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January 16, 2011

Leimert Park Village: In the Dec. 20 LATExtra section, an article about efforts to revive Leimert Park Village as an arts and events destination south of downtown Los Angeles said that arts patron Eileen Norton had opened an art gallery there. In fact, the Leimert Project, on Degnan Boulevard, is funded by the Eileen Harris Norton Foundation and dedicated to educating schoolchildren in the area of art.

Sundance parties: An article in the Jan. 14 Calendar section about parties at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival said that the search engine Bing would host a reception for the documentary film "Sing Your