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  • Book Review: Adam Phillips' "On Balance"

    Book Review: Adam Phillips' "On Balance"
    On Balance Adam Phillips Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 314 pp., $26 What is it, exactly, that makes reading Adam Phillips such a refreshing, rewarding and invigorating experience? A psychoanalyst who splits his time between his private practice and his...
  • Music review: Gabriel Kahane's score is conducted by his father

    Music review: Gabriel Kahane's score is conducted by his father
    Gabriel Kahane, best known as an indie singer-songwriter, was his own charismatic singer-songwriter Saturday night in the West Coast premiere of his affecting "Crane Palimpsest" at the Alex Theatre. As he does in a club, he used a microphone and wore...
  • Movie Quote Quiz

     
    This Movie Quote Quiz is a bit out of the ordinary. There is one theme that unifies all of these quotes, and it has nothing to do with an actor. Once you unravel that, it will make this quiz much......
  • This Recording's marvelous writers series

     
    A blog series on writers from This Recording is a must-read....
  • Christopher Hitchens: In our pages, in our memories

     
    Christopher Hitchens' influential life was lived out in public argument on panels, at lecterns, in books, magazines, newspapers and on Internet screens, including the Los Angeles Times. He wrote Op-Eds and book reviews, stretching back to 1990. In our...
  • Stagecoach 2012: Steve Martin goes whole hog in Indio

     
    It was with some sense of deja vu that Steve Martin pulled into Stagecoach for a performance Saturday that had him and the Steep Canyon Rangers slotted to play immediately after bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley, a situation similar to one for which...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: The poet, W.S. Merwin

    An Idaho resort hotel's verdure is not the wild tumble around W.S. Merwin's beloved Hawaiian home, but disciplined grass and orderly stands of trees. Not, perhaps, the sort of trees Merwin had in mind when he wrote, "On the last day of the world I would...
  • O, Miami verses the world

    O, Miami verses the world
    P. Scott Cunningham (photos by Beth Black) On a recent Wednesday morning in Miami’s Design District, P. Scott Cunningham settled into a corner table of a clamorous French bakery, his back to the window facing Second Avenue, its parade of cars...
  • Paperback Writers: Sunlight and shadow in 'Los Angeles in the 1930s'

    Paperback Writers: Sunlight and shadow in  'Los Angeles in the 1930s'
    Created by FDR in 1935, in the depths of the Great Depression, the Federal Writers' Project (a small part of the wider Works Progress Administration) was a make-work agency that gave jobs to about 6,500 writers, editors and researchers before closing shop...
  • Cast set for Gabriel Kahane Musical, "February House" at Long Wharf

    Cast set for Gabriel Kahane Musical, "February House" at Long Wharf
    Casting is complete for the world premiere of the Gabriel Kahane musical, "February House" which begins performances Feb. 15 at Stage II New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The show will run through March 18. The show will also platy off-Broadway's Public...
  • America in the Poetic Imagination

    America in the Poetic Imagination
    Professors Nancy Ogle, soprano, and Ginger Yang Hwalek, Ph.D., pianist, both from the University of Maine, will present a hybrid reading/music performance entitled "America in the Poetic Imagination" at Rockford College's Fisher Memorial Chapel on Friday,...