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  • Festival of Books: Join us for Lasorda, Bergen and more authors today

    Festival of Books: Join us for Lasorda, Bergen and more authors today
    If you're just waking up on this Sunday morning and thinking about sports or American history or food and identity, may we recommend the second day of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus?
  • LeVar Burton keeps the sunlight shining through the Reading Rainbow

    LeVar Burton keeps the sunlight shining through the Reading Rainbow
    Toward the back of LeVar Burton's L.A. office there's a room filled with people testing software, including some, in teeny chairs, who are about 6 years old. Welcome to Reading Rainbow, the former PBS television show turned iPad app that's poised to...

    New on DVD: From historical to hysterical

    This week's new DVD releases range from historical to hysterical. "A Most Violent Year," Grade B: Immigrant fights to protect his family and his business during the early 1980s in New York. Jessica Chastain stars. Chastain's riveting Lady Macbeth-like...

    Kendrick Lamar delivers masterful 'To Pimp a Butterfly'

    Kendrick Lamar delivers masterful 'To Pimp a Butterfly'
    So what would the late Tupac Shakur and the very much living Kendrick Lamar talk about if they were ever to meet face to face in the next life? According to Lamar, they'd dish on economic inequality, revolution and racial metaphors about caterpillars...

    Tammy Wynette Show Heads To Ivoryton Playhouse

    Tammy Wynette Show Heads To Ivoryton Playhouse
    A show about the life and music of Tammy Wynette opens the 2015 season at the Essex's Ivoryton Playhouse. "Stand By Your Man" by Mark St. Germain ("Freud's Last Session," "Becoming Dr. Ruth") and featuring 26 country music classics, runs March 18 to...