Thinking Outside the Black Box: How Company of Angels found its angels by STEVEN MIKULAN
Building an Ensemble in Ego-ville: Olga Petrakova glides through catastrophe in search of some truth by STEVEN LEIGH MORRIS
Death by Parking: Why Paula Holt said Enough by STEVEN MIKULAN
Mark Seldis and the Woman Who Rescued Him: Life after Tim Robbins by STEVEN LEIGH MORRIS
Daisy Eagan: No Exit A Tony Award and a crisis of confidence by STEVEN LEIGH MORRIS
Casting by Craigslist: Ethos Theatre Companys unorthodox classicist by STEVEN MIKULAN
of a Species: Sky Pilot Theatre: They came, they saw, they started a theater
by STEVEN LEIGH MORRIS
A Considerable Town
GENDY ALIMURUNG clocks in on the Hamster Ball Derby,
LINDA IMMEDIATO referees Jeffrey Sebelias Fashion Fight Club,
SEVEN McDONALD takes fire reports from Oakwood,
JOE DONNELLY mingles with the stars at the Vegas opening of Spamalot.
Plus, DAVE SHULMANs COLUMN DAVE,
an illustration by J.T. STEINY,
a cartoon by BRUCE ERIC KAPLAN.
They See Dead People: For 1,000 murder victims, a new LAPD cold-case unit finally seeks justice, by CHRISTINE PELISEK.
Serving Two Masters: City pension boards plan to pour a kings ransom into urban real estate pushed by insiders, by DAVID ZAHNISER.
In NIKKI FINKEs DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD, the Sopranos-like takeover of Tribune Co. could mean cement shoes for employees.
Plus, a cartoon by MR. FISH.
HOOPLA, by LIBBY MOLYNEAUX
PICK: Irving Norman, Healing by PETER FRANK
Must See Art: relay by T. Kelly Mason and Diana Thater and Decamp by Alan Michael by AMRA BROOKS
Eat & Drink
Omakase Warrior: Chef/owner Shinji Muratas soft touch beyond the hard rules of Hiko Sushi. By JONATHAN GOLD
Plus, ASK MR. GOLD about where to find Swedish Easter pastries
In SURF REPORT, Whoopi Goldberg stands up and delivers, by ROBERT ABELE.
When Clowns Attack: Girl detectives and innocence lost in Richard Salas The Grave Robbers Daughter, by GENDY ALIMURUNG.
ALAN RICHs A
LOT OF NIGHT MUSIC ,
Grindhouse Gang: Quentin Tarantino gathers the legends of lowbrow for a historic summit, including director Bob Clark (Porky's, Black Christmas and Christmas Story), who was killed in an auto accident days after the interview. By SCOTT FOUNDAS
Remembering Bob Clark by SCOTT FOUNDAS
Faking It: ELLA TAYLOR finds that Lasse Hallströms The Hoax isnt fully committed to the con.
Clifford Irving, author of The Hoax, speaks with SCOTT FOUNDAS or does he?
Plus, TAYLOR on Paul Verhoevens Black Book,
More film reviews including The Reaping, Are We Done Yet? and others
In GOOD REP Cinnamon by TIM GRIERSON
Independent Lens: Charles Burnett by SCOTT FOUNDAS
And Killer of Sheep: The best film about Los Angeles may be the least-seen great film ever made in this country by JOHN POWERS
Sucking in the 70s: In ROCK & ROLL LOVE LETTER, KATE SULLIVAN asks, How deep is your love?
Plus, JONNY WHITESIDE on David Axelrods new live DVD,
LIVE IN L.A. with RTX at Relax Bar by JOHN PAYNE
LINA LECAROs NIGHTRANGER,