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Saturday, April 21, 2012

LA Times Festival of Books

Last year, 22000 people died in Mexican drug wars. "Very little attention has been given to this daily killing in Mexico. Beheadings, mass burials, and bodies boiled in vats of acid are no longer headlines," said Los Angeles Times editor Davan Maharaj, more
Los Angeles Times (blog) ( 4/21/2012 3:32:00 PM -08:00 )

LA Times' Book Prizes and Festival of Books: Coming right up!
The 2012 Festival of Books is almost upon us: Panel sessions get started Saturday at 10 am Before that happens, though, the Los Angeles Times' Book Prizes will be presented Friday night at USC's Bovard Auditorium. There are a number of ways to get more
Los Angeles Times (blog) ( 4/20/2012 10:56:05 AM -08:00 )

Getting a read on the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
More than 400 authors are scheduled over the two days at USC. Writers as varied as Anne Rice and Jeff Kinney will hold court. Rodney King will be at the Festival of Books. (Jay L. Clendenin, Los Angeles Times / March 14, 2012) By Nick Owchar, more
Los Angeles Times ( 4/20/2012 7:07:59 AM -08:00 )

Food events at the LA Times Festival of Books
There's going to be a whole lot of cooking going on at the 17th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus Saturday and Sunday. In fact, there's an entire stage devoted to it. Saturday will kick off with Ink's Michael Voltaggio at more
Los Angeles Times ( 4/19/2012 11:38:56 AM -08:00 )

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
To locate USC on Yahoo! Maps or similar mapping software, you may use the intersection of Exposition Blvd and S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90089. For information on attending, see our Attendee FAQ. Please go to the Getting There page for a detailed more
Los Angeles Times ( 4/18/2012 11:01:12 PM -08:00 )

LA Times Festival of Books
LA Times Festival of BooksBook TV will be LIVE from the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, held on the University of Southern California campus, over the April 21-22 weekend. Today, Book TV covers three panel discussions from the festival and five authors will join us to more
C-SPAN ( 4/21/2012 10:12:07 PM -08:00 )

LATimes Festival Books at USC April 21-22
LATimes Festival Books at USC April 21-22This weekend, take some time to enjoy the beautiful Southern California sunshine and warm weather by visiting the USC Campus for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. This year marks the second time that the festival has been held at USC, more
Reign of Troy ( 4/21/2012 10:56:55 AM -08:00 )

17th Annual LA Times Festival of Books
17th Annual LA Times Festival of BooksBook TV will be LIVE from the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, held on the University of Southern California campus, over the April 21-22 weekend. C-SPAN2 will cover seven panel discussions and host a variety of call-in segments with nine more
C-SPAN ( 4/20/2012 10:11:29 PM -08:00 )

The Man Behind the Festival of Books Dinosaur - FishbowlLA
By Richard Horgan on April 20, 2012 11:00 AM Not every image he sketches ends up in a book, such as the image of a dinosaur on the Empire State Building reading a book that he recently re-designed as a dinosaur on top of a stack of books to promote the more
mediabistro.com ( 4/20/2012 10:03:21 AM -08:00 )

Festival of Books: Glendale Community College professor waxes poetry
A long-time Glendale Community College English professor will be among the hundreds of writers appearing at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this weekend. Bart Edelman's sixth book of poetry, "The Geographer's Wife," was recently published by more
Glendale News Press ( 4/20/2012 10:03:14 AM -08:00 )

Beginning to feel like home
Beginning to feel like homeBy Eddie Kim · Daily Trojan With the onset of warmer weather and the last day of classes just a week away, one can practically hear the final sighs of spring in the air. There's another sound, though, and it's virtually inescapable. more
Daily Trojan Online ( 4/20/2012 12:53:37 AM -08:00 )

LA Observed at this year's Festival of Books
LA Observed at this yearBy Kevin Roderick | April 20, 2012 12:51 AM As usual, writers from LA Observed will be all over the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this weekend at USC. My gig this year is to sign at the Angel City Press booth both days, on Saturday from 1 to 3 pm more
LA Observed ( 4/19/2012 11:52:50 PM -08:00 )

Cartoonist Bob Staake began his career at USC
Cartoonist Bob Staake began his career at USCBy Alexis Driggs · Daily Trojan Green dinosaurs have swept the campus in preparation of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, much like the editorial cartoons drawn by Bob Staake did more than 30 years ago when he worked as a cartoonist for the more
Daily Trojan Online ( 4/19/2012 10:11:08 PM -08:00 )

