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  • Appreciation: Bobby Womack, soul legend, guitarist, L.A. connector

    Appreciation: Bobby Womack, soul legend, guitarist, L.A. connector
    The connections are endlessly surprising, those that Bobby Womack forged during a 60-year career that transcended genre, border and race. The singer, songwriter, guitarist and longtime Los Angeles resident, who died Friday at age 70, was the center of a...
  • Same-sex penguin parents spark literary controversy in Singapore

    Same-sex penguin parents spark literary controversy in Singapore
    The children’s title “And Tango Makes Three” sparked controversy when it was first published in the United States in 2005. The illustrated book tells the real-life story of two male penguins who hatched an egg together at New York’...
  • Lakefront is in constant danger of exploitation

    Except for the existing Museum Campus, starting with the monstrosity of the intrusive McCormick Place east of Lake Shore Drive, the entire lakefront and our public parks are in constant danger of exploitation by commercially motivated and special...
  • Review: Sleuthing out art's mysteries at Pageant of the Masters

    Review: Sleuthing out art's mysteries at Pageant of the Masters
    Last year, the Pageant of the Masters honored movie history with its production "The Big Picture." But this summer's offering, "The Art Detective," may surpass that effort in terms of combining high art with the aura of the multiplex. The first clue...
  • Go Away With ... Ransom Riggs

    Go Away With ... Ransom Riggs
    Filmmaker and New York Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs is best known for his "Miss Peregrine" books ("Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and "Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children"). An avid traveler, Riggs, 35, says...
  • Don't touch Fells Point promenade [Letter]

    Don't touch Fells Point promenade [Letter]
    It is very disturbing news to read in The Sun that the Citizen's Promenade walking area in Fells Point will be done away with by a decision coming from the Board of Estimates this coming Wednesday without any consultation with the Promenade Committee ("...
  • Annette Bening cast in 'King Lear' in New York's Central Park

    Annette Bening cast in 'King Lear' in New York's Central Park
    Having recently completed one stage production in Los Angeles, Annette Bening has already set her next theatrical outing: a role in Shakespeare's "King Lear" that New York's Public Theater will produce this summer in Central Park. Bening will play the...
  • Burb's Eye View: Looking for that perfect pizza

    Burb's Eye View: Looking for that perfect pizza
    Two years ago I scoured Burbank’s sub shops for the perfect sandwich. Last year, I tested my arteries’ strength and loaded up on burgers, trying 24 different varieties throughout the city. You might say I’m a glutton for punishment....
  • Review: 'The Snow Queen' by Michael Cunningham

    Review: 'The Snow Queen' by Michael Cunningham
    In Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale "The Snow Queen," an evil troll uses a magic mirror to freeze the hearts of innocents, blinding them to all but the bad and ugly in people. Falling to earth, the mirror explodes, sending frozen shards flying into...
  • Kristen Bell of 'Veronica Mars' to star in 'Hair' at Hollywood Bowl

    Kristen Bell of 'Veronica Mars' to star in 'Hair' at Hollywood Bowl
    Kristen Bell, the former star of the cult-hit TV series "Veronica Mars," will transport herself back to the summer of love in the Hollywood Bowl's production of the rock musical "Hair" that is scheduled to run from Aug. 1 to 3. The cast of the musical...
  • Film revisits Jens Jensen's flower power

    Film revisits Jens Jensen's flower power
    There is often no justice in history. If there were, then the name Jens Jensen would be as familiar to us as those of Al Capone, Michael Jordan, Oprah Winfrey and some of the others who put their stamp on the city for a short time before moving on....