Book calendar Barbara Carrasco: The artist and activist will discuss her work with the United Farm Workers Union from 1976 to 1991, and the larger scope of the role of the arts in the history of the UFW. Craft and Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 3 p.m. Free ... 12/12/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
BOOK REVIEW: 'The Favorites' by Mary Yukari Waters Originally published: July 13, 2009 5:51 PM Updated: July 18, 2009 8:00 PM By DALIA SOFER. Special to Newsday THE FAVORITES, by Mary Yukari Waters. Scribner, 279 pp., $25. Mary Yukari Waters' novel "The Favorites" brings to mind the Japanese notion of ma ... 07/12/2009 - 6:51 pm | View Link
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When the Supreme Court held in June that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, the moment must have been doubly sweet for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. As a lawyer in the 1970s, she brought and won a groundbreaking series of sex-discrimination cases that helped strip marriage of its officially gendered roles — a change that paved the way for the claims of gay and lesbian couples.
On a June afternoon in 1982, Joan Didion strolled through San Salvador’s Metrocenter Mall in search of water-purification tablets. The complex billed itself as “Central America’s Largest Shopping Mall,” and Didion took note of all its bourgeois trappings: designer blue jeans, foie gras, bar carts, expensive vodka. Outside, a three-year-old civil war seethed.