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  • Anna Deavere Smith wins $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

    Anna Deavere Smith wins $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
    Anna Deavere Smith, famed for creating one-woman, documentary theater pieces about taut social issues in which she portrays multiple people she’s interviewed, has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most lucrative awards in...
  • Gordon Davidson is still giving to theater

    Gordon Davidson is still giving to theater
    Founder of the Mark Taper Forum, éminence grise of the regional theater movement, crusading champion of Los Angeles theater, Gordon Davidson was put in an unusual position last fall at USC's School of Dramatic Arts: He had to explain who he was to a group...
  • The ripple effect of the arts

    The ripple effect of the arts
    Popular among economists, sociologists and software engineers, the phrase "ripple effect" has also been adopted by arts and cultural thought leaders to describe the powerful impact of the creative sector on our shared communities. Here at Center Stage,...
  • Influences: Actress Anna Deavere Smith

     
    Let Me Down Easy," at the Broad Stage through July 31, is Anna Deveare Smith's exploration of the nation's healthcare crisis....
  • Monday's TV Talk Shows

     
    The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Daniel Craig; paralyzed bride gets married; Don Cheadle; Aretha Franklin. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N)......
  • Monster Mash: 9/11 cross angers atheists; Telegraph in trouble

     
    An atheist group is suing to remove the famous World Trade Center cross from the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum in New York. Britain's Telegraph has been ordered to pay $100,000 over a review it ran on the nonfiction book "Seven Days in the Art...
  • Monster Mash: Banksy iPhone app; Crystal Bridges Museum for free

     
    A new Banksy iPhone app tells you where to find works by the street artist.The Crystal Bridges Museum of Art will offer free admission to all thanks to a $20-million grant from Wal-Mart....
  • 2011 year in review: Best in theater

     
    Theater critic Charles McNulty names the best plays he saw in 2011....
  • TCA Winter Press Tour 2012, Day 1: PBS

     
    Day 1 of the 2012 Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter Press Tour marked the first time that I personally have covered the PBS portion of the tour, and like the network itself, the day was an eclectic mix of entertainment and information, featuring...
  • TCA Winter Press Tour Moments: Day 2

     
    My favorite moments from the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter 2012 Press Tour, Day 2, which featured the concluding presentations for PBS: 1. Tony Bennett — The legendary singer closed PBS' press tour sessions with a fabulous and...
  • Friday’s Highlights: 'A Gifted Man' on CBS

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 8 - 14 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 8 - 14 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......