Opinion

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ettajames520x303.jpg

Etta James and Johnny Otis: R & B Revolutionaries

Two Los Angeles-based legends of Rhythm & Blues passed away last week: Etta James and Johnny Otis.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-paradise400x300.jpg

Cuban drama shines at LA film fest

Those who missed June screenings at the Los Angeles Film Festival of the "Boleto a Paraiso" have another opportunity to buy a ticket.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Richard-III.jpg

"Richard III": Classic with a modern lesson

Enjoying Shakespeare under the stars at Topanga Canyon's Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum is de rigeur during summertime for Angeleno theatergoers.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-unfinished-spaces.jpg

Cuba See: L.A. film fest highlights Havana and more

The Los Angeles Film Festival is currently taking place, and this year's multitude of movies includes: "International Spotlight: Cuba."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-chinese-massacre.jpg

"Chinese Massacre" dramatizes little-known history

Playwright Tom Jacobson takes a Howard Zinn-like "people's history" look at Los Angeles, revealing a little-known pogrom against L. A.'s then-200 inhabitants of Chinese ancestry.