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The Enabler has fretted about the fate of the legendary Skid Row dive bar the King Eddy Saloon since it was bought by new owners and closed for renovations in December. King Eddy, which first opened in 1933, has a history of attracting literary types,...
I am not a writer of prose. This is not an article, an anecdote or short story. It is simply the imperfect account of an evening from several points of view. So begins the document that Lee Mallory has set in front of me at a cramped wooden table in the...
Maybe there really are supernatural forces at work in this world. How else to explain "Beautiful Creatures"? The movie is an intriguing, intelligent enigma — three words not typically associated with teen romances. A couple of unknown...
When Marjory Gilbert read a Times On Location story about the movie "Bukowski," produced and directed by James Franco, it brought back vivid memories of her long-ago encounter with the late poet. Gilbert was working as a clerk in the history department at...
Tags: Poetry, James Franco
Dana Gioia spent many years doing battle in that viper's nest of bureaucrats and elected officials called Washington D.C. This fall the former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts and L.A. native found himself back home. In a series of...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFirst published on Nov. 27, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. It's 1922, and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it. But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco, a...
Jacket CopyCharles Bukowski's work will be celebrated in downtown LA Saturday with readings by Harry Dean Stanton, Rebecca De Mornay, Dan Fante, Jack Grapes and more....
There'll be a pair of Pasadena institutions along Colorado Boulevard for New Year's -- the Rose Parade, and a company marking 100 years in business. Anderson Business Technology, nee Anderson Typewriter Co., has bucked two trends: It's been a one-family...
The flurry of traditional Japanese arts and crafts in Southern California this month is not in Los Angeles proper. L.A. County Art Museum's majestic Pavilion for Japanese Art remains the West Coast's greatest showcase, but three unrelated Pasadena...
Tags: Artists, Arts and Culture, Arts, Fine Artists, Museums
Jacket CopyThe restaurant Musso & Frank is where some of L.A.'s greatest writers drank; now it celebrates that legacy with a quarterly literary salon, complete with steak and cocktails....
Willis Earl Beal has a biography that sounds as if Charles Bukowski could have penned it. Beal's lived, at times, a harsh life, drifting between countless miserable part-time jobs, the military (he enrolled in the Army for a short time) and homelessness....
pix11.com | @JuliaTheWriterBeer makes men smarter-- well, kind of--according to a study conducted at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Researchers found that men who consumed a couple of beers were better at solving brain teasers than men who were completely sober. The...
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