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  • Fitzgerald, in his own words

    Fitzgerald, in his own words
    Popcorn. Check. Diet Coke. Check. Twizzlers. Check. A copy of "F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Short Autobiography" (Scribner), edited by James L. West III. Check. If you're on your way to see — or see again — "Midnight in Paris," the latest film...
  • Shakespeare & Co. founder George Whitman, 98, dies

     
    George Whitman, the legendary founder of the Paris bookshop and literary institution Shakespeare & Co., died Wednesday at age 98....
  • Two topics that don't go together: The inspired Mixed Taste series

     
    In the Mixed Taste series, presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, there are combined presentations by two speakers, each of whom talks on their separate field of expertise....
  • Paris glitters with romance, history and possibility

    Paris glitters with romance, history and possibility
    PARIS — Paris is a city where possibilities are endless, expectations are high, and no one doubts that magic can happen. Anyone who saw Woody Allen's recent homage to the City of Lights, "Midnight in Paris," knows what I'm talking about. Allen's...
  • Vin Scully, pitch perfect for the Dodgers

    Vin Scully, pitch perfect for the Dodgers
    Oh, that voice! It comes out of the TV, it comes out of the radio, it comes out of the man sitting across from me in the cafe behind the press box at Dodger Stadium. Courtly and indefatigable, Vin Scully has been calling Dodger games since Harry Truman...
  • Theatricalizing Theory: A conversation with the inimitable David Greenspan

     
    Actor-playwright David Greenspan talks about his upcoming double-bill at the Getty Villa, "Poetics and Plays."...
  • Performance review: Killsonic at the NOW Festival at REDCAT

     
    Downtown has recently been a hotbed for surreal productions about Iraq. This spring the Taper mounted Rajiv Joseph's "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo," and now there's Killsonic's wild and wacky opera-in-progress, "Tongues Bloody Tongues." Seen Thursday...
  • Travis Preston to head CalArts theater school

     
    The California Institute of the Arts has found a new leader for its theater school. Travis Preston will take over the position of dean of the School of Theater on Aug. 1. He succeeds Erik Ehn, who left CalArts in......
  • Our 12 favorite non-book literary oddities on EBay

     
    Inspired by Salinger's toilet -- which was listed for sale on EBay for $1 million -- Jacket Copy decided to see what other literary-ish items are currently for sale on the site. What we discovered? The doozy dozen. The first......
  • Theater review: 'Loving Repeating' at International City Theatre

     
    With Gertrude Stein around, convention didn't stand a chance. Picasso and other of her artist friends in early 20th century Paris were fragmenting art into cubism; she attempted a similar jolt with her writing. Her life, though, was her most......
  • Lakers blog profile: phred phredington explains why being a Lakers fan is 'all about the love'

     
    This is the 26th post in a series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com phred’s Profile: IT IS ALL ABOUT THE LOVE and (phred Has To Say It Is A Good Life,...
  • 'Midnight in Paris' sees premieres in Beverly Hills and NYC

     
    "Midnight in Paris" stars Rachel McAdams, Owen Wilson, Michael Sheen, Kathy Bates and director Woody Allen promote their film in New York and Los Angeles with well-attended premieres....