Booknotes: TCN staffer to read at book festival
Cindy Frazier, city editor of the Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot, the Daily Pilot's sister paper, will read a sample of her writing during the Saturday morning portion of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC. In an email to colleagues this week more
Daily Pilot ( 4/19/2012 6:32:13 PM -08:00 )

In The Arts
In The ArtsCoastline Pilot City Editor Cindy Frazier will read a sample of her writing during the Saturday morning portion of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC. In an email to colleagues this week, Frazier announced that she has been invited to take more
Coastline Pilot ( 4/19/2012 2:50:15 PM -08:00 )

Selections from the LA Times Festival of Books
By MIA NAKAJI MONNIER This weekend, the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will bring together booksellers, authors, celebrities, and bibliophiles for two days of book signings, performances, and panels—not to mention ample opportunity for book more
The Rafu Shimpo ( 4/19/2012 2:20:49 PM -08:00 )

'Hunger Games' Josh Hutcherson on Sequel's New Director: 'It's Gonna Be a Fun

Hunger Games Director Shakeup: "IJennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth haven't publicly commented on getting a new director for Catching Fire, the sequel to their megahit The Hunger Games. But that changed a few minutes ago when I spoke with Hutcherson. more
E! Online ( 4/21/2012 5:53:11 PM -08:00 )

Hicks: 'Hunger Games' actor Hutcherson to receive GLAAD award
By Tony Hicks "Hunger Games" star Josh Hutcherson's will receive GLAAD's Vanguard prize at the group's Media Awards on Saturday in Los Angeles.. When the 19-year-old was an infant, two of his uncles -- both gay men in their early thirties -- died of more
San Jose Mercury News ( 4/20/2012 10:48:11 AM -08:00 )

Hunger Games star's family pain
Hunger Games starFAMILY MATTERS: Hunger Games' Josh Hutcherson opens up about his gay uncles who died of AIDS. Josh Hutcherson has opened up about his two gay uncles who died of AIDS. The Hunger Games star never got a chance to know his relatives as the disease took more
Stuff.co.nz ( 4/19/2012 3:19:28 PM -08:00 )

Josh Hutcherson shares family pain
Josh Hutcherson shares family painThe Hunger Games star never got a chance to know his relatives as the disease took their lives when he was a baby. The 19-year-old has been using his rise to fame to support gay rights and wishes his uncles were still around to see his work. more
Belfast Telegraph ( 4/19/2012 7:02:29 AM -08:00 )

Hunger Games' Josh Hutcherson Opens Up on Gay Rights: "I Had Two Uncles Die
Hunger GamesGot a question, comment, or just want to say "Hi?" Email what you've got to MarcMalkin@comcastnets.com. Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson had two uncles he never got to know. "They were in their early thirties, in great shape, but unfortunately they more
E! Online ( 4/19/2012 5:40:34 AM -08:00 )

Josh Hutcherson Adopts Rescued Pit Bull Puppy
By Helin Jung The Hunger Games star, 19, recently adopted a 3-month-old blue pit bull, which he named Driver. "Thanks to Josh, he now has a full stomach, warm bed and a loving owner," reads a post on Hutcherson's official Facebook fan page, more
People Magazine ( 4/19/2012 2:07:47 AM -08:00 )

Hunger Games' Josh Hutcherson Adopts...a Puppy Named Driver!
Hunger GamesJosh Hutcherson will be playing a whole different set of games now—ones that will no doubt involve the word fetch. The Hunger Games actor, 19, has just adopted a pit bull named Driver, E! News confirms. According to Sasha Rose from Hands Paws Hearts in more
E! Online ( 4/18/2012 12:54:25 PM -08:00 )

Josh Hutcherson Adopts Pit Bull Rescue Puppy
The status update on the adoption -- which acquired 10000 Likes in 9 hours time -- reads "Way to go Josh! Josh just adopted a Blue Pit puppy from a pit rescue!! Thanks to Josh, he now has a full stomach, warm bed and loving owner! more
Huffington Post ( 4/18/2012 11:49:32 AM -08:00 )

Tyler Shields' Photos Of 'Hunger Games' Stars And Upcoming Opening At Ace
The Hunger Games has been doing quite well for itself at the box office, so our interest was piqued when we found out that celebrity photographer Tyler Shields took some images of three of its stars last year: Kalia Prescott, Leven Rambin, more
Huffington Post ( 4/17/2012 4:52:28 AM -08:00 )

