Erin J. Aubry

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  • 16 years ago | Film and TV

    IS ETHNICALLY CORRECT TELEVISION A CIVIL RIGHT? Laugh aloud if you must, but the Los Angeles Times has speculated on that possibility in its fevered reporting of the fact that network television, as it heads into the last fall season of the millen...

  • 16 years ago | Theater

    Photo by Karen RosaNO AGE HAS BEEN SO DIGITALLY SOPHISTICATED as ours, or so restless for new stimuli that the most compelling stories run their courses -- on talk shows or Internet gossip loops -- before they have a chance to engender any kind of...

  • 16 years ago | L.A. Restaurants

    For slightly longer than I’ve been alive, the coffee shop and bowling alley has stood just south of Exposition Boulevard as a friendly gateway to Crenshaw proper, to its confounding but exhilarating mix of Spanish villas, soul-food haunts, Af...

  • 16 years ago | L.A. Restaurants

    Before I went on my recent 5C’s excursion, I must confess, I hadn’t been to the place for a good 10 years. My absence had nothing to do with the food — it still kicks, big time — and everything to do with graduating from colleg...

  • 16 years ago | Film and TV

    Photo by Kathleen ClarkSPIKE LEE HAS A DREAM. No, it's not to make a biopic about Martin Luther King Jr., though that sounds perfectly logical (no one's done it yet) and pretty Spike-like, a companion piece to his career-defining Malcolm X. People...