Play or Not to Play: Tales of glory and folly on local stages by STEVEN LEIGH
MORRIS and STEVEN MIKULAN
Outside the Black Box: How Company of Angels found its angels by STEVEN
an Ensemble in Ego-ville: Olga Petrakova glides through catastrophe in search
of some truth by STEVEN LEIGH MORRIS
by Parking: Why Paula Holt said “Enough” by STEVEN MIKULAN
Seldis and the Woman Who Rescued Him: Life after Tim Robbins by STEVEN LEIGH
Eagan: No Exit – A Tony Award and a crisis of confidence by STEVEN
by Craigslist: Ethos Theatre Company’s unorthodox classicist by STEVEN
of a Species: Sky Pilot Theatre: They came, they saw, they started a theater
by STEVEN LEIGH MORRIS
A Considerable Town
GENDY ALIMURUNG clocks in on
the Hamster Ball Derby,
LINDA IMMEDIATO referees
Jeffrey Sebelia’s Fashion Fight Club,
SEVEN McDONALD takes fire
reports from Oakwood,
JOE DONNELLY mingles with the stars at
the Vegas opening of Spamalot.
Plus, DAVE SHULMAN’s COLUMN
by J.T. STEINY,
by BRUCE ERIC KAPLAN.
See Dead People: For 1,000 murder victims, a new LAPD cold-case unit finally
seeks justice, by CHRISTINE PELISEK.
Two Masters: City pension boards plan to pour a king’s ransom into
urban real estate pushed by insiders, by DAVID ZAHNISER.
In NIKKI FINKE’s DEADLINE
HOLLYWOOD, the Sopranos-like takeover of Tribune Co. could mean
cement shoes for employees.
cartoon by MR. FISH.
by LIBBY MOLYNEAUX
PICK: Irving Norman, Healing by PETER FRANK
See Art: “relay” by T. Kelly Mason and Diana Thater and “Decamp”
by Alan Michael by AMRA BROOKS
Eat & Drink
Warrior: Chef/owner Shinji Murata’s soft touch beyond the hard rules
of Hiko Sushi. By JONATHAN GOLD
MR. GOLD about where to find Swedish Easter pastries
REPORT, Whoopi Goldberg stands up and delivers, by ROBERT ABELE.
Clowns Attack: Girl detectives and innocence lost in Richard Sala’s
The Grave Robber’s Daughter, by GENDY ALIMURUNG.
ALAN RICH’s A
LOT OF NIGHT MUSIC ,
Gang: Quentin Tarantino gathers the legends of lowbrow for a historic summit,
including director Bob Clark (Porky's, Black Christmas and Christmas
Story), who was killed in an auto accident days after the interview. By
Bob Clark by SCOTT FOUNDAS
ELLA TAYLOR finds that Lasse Hallström’s The Hoax isn’t
fully committed to the con.
Clifford Irving, author of The Hoax, speaks with SCOTT FOUNDAS —
or does he?
Plus, TAYLOR on Paul
Verhoeven’s Black Book,
film reviews including The Reaping, Are We Done Yet? and others
REP Cinnamon by TIM GRIERSON
Lens: Charles Burnett by SCOTT FOUNDAS
of Sheep: The best film about Los Angeles may be the least-seen great film
ever made in this country by JOHN POWERS
in the ’70s: In ROCK & ROLL LOVE LETTER, KATE SULLIVAN asks, How
deep is your love?
Plus, JONNY WHITESIDE on David
Axelrod’s new live DVD,
IN L.A. with RTX at Relax Bar by JOHN PAYNE
LINA LECARO’s NIGHTRANGER,
Love by DAN SAVAGE