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  • Barney Rosset dies at 89; publisher fought censorship

    Barney Rosset, the renegade founder of Grove Press who fought groundbreaking legal battles against censorship and introduced American readers to such provocative writers as Harold Pinter, Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco and Jean Genet, died Tuesday in...
  • Suze Rotolo dies at 67; Bob Dylan's girlfriend was on iconic album cover

    Suze Rotolo dies at 67; Bob Dylan's girlfriend was on iconic album cover
    Suze Rotolo, Bob Dylan's former girlfriend in Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, who appeared walking arm-in-arm with him on the iconic cover of his album "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan," has died. She was 67. Rotolo, who played a role in the young...
  • PASSINGS: Barbara Kent, Edgar Villchur

    PASSINGS: Barbara Kent, Edgar Villchur
    Barbara Kent Silent film star also was in talkies Barbara Kent, 103, an actress who began her career in silent films of the 1920s and made the transition to talkies in the Harold Lloyd comedies "Welcome Danger" and "Feet First," died Oct. 13 in Palm...
  • Doc Watson dies at 89; guitarist and singer

    Doc Watson dies at 89; guitarist and singer
    In 1962, Doc Watson and some of his musician neighbors set out from their home in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the journey of a lifetime, to perform at the Ash Grove folk club in Los Angeles. "I remember the first trip we did," Watson said in a 2008...
  • Book review: 'Come to the Edge'

    Book review: 'Come to the Edge'
    The most telling moment in "Come to the Edge," Christina Haag's memoir of her love affair with John F. Kennedy Jr., comes after his death in a plane crash off Martha's Vineyard. There are two memorial services, one for dignitaries and family, the other...
  • MOCA's 'Art in the Streets' gets the big picture wrong

    MOCA's 'Art in the Streets' gets the big picture wrong
    Is graffiti the most influential art movement since Pop burst on the scene in 1962? That's the head-turning claim made by "Art in the Streets," a controversial exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The show has been drawing the ire of social...
  • Day of terror in New York: Pages from a reporter's 9/11 journal

    Day of terror in New York: Pages from a reporter's 9/11 journal
    The brown-leather journal is my passport to Sept. 11, 2001. When I hold it in my hands, images and memories are no further away than yesterday. I had no notebook with me when my husband and I dropped our children, 8 and 4, at school that morning. Then...
  • Only in NYC: A $90-million penthouse and a $1-million parking spot

    Only in NYC: A $90-million penthouse and a $1-million parking spot
    Angelenos, you may be looking at your future: A record $90-million penthouse apartment and a $1-million parking spot are all the buzz at the moment in New York City. The Southland has had its share of extravagant real estate deals. Candy Spelling sold...
  • Members only: Staying at the club

    Members only: Staying at the club
    NEW YORK — Belonging to a private club brings perks beyond having a place to brandish a golf club, booze it up with your chums or marry off your daughter in style. Membership often brings reciprocal privileges, meaning you can find a clubby spot...
  • Family activism can be so awkward, can't it?

    Family activism can be so awkward, can't it?
    "Those people could be my neighbors," I heard one woman remark at the conclusion of "After the Revolution," the current production at the Next Theatre in Evanston. Actually, Amy Herzog's impressive 2010 play is set in Greenwich Village, where, to...
  • Resourceful traveler: Arts of New York City

    Resourceful traveler: Arts of New York City
    "Andy Warhol's New York City: Four Walks Uptown to Downtown" Little Bookroom, $14.95 Andy Warhol was a star-struck young man from Pittsburgh when he came to New York after earning a degree in painting and design in his hometown at the Carnegie Institute...