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Sean Roderick once saw nine musicals in six days in New York City. She is majoring in ethnomusicology at UCLA. Email
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No rain in sight, but a big rainbow over Mar Vista just before sunset nonetheless.
Though a few songs and all of the first act need tightening, "9 to 5" at the Ahmanson has the elements of a likely hit when it goes to Broadway.
I hoped the Ahmanson production would be better than the movie. On that point, my dream came true.
My only problem with "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" is the fact that there isn't enough music. Benjamin Walker is a true punk rock hero and commands the stage as the obnoxious and intriguing Jackson, dressed in tight clothes, combat boots and utility belt complete with gun and microphone.
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Gary Leonard | Gary photographed "Chinatown" screenwriter Robert Towne.
Don Shirley | It's the season for outdoor productions that are worth the effort to go see.
Bill Boyarsky
Disney hall is inspiring and many of downtown L.A.'s new restaurants and bars are excellent. They are fun to write about but the media shouldn't devote all its attention to them while important, if sometimes dry, business is done elsewhere.
Jenny Burman
Before I lived in Echo Park, there was a tiny 1920s bungalow-cottage-standalone house on N. Occidental in Silver Lake. I...
Here in Malibu
Sadly the meadow where this was taken no longer exists. Big house now. Glass. Big glass box. Taken on...