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Harvey Milk

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  • Harvey Milk, a life (cut short) in pictures

    Harvey Milk, a life (cut short) in pictures
  • Review: Howl

    Of all the essential writings of the beat poets, Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” may be the purest and most easily digestible expression of the movement’s staccato complexity. It runs just 17 pages, but within this lunch-break read is an...
  • Gay Rights Advocates March on DC, Divided on Obama

    Gay Rights Advocates March on DC, Divided on Obama
    Thousands of gay and lesbian activists marched Sunday from the White House to the Capitol, demanding that President Barack Obama keep his promises to allow gays to serve openly in the military and work to end discrimination against gays. Rainbow flags...
  • Oscar movie preview 2009

    Teenlink citics reveal who they think should take home the Oscar Best Picture: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Frost/Nixon Milk The Reader Slumdog Millionaire And the Oscar goes to: Slumdog Millionaire Despite my own personal campaign for Milk, I am...
  • 'Slumdog Millionaire' wins top Oscar prize

    'Slumdog Millionaire' wins top Oscar prize
    In a rags-to-riches story that only Hollywood could write, "Slumdog Millionaire" won best picture -- and seven other Academy Awards on Sunday night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. Not bad for a movie that was almost a straight-to-DVD release. The...
  • Original screenplay: Dustin Lance Black, 'Milk'

    Original screenplay: Dustin Lance Black, 'Milk'
    Dustin Lance Black "Milk" In accepting his award, "Milk" screenwriter Black dutifully dispatched with the thank-yous and then -- in keeping with the spirit of the film about gay rights activist Harvey Milk -- got personal and political. Black recalled...
  • Actor: Sean Penn outdoes himself to earn the Oscar

    Actor: Sean Penn outdoes himself to earn the Oscar
    With Sean Penn, there is forever the sense that he has demons of his own to beat back before he can slip underneath the skin of whatever character is awaiting dissection on the table in front of him. The knives are always at the ready, the guns loaded,...
  • 'Slumdog,' Winslet and Penn: No surprises at the Kodak

    'Slumdog,' Winslet and Penn: No surprises at the Kodak
    Wolverine did a song-and-dance. A Swarovski crystal curtain shimmered. Veteran Oscar winners such as Sophia Loren, Anthony Hopkins and Eva Marie Saint were on hand to dole out awards. Producers tried to shake up the 81st Academy Awards in a bid to...
  • Congratulations

    'Land and Sea' title of group art show The Burbank Art Assn., in conjunction with former Mayor Marsha Ramos, will hold an interim gallery group exhibition, informally titled "Land and Sea," in the lobby of the new GeoSystems Architectural Building at...
  • California To Honor Slain Gay Rights Leader Harvey Milk Saturday

    California To Honor Slain Gay Rights Leader Harvey Milk Saturday
    Presidential Medal of Freedom? Got that. A place in the California Hall of Fame and Sean Penn playing you on-screen? Those, too. Now, Harvey Milk has a holiday of sorts to call his own. California will observe its first day of "special significance"...
  • Briefly In The News

    Pentagon Papers films shown June 12 The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will screen two films concerning the Pentagon Papers on June 12. "The Most Dangerous Man In America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers," will be shown at 7 p.m. The 2010...