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  • Theater review: 'Stoop Stories' at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

     
    Welcome to a block party of one. Sitting on a set of stairs in the middle of a bare stage, Dael Orlandersmith recounts close encounters of the urban kind in “Stoop Stories,” which played last week as part of the......
  • Book Review: 'Otherwise Known as the Human Condition' by Geoff Dyer

    Book Review: 'Otherwise Known as the Human Condition' by Geoff Dyer
    Otherwise Known as the Human Condition Selected Essays and Reviews Geoff Dyer Graywolf: 422 pp., $18 paper "Almost as soon as I began writing for magazines and newspapers," Geoff Dyer tells us in the introduction to "Otherwise Known as the Human...
  • Celebrity Scoop: Dylan Walsh

    Even in a windowless room on the set of CBS' "Unforgettable," Dylan Walsh waxes poetic about New York. After years in Los Angeles, Walsh moved to Manhattan for this show. "I love being back here," he says. "I love it like I loved somebody." "Starting...
  • Louie Bellson dies at 84; Duke Ellington called him 'the world's greatest drummer'

    Louie Bellson, a jazz drummer and bandleader who combined remarkable instrumental virtuosity with far-ranging compositional skills, has died. He was 84. According to his wife, Francine, Bellson died Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...
  • The 2009 Grammy nominees and winners

    Winners will be in bold italics. RECORD OF THE YEAR "Chasing Pavements," Adele "Viva La Vida," Coldplay "Bleeding Love," Leona Lewis "Paper Planes,"  M.I.A "Please Read the Letter," Robert Plant and Alison Krauss ALBUM OF THE YEAR "Viva La...
  • Paris' Quai Branly Museum celebrates 'Jazz Century'

    Paris' Quai Branly Museum celebrates 'Jazz Century'
    Bump Picasso. Forget Rococo. The Quai Branly Museum, a steel-and-glass palace on the Seine River, has news for the culture world: "Three Little Bops" is art. The Looney Tunes cartoon from 1957 retells the Three Little Pigs as a jazz fable with music by...