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WATCH: 'The Gift'

Posted 07.30.2013 | Black Voices

Black Voices Breakthrough Theater, part of our Screening Room experience, is a ten part series where our panel of curators present new, short films an...

Mr. Olympia Phil Heath Rocks TheFitExpo Santa Clara

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Gregory Weinkauf

This weekend, TheFitExpo attendees were in for some huge treats, with perhaps the hugest being superstar bodybuilder and current two-time Mr. Olympia Phil Heath.

The Gift

Terence Clarke | Posted 07.29.2013 | Books
Terence Clarke

It is a curse upon every artist to have to deal with being ignored by the public, and most artists are indeed so disdained. I whine about it every day, at least to myself.

The Gift Opens at Geffen Playhouse in Westwood

Jay Weston | Posted 04.10.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I was a fierce fan of a TV show called Dawson's Creek during its six season run some years ago, probably because I adored the winsome Katie Holmes, who played Joey. I was reminded of that last night when I visited the wonderful Geffen Playhouse.

Remarkable Voices of 'The Gift' at Notre Dame U

Ruth Gerson | Posted 02.12.2013 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

For the past 27 years Michael Elkins has directed and starred in "The Gift" at Notre Dame University in Belmont, Calif. It plays for just nine shows, eight of which are free to the public. In lieu of purchasing tickets, audience members bring food and toys to be donated locally.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: The Gift in a NYC Bathroom and Graffiti6 Gets Solo and Stripped Down

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.28.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Nuno Goncalves of the Portugal psych pop band The Gift used the trendy iPad tablet earlier this month in a dressing room restroom located backstage of Le Poisson Rouge in NYC to perform a track with his band.

How Hard Can It Be To Give Away Books?

Gerry Hadden | Posted 11.07.2011 | Books
Gerry Hadden

I made myself a rule: I would only keep as many books as would fit on a tiny, two-tiered bookcase. I wheeled a dolly overflowing with books into the lobby of my building with a note: FREE BOOKS. 45 minutes later, all of the books were gone. I was horror stricken.

The Making of a Novel: Considering Art and Commerce

Jennie Nash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jennie Nash

In last week's post, I talked about a friend who abandoned a novel at the 11th hour because she felt it wasn't quite right. It was interesting to read...

Susan Boyle's Gift to Us

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

Susan's sweet, angelic voice permeates the album and the arrangements sound as though they were written in heaven.