a reference to the hip-hop mogul and mastermind behind the two-day Budweiser Made in America festival, where established...
  • At Ravinia, Billy Corgan challenges himself, audience

    At Ravinia, Billy Corgan challenges himself, audience
    The rock star inside Billy Corgan refuses to be tamed, even at a solo show advertised as acoustic. Saturday at Ravinia, the Smashing Pumpkins leader began his first career-spanning concert unaccompanied before being joined by the group's guitarist, Jeff...
  • REVIEW: 'Reasons to be Happy' by Profiles Theatre ★˝

    REVIEW: 'Reasons to be Happy' by Profiles Theatre ★½
    Costco, the giant chain of warehouse stores, is known for paying slightly higher hourly wages than its competitors. Thus a job at Costco is generally considered a good job, even a way, perhaps, to gain a tentative foothold in the middle class. In 2009...
  • iO opens with a mondo 'Armando'

    iO opens with a mondo 'Armando'
    When former Chicago writers and improvisers of the caliber of David Koechner, Joel Murray, Laura Krafft, Amber Ruffin, Scott Adsit and Stephnie Weir are to be found together on a stage, replete with a dozen or more of their celebrity friends, it generally...
  • Harrell, Brown lift up Chicago Jazz Festival

    Harrell, Brown lift up Chicago Jazz Festival
    There were great sets and tedious performances, moments of high inspiration and mediocre achievement, brilliant solos and overbearing ones too. If you stayed long enough at the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival, which ends Sunday, you heard it all in an...
  • This fall in London: The Kinks, Lindsay Lohan and the royal family

    This fall in London: The Kinks, Lindsay Lohan and the royal family
    With the first rustling of autumn comes the beginning of what is invariably the most exciting season of the theatrical calendar. This year, it's looking a little bit rock 'n' roll — and a roster of compelling women is central to the most...