Mandalit del Barco appears in the following:
Saturday, May 31, 2014
"Being a woman over 50 in Hollywood I could commit any crime with impunity, because I'm completely invisible," says actress Annabelle Gurwitch. Her new book is called I See You Made an Effort.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Amazon wants better terms for print and e-books and is refusing pre-orders for upcoming Hachette books, and slowing delivery for those already ordered. Authors are complaining on the Internet.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
"If they hold an instrument, they will not take a drug. They will not hold a gun," says Santa Cecilia Orchestra conductor Sonia Marie De Leon De Vega. "It's that powerful."
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The state Assembly passed a bill to offer tax incentives to film and TV production companies. Big city mayors signed a letter in support, but it's not clear Gov. Jerry Brown will sign on.
Friday, May 09, 2014
The hotel is part of a group owned by the Sultan of Brunei. The Southeast Asian country has enacted laws based on strict interpretations of Islam that impose restrictions on women and gays.
Monday, May 05, 2014
Oscar-winning actress Diane Keaton's new memoir, Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty, tackles classic menswear, her insecurities about aging, and the new places she's learned to look for beauty.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
The master of magic realism was the region's best-known writer. His novels were filled with miraculous events and characters; love and madness; wars, dreams and death. He died Thursday at 87.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Journalism's highest honor, the Pulitzer Prize, went to two paper for their coverage of the leak of National Security Agency documents. The Post and Guardian relied on data provided by Edward Snowden.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
When she's not touring the world with her band or playing impromptu sets on public transit, Rupa Marya is an internist at a San Francisco hospital.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester made a name for himself in the '70s and counted among his fans Emmylou Harris and Elvis Costello. Winchester has died at 69 after a battle with cancer.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Farm workers in California were treated to a film about the late Cesar Chavez, the legendary activist. He took on the powerful agricultural industry in the 1960s.
Friday, March 28, 2014
"I was very careful not to portray a saint that is unreachable," says the director of a new film about the farmworker advocate. "He was a simple man who did an extraordinary thing."
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Sony Pictures Entertainment will reportedly lay off its entire interactive marketing team — more than 200 employees. It's part of a cost-cutting trend by the major film studios.
Monday, March 03, 2014
After days of heavy rain, the sun came out just as the 86th annual Academy Awards got underway in Los Angeles. The big acting awards went to Matthew McConaughey and Cate Blanchett.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Last summer, the organization behind the Oscars elected its first African American president: film marketing executive Cheryl Boone Isaacs. She's been working to diversify a monochrome membership.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Renowned concert pianist Alice Herz-Sommer, once thought to be the oldest living Holocaust survivor, has died at age 110. Her story is told in the Oscar-nominated film, The Lady in Number 6.
Thursday, December 05, 2013
The film is one of several fall and winter offerings from Fox Searchlight — including 12 Years a Slave, Black Nativity and Baggage Claim — featuring African-American casts and themes.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
A linchpin of "cool" jazz in the 1950s and '60s, he assembled bands that came to be described as chamber jazz, full of unusual textures and future star talent. Hamilton, who continued performing into his ninth decade, was 92.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Celebrity editor Tina Brown announced Wednesday that she's leaving the news and opinion website to launch her own media company. She has been a regular guest on Morning Edition. Brown plans to produce live forums on news topics.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Adult film production in California is now suspended after a number of performers tested positive for HIV. Though news of the cases may leave some performers feeling vulnerable, the industry's trade group says its response shows that the system works.