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  • Anger becomes comedian Lewis Black

    5 days ago

    Remember Pixar’s 2015 film “Inside Out?” It was about an 11-year-old girl, Riley, and the five primary emotions raging inside her: Joy and Sadness, Fear and Disgust. And Lewis Black.

    Sorry. We meant there was Anger. It’s an easy mistake to make.

    From railing against AT&T (“it’s...

  • Calendar March 15-21

    By Laura Donney

    March 12, 2014 | 11:53 am

    SAT | MAR 15


    He’s probably yelling, but it’s definitely not at you; it’s with you! The irritated comic is known for his smart, funny, passionate commentary. Maybe you know his “Back in Black” segment on “The Daily Show,” maybe you have his two Grammy-winning comedy...

  • Lewis Black’s ‘Rant’ is due in Thousand Oaks

    By Kylie Ora Lobell

    October 23, 2013 | 10:34 am

    It’s been a great year for Lewis Black. There was the budget sequestration, the government shutdown and the fierce debates once again over Obamacare. Politicians left and right have been acting like nitwits, and Congress has proved its incompetence over and over again.  


  • Dec. 1-7

    By Ryan Torok

    November 28, 2012 | 11:15 am

    [SAT DEC 1]

    Lewis Black

    He yells so you don’t have to. Best known for his curmudgeonly commentaries on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” Black returns to SoCal with more social and political rants. Sat. 8 p.m. $39.50-$49.50. Terrace Theater, Long Beach Convention and...

  • Holiday preview calendar

    By Ryan Torok

    November 21, 2012 | 2:16 pm

    [FRI | NOV 23]


    Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio’s paintings exhibited a strangeness, beauty and raw emotion that made him one of the most popular artists of the 16th and 17th centuries. The “Bodies and Shadows”...

  • Aug. 17-Aug. 26

    By Ryan Torok

    August 17, 2011 | 11:26 am

    WED | AUG 17

    The work of Brazilian visual artist Michel Groisman combines visual art, the human body and everyday materials like water, candles and playing cards. In his meditative movement piece, “Door of Hands,” Groisman uses only his hands to create...

  • Calendar Girls picks and clicks for June 14-20

    By Dikla Kadosh and Danielle Berrin

    June 12, 2008 | 2:33 pm

    SAT | JUNE 14


    If you could create the perfect Father's Day event, it would probably include action movies, sports and live entertainment, right? The Golden State Pops http://www.gspo.com.


    Young professionals in their 20s and 30s are revving up for a...

  • Is Al Pacino a Jew? Can Jewish girls figureskate?

    By JewishJournal.com

    August 25, 2007 | 9:36 pm

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  • Q & A With Lewis Black

    By Marc Ballon

    January 27, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    Lewis Black is back. The New York Jewish comic with a razor-sharp tongue and even sharper social and political observations returns to the Southland Feb. 5 at the Wiltern LG after selling out The Grove of Anaheim last year. Black, a commentator on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show...

  • Lewis Black Hits It Big by Seeing Red

    By Marc Ballon

    June 17, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Lewis Black is pissed off.

    In his HBO special, "Black on Broadway," the black-clad Jewish comic from New York with the tobacco-tinged rasp unleashes a torrent of four-letter words and razor-edged observations about the world around him -- a world that could be so much better, so much...