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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gil Robbins dies at 80; member of the 1960s folk group the Highwaymen

    Gil Robbins dies at 80; member of the 1960s folk group the Highwaymen
    Gil Robbins, a musician and actor who was a member of the 1960s folk group the Highwaymen, died Tuesday at his home in Mexico, said his son, actor-director Tim Robbins. He was 80 and had prostate cancer. "He was very charming, open and funny," Tim...
  • 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...
  • Elaine Kaufman dies at 81; legendary proprietor of Manhattan writer's haunt

    Elaine Kaufman dies at 81; legendary proprietor of Manhattan writer's haunt
    Bill Bratton insists the steak tips on garlic toast weren't bad. But that's not to say he went to Elaine's on Manhattan's Upper East Side for the food. No one did. Elaine's was a scene, a clubhouse, an escape from the loneliness of the New York night...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nathan Lane, Brian Dennehy in 'Iceman Cometh' at Goodman Theatre

    Nathan Lane, Brian Dennehy in 'Iceman Cometh' at Goodman Theatre
    Nathan Lane, one of Broadway's most bankable names and the original star of "The Addams Family" and "The Producers," will appear alongside Brian Dennehy next spring at the Goodman Theatre.The storied duo will star in a new production of Eugene O'Neill's...
  • Steve Landesberg dies; comic actor played intellectual detective on sitcom 'Barney Miller'

    Steve Landesberg dies; comic actor played intellectual detective on sitcom 'Barney Miller'
    Steve Landesberg, a comic actor who played the intellectual Det. Arthur Dietrich in the long-running ABC sitcom " Barney Miller," has died. He was believed to be 74. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Steve Landesberg: In the Dec. 21 LATExtra section,...
  • Walt Disney, the maverick: A guest essay by Jon Favreau

    Walt Disney, the maverick: A guest essay by Jon Favreau
    I was born in 1966, the year Walt Disney passed away. He would’ve been 110 this week. I’m too young to have had a first-hand memory of him. In fact, I didn’t even know Disney was a man until late in my childhood. Disney was a place...