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  • Magician Michael Cantor picks up the tools of the trade

    Magician Michael Cantor picks up the tools of the trade
    Magician Michael Cantor's studio is a cheerful, open space, on the top floor of a clean white building not far from Television Hill in Woodberry. It's not some sorcerer's cave or spooky, spider-webbed warehouse, but a bright, airy workman's office,...
  • Just-announced concerts

    KISS at the Verizon Center on Oct. 13. Buckcherry will be the opening act. Tickets go on sale Aug. 29. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com. Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers with The Wood Brothers (featuring Chris Wood of Medeski, Martin and Wood) at the...
  • Weekend forecast: Get outa town

     
    Ya gotta love a weather forecaster with a sense of humor. Okay, he's not Steve Martin (a former TV weatherman, and he played one in 'L.A. Story'), but he does have a wry sense of impending doom as he looks as......
  • 'American Idol' finale: And the winner is ...

     
    So who's it going to be? Kris Allen? Adam Lambert? One of these two is going to win American Idol tonight. Well, eventually.Host Ryan Seacrest tells us that nearly 100 million votes were cast last night and that for the season,......
  • Review: 'This is Where I Leave You' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'This is Where I Leave You' ★★ 1/2
    Going by the new ensemble comedy "This Is Where I Leave You," you'd think Tina Fey was a medium acting talent at best, prone to overstatement and eye-rolling. Performers can't do it alone; they need guidance. But in the movies, very often performers end...
  • L.A. theater openings, Sept. 21-28: 'The 39 Steps' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Sept. 21-28: 'The 39 Steps' and more
    A classic Hitchcock thriller is spoofed in "The 39 Steps" at Long Beach Playhouse, "Lost the Musical" sends up the hit TV series at the Lillian Theatre, and life is a "Cabaret" at North Hollywood's Crown City Theatre. Plus, Cicely Tyson reprises her Tony-...
  • 'Eleanor Rigby' examines a relationship from multiple angles

     'Eleanor Rigby' examines a relationship from multiple angles
    More than most movies, romantic dramas are defined by point of view. Are we seeing the film through the lens of a man or woman? The jilted or the jilter? A well-intentioned character or a dubious one? Or does a filmmaker seek to avoid specific vantage...
  • Alessandro Uzielli is a driving force in Ford's presence in Hollywood

    Alessandro Uzielli is a driving force in Ford's presence in Hollywood
    The gig: Alessandro F. Uzielli is the head of Ford Motor Co.'s Global Brand and Entertainment division. At 47, this great-great-grandson of Henry Ford is responsible for ensuring Ford vehicles a high profile in Hollywood movies and TV shows. (That's why...
  • Steve Martin, Edie Brickell take musical detour with 'Bright Star'

    Steve Martin, Edie Brickell take musical detour with 'Bright Star'
    In the basement of the House of Charm, watching a group of people sing and dance, Steve Martin consults his iPad and prepares, once again, to transform. Above him, Balboa Park goes about its business. Tourists arrive by red trolley, brides pose amid the...
  • Fall arts preview 2014: Theater listings

    Fall arts preview 2014: Theater listings
    'Happy Days' Sept. 13-Oct. 12 Director Andrei Belgrader reimagines Samuel Beckett's existential fable as a parable about climate change and environmental catastrophe with Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams. Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 N....
  • Martin Short and Steve Martin at the Seminole Hard Rock

    Martin Short and Steve Martin at the Seminole Hard Rock
     It's a good thing they had Friday to run through it, but this Steve Martin-Martin Short thing might work -- and you gotta give Short a boatload of credit.  Billed as "A Very Stupid Conversation" a Friday night show at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel &...
  • Jonathan Tropper offers 'This Is Where I Leave You'

    Jonathan Tropper offers 'This Is Where I Leave You'
    On a recent afternoon, author Jonathan Tropper sat down in a Brentwood restaurant and surveyed the beverage options. "How honest do you want me to be?" he asked. "Sometimes I become dangerously honest with a cocktail." After a moment of careful...