Month: October 2017

What happened when Sophie brought her depersonalized pop to the stage

Can we love a pop star we know virtually nothing about? That’s the question posed by Sophie, the willfully mysterious British musician who performed Monday night at the Teragram Ballroom to close out the month-long Red Bull Music Academy festival. A gadget-obsessed producer and songwriter, Sophie… Source: Entertainment

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New video: 'Dawson City' is a must-see time capsule for cinephiles

New on Blu-ray “Dawson City: Frozen Time” (Kino Lorber DVD, $29.95; Blu-ray, $34.95) In 1978, in a small town in the Canadian Yukon Territory, a construction worker unearthed a cache of long-forgotten early 20th century silent films, perfectly preserved during its decades in the frozen ground…. Source: Entertainment

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A Venezuelan life force for the Master Chorale's Day of the Dead program

María Guinand was not exactly the ideal choice to lead the Los Angeles Master Chorale’s “Día de los Muertos” program Sunday night at Walt Disney Concert Hall. The fantastical festivities around the Day of the Dead holiday are a distinctively Mexican mix of Aztec and Catholic customs that has not… Source: Entertainment

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Im desperate. (what am I doing wrong?)

Hi! I'm Joseph Brown. I am 15 years old, 6'3" and 250 lbs. I have been working really hard and I am beginning to get very discouraged. -The Problem- As of late I have become more and more discouraged. For the last 2 years I have put on a lot of weight and tried very […]

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Commentary: Fox's World Series coverage is a solid B, but camerawork could be better, and where are the pitching stats?

Now a few words about Fox’s coverage of this last-man-standing World Series… The story line is that both pitching staffs are gassed, and the hitters are enjoying a feeding frenzy the likes of which we seldom see. Pitchers are dying out there, worse than bad stand-ups. It might be the first World… Source: Entertainment

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Amid Kevin Spacey fallout, 'House of Cards' to end with upcoming season

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Former 'Bachelor' segment producer sues Warner Bros. and producers, alleging sexual harassment

A former producer who worked on “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” has filed a complaint against Warner Bros., the show’s production company and five producers, alleging she was sexually harassed on the set of the reality show. In the complaint filed Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, Becky… Source: Entertainment

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Garth Fagan Dance delivers new spirit-lifting work

An evening spent with Garth Fagan Dance is a humanity-affirming event, even though his works — mirroring life’s tough blows — rattle the performers’ bodies and test their spirit. That’s because Fagan, the master of his own modern dance brew (and the Tony Award-winning choreographer for Disney’s… Source: Entertainment

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'Jigsaw' scores latest bull's-eye for horror at the box office and brings to end a sluggish October

Horror and Halloween-themed films led the weekend box office before the Oct. 31 holiday with Lionsgate’s latest, “Jigsaw,” coming out on top while the George Clooney-helmed “Suburbicon” proved to be a massive disappointment. “Jigsaw,” the eighth installment in the popular “Saw” franchise, scared… Source: Entertainment

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The week ahead in L.A. theater, Oct. 29-Nov. 5: 'Yohen,' 'King John' and more

THEATER Capsule reviews are by Philip Brandes (P.B.), F. Kathleen Foley (F.K.F.), Margaret Gray (M.G.), Charles McNulty (C.M.), Daryl H. Miller (D.H.M.) and David C. Nichols (D.C.N.) Compiled by Matt Cooper. Openings All Shook Up Romantic musical based on Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” and the songs… Source: Entertainment

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