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  • 'The Curfew' by Jesse Ball

    'The Curfew' by Jesse Ball
    What's the conventional wisdom about experimental fiction in America? It began with Gertrude Stein — true — and, as the Irish story writer Frank O'Connor once put it, looks funny on the page — often true — and then basically went...
  • The Veggie Cook: Tasty green lentil soup with a spicy accent

    The Veggie Cook: Tasty green lentil soup with a spicy accent
    Author Gertrude Stein once wrote, "A rose is a rose is a rose." But, she never would have written, "A lentil is a lentil is a lentil." Not if she had tasted French green lentils, that is. The tiny green morsels from which this soup is made are far...
  • "C" by Tom McCarthy

    "C" by Tom McCarthy
    "C" By Tom McCarthy Knopf, $25.95, 320 pages Virtually every review of Tom McCarthy's new novel "C" you come across will include a rehearsal of the author's avant-garde chops. About how his 2007 novel "Remainder" languished without a publisher for...
  • Paperback Writers: Deep into mysteries of Hammett and Hemingway

    Paperback Writers: Deep into mysteries of Hammett and Hemingway
    Black Mask, the great pulp fiction magazine, was launched by H.L. Mencken in 1920 but really started to come into its own some six or seven years later under the editorship of Joseph T. Shaw, who would in time publish almost the entire pantheon of classic...
  • 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....
  • Influences: Choreographer Meg Wolfe

     
    Among choreographer Meg Wolfe's influences are Patti Smith and Kate Valk....
  • Restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila finds a painting that needs a buyer, preferably a carnivore (she's on a money diet)

     
    I just discovered illustrator Giselle Potter has a site on Etsy where she sells some of her paintings and illustrations. She's illustrated a number of children's books, including "The Boy Who Loved Words," "The Brave Little Seamstress" and "The Littlest.....
  • Art review: 'The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso and the Parisian Avant-Garde' at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

     
    SAN FRANCISCO -- After this city was devastated in 1906 by a magnitude 7.9 earthquake and the blazing inferno the temblor started, a pair of Bay Area expatriates came home from France to check on the family's local properties. Michael......
  • Movie Review: Midnight in Paris

     
    Souffle-light and long on charm, “Midnight in Paris” may not be as laugh-out-loud witty as the comedies of Woody Allen's professional Belle Epoque. But it at least recaptures the warm glow so often missing from his last 20 uneven years of...
  • ‘Midnight in Paris’: Angst is more fun in French

     
    In the best Woody Allen films, even a tortured soul is a delight to behold. Actors in the silliest cameos are full of joy. Behavior perceived as annoying in any other environment is instead light, fun and even enviable. With that in mind, Midnight in...