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A trio of monkeys, one with a pierced lip, kicking up a storm. Big-voiced Sour Kangaroo testing her moves. Styrofoam-headgear-toting Whos gallivanting with instruments made from PVC pipe, toilet plungers and badminton birdies. It's high school, so...
Tags: Allergies, Education, Students, Music Theater, Schools
Last week, I judged a competition where entrants had to have a grabbing lead, a dynamic storytelling style and a wealth of information condensed into a finite number of words. I'm talking, of course, about Poetry Out Loud. For the second straight year,...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Education, Students, Judges, Schools
Everyone has at least one skill that doesn't have a practical use. Mine is the ability to name every movie ever to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. I absorbed that knowledge from years of reading critical studies of the Oscars, to the point...
"Doubt," according to Tom Amen, who is directing the Pulitzer Prize-winning play opening at Golden West College on Feb. 25, is "a beautifully balanced drama that draws its power not from its clarity, but from its ambiguity." John Patrick Shanley, whose...
Anyone in show business — anyone with a clue, anyway — who found their way to No Exit Cafe in Rogers Park last fall could not have helped but notice an opportunity to make some money. Theo Ubique, which has the new production of Andrew Lloyd...
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 31 - April 5, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Doctor Who The Doctor (Matt...
Until recently, the Vera Wang bridal shop in Singapore imposed a non-refundable $482 fee to try on dresses. And last month a health food retailer in Australia posted this notice on its door: “As of the first of February, this store will be...
Gold Standard writer Glenn Whipp is sweeping through all 24 Oscar categories this week, assessing the races, predicting the winners and helping you prevail in your Oscar pools. Earlier he looked at the short films, sound categories, visual crafts races,...
Channel Guide MagazineOn Demand/DVD New Releases March 25-31: Daniel Day-Lewis’ performance in the award-winning Lincoln is outstanding, but Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones shouldn’t be overlooked in their roles. This week also brings Killing The Softly with Brad...
Like every other form of art, operas can be inspired by just about anything — historical events, myths, epic poems, plays, even movies. Often, such operas go on to eclipse their inspiration. Puccini's "Tosca," derived from a play by Victorien...
While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
With the 85th Academy Awards set for Sunday night, the question on many's minds is whether "Argo," Ben Affleck's drama set amid the Iranian hostage crisis, will cap off its awards season run with a best picture win. But there are many other things to...
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