High praise this week for "Robert Reimer's nutcase of a play," Hosea Nova: A Jealous and Violent Man (this week's Pick of the Week) at Zombie Joe's Underground in North Hollywood, and for writer-performer Johnny O'Callaghan's Who's Your Daddy, at the Victory Theatre Center, in Burbank. For all ... More >>
What is it with Christmas movies and food? Whether it's George Bailey borrowing his mother's good dishes for the high school dance in It's a Wonderful Life or Ralphie's little brother showing Mom "how the piggie eats" in A Christmas Story, eating is inextricably linked with holiday festivitie ... More >>
Also, Inspecting Carol and Groundlings Holiday Show
ARTS FREEZE FOR THE HOLIDAYS In a cost-cutting measure, the Los Angeles Unified School District has frozen district funds until the state legislature returns to Sacramento in January to sort out the State budget gridlock. Arts for L.A. has been quick to point out that the freeze includes existin ... More >>
Parable about two men stuck in the middle of America's socioeconomic ladder marks screenwriter's directorial debut
Jazz picks around L.A.
American and European movies go to work