| Jun 21, 2009
Back in the early 1970s, Yvonne Rainer was in the midst of a transition from postmodern dance maker to experimental film auteur. She still had all kinds of ideas for new dances, but she would jokingly send them to her friend, the choreographer Trisha...
| Aug 25, 2009
Chicago has overtaken the Cardinals ... though not in baseball.
The city has wrenched the Guinness World Record for "most people wearing Groucho Marx glasses" from an event held by a St. Louis Cardinals minor-league affiliate in Springfield, Mo.
| Aug 26, 2009
A Beverly Hills house originally designed in 1956 by architect Wallace Neff for comic actor Groucho Marx has come on the market at $12.9 million.
The Trousdale Estates home, which has been redesigned and updated but maintains its Neff footprint, is...
| Sep 5, 2009
Pop star Natasha Bedingfield, who launched her own British invasion of the U.S. airwaves with such often-played hits as "Unwritten," has purchased a home in the Los Feliz area for $2.3 million.
The London-born singer-songwriter bought a 4,792-square-foot...
| Mar 22, 2009
Important Artifacts and Personal Property From the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion, and Jewelry
Sarah Crichton Books / Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 129 pp., $18 paper
In a 1979 New York Review...
| Feb 10, 2010
Update: A Beverly Hills house designed by architect Wallace Neff in 1956 for comedic actor Groucho Marx has sold for $8.8 million.
The rebuilt and updated Trousdale Estates home, which maintains its Neff footprint, is approached through a motor court...
| Aug 8, 2004
Although most of Beverly Hills was constructed in the early 1900s, the area that later became Trousdale Estates sat undisturbed as part of the northernmost portion of the Doheny Ranch family estate until the mid-1950s.
Originally the largest...
| Apr 13, 2003
It was a cold day in Hell.
Writers wait all their lives for a lead like that.But on a thin ribbon of road in southeastern Michigan, it's a joke worn thin on travelers visiting Hell, a tiny map-dot of a town just north of Chelsea.
Employees of the...