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  • DVD Review: Kiarostami's 'Love' is more than meets the eye

    DVD Review: Kiarostami's 'Love' is more than meets the eye
    Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami achieved renown for “Through the Olive Trees” (1994) and “A Taste of Cherry” (1997). Along the way, he also penned the screenplays for two of Jafar Panahi's best films, “The White Balloon” (1995) and “Crimson Gold” (2003). Still, none of this could have prepared viewers for 2010's “Certified Copy,” his first film shot outside of Iran. Having a genuine international star, Juliette Binoche, didn't hurt, but it was the movie's tricky ambiguity about the central relationship that made it a masterpiece.
  • Intersections: Feeling flush over a taboo topic

    Intersections: Feeling flush over a taboo topic
    I am sitting on a gray, velvet, diamond-tufted couch in a top-floor apartment that overlooks Los Angeles. The view is breathtaking. There are hookah pipes strewn around on tables outside and a Mariah Carey song is the background music of the day. But I&...

    Rep. Adam Schiff on Hagel nomination: 'There are legitimate questions'

    Appearing on the MSNBC show “Jansing & Co.,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday voiced concerns about President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defens, former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel. Speaking to Chris Jansing, Schiff said...

    'Sacred Music' around Glendale

    'Sacred Music' around Glendale
    The fifth World Festival of Sacred Music is coming to Los Angeles, and Glendale is hosting part of the celebration of life-affirming performances. Held every three years, the World Festival of Sacred Music was born 14 years ago, when founder Judy Mitorna...

    Many events celebrate women

    The one-night-only performance of “Beneath the Veil” at the Alex Theatre March 11 was a powerful tribute to the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. Several hundred theater-goers attended. Mary Apick, the production’s...