Story | Jun 20, 2012
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Story | Apr 29, 2012The legal establishment in Los Angeles was segregated in 1937 when African American attorney Walter L. Gordon Jr. pulled on a childhood connection to set up his new practice. The former newspaper carrier was given office space "three steps" from the pressroom of the California Eagle, a black weekly founded in 1879 by an escaped slave.
Story | May 31, 2012 | 4:40 PM
The hand-animated foreign feature is a noirish tale inspired by one of the filmmakers’ curiosity about the nighttime exploits of his feline friend.
Story | Jun 19, 2012 | 4:37 PM
You learn a lot about Fiona Apple by what she chooses to reveal in the lyrics to her new album, “The idler wheel is wiser than the driver of the screw and whipping cords will serve you more than ropes...
Story | Jun 18, 2012 | 4:37 PM
Classic-film fans know all about Frank Capra’s 1941 political treatise “Meet John Doe.” Soon, music lovers will have the chance to “Meet Joe Smith,” and in the process get a little closer to dozens of the most important...