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  • 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.
  • 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&...

    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...

    Memories of his first job at Tower Market

    When Art Cobery drives along Central Avenue and passes the old Tower Market on Central and Vine Street in Glendale, he thinks back to the days of his youth. Cobery got his first job — and his Social Security number — at Proctor’s meat...

    Intersections: Rings of heritage's tree trunk

    Aydin was an Iranian mountaineer who had climbed 572 steps to the top of the Cascade — a towering architectural feat in the heart of Yerevan that now houses the Cafesjian Center for the Arts — with his wife. On a South Caucasus road trip,...