Jerry Stahl knows heroin — the good, the bad and the literary. That's why Stahl was the perfect choice to be editor of The Heroin Chronicles, an anthology of 13 chasing-the-dragon stories by junkies and ex-junkies. Released Jan. 1, the third entry in the Akashic Drug Chronicles Series (after T ... More >>
To kick off Julia Child's nationwide 100th birthday festivities that begin today (her actual birthday is August 15th), we're taking a look at several books released in honor of the Pasadena native. A boeuf Bourguignon centennial book party, in essence (Happy, happy birthday!).
We've seen several g ... More >>
Courtesy Skirball Cultural Center.When we reported on the Skirball's double exhibits "Houdini" and "Masters of Illusion" a few weeks ago, there was one question that we didn't quite get to cover: how come so many magicians are Jewish?
A few possible answers seem to present themselves right ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCURRENT STAGE FEATURE ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY WAYNEW REVIEW GO THE HABIT OF ART By Paul BirchallIf you want to see director Nicholas Hytner's smart and compelling production of Alan Bennett's new drama at the National Theater of Great Britain, you co ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCURRENT STAGE FEATURE ON BENGAL TIGER AND HOLY GHOSTNEW REVIEW GO AN EVENING WITH SUTTON FOSTER (Plays tonight only!)â€‹Photo by Craig SchwartzIn the years since musical comedy diva Sutton Foster was plucked from the chorus of Thoroughly Modern Millie ... More >>
Reviewed this week: Pippin at the Mark Taper Forum; Jack Chandlers' new comedy-mystery, Murder on the Bounding Main, at Sierra Madre Playhouse; a dance-rock fusion, Vibrating Sun, at Unknown Theatre; Los Angeles Theatre Ensemble's staging fof Macbeth; Echo One-Act Festival at Stage 52; Furious Th ... More >>
THEATER AWARDS UPDATE
Here is the complete list of NOMINEES for the 30th annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards, being held Monday, March 30 at the El Rey. Admission for nominees is free; nominee RSVPs are now being accepted at (310) 574-7208. Tickets for guests and members of the public go on sale ... More >>