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  • Calendar April 12-18

    By Laura Donney

    April 9, 2014 | 9:53 am

    SAT | APR 12


    As if! For all you ’90s cult-classic types who also have an affection for the 1950s drive-in, this evening will offer you perfect harmony, so fill up the tank and clean the windshield: Amy Heckerling’s tale of the teen is back on the big screen. Take a...

  • From CicLAvia to Cedars Sinai

    By Rob Eshman

    April 24, 2013 | 5:33 pm

    To the woman who confronted me last Sunday at the Celebrate Israel Festival, ranting that airplane vapor trails are actually toxic secret government gasses:  You complain that journalists don’t take you seriously. They might, if you didn’t walk around wearing large posters of...

  • ‘My Mother’s Wars’: Witness From Afar

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    April 24, 2013 | 12:10 pm

    I met Lillian Faderman last Saturday when we both appeared on a panel titled “Holocaust Lives” at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. To be sure, the Holocaust figures crucially in her new memoir, “My Mother’s Wars” (Beacon Press, $25.95), but her book is more than a testimony...