Daily Archive: December 3, 2017

Indie Focus: The hidden and the found in ‘The Disaster Artist,’ ‘Princess Cyd’ and ‘Loveless’

Indie Focus: The hidden and the found in ‘The Disaster Artist,’ ‘Princess Cyd’ and ‘Loveless’

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies.

We released another of our awards-season roundtable conversations this week, this time with the directors of seven of the year’s most distinctive films. We were very pleased to welcome…

Indie Focus: The hidden and the found in ‘The Disaster Artist,’ ‘Princess Cyd’ and ‘Loveless’

Indie Focus: The hidden and the found in ‘The Disaster Artist,’ ‘Princess Cyd’ and ‘Loveless’

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies.

We released another of our awards-season roundtable conversations this week, this time with the directors of seven of the year’s most distinctive films. We were very pleased to welcome…

L.A. movie openings, Dec. 8

L.A. movie openings, Dec. 8

Dec. 8

Along for the Ride

Documentary on Dennis Hopper. Directed by Nick Ebeling.

Arthur Miller: Writer

Director Rebecca Miller profiles her father, one of the greats of American playwriting, in this documentary.

Big Sonia

Documentary on an 89-year-old Holocaust survivor. Co-directed by Leah Warshawski…

L.A. movie openings, Dec. 8

L.A. movie openings, Dec. 8

Dec. 8

Along for the Ride

Documentary on Dennis Hopper. Directed by Nick Ebeling.

Arthur Miller: Writer

Director Rebecca Miller profiles her father, one of the greats of American playwriting, in this documentary.

Big Sonia

Documentary on an 89-year-old Holocaust survivor. Co-directed by Leah Warshawski…

The week ahead in L.A. theater, Dec. 3-10: ‘Hamilton’s’ Leslie Odom, Jr. and more

The week ahead in L.A. theater, Dec. 3-10: ‘Hamilton’s’ Leslie Odom, Jr. and more

THEATER

Capsule reviews are by Philip Brandes (P.B.), F. Kathleen Foley (F.K.F.), Margaret Gray (M.G.), Charles McNulty (C.M.) and Daryl H. Miller (D.H.M.). Compiled by Matt Cooper.

Openings

Astroglyde 2017 Holiday show includes eight tales of terror and titillation; for ages 15 and up. Zombie…

The week ahead in L.A. dance, Dec. 3-10: ‘The Nutcracker,’ ‘Fiesta Mexicana’ and more

The week ahead in L.A. dance, Dec. 3-10: ‘The Nutcracker,’ ‘Fiesta Mexicana’ and more

DANCE

Compiled by Matt Cooper

A Night in Triana IV Dancers Fanny Ara, Reyes Barrios, Alejandro Vega and Daniela Zermeño perform in this Forever Flamenco presentation. Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West L.A. Sun., 8 p.m. $40-$55. (323) 663-1525.

The Nutcracker Ballet Etudes performs….

The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Dec. 3-10: Angel City Chorale, Pacific Opera Project and more

The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Dec. 3-10: Angel City Chorale, Pacific Opera Project and more

Classical

Compiled by Matt Cooper

Angel City Chorale The ensemble presents its 24th annual holiday concert and sing-along. Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 3300 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. Sun., 7 p.m. $27-$75. (800) 838-3006.

Colburn Chamber Music Society Members of the LA Phil’s brass section play pieces…

3 kids killed by shrapnel from grenade they threw into flame in Davao City

3 kids killed by shrapnel from grenade they threw into flame in Davao City

Three children were killed when a rifle grenade they threw into an open flame exploded on Sunday in Davao City, the police said.

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‘Super beans’ raise hopes in hunger-prone parts of Africa

‘Super beans’ raise hopes in hunger-prone parts of Africa

Super beans closeup

The so-called “super bean,” a fast-maturing, high-yield variety, is being promoted by Uganda’s government and agriculture experts amid efforts to feed hunger-prone parts of Africa. It’s also a step toward the next goal: the “super, super bean” that researchers hope can be created through genetic editing.

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‘Super beans’ raise hopes in hunger-prone parts of Africa

‘Super beans’ raise hopes in hunger-prone parts of Africa

Super beans closeup

The so-called “super bean,” a fast-maturing, high-yield variety, is being promoted by Uganda’s government and agriculture experts amid efforts to feed hunger-prone parts of Africa. It’s also a step toward the next goal: the “super, super bean” that researchers hope can be created through genetic editing.

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