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  • Quote's context sheds better light on LAUSD candidate George McKenna

    Quote's context sheds better light on LAUSD candidate George McKenna
    It was one line from a column of mine about the response of Los Angeles Unified officials to revelations of child abuse by a teacher at Miramonte Elementary. I'd quoted senior administrator George McKenna telling a community meeting that Miramonte's...
  • 'Youth,' 'Valley' and 'Higher' in Savage Cinema line-up

    LLIVIA, Spain - Movies by key action sports production houses - such as "Days of My Youth," "Valley Uprising" and "Higher" - will feature in the San Sebastian Festival's 2nd Savage Cinema. A novel partnership between an "A" grade film festival and Red...
  • Ruby Dee, acclaimed actress and civil rights activist, dies at 91

    When Ruby Dee was in high school, she couldn't get a part in the drama club's upcoming production. Nothing personal, the club's head explained: There were just no roles for maids. "I never inquired again," Dee later wrote. "And I never went to see any...
  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76

    Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76
    Former professional boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, who spent 19 years in prison for murder and then was released after it was determined he did not get a fair trial, died on Sunday at the age of 76, according to his friend and caretaker John Artis....
  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76; boxer wrongly imprisoned 19 years

    When Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was at his best as a boxer, it would have been impossible to foresee Nelson Mandela or Bob Dylan doing him any favors. With his fearsome, drop-dead glare, precisely cut goatee and glistening, shaved head, Carter was violent...
  • Some Tony Nomination Fearless Predictions

    As any theater obsessive knows, it's hard not to get swept up in Tony fever so in advance of Tuesday morning's announcement of this year's nominees, here's a few fearless predictions. (It's not always a given if there are four or five nominees in...
  • 'The Equalizer' trailer: Denzel Washington is back and kicking butt

    Got a problem? Odds against you? Call Denzel Washington. The first trailer for the Oscar-winning actor's upcoming action thriller "The Equalizer," based on the 1980s TV series, has hit the Web, and it shows Washington back in butt-kicking mode. You...
  • 2014 Tony nominations: Strange year for musicals

    2014 Tony nominations: Strange year for musicals
    In a wildly unpredictable year for the Tony Awards, especially in the popular category of new musicals, “A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder,” “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” “After Midnight,” and “Aladdin&...
  • Why Theater and the Tonys Still Matter

    People in showbiz love to hand out awards, and love even more to mock them. Of all the biggies (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony), the Antoinette Perry Awards receive the most ribbing, with people rolling their eyes that the contenders are unknown to the...
  • Ruby Dee made her graceful mark on artistic, activist stages

     Ruby Dee made her graceful mark on artistic, activist stages
    Ruby Dee packed a lot of power in a tiny package. Barely topping 5 feet, 2 inches, she nevertheless loomed large. Still, there was a softness alongside the steel, a smile gracing her face more often than a frown. There was a kindness in her eyes, a...
  • Broadway Box Office: Tony Awards Steer Tourist Traffic to 'All the Way,' More

    Summer tourism helped tune up Broadway ticket sales last week, as Tony Awards attention prodded demand at titles including "All the Way," "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and "Beautiful." As overall Rialto...
  • Chicago Theater Review: 'This Is Our Youth' Starring Michael Cera

    Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin are the latest star actors to take a crack at Kenneth Lonergan's "This Is Our Youth," the 1996 play that has always attracted notable talent thanks to the depth, pathos and wit of its portrait of adrift, privileged post-...