Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst
South African author Nadine Gordimer died Sunday in Johannesburg at the age of 90.
Jul. 14, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.
May. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This week, you can: Meet the colorful designer Gere Kavanaugh; hear about how architects slay dragons (and other reasons why you should hire one); listen to the art of acoustic…
May. 20from Design and Architecture
The rock band Fanny ruled the Sunset Strip in the 1970s, and they were supposed to be the next big thing. They explain the price women pay for being ahead of their time.
May. 16from Lost Notes
With his new TV show, Roy Choi’s on a mission the broken and beautiful parts of Los Angeles.
May. 17from Good Food
California is known as the capital of health and wellness fads. But when and how did the Golden State get that reputation?
May. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Seventy sonnets written in the first two hundred days of Trump's presidency, American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin , by Terrance Hayes, flies out of the cages of…
May. 16from Bookworm
It is, every bit of it, the cat’s meow.
May. 17from Film Reviews
President Trump has invited Iran to “pick up the phone and call” him. He’s also threatened the “end” of that country. It’s the latest act in a long international drama.
May. 23from To the Point
Los Angeles Unified’s adult education program doesn't get much respect, and its funding is always in danger.
May. 16from Greater LA