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  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY 'Occupy The Courts' MoveOn.Org, Occupy Wall Street and other groups will stage a one-day action of occupying federal courthouses in 30 cities, including Santa Ana. The demonstration will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Santa Ana...
  • "Miracle" Firefighter Has Superbowl Dreams

    "Miracle" Firefighter Has Superbowl Dreams
    48-year-old Kenny Patterson, a volunteer fire captain, cheated death twice in the last year--and now he's dreaming about a trip to the Superbowl to watch his beloved, New York Giants football team take on the formidable New England Patriots for a repeat...
  • Segerstrom Center program promises eclectic variety

    Segerstrom Center program promises eclectic variety
    The Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Jan. 13 will kick off its first-ever Off Center Festival, an eclectic nine-day program showcasing cutting-edge theater, music and dance, hip-hop, mash poetry and performance art. Aimed at drawing audiences that...
  • Nan Martin dies at 82; prolific actress

    Nan Martin dies at 82; prolific actress
    Nan Martin, a stage, TV and film actress who played Ali MacGraw's snobbish mother in "Goodbye, Columbus" and was a mainstay on the Southern California theater scene for decades, has died. She was 82. Martin, who suffered from emphysema, died Thursday...
  • Himan Brown dies at 99; pioneer symbolizes 'an entire era of dramatic radio entertainment'

    Himan Brown dies at 99; pioneer symbolizes 'an entire era of dramatic radio entertainment'
    Himan Brown, the pioneer radio producer and director of "Grand Central Station," "Inner Sanctum Mysteries" and other popular shows of the 1930s and '40s who returned to the airwaves three decades later with " CBS Radio Mystery Theater," has died. He was...
  • Broadway's theater schedule for August

    Here's what's playing on Broadway through the end of August. Note that although some of these shows' official opening dates aren't until September or later, preview performances are offered. -- Avital Binshtock "A Chorus Line": This lively exploration...
  • Mare Winningham, deep in the heart of Tennessee

    Mare Winningham, deep in the heart of Tennessee
    "MAYBE I shouldn't say this, but so often during the last 30 years, you're trying to make something better than it is," actress Mare Winningham confides. "You're trying to find richness where there isn't any. You're trying to find complexity where there...
  • Ellen Burstyn takes acting triple crown with Emmy win

     
    Three years after causing an uproar with her supporting nod for a 15-second appearance in the telefilm "Mrs. Harris," Ellen Burstyn won her first Emmy for a guest appearance on the drama series "Law & Order: SVU." With this victory, she becomes the 18th...
  • Tina Fey outs herself as an awards nut like us on '30 Rock'

     
    Don't miss last week's episode of "30 Rock" titled "Dealbreakers Talk Show #0001" (still posted at the show's website here and Hulu here) in which this show's creator-producer-star-writer Tina Fey shares the height (depth?) of her awards mania. She...
  • Last Civil War Veteran Dies at 117

     
    Dec. 20, 1959: “Peanuts” characters not only discuss Christmas, but they go to church. W.N. Chandler decorates his home at 13060 Otsego St. for Christmas. View Larger Map 13060 Otsego St., Sherman Oaks, via Google maps’ street view. “What do you...
  • Meryl Streep sets new record with 16th Oscar nomination

     
    Meryl Streep's nomination for "Julie & Julia" increases her Oscar record to 16, putting her even further ahead of Katharine Hepburn and Jack Nicholson (both at 12). Though Hepburn won four lead-actress Oscars and Nicholson a pair of lead-actor Academy...
  • Monster Mash: LACMA in talks to oversee Watts Towers; Shakespeare troupe moves; a Jeff Koons BMW

     
    -- New caretaker?: LACMA in talks to take over as curator and conservator of Watts Towers. (Los Angeles Times) -- Not for sale: Ownership dispute forces Chicago auction house to delay sale of some items belonging to 20th century designers......