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April 6, 2007 

To Play or Not to Play: Tales of glory and folly on local stages by STEVEN LEIGH MORRIS and STEVEN MIKULAN

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{mosimage} To Play or Not to Play: Tales of glory and folly on local stages by STEVEN LEIGH MORRIS and STEVEN MIKULAN

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

click to enlarge (Cover illustration by Max Kornell)
  • (Cover illustration by Max Kornell)

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A Considerable Town

GENDY ALIMURUNG clocks in on the Hamster Ball Derby,

LINDA IMMEDIATO referees Jeffrey Sebelia’s Fashion Fight Club,

SEVEN McDONALD takes fire reports from Oakwood,

JOE DONNELLY mingles with the stars at the Vegas opening of Spamalot.

Plus, DAVE SHULMAN’s COLUMN DAVE,

an illustration by J.T. STEINY,

a cartoon by BRUCE ERIC KAPLAN.


Newsroom

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 king’s ransom into urban real estate pushed by insiders, by DAVID ZAHNISER.

In NIKKI FINKE’s DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD, the Sopranos-like takeover of Tribune Co. could mean cement shoes for employees.

Also, photographs and video footage of the Hollywood Hills fire.

Plus, a cartoon by MR. FISH.


LA Vida

HOOPLA, by LIBBY MOLYNEAUX


Art

ART 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 Murata’s soft touch beyond the hard rules of Hiko Sushi. By JONATHAN GOLD

Plus, ASK MR. GOLD about where to find Swedish Easter pastries


Screen

In SURF REPORT, Whoopi Goldberg stands up and delivers, by ROBERT ABELE.


Books

When Clowns Attack: Girl detectives and innocence lost in Richard Sala’s The Grave Robber’s Daughter, by GENDY ALIMURUNG.


Stage

New theater reviews,

ALAN RICH’s A LOT OF NIGHT MUSIC ,

Film

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

Glittering Hunks of Trash: SCOTT FOUNDAS reviews Grindhouse, the movie, and samples the highlights of grindhouse, the arthouse series.

Faking It: ELLA TAYLOR finds that Lasse Hallström’s The Hoax isn’t fully committed to the con.

Clifford Irving, author of The Hoax, speaks with SCOTT FOUNDAS — or does he?

Plus, TAYLOR on Paul Verhoeven’s Black Book,

More film reviews including The Reaping, Are We Done Yet? and others

In GOOD REP Cinnamon by TIM GRIERSON

Also Killer of Sheep at 30: A fresh appreciation by ELLA TAYLOR

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


Music

Sucking in the ’70s: In ROCK & ROLL LOVE LETTER, KATE SULLIVAN asks, How deep is your love?

Plus, JONNY WHITESIDE on David Axelrod’s new live DVD,

DIGGIN’ YOUR SCENE with Kind Hearts and Coronets,

LIVE IN L.A. with RTX at Relax Bar by JOHN PAYNE

LINA LECARO’s NIGHTRANGER,

ROCK PICKS


Letters .

rockie horoscope

Savage Love by DAN SAVAGE

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