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  • Identity theft?

    Identity theft?
    The Soul Thief By Charles Baxter Pantheon, 210 pages, $20 'Mirrored Room" is an 8-by-8-by-10-foot piece of art from the 1960s whose permanent home is the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, N.Y. As its name suggests, Lucas Samaras' little room is...
  • At Phoenix Bakery, it's not necessarily 'rose is a rose is a rose ... '

     
    Gertrude Stein said, "Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose." But at Phoenix Bakery, not all roses are alike. Just ask the brothers Diaz -- Rafael and Manuel -- who have worked at the bakery for 38......
  • Monster Mash: A Pulitzer surprise; Domingo ready to sing at La Scala; is Banksy in L.A.?

     
    --Plot twist: Times theater critic Charles McNulty, chair of the Pulitzer drama jury, says the Pulitzer board was up to its old tricks when it ignored the jury's recommendations and awarded this year's prize to the musical "Next to Normal."......
  • Theater review: 'I Am a Tree' at the Lillian Theatre

     
    “I Am a Tree,” writer /performer Dulcy Rogers’ new solo show at the Lillian, follows familiar outlines: a loveless, emotionally isolated woman, torn apart from her mother at an early age, traces the mystery of her origins. This particular quest........
  • U.S. job-stimulus dollars help bring Gertrude Stein novella to L.A. stage

     
    There’s a certain irony in the fact that $50,000 from last year’s $787-billion federal economic stimulus bill has trickled down to the premiere of "Brewsie and Willie," a new adaptation of Gertrude Stein's 1946 novella that opened Thursday in...
  • 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...
  • 'Log of the S.S. the Mrs. Unguentine' by Stanley Crawford

    'Log of the S.S. the Mrs. Unguentine' by Stanley Crawford
    Log of the S.S. the Mrs. Unguentine A Novel Stanley Crawford Dalkey Archive Press: 114 pp., $12.95 paper ORIGINALLY published in 1972, Stanley Crawford's allegorical novel "Log of the S.S. the Mrs. Unguentine" has been in and out of print for years....
  • 10 books to read to help experience the real Paris

    You can do Paris by the numbers: Tote a favorite guidebook from point to point and read blurbs about the Arc de Triomphe or the Louvre. But to understand why Paris and its amazing landmarks matter, here's some reading that will help you embrace the city...
  • 'Genius' at work

    'Genius' at work
    By Darin Strauss The daunting thing, of course, is the word itself. You hear "genius," you picture Wile E. Coyote, tinkering alone in the sierras, cobbling together the rocket-powered cycle on which he will catch only trouble. Sarajevo-born Chicago...
  • Duarte is a find amid the foothills

    Some would argue, as Gertrude Stein famously did about Oakland, that "there is no there there" in Duarte. But they would be ignoring the many pleased-as-punch residents, who are happy to call Duarte home and enjoy living the outdoors life in the shadow of...