Kander & Ebb's musical The Scottsboro Boys, a Broadway-import minstrel show about Jim Crow, rolled into the Ahmanson and grabbed this week's pick. Good notices also for Zayd Dohrn's immigration saga Long Way Go Down at the Art of Acting Studio, and for the silly Aussie import Priscilla Queen of ... More >>
Luigi VenturaDito Montiel and Aqeela Sherrills at Occupy L.A.Woodrow Coleman came all the way from Long Beach to see the Arab Spring bloom in downtown L.A.
The African-American septuagenarian with deep-set brown eyes and a woolly white tangle of beard sports a well-worn baseball cap that sug ... More >>
JGarbeeHomemade Burger Buns Come In All Sizes, TooAs our fearless 30-burgers-in-30-days critic moves on to ice cream, some of us are still thinking about burgers. Because it's suddenly June, which means summer, or so we have been told. And so, we are now calendar-committed to stocking up on c ... More >>
Los Angeles Police Department detectives arrested a suspect in connection with the murder of a 40-year-old gang intervention worker today. The suspect is a minor. Police say he is not a gang member, but is known as a tagger and acted alone.
Ronald L. Barron was shot and killed February 7 after he ... More >>
It doesn't exactly seem like yesterday afternoon, but pretty close to it, that I stood in an LAX cocktail lounge that erupted in cheers when jurors in O.J.Simpson's murder trial announced they'd found him not guilty of killing Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. That was October, 1995. This mor ... More >>