American novelist and a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist
Dana Spiotta's Innocents and Others tells the feminist story of how women make do in a male-dominated world through two female filmmaker best friends, and a third, troubled woman adept…
Mar. 24, 2016
Dana Spiotta’s new novel, Innocents and Others, revolves around two best friends. Both women are talented filmmakers, but they don’t agree on much.
Mar. 14, 2016
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Aug. 11, 2011
This week’s art picks include Kate Barbee’s stitched-up pseudo-Cubist forms; a new gallery in Chinatown focused on elevating design objects; and Xylor Jane’s palindromic paintings.
from Arts & Culture Stories
Much of what distinguishes New Orleans today from other American cities can be traced back to deep French and African influences from the Caribbean Island now called Haiti.
from Music Special Programming
In a special Scheer Intelligence from a March 2019 conversation, Robert Scheer talks with his lifelong friend and legendary poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who passed recently in San…
from Scheer Intelligence
In a recent spate of actors and singers — including Armie Hammer, Gina Carano, Marilyn Manson — getting in trouble for past or current behavior, talent agencies are figuring out how to…
from Hollywood Breakdown
During the pandemic, many renters have stayed in their homes because of local and state eviction protections, but are still on the hook for back rent.
from Greater LA
The new movie “Minari” is a personal story from filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung. It’s about a Korean American family struggling to run a small Arkansas farm in the 1980s.
from The Business
Part two of two: George Saunders speaks about his new book, “A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life."
In "The Truffle Hunters," a new documentary by Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw, Italian men in their 60s, 70s and 80s do as they've done for decades--search the forests of the Alba…
from Film Reviews
This week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to override a veto by Mayor Eric Garcetti and approve a new proposal for how millions of dollars taken from the LA Police Department will…
from Greater LA