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  • L.A. Jewish Film Festival to honor Reiner, hail Caesar

    L.A. Jewish Film Festival to honor Reiner, hail Caesar
    The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival, which opens Thursday and runs for a week, is a labor of love for its director, Hilary Helstein, a filmmaker who directed the 2009 documentary "As Seen Through These Eyes."  "There's so much that goes into putting on...
  • Tribeca 2014: With Nas' 'Time Is Illmatic,' a jump to another era

    NEW YORK -- The 1990s were a rich period for hip-hop, a time that saw the emergence of groups ranging from A Tribe Called Quest to N.W.A to Wu-Tang Clan (depending, of course, on which coast you favored). There was no artist more influential in that...
  • Disney gives global birthday kiss to It's a Small World

    Disney gives global birthday kiss to It's a Small World
    Disney's It's a Small World ride is turning 50, and it received a global birthday party on Thursday. A segment on "Good Morning America," broadcast on Disney-owned ABC, showed groups from Disney theme parks and other locations singing the well-worn...
  • L.A. County population pushes past 10 million, highest in nation

    L.A. County population pushes past 10 million, highest in nation
    The population of Los Angeles County has edged past 10 million -- a new high for the most populous county in the United States, according to just-released estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. As of July, the county was estimated to have a whopping 10,...
  • Weitzberg to run for Costa Mesa City Council

    Weitzberg to run for Costa Mesa City Council
    Harold Weitzberg, a city committee member and marketing entrepreneur, announced Wednesday that he will run for the Costa Mesa City Council. The 64-year-old longtime resident last ran in 2012. Since then, the Queens, N.Y., native has kept active in the...
  • MIPTV: VICE, FremantleMedia Feed Munchies to Youth Hungry for Food Shows

    CANNES -- Youth programming digital upstart VICE Media and FremantleMedia, the distribution-production giant behind shows like "Idols," "Got Talent" and "The X Factor," launched their joint-venture Munchies channel at MipTV Monday in Cannes....
  • Andrew Mike talks about his commitment flip from Vandy to Gators

    Andrew Mike talks about his commitment flip from Vandy to Gators
    Andrew Mike said Tuesday night as much as he hated to decommit from his commitment to Vanderbilt, it was Florida that held his interest all along. Barely 24 hours after Andrew Mike committed to Vanderbilt, the 6-foot-7, 285-pound offensive tackle from...
  • Grammy prediction: Who will win and who got shafted

    Grammy prediction: Who will win and who got shafted
    At the 56th annual Grammy Awards Jan. 26(7 p.m. on CBS) the Recording Academy again aims to reward "artistic excellence" in 82 categories. Below are foolhardy predictions on how the thousands of academy members will vote for some of the key awards, and...
  • Go away with Judah Friedlander

    Go away with Judah Friedlander
    Actor Judah Friedlander ("30 Rock," "Meet the Parents," "The Wrestler") travels regularly for his stand-up comic routines and to film on location. A resident of Queens, N.Y., the 44-year-old entertainer says that you don't have to go far to enjoy...
  • Jonathan Lethem's 'Dissident Gardens' visits a family of American lefties

    A red Rose grows in Brooklyn, marries German refugee Albert (from a once-wealthy family but also a gung-ho Jewish communist like herself), and after some debate (a specialty), moves with him to the planned community of Sunnyside Gardens, Queens. There...
  • Grammys 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners

    Grammys 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners
    Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...