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  • The unique challenges of adapting 'The Fault in Our Stars'

    [Warning: This post contains spoilers about the movie “The Fault in Our Stars.”] When Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber, the writers of the burgeoning film hit "The Fault in Our Stars," first began adapting John Green's bestselling novel,...
  • Gene Farris, more than 20 years later, still deep in the house

    Gene Farris, more than 20 years later, still deep in the house
    Gene Farris is a Chicago house music legend, and over the last two decades he's travelled the world DJing as well as producing his own music, featuring a sound that has continuously pushed house music forward. This week, Farris releases his latest album,...
  • Couples' characteristics may predict condom use

    Couples' characteristics may predict condom use
    Whether heterosexual couples decide to use condoms during sex may be determined more by the nature of the relationship than by aspects of the individual men or women involved, according to a new Dutch study. When researchers looked at who used condoms...
  • Should high school athletes be tested for underlying heart disease? New test available

    Should high school athletes be tested for underlying heart disease? New test available
      A new study conducted in England regarding sudden cardiac death in young people was reported at an Amsterdam conference this week. Study leader Dr. Narain said that population screening to prevent SCD in young people is "possible and achievable....
  • Artists finding inspiration in China's bad air

    Artists finding inspiration in China's bad air
    Photographer Wu Di's studio, tucked away in a dusty corner of northeast Beijing, isn't easy to find, but the mannequin out front wearing a military-style gas mask and a Roots sweatshirt is a sign you're in the right place. Inside, Wu showed off some...
  • Review: Mike Kelley retrospective resonates at MOCA

    Review: Mike Kelley retrospective resonates at MOCA
    Last fall, when the big traveling retrospective of Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley (1954-2012) opened at MoMA PS1, the Museum of Modern Art's outpost in Long Island City, N.Y., the show looked smashing. Largely that was due to the intrinsic quality of...
  • Mike Kelley's riveting adolescent stage

     Mike Kelley's riveting adolescent stage
    By 1991, Mike Kelley had emerged as a crucial artist in Los Angeles, at the head of a pack that had pushed into prominence in the previous decade. His riveting sculptures reassembled from ratty stuffed animals, crocheted dolls and other tattered...
  • Spring arts 2014: Art

    Spring arts 2014: Art
    MARCH 28-AUG. 25 'In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas' Pasadena's Norton Simon Museum is well-known for having the most impressive collection of European Old Master and early Modern paintings in Los Angeles. Less familiar is the museum'...
  • Review: Force is with Liam Neeson in 'Non-Stop's' airborne whodunit

    For years, decades even, Liam Neeson was an action hero hidden in plain sight. Yes, he was an impressive 6-foot-4, with the rangy physical grace of the former amateur boxing champion still visible, but the Oscar nominee for "Schindler's List" could...
  • Music Company Mourns SXSW Crash Victim

    One of the two people killed by a suspected drunk driver Thursday morning at South by Southwest in Austin is being remembered by his company MassiveMusic. Steven Craenmehr, who was attending the music portion of the festival, was 35 years old and had...
  • MOCA director steers a steady course

    MOCA director steers a steady course
    Philippe Vergne says his first task as the new director of L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art is not to act quickly but to think and plan deeply. On the job less than two weeks after extensive past experience as director of New York's Dia Art Foundation...