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The Getty’s ‘Iphigenia in Aulis’ remains a tale for all time

By Dany Margolies|

Compelling ‘Tale of Two Cities’ does justice to Dickens’ novel

Any time someone translates a novel to the stage, there is risk involved. The depth of interior monologue, the detail of setting and character, the convolutions of plot and emotion, even the poetry of language used to provide all of this, are all limi...

By Frances Baum Nicholson|


  • Emmy Awards

    We’re covering the 2017 Emmys red carpet. Follow us on Instagram and Snapchat

    The biggest night in Television has arrived. Who will be the night’s big winners – Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” HBO’s “Westworld,” or TV darling NBC’s “This is Us”? Starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 17, our reporters and photographers will be giving you an exclusive look at the 2017 Emmy Awards from the red carpet. So, make sure you follow along with our live coverage from the Microsoft Theater...

    By MARIA CAVASSUTO Staff Writer|

  • Entertainment

    Class Act: Let’s call this fall ‘Leonard Bernstein season’

    Leonard Bernstein — composer, conductor, pianist, educator, television pioneer, etc. — was born Aug. 25, 1918, which means that the many, but not all, of the upcoming classical music seasons will be filled with Lenny’s music. Much of Bernstein’s output will be played, some pieces more than once, although not all of his vast oeuvre will be programmed — for example, if you want to hear all three of Bernstein’s symphonies, you’ll have to...

    Robert D. Thomas

  • Things to do

    Weekend events: Rick Shea appearance in Burbank among San Gabriel Valley things to do

    MUSIC Matter of Time Rick Shea: The singer/songwriter, celebrates his new album, “The Town Where I Live,” with a record release party. Brian Whelan opens. 8 p.m. Saturday, Cody’s Viva Cantina, 900 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank, no cover, 818-848-8810, ART Solemn Steps “R.I.P. On Art...

    Michelle Mills

  • Stagecoach Country Music Festival

    Stagecoach 2018: Garth Brooks, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban and more camping headed to country festival

    The line-up for the 12th annual Stagecoach Country Music Festival has finally been announced. Though word leaked out a bit early, it is confirmed that five-time CMA entertainer of the year and country music icon Garth Brooks will headline Stagecoach for the first time ever, closing out the festival on Sunday, April 29, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. “I think sometimes in life it’s just all about timing and the stars just aligned for us this year,” said...

    Kelli Skye Fadroski

  • Things to do

    Get in free to more than 50 museums around Southern California to celebrate Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA on Sunday

    Now here’s some good news: This weekend will provide an opportunity to see some of Southern California’s best museums – for free. On Sunday Sept. 17, more than 50 cultural centers are waiving entrance fees in celebration of Getty’s latest region-wide arts initiative, Pacific Standard...

    Sandra Barrera

  • Entertainment

    Angelina Jolie’s ‘First They Killed My Father’ opens Cambodia Town Film Festival in Long Beach this weekend

    The lineup varies from full-length films that touch on the deadly Khmer Rouge regime, horror, comedy and even a live stand-up show. But in one way or another, all of the films in the upcoming Cambodia Town Film Festival aim to celebrate both the resilience and the vibrant artistic spirit of the Cambodian community. “I’m am so happy to see Cambodian film moving forward at such a fast pace,” said praCh Ly, a...

    Richard Guzman

  • Arrests

    Former NFL player Brandon Browner arrested in La Verne, suspected of making criminal threats

    LA VERNE >> Former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner was arrested in La Verne on suspicion of making criminal threats, police confirmed Tuesday. La Verne police Lt. Justin Newman said Browner, 33, of Pomona was taken into custody about 8:30 p.m. Monday at White and McKinley avenues. He added that Browner was pulled over and arrested. Browner was booked at the La Verne police station on suspicion of making criminal threats, which is a felony. Booking records show he was...

    By City News Service|

  • Entertainment

    Before Green Day’s Rose Bowl debut, here are the band’s 25 greatest songs

    With over three decades and 12 studio albums under their studded belts, Green Day has produced hundreds of ultra-catchy tunes to make you pump your fist, shed a tear or want to start a revolution. As the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers prepare to close out the North American leg of their Revolution Radio tour on Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, it seemed only fitting to attempt to compile a list of the band’s greatest hits from throughout its illustrious...

    By Jackie Moe @jackieemoe on Twitter|

  • Emmy Awards

    Creative Arts Emmys go to ‘SNL’ hosts, ‘Handmaiden’s’ and ‘This Is Us’ guest actors

    LOS ANGELES — “Saturday Night Live” produced both outstanding guest actor in a comedy series winners today on the final night of the two- night Creative Arts Emmy Awards while the drama winners were from NBC’s “This Is Us” and Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Dave Chappelle won for outstanding guest actor in a comedy series, winning in a field that also included two other “Saturday Night Live” hosts, Tom...

    By STEVEN HERBERT City News Service|

  • Entertainment

    Stranger stuff happens in ‘Better Things’ second season

    In the first episode of the second season of FX’s “Better Things,” Pamela Adlon’s harried divorced mom Sam Fox is giving a party at her house. The vibe is a bit off. Her good friend Sunny (Alysia Reiner) has left her husband and brought her rich new boyfriend — along with her ex. Her mother, Phil (Celia Imrie), an English expatriate, is explaining to people that Sam’s father was the ugliest man she knew, but she married him because he...

    Rob Lowman

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