Larry Mantle talks with playwright Oliver Mayer about his play Joe Louis Blues now running at the Tiffany Theatre in West Hollywood. Joe Louis Blues is set in the 1940's Harlem jazz era, in a jazz club where several Americans are examining their identity at a wartime crossroads of race and patriotism.
Fodor's tells you what to visit in Los Angeles, Zagat tells you where to eat, but how do find a classy strip joint? Fret no more, Jessica Hundley and Jon Alain Guznik will talk to Larry Mantle about their new handbook, Horny? Los Angeles (Really Great Books), a funny and irreverent guide to all the topless bars, nude mud-wresting clubs and other carnal spots in the city.
Greece resoundingly rejected continued economic austerity in Sunday’s referendum.. Also, with the Confederate Flag falling from favor across the country, a question has come to the fore: where is the line when it comes to glorifying or castigating historical figures? Then, the West's perception of women's lives in Iran is incomplete at best.
The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high. Also, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals reset the stakes and created a new test for whether interns should be paid. Then, the long 4th of July weekend is upon us. There’s no better time to get in your car and go somewhere. But where?
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says he will block enforcement of new measures that make it easier to dismantle homeless encampments. Also, Covered California will collect data on prescriptions, doctor visits and hospital stays, a move that has stirred serious concerns about data protection and privacy. Then, has hitchhiking become obsolete in today’s America?
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