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CRISIS: Matthew Broderick, above, as Richard Sackler in the Netflix series Painkiller, which follows several storylines relating to the roots of the opioid epidemic. (Netflix)

Netflix’s TV series ‘Painkiller’ tells at least two cautionary tales

By Sonya Katzin, Arts & Culture Editor
February 20, 2024

Flashing lights. Multicolored balloons. Cheerleaders dancing along to a catchy song. A fluffy blue mascot. A stiffly starched...

STARS: Tehilla Fishman, center left, on stage at the Joan Kroc Theater in San Diego with the other winners of the statewide Plays by Young Writers contest, along with the event’s executive producer, Ms. Cecelia Kouma, back right, and director Ms. Kandace Crystal, back left. Front row from left, the other winners were Donny Cannady, Vincent Schillings and Eli Banoub.

11th-grade writing assignment becomes a prizewinning play

By Shevy Gomperts, 9th Grade
May 12, 2023

An in-class play about piano, death and teenage emotions took center stage at a theater in San Diego earlier this year when senior...

NEON: Lenny’s bright sign can be seen -- and noticed -- from down Pico Boulevard.

Lenny’s Casita fills an L.A. kosher food gap

By Avi Litvak, Staff Writer
May 12, 2022

When Mexikosher closed three years ago, it was a dagger into the taco-loving heart of LA Jews who longed for a kosher Mexican...

WALL: In the Stories of Cinema exhibit, videos of Oscar acceptance speeches play one by one. Steven Spielberg’s speech when he won Best Director for Schindler’s List is the museum’s only mention of him.

At the Academy Museum, Jews are missing from the world of Motion Pictures. Here’s a look at what’s left out.

By Olivia Fishman, Arts & Culture Editor
February 4, 2022

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures displays and discusses artists of many races, religions, ethnicities, and causes, and...

Food from Melrose Bite; burger with fries in forefront, mango habanero chicken wings and sauces in background

Sweet, crunchy and kosher, Melrose Bite finds a trendy combo

By Olivia Fishman, Arts & Culture Editor
January 4, 2022

Fried chicken sandwiches are trending, and the kosher world is part of the trend. Melrose Bite, recently rebranded from a dairy-and-vegan...

RELEVANT: Contestants in ‘Squid Game’ wear green or pink uniforms, which South Korean demonstrators now wear to protest against low wages and other problems in their country’s economic system.

Squid Game, worldwide hit, raises radical questions about choice, death and squalor

By Elliot Serure, Staff Writer
December 6, 2021

Boom. A bullet knocks a man dead, another falls, then another. They lost the game – a simple childhood game of red light-green...

The cover of the album ‘Flower Boy’ by Tyler the Creator.

MY LIFE IN A SONG: A friend in the wild

By Avi Litvak, Staff Writer
November 8, 2021

My mom told me that wearing headphones on a hike was likely not a great idea, nor was hiking alone for that matter. But our family...

READY: Appearing finished on Sept. 13, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is at the northeast corner of Fairfax Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard, just two blocks north of school. Its eye-catching, multi-story sphere is just behind the main building, visible from Fairfax and also from LACMA to the east.

Vacation plan: How about a museum?

By Olivia Fishman, Arts & Culture Editor
September 17, 2021

LA museums are open, and if you’re willing to wear a mask, you can see LACMA, the Petersen Automotive Museum, the Getty Center...

REBIRTH: A screenshot of the music video for Kanye Wests song Come To Life, one of many songs on the theme of redemption in his new album, Donda.

Worth the wait, Kanye West’s Donda shares every sort of emotion

By Noah Masliah, 12th Grade
September 17, 2021

Kayne West’s Donda is a tribute to his mother and best friend, Donda West, who died after surgery in 2007, so he wanted this...

PROTAGONIST: Played by John David Washington, Tenet’s main character travels backwards and forwards through time trying to save the universe in Christopher Nolans latest film.

Despite faults, ‘Tenet’ is a time-bending thriller that will leave you thinking

By Elliot Serure, 10th Grade
May 21, 2021

Writer-director Christopher Nolan’s long-awaited Tenet was supposed to save the film industry. Prior to Covid, movie theatre...

RETROSPECT: In his 39th studio album, Dylan uses historical themes to show where we are now.

In ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways,’ Bob Dylan looks back to see the present

By Eli Weiss, Digital Media Editor
March 19, 2021

Even after a nearly 60-year career of songs covering everything from love to race to politics to death and so much more, Bob Dylan...

EVENT: The Oscars are hosted this year at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood

LIVE BLOG: The Oscars with Zach Helfand and Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks

This page is being updated throughout the Oscars awards ceremony by Opinion Editor Zach Helfand and Editor-in-Chief Jacob Joseph...

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