Tragicomedy ‘Archduke’ Looks at Terrorists and Shooting That Started WWI

Tragicomedy ‘Archduke’ Looks at Terrorists and Shooting That Started WWI

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by a Serbian in Sarajevo touched off the first World War, according to many historians. Playwright Rajiv Joseph’s “Archduke,” which opened Sunday, May 7, 2017, at the Mark Taper Forum, offers a mix of history and levity while ambitiously looking at the terrorists recruited for the pre-WWI shooting. The […]

Paul Simon’s Prolific Musical Career on Exhibit at Skirball

Paul Simon’s Prolific Musical Career on Exhibit at Skirball

A new Skirball Cultural Center exhibit invites visitors to take a trip on the “Bridge Over Troubled Water” to “Graceland,” with “Mrs. Robinson,” “The Boxer,” and “The Boy in the Bubble” to remember Paul Simon’s prolific prose and musical career. Spanning more than 50 successful years as a recording artist, both with Art Garfunkel and […]

Trump Offers Drunk History Alternative View of Facts

Trump Offers Drunk History Alternative View of Facts

President Donald Trump continues to shock (with little awe) as the second 100 days of his term of office begins. To mark the milestone, Trump gave interviews this past weekend that present an alternative view of some history “facts” and show why listening to him and his merry White House band is like watching a […]

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