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  • 8 years ago | Art

    View this slideshow for photographs of the installation and opening reception of "Robbie Conal: No Spitting No Kidding."     Walking into Robbie Conal’s Westside studio on a recent Thursday afternoon, I found the guerrilla poster a...

  • 8 years ago | A Considerable Town

    Last month, I stood in front of my bathroom mirror and watched myself outlive John Lennon. I’d been bracing for the moment ever since I was 17, six years after Lennon was murdered and right around the time I was headed off to college, seriou...

  • 9 years ago | A Considerable Town

    “This is going to make me a nervous wreck,” said an old woman seated on a gaudy chair just outside the padded gray doors that led into the performance space of the Hayworth Theater. “Why?” asked her friend, sitting on an ad...

  • 9 years ago | A Considerable Town

    Billy Collins, two-time U.S. poet laureate, walked out onto the stage at the Skirball Cultural Center, his bald head resting like an egg inside a wiry nest of gray hair, his face that of a mischievous 7-year-old boy who knows everything and is bar...

  • 9 years ago | A Considerable Town

    There we were, members of the press on preview night at the Skirball Cultural Center, poised at the top of a ramp like pinballs at the mouth of a chute leading into a flashing machine. The exhibit was called Bob Dylan’s American Journey, 195...

  • 9 years ago | A Considerable Town

    Hobbling on a cane with the flamboyant teeter of a man whose legs have been loosened at the hips to near separation from his body, Paul Krassner explained, swinging perilously this way and that, how the term "green room" originally referred to the...

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