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As a part of the Burbank Public Library's continuing “Meet the Author” program, the library this past week gave Burbankers the opportunity to spend an evening with legendary nightclub owner and filmmaker Fred Weintraub. Staged by Library...
I was born in 1966, the year Walt Disney passed away. He would’ve been 110 this week. I’m too young to have had a first-hand memory of him. In fact, I didn’t even know Disney was a man until late in my childhood. Disney was a place...
Mark Carson was shot in the face because he's gay. His alleged killer, 33-year old Elliot Morales, is said to have confronted Carson, 32, and a companion, in New York's Greenwich Village last Friday night, yelling antigay slurs. When Carson walked away,...
CANNES, France — Whatever its commercial fortunes when it opens in the U.S. this December, "Inside Llewyn Davis" already has won the acclaim sought so ardently by the fictional folk singer of its title, the latest charismatic loser in a long,...
Los Angeles Times Film CriticCANNES, France -- In close to three decades of filmmaking, brothers Joel and Ethan Coen have shared a lot of looks. But with "Inside Llewyn Davis," which had its premiere in Festival de Cannes competition Sunday, one particular glance said it all. "At...
— Invariably, the Cannes Film Festival chooses a striking image for its official annual poster. But the 2013 version can be seen as a particularly apt metaphor for the dual nature of the world's most essential cinema event. Paris-based graphic...
It is the Oscar celebration for the culinary world. Known as the Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner, an annual tribute to the culinary arts named for the late famous American chef was presented May 1 in Costa Mesa at the incomparable AnQi by...
NEW YORK — Your $400 date at Carbone doesn't begin with anything fancy. No caviar, no foie gras. Instead, your waiter appears in a red Zac Posen tuxedo, looking and sounding like Joe Pesci in "My Cousin Vinny." He pierces a chunk of Parmesan...
Tags: Seafood, Caviar, Manhattan (New York City), Veal, Caesar Salads
Some time ago Lee Feldman, Fort Lauderdale's city manager, was visiting Denver. He saw a piano. Outdoors. "In a public realm," as he put it. That's why last Saturday there were five upright pianos sitting on the sidewalk – first in FATVillage and...
Among the pleasures of seeing an August Wilson play, it's often said, is just listening to the people talk. As Los Angeles Times theater critic Charles McNulty has noted, Wilson stocks his scripts with "natural raconteurs" and lets them soar in...
BUTTERFLY PEOPLE 1 By William Leach (Pantheon Books, $32.50) Historian and author Leach builds on his lifelong fascination with butterflies to explore how the butterfly has helped us gain a deeper understanding of the natural world. This illustrated...
When the 66th Cannes Film Festival opens Wednesday, it'll do so with a big bash of a movie, not in competition, already up and running in the U.S.: Baz Luhrmann's “The Great Gatsby,” based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald's...
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