Josh Hutcherson Talks Catching Fire's New Director at the GLAAD Awards
Josh Hutcherson was honoured with the Vanguard Award today in downtown LA at the GLAAD Media Awards. The celebration honoured actors, entertainers, TV shows, and films that have helped support the LGBT community through their work. more
PopSugar Australia ( 4/21/2012 9:41:07 PM -08:00 )

'Hunger Games' Josh Hutcherson on Sequel's New Director: 'It's Gonna Be a Fun
The actor tells THR he's "excited" to meet Francis Lawrence, who will helm the next installment of the Lionsgate franchise. Amid the high profile director shakeup for Lionsgate's sequel to The Hunger Games, the film's three stars -- Jennifer Lawrence, more
Hollywood Reporter ( 4/21/2012 9:38:12 PM -08:00 )

'The Hunger Games' Josh Hutcherson Talks Director Shake-Up
Josh Hutcherson is the first of the cast members from The Hunger Games to break his silence regarding the director shake-up. How does he feel about getting a new director for the sequel Catching Fire? According to a report from E!, the change will no more
Gather Celebs News Channel ( 4/21/2012 9:30:21 PM -08:00 )

GLAAD Media Awards: Josh Hutcherson talks tolerance and a new 'Hunger Games
GLAAD Media Awards: Josh Hutcherson talks tolerance and a new By Courtney Garcia Though "Hunger Games" star Josh Hutcherson has attracted admirers around the world for his good looks, charming demeanor, and dynamic presence in one of the biggest movies of the year, the actor's latest accolade comes for his role more
Zap2it.com (blog) ( 4/21/2012 8:33:47 PM -08:00 )

Josh Hutcherson Lost Two Uncles to AIDS
Josh Hutcherson Lost Two Uncles to AIDSJosh Hutcherson has opened up about his heartbreak at having two uncles die from AIDS. The 19-year-old Hunger Games star - who is a staunch campaigner for gay rights - reveals how he never got to meet his homosexual relatives, who were struck down with more
VIP Breakdown ( 4/21/2012 9:10:34 AM -08:00 )

Hutcherson's heartache at AIDS deaths
HutchersonTwo of Hutcherson's uncles were homosexual and HIV-positive, and their untimely deaths came soon after the actor was born. The Hunger Games star, an outspoken advocate of gay rights, tells E! Online, ""They were in their early thirties, in great shape, more
IndiaGlitz ( 4/21/2012 12:23:21 AM -08:00 )

THE HUNGER GAMES' Josh Hutcherson Receives Vanguard Award by GLAAD Today
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy and anti-defamation organization, announced it will honor LGBT equality advocate and actor Josh Hutcherson at the 23rd more
Broadway World ( 4/20/2012 8:33:19 PM -08:00 )

Zimbio Interview: Josh Hutcherson Talks 'Detention,' Boy Bands, & Kissing
Zimbio Interview: Josh Hutcherson Talks By Jill Slattery on 2012-04-20 15:59:06 Actor Josh Hutcherson arrives at the premiere of Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games" at Nokia Theatre LA Live on March 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)more pics » Josh Hutcherson in 'Detention' more
Zimbio ( 4/20/2012 4:04:31 PM -08:00 )

Josh Hutcherson on Detention, Hunger Games, and Horror
By Rebecca Murray, About.com GuideApril 20, 2012 Josh Hutcherson's career has never been hotter, with his starring role as Peeta in The Hunger Games catapulting his name recognition (particularly among teenagers and women) to a whole new level. more
About - News & Issues ( 4/20/2012 11:58:09 AM -08:00 )

Josh Hutcherson & Straight But Not Narrow Support UCLA's Ally Week (EXCLUSIVE
On Thursday afternoon, the 19-year-old Hunger Games star and Straight But Not Narrow, the anti-bullying organization that he is heavily involved, attended UCLA's Ally Week which highlights the importance of straight allies for gay youth. more
Celebuzz ( 4/20/2012 11:16:39 AM -08:00 )

Josh Hutcherson adopts puppy
The 'Hunger Games' actor visited a rescue centre where he chose his new dog and the animal is already settled into his new home. A post on the 19-year-old star's Facebook page read: "Way to go Josh! Josh just adopted a Blue Pit puppy from a pit rescue! more
NZ City ( 4/20/2012 10:53:22 AM -08:00 )