| Sep 20, 2009
| 4:32 PM
KLAC tried a new weekend lineup focusing on comedy, with some familiar faces going undercover on the radio. Jim Backus, the voice of Mr. Magoo and later one of the "Gilligan's Island" cast, took the 3-6 p.m. slot. Louis Nye, a regular on Steve Allen's...
| Oct 13, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Eleanor Roosevelt urges clemency for Caryl Chessman. An evocative story by the late Paul Weeks about a teenager who died in a spectacular car crash while running from the police. Eleanor Roosevelt, Aldous Huxley, Ray Bradbury, Steve Allen and Theodore...
| Oct 29, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Should the spirits move you to celebrate Halloween or Day of the Dead, arts offerings in the L.A. area abound, from the mildly scary to the incredibly creepy. Culture Monster has scared up a lucky 13. 1. THEATER OF THE......
| Nov 22, 2008
On my way to the Steve Allen Theater in Hollywood Thursday night for a rare local appearance by Lukas Ligeti, I stopped by Amoeba Music to pick up his new solo CD, "Afrikan Machinery." It was temporarily out of stock. A good sign, I thought. This is...
| Sep 8, 2008
Phoebus (1-0) vs. Bethel (1-0)
WHE.RE: Darling Stadium, Hampton.
WHEN: 7 p.m.
1. Phantoms QB Tajh Boyd threw two interceptions last week vs. Maury, his first multi-interception game since his sophomore year.
| Sep 13, 2008
Corey was the story, although Tabb teammate Chris Parham stole some of the glory. Corey Patrick netted 278 all-purpose yards and ran for three touchdowns on Friday to lead the Tigers to a 34-14 Bay Rivers District win at New Kent.
Patrick ran for 140...
| Oct 17, 2008
There's nothing like a little harp music to soothe jangled nerves. Popular at weddings, funerals and not a few brises, the age-old instrument, with its sensual curves and ethereal-sounding glissandi, not only has an aristocratic air but also seems an...
| Nov 11, 2008
Miriam Makeba, the South African singer who for more than half a century brought the intricate rhythms of her native land to millions of listeners around the world and whose role as a spokeswoman against apartheid subjected her to 31 years of exile,...
| Jun 1, 2008
ALOVE scene between logophiles: "I want to put my words in your mouth," the woman says. "I want to put my words all over your face."
The man is silent.
Woman: "Could you just say something?" Pause. "Anything."
Man: "I voted absentee last year?"
| Jun 20, 2008
There's painting, sculpture and a bunch of short plays. Also a bar, fair trade chocolate and a big bowl of Chex Mix. Now playing at Art Share L.A., "A Thousand Words" is an inviting, if erratic, conversation between nine writers and nine downtown artists....
| Sep 12, 2009
A night at the Stiller compound?
Comic actor Ben Stiller and his actress wife, Christine Taylor, have listed their Hollywood Hills property at $12.5 million.
The site includes two houses and a one-bedroom guesthouse for a total of 10 bedrooms and 11...
| Sep 24, 2009
Frank Liberman, a veteran Hollywood publicist who represented stars such as Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller and Robert Goulet during his more than 50 years in the business, has died. He was 92.
Liberman, who had Parkinson's disease, died of pneumonia Sunday...