Friday, April 19

Dumb and dumber viewing

Dumb and dumber viewing ‘Shallow Grave’ director poised to ‘dumb down’ the American audience By Michael Horowitz Daily Bruin Senior Staff With all the talk of Hollywood dumbing down, it’s surprising to see a British director interested in doing the same thing in his country. Read more...



Debussy’s subtle impressionism lost on Sellars

Debussy’s subtle impressionism lost on Sellars Opera’s fantasy, magic missing with director’s new conception By John Mangum Someone undermined a glorious musical performance of Debussy’s "Pelléas et Mélisande" Saturday night at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Read more...



In the line of fire

In the line of fire The arts community is in an uproar over Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich’s attempts to terminate both the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Read more...



Close breaks military bounds of ‘silence’

Close breaks military bounds of ‘silence’ Close, Davis show strength as actors in difficult roles By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Staff It took long enough, but someone finally made a television movie about gays in the military. Read more...