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  • Wednesday night in Los Angeles: Mike Mills with 'Beginners' [Video]

     
    Writer-director Mike Mills, who published a book of illustrations to accompany his new film Beginners, appears Wednesday night in Los Angeles....
  • ‘Public Speaking,’ ‘Collapse’ and stand-up comedies — a weekend of documentary watching.

     
    The long Memorial Day holiday weekend was a chance to catch up on all sorts of films Ive been meaning to get to — documentaries, mainly (Though I did plow through the Andy Serkis star turn as rocker Ian Drury “Sex, Drugs & Rock'n Roll.”...
  • Mark Twain stamp is coming to post offices June 25

     
    Mark Twain will appear on a new stamp, with a celebration at the Hannibal, Missouri post office June 25....
  • Art review: 'Glenn Ligon: America' at LACMA

     
    Christopher Knight reviews Glenn Ligon's mid-career retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art...
  • Open Mike Eagle picks his five favorite current comedians

     
    L.A.-based rapper Open Mike Eagle picks his current five favorite comedians....
  • PST, A to Z: 'Identity and Affirmation' at CSUN Art Galleries

     
    Pacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
  • It's Your Anniversary: Underground hip-hop Project Blowed is 17

     
    The underground hip-hop Project Blowed turns 17 -- with parties at the House of Blues on the Strip and the HOB in Anaheim. Also, Pop & Hiss looks back at some of the best projects released by Blowedians (almost all of whom will be playing the...
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • Army & Lou's, one of the last soul-food icons, closes

    Army & Lou's, one of the last soul-food icons, closes
    Since 1945, when William and Luvilla Armstrong opened Army & Lou’s on East 75th Street, the home-style eatery has catered to luminaries and regular folk alike in a way that made it more than just a soul food restaurant. It became known around the...
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • March 2012: Susan Steinmiller

    March 2012: Susan Steinmiller
    In the words of renowned author James Baldwin, March’s Teacher of the Month, Susan Steinmiller, rejects making peace with mediocrity. The devoted teacher drives 100 miles daily from Rockford to Gage Park High School on Chicago’s south side,...
  • Pioneering Actor Al Freeman Jr. Dies, Aged 78; Professor At Howard University

    Pioneering Actor Al Freeman Jr. Dies, Aged 78; Professor At Howard University
    (Reuters) - Actor Al Freeman Jr., perhaps best known for his portrayal of Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee's 1992 film "Malcolm X," has died, Howard University said on Friday. "It is with tremendous sadness that the passing of our...