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  • Our suggestions for Chicago's fringe theater in 2015

    Our suggestions for Chicago's fringe theater in 2015
    Nimble and risk-taking, small theater companies in Chicago are often leading the creative charge. There's nothing like a tight budget to entice artists down the unbeaten path. With that in mind, a few observations about Chicago's fringe theater worth...
  • Welcome to a land of enchantment in 'Over the Garden Wall'

    Welcome to a land of enchantment in 'Over the Garden Wall'
    The first thing to say about Patrick McHale's Cartoon Network miniseries "Over the Garden Wall," after noting that it is beautiful to behold and worth the while of anyone interested in contemporary animation, is that it has been made in a two-dimensional,...
  • DVD Review: 'Time Bandits' flashes back to early Gilliam

    After co-directing “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” (1975) with fellow Python Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam launched his solo filmmaking career with “Jabberwocky” (1977), which barely got a U.S. release. He spent years trying to...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Red Band Society' on Fox

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Red Band Society' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES SoCal Connected This new episode looks at...
  • Miami Book Fair: John Cleese is seriously satisfied

    Miami Book Fair: John Cleese is seriously satisfied
    John Cleese's silly memoir, "So, Anyway … ," is as much a confession as it is a cliffhanger. In closing out his autobiography about the making of Monty Python's Flying Circus, Cleese, the tallest and "best mustached" of the British sketch-...
  • It's 'So, Anyway' by John Cleese, not 'Monty Python' by John Cleese

    John Cleese recently fell under the spell of singer Taylor Swift when they appeared together on the popular British chat series "The Graham Norton Show," which airs here on BBC America. "I am more ignorant about music than anyone you have ever spoken to...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on PBS

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Whose Line Is It Anyway? The improv-...
  • Weekend preview: Miami Book Fair turns up the music

    Weekend preview: Miami Book Fair turns up the music
    This may be the weekend when life in South Florida is at its zenith: Not only do we get to blithely dismiss “the polar who-tex?” but we get to throw a little big-city culture around as the world’s great authors gather at the hearth of...
  • Stand-up Scene: 'Blind Bet,' and other chances taken

    Stand-up Scene: 'Blind Bet,' and other chances taken
    At the “Blind Bet” stand-up show at The Pony Inn, David Drake is trying out new jokes: “I’m covered in hair,” says Drake. “I’ve got this thing called the creep,” he says pointing to the body hair just...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'NCIS: New Orleans' on CBS

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES NCIS While traveling for the holidays,...
  • 'Spamalot' will open Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 2015-16 season

    'Spamalot' will open Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 2015-16 season
    Patrons at Wednesday night's preview performance of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's "A Christmas Carol" were given a preview of next season's season-opening show. The troupe announced that the musical comedy "Spamalot" will open the theater's 2015-16...