| Mar 8, 2009
In the shattered calm of the Mexican night, sitting atop a railroad tanker car, Cary Joji Fukunaga didn't yet know that a man was being murdered. But he'd heard the screams, gunshots and shouts in Spanish of "Bandits!" and he was bracing to make a run for...
| Aug 4, 2008
Riffing on a deconstruction is a sticky wicket, which makes "Zastrozzi" at NoHo Arts Center doubly satisfying. Canadian playwright George F. Walker's amoral dark comedy receives an imaginative, atmospheric co-production by Open at the Top and 49th...
| Jul 1, 2009
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| Nov 7, 2008
The unfortunate thing about revisiting "The Grapes of Wrath" is that John Steinbeck's Depression-era classic about a displaced Dust Bowl family does not merely conjure up the social ills of a distant historical chapter in a remote, informative way....
| Feb 17, 2009
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| Mar 11, 2009
Maximilians Austro-Hungarian Restaurant is hidden away a few steps from the slowly gentrifying NoHo arts district. But on a sunny afternoon, with the sunlight bouncing off its crisp white tablecloths and a view to the garden through the dining room's...
| Oct 14, 2008
SINCE its designation as a theater and arts district in 1992, North Hollywood, a.k.a. NoHo, has been the unofficial center of live performance in Los Angeles. Like its New York counterpart SoHo, the urban village bisected by Magnolia and Lankershim...
| Oct 6, 2008
In The Times' Sept. 28 article, "Battle rages over studio-office project near Universal Studios," you paint a picture of developer Jim Thomas as a misunderstood hero who is single-handedly trying to save the entertainment industry and revive our local...
| Jun 9, 2008
In "Of greenhouse gases and greenbacks," The Times writes about the U.S. Senate debate on a proposal to impose pollution regulations, which has now stalled. This debate took place as California's attempt to set tougher emission standards for cars and...
| Aug 12, 2007
Last week, the City Council voted 12 to 0 to approve a sweeping set of zoning changes that will encourage larger and more dense development downtown.
The new rules are only the latest move toward the...