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  • Movie review: 'The King's Speech'

    Movie review: 'The King's Speech'
    It takes two, it always takes two. Though romantic couples get the attention, some of the most memorable movie pairings, from Marlon Brando and Rod Steiger in "On the Waterfront" to Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon as "Thelma & Louise," feature same gender...
  • At last, Peter Sellars will play at the Met

    At last, Peter Sellars will play at the Met
    Watching Peter Sellars rehearse is to observe a man possessed. Last week at the Metropolitan Opera House, L.A.'s reknowned theater director was fine-tuning "Nixon in China," which opens Wednesday. The new production of the John Adams opera, about the pre-...
  • The Production: How 'The King's Speech' found its voice

    The Production: How 'The King's Speech' found its voice
    It's a peculiar person — if not an unabashed sadist — who takes pleasure in someone's stuttering, particularly at a public event. Yet when filmmaker Tom Hooper heard that Colin Firth couldn't stop stammering while accepting an acting honor for...
  • Mixing up the founding fathers: Bachmann's latest gaffe?

    Mixing up the founding fathers: Bachmann's latest gaffe?
    If it's a new day, there's probably at least one new Michele Bachmann gaffe. Today's comes courtesy of an interview Bachmann did with ABC News, in which she categorized John Quincy Adams (who was the sixth president) as a "founding father" when it was his...
  • L.A. Phil's Borda and Bohnett to attend White House dinner

     
    LA Philharmonic chairman David Bohnett with his guest Deborah Borda, president and CEO of the LA Phil, will be attending a White House state dinner tonight honoring British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha Cameron....
  • That useless Obama Muslim poll

     
    Oh look, a poll revealing the shocking fact that 20% of Americans are delusional about Imam Barack Obama's religious fealty. Let's see how long it takes for the Washington Post to blame the dastardly Internet: The number of Americans who believe --...
  • Bolshoi-trained beauties bolster ballet in Orange County

     
    Ethereal Bolshoi Ballet star Natalia Osipova, arguably the world’s prima ballerina, slipped into a rehearsal studio at Orange County Performing Arts Center looking tired. Lightly grasping a ballet barre, she plunged suddenly to the floor, her torso...
  • Music review: Bramwell Tovey not done yet at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    Bramwell Tovey is back. On Tuesday night, the nimble British conductor returned to his summer haunt of three years and began his final two-week stint as the Los Angeles Philharmonic's principal guest conductor at the Hollywood Bowl. The upcoming...
  • Video of Gustavo Dudamel's L.A. Phil inaugural gala concert coming to iTunes

     
    Music Director Gustavo Dudamel's 2009 inaugural gala with the Los Angeles Philharmonic will be featured in the first full-length classical concert video on iTunes. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Assn. says that the Deutsche Grammophon live recording, part...
  • Targets of Gloucester subpoenas fight back in Richmond court

     
    Four Gloucester residents are strenuously objecting to attempts by lawyers of three county supervisors and an ex-supervisor to get copies of their computer hard drives. John Adams, the former Gloucester Point supervisor, Louise Theberge, a county...
  • Dance review: Diavolo meets John Adams at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    Since its formation in 1992, the Diavolo ensemble has used portable architectural units to create movement theater about our relationship to an unstable environment. Artistic director Jacques Heim has sent his fearless performers plunging off a rocking...