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  • Grinderman's Nick Cave kills panthers, steals wives at Music Box

     
    As Nick Cave and his fellow Grindermen opened with the blistering first track on their second album, “Mickey Mouse and the Goodbye Man,” a couple holding hands plowed through Tuesday’s crowd at the Music Box. A conflict was evident: The......
  • Leading SoCal stage actors win a week in Wisconsin with Olympia Dukakis

     
    An actor is never too good or too experienced to benefit from a week away at theater camp. That’s the premise behind the Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program, inaugurated in 2009 in the Wisconsin woods, where chosen actors get to spend a......
  • Paul Coates, Dec. 15, 1960

     
    Dec. 15, 1960: Paul Coates writes about tourism in Los Angeles during the boom of the 1880s. Marilyn Monroe and Sir Laurence Olivier don’t get along during filming of “The Prince and the Showgirl” (referred to here as “The Sleeping......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Europe, Jan. 8, 1941

     
    Jan. 8, 1941: Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier, the “perfect lovers,” had an out-loud row just before sailing for Europe -- and almost went in opposite directions, Jimmie Fidler says. Keeping reading for more on the vice raids on nightclubs......
  • Murder? Madness? Hamlet will get his day in court before Justice Kennedy

     
    For one night, the big question in "Hamlet" won't be "To be, or not to be" but "Is he or isn't he?" -- as in "Is the prince of Denmark mentally competent to stand trial for the murder of Polonius?"......
  • Monster Mash: L.A. Philharmonic announces new season; Olivier nominations; Kevin Spacey's Middle East theater school

     
    Arts news including LA Phil announces 2011-12 season; Olivier Award announces nominations; Kevin Spacey's plans for a Middle East theater school and James Franco's "Three's Company" play...
  • This weekend: Grammy legends; ‘Extreme Makeover’ in Cocoa; Dwight Howard on ‘Cleveland Show’; Marge Simpson goes gray

     
    The weekend's biggest show will be the Grammys, which unfold from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Sunday on CBS. The awards are usually about today's biggest hitmakers, but this year's telecast is making a big deal over legends. And why not? Bob Dylan, Barbra Streisand...
  • Best Movies About Royalty

     
    In the wake of royal wedding, I received a suggestion for a movie list of the Best Movies About Royalty. This will be one of two blog posts from me today, so be sure to stop back for my latest......
  • James Franco, Anne Hathaway give Oscars a youthful edge

    What makes for an Oscar host? The responses are as varied as the hosts themselves have been, and this year, there would appear to be a new answer: youth. Past nominee Anne Hathaway ("Rachel Getting Married") and James Franco -- also a best actor...
  • On Theater: 'Private Lives' closes the Barnicle era

    When Noel Coward's "Private Lives" takes the stage of the Laguna Playhouse next weekend, it'll mark the end of an era — a 20-year era for its director, Andrew Barnicle. Barnicle signed on back in 1991 as the artistic director of the playhouse and...
  • Briefly In Education

    Music Boosters host fundraiser Laguna Beach Music Boosters is hosting its 17th annual fundraiser at the Artist's Theatre at Laguna Beach High School on April 9. The jazz event supports the instrumental music departments at Laguna Beach High and Thurston...