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  • Matt Mattox dies at 91; master Hollywood dancer and choreographer

    Hollywood considered Matt Mattox one of the best dancers in the country when he was cast to dizzying effect in "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," the 1954 Oscar-winning film celebrated for its imaginative and masterful dance moves.
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...

    'Glee' recap: Girls (And Boys) On Film

    'Glee' recap: Girls (And Boys) On Film
    At the beginning of this film-inspired "Glee," we find Will and Emma dancing around all Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers-like to "You're All the World to Me" in old school black and white. But wait...didn't y'all essentially break up? I'm confused. But...

    'Dancing with the Stars' recap, Wynonna asks for handcuffs, Jacoby Jones compares DWTS to the Super Bowl

    Amy Watts is off for a birthday dinner tonight, at a joint too classy to have a TV above the bar (two Manhattans and she gets all CAPSLOCK!, three and she loves spats). Reality sets in! Week two begins. Grand entrance: No eliminations last week, so...

    Steve Lopez: Searching for the song of L.A.

     
    Is there a song for and about Los Angeles that tops all the others? Judging by early reader reaction to my column about a local musician named Justin Chart, who set out to write the definitive local anthem, I think...