| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Eiko Ishioka, the celebrated Japanese designer, has died at age 73. Her work included Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," Cirque du Soleil's "Varekai" and the movie "Bram Stoker's Dracula," for which she won an Oscar....
| Apr 16, 2012
| 11:30 AM
KYOTO, Japan — The videos fill up space on YouTube, the photos running for page after page on Google Images. Japan as a place of death and destruction, massive brown-blue waves, shaking high-rises, collapsed cities.
The earthquake in March 2011 has...
| Jul 14, 2010
Demonstrating once again its dedication to multicultural theater, Glendale's Luna Playhouse presents a fairly successful set of Japanese one-acts billed as "Two Plays by Yukio Mishima."
It's an intriguing evening for which the only real complaint lies...
| Jul 19, 2009
By the 1980s, Philip Glass had earned a healthy reputation working in the concert hall, art films and the theater. That didn't mean he slid easily into Hollywood.
"When I first started doing Hollywood films," Glass, 72, said by phone from his home in New...