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  • Trendspotting: Menswear's on a mountain high

     
    Are mountains having a moment? It sure feels like it, based on the recently wrapped menswear shows in Milan, Paris and New York City, which served up climbing ropes and carabiners alongside the clothes and found inspiration in the mountain......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, March 29, 1941

     
    March 29, 1941: Jan Valtin (Richard Krebs), the author of the controversial book “Out of the Night,” is arrested on charges of being an illegal immigrant. I’m almost 100 pages into “Out of the Night” and it’s quite an...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, April 16, 1941

     
    April 16, 1941: Tom Treanor writes another column about Leland Stowe and Thomas Mann. “Both of these splendid speakers emphasized strongly the evil that Germany is doing. They spoke on moral grounds and they used strong language. “What was...
  • The Arts on TV: 'Mona Lisa'; 'Hamlet'; 'Cyrano de Bergerac'

     
    "Late Show With David Letterman" 11:35 p.m., Thursday, CBS: A performance from "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." "How It Was" 7 a.m., Friday. NGC: "Secrets of 'Mona Lisa'": Historians discover that Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" can.......
  • The Reading Life: Notes from underground

     
    Book critic David L. Ulin on reading underground....
  • Jerry Leiber appreciation: A songwriter who helped change pop music

     
    An appreciation of Jerry Leiber who, writing for Elvis Presley, Peggy Lee, The Coasters and more as the lyricist half of the Leiber and Stoller songwriting team, helped change pop music and set the template for future artists....
  • Jerry Leiber and Nick Ashford: Their greatest hits

    The songwriting world lost two titans Monday when Nick Ashford and Jerry Leiber died within hours of each other. Ashford, 70, cowrote a string of hits with his wife, Valerie Simpson, that helped define soul, R&B and funk in the ‘60s, ‘70s and...
  • Film: 'The Blue Angel' and 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'

    Film: 'The Blue Angel' and 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'
    She was a glam queen when it still mattered: Marlene Dietrich was born 110 years ago this year and The Criterion in New Haven will be offering a tribute to her in the Movies and Mimosas series each weekend in September, beginning Sept. 3 and 4 at 11:30 a....
  • Celebrity Scoop: Thomas Dekker

    Thomas Dekker knows that a lot of people who saw him in his last two major projects -- as flamboyant Lance Loud in the HBO film "Cinema Verite" and as a bisexual college student in Gregg Araki's "Kaboom" -- are wondering what the young actor is doing in...
  • Five summers, memorable for the reading

    1974: Unhappy at summer camp, I holed up in my bunk and read Philip Roth's "Portnoy's Complaint" and Bernard Malamud's "The Natural." The camp might have been awful, but the books were anything but. 1980: In June, I attended a writers conference at UC...
  • Ryan Reynolds selling home he bought with Scarlett Johansson

    Ryan Reynolds selling home he bought with Scarlett Johansson
    Actor Ryan Reynolds has listed for sale the Los Feliz hills house he bought with his then-wife, actress Scarlett Johansson, in 2010. Priced at $3.65 million, the 1969 Buff & Hensman-designed Wong House has walls of glass that capture views of downtown...
  • 'Project X' review: A raunchy, vicarious blast from a tequila water gun

    'Project X' review: A raunchy, vicarious blast from a tequila water gun
    *** (out of four) Some people will see “Project X” and lament the state of America’s youth. The booze! The drugs! The boobs! Almost everyone else will want to jump in a time machine set to their 18th birthday, and then jump into the...