Jul. 11, 2013
During the pandemic, the co-owners of downtown LA’s The Last Bookstore nearly ran out of money, laid off most of their staff, and closed their store.
from Greater LA
Most know Minnie Riperton because of one part in one song. “Lovin’ You” was Riperton’s biggest hit, and she doesn’t sing that magic, piercing note until around the 3-minute mark.
from Lost Notes
Marilynne Robinson’s “Jack” is a book that Bookworms have been eager to read: the fourth volume of her multi-award-winning Gilead novels.
The Hollywood Commission, a new organization chaired by Anita Hill, is out with a survey on harassment in Hollywood and plans to launch a reporting platform next year.
from The Business
Punk singer Darby Crash dreamed of immortality.
This week on The Treatment, Elvis Mitchell welcomes Tony-winning director of theater and film Julie Taymor to discuss her newest feature ‘The Glorias.’
from The Treatment
Walter Mosley’s “The Awkward Black Man” is a new book of short stories that brings readers into the middle of the experience of people today.
In May of 1980, Joy Division lost its lead singer, Ian Curtis. The band decided that they would carry on with a different name.
In December of 1980, two exiled artists and freedom fighters attempted return to their home in South Africa for a concert.