Joanna Solotaroff is a producer based in New York, who originally comes from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
In the 1970's, Minneapolis was Funky Town. One night, Joanna's mom met a disco guy with a body-sized freezer who took her on the worst date she ever had.
May. 14, 2013
After pandemic delays, the new Tom Cruise film “Top Gun: Maverick” opens on May 27, and is expected to be a hit.
from Hollywood Breakdown
Street vendors are an essential part of Los Angeles’ history and its economy.
Celebrate National Poetry Month with favorites from the Bookworm archives spotlighting luminary poets and their treasured books.
To celebrate National Poetry Month and her debut album “Are You Happy Now?”, LA bard-songstress Jensen McRae delivers an intimate performance and candid conversation about writing, coming of age, and courage.
from Live from Anne's Backyard
Rita Dove’s new book of poetry, “Playlist for the Apocalypse,” goes in many different historical and personal directions.
The debut novel of Robert Jones, Jr., “The Prophets,” is lyrical prose about the dimensionality and interiority of people.
Editor/poet Emily Skillings and poet/critic John Yau speak about an iconic poet of the 21st century, John Ashbery, and his posthumous book, “Parallel Movement of the Hands: Five…
The lovers in "Paris 13th District," a romantic comedy by the French director Jacques Audiard, don't necessarily want to live the erratic lives they're living.
from Film Reviews
In her latest novel, Michelle Huneven writes about a search committee at an Altadena Unitarian Universalist Church who seeks a new minister.