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  • 'Gump,' 'Bambi' among 2011 National Film Registry selections

     
    he 1994 Oscar-winning best film, “Forrest Gump,” Walt Disney’s 1942 classic animated family film, “Bambi,” Charlie Chaplin’s first feature-length comedy “The Kid” and a 1912 silent comedy “A Cure for...
  • Black History Month 2012 TV schedule

     
    Here are some notable new and returning television programs profiling memorable people, themes and events in African-American history, in celebration of February's Black History Month. Programs and times are subject to change; check back throughout the...
  • Oscars 2012: Despite Halle and Denzel, gold mostly eludes nonwhites

     
    A new UCLA study, "Not Quite a Breakthrough:The Oscars and Actors of Color, 2002-2012," shows barriers to Oscars for non-white actors....
  • Fashion News: Prince Charles gets stylish, Tavi gets animated

     
    Prince Charles helped kick off the inaugural London men's fashion week with a June 14 reception at St. James' Palace...
  • Authors, authors everywhere at Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    Authors, authors everywhere at Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    What does it mean to celebrate the written word? It means getting excited about, well, everything. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Festival of Books: A Friday Calendar article on authors attending the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books said that...
  • Lena Horne biography tells of a star shaped by rejection, racism

    Lena Horne biography tells of a star shaped by rejection, racism
    According to James Gavin's new biography, "Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne," the legendary singer-actress was never comfortable being an icon. "As I say in the introduction of my book, icons are not allowed to be human beings," explains Gavin, a...
  • Book calendar

    Book calendar
    Words & Ideas TODAY Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards Baumgardner ("Abortion & Life") and Richards ("Opting In: Having a Child Without Losing Yourself") will read and sign their books. Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 5 p....
  • This week: ‘The Closer,’ ‘White Collar’ return; ‘Covert Affairs,’ ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ debut; suspense on ‘Big Brother’

     
    Summertime, and the viewing is easy — real easy. The trend means lighthearted dramas — even lighthearted cop dramas — populated by attractive people. (If you're tiring of these lighthearted shows, don't despair: “Mad M...
  • Orchestra creates a solid beat the second time around

    By Bill Peters The Glendale Renaissance Orchestra started the second concert of its inaugural season with a strong beat set firmly by Victor Venacore, guest conductor for a night of pops music. Leading both the Renaissance Orchestra and his touring...
  • Legendary singer, civil rights activist Lena Horne dies

    Legendary singer, civil rights activist Lena Horne dies
    Her luminous beauty -- seen in doe-like eyes set against perfectly chiseled cheekbones -- helped make her one of the first black women to triumph in Hollywood. Her radiant vocals -- tinged with the sorrow of the blues -- placed her in an elite class of...
  • How to Succeed at Vampire Slaying and Keep Your Soul

    How to Succeed at Vampire Slaying and Keep Your Soul
    I've been a television writer for a dozen years, and I've been fortunate to put words in the mouths of some great female characters. They've been working women, mostly, and I like to think they've become role models for a generation of girls trying to...
  • L.A.'s high-style high-rise

    L.A.'s high-style high-rise
    For a select group of Angelenos, the route to grandma's didn't go over the river and through the woods, but along Sunset to a 32-story Modernist block of stucco and glass built in 1964, a singular apartment house set back from and above the storied...