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  • Afghan soldiers show improvement in Marja assault

    Afghan soldiers show improvement in Marja assault
    The Afghan troops who supported the U.S. Marines in the battle to end Taliban control of this town in Helmand province showed marked improvement over last summer's performance in a similar fight but still need much more training, Marine commanders say....
  • Playlists

    Playlists
    Voyeurism never gets dull. Tabloids have us reveling in celebrity mishaps, but an emptiness always follows. We want to know what really moves the people we admire. Take our ├╝ber-compilation of song lists to elevate the dialogue at your next salon. I mean,...
  • 'A New Literary History of America' by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors

    'A New Literary History of America' by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors
    Daunting as it may be to assemble a centuries-spanning assessment of any country, even one with a fairly linear march through history, how does one approach a culture as unstable, contradictory and contested as ours? Where do you start? Where do you stop?...
  • Randy Newman musical to debut at Mark Taper Forum in 2010

    Randy Newman musical to debut at Mark Taper Forum in 2010
  • Jerry Zaks to direct new Randy Newman musical at Mark Taper Forum

    Jerry Zaks to direct new Randy Newman musical at Mark Taper Forum
  • 'The Princess and the Frog'

    How can a good-looking animated feature with a Randy Newman song as kicky as "When We're Human" end up being just sort of ... all right? Such is "The Princess and the Frog," Disney's first hand-drawn (non-digital) effort since "Home on the Range" five...
  • Book review: 'The Reversal' by Michael Connelly

    Book review: 'The Reversal' by Michael Connelly
    The Reversal A Novel Michael Connelly Little, Brown: 394 pp., $27.99 Los Angeles has much to lament. Our Dodgers, victims of a broken marriage, are the neglected boys of summer. The Trojans are on probation, the Bruins are bad and the NFL has...
  • A judgmental Randy Newman likes what he sees

    A judgmental Randy Newman likes what he sees
    In his songs, Randy Newman has invented enough characters to stock a season's worth of Broadway musicals. Regretful lovers. Scared school boys. Unreconstructed rednecks. Blissfully smug Angelenos. An oddly contemporary Karl Marx. And, of course, short...
  • The Valley Line: Social scene picks up with season

    The Valley Line: Social scene picks up with season
    The trappings of the joyous Christmas season are popping up all over our city. As if by magic colored lights have been appearing in gardens and tracing the roof lines of houses. My grandchildren, as all little children everywhere, are trying to be on...
  • Hot Property: 'Married … With' one less payment

    Hot Property: 'Married … With' one less payment
    Actress Katey Sagal and her husband, writer-producer Kurt Sutter, have sold their Hollywood Hills compound for $3.77 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The 1937 house sits on more than half an acre with mountain and city light views. It has a...
  • Trent Reznor gets Oscar nomination for 'Social Network' score

    Trent Reznor gets Oscar nomination for 'Social Network' score
    Industrial rockers, country songwriting veterans, India's soundtrack guru — the Oscar nominees in the music categories this year are as eclectic as an iPod on shuffle. Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, nominated for original score for "The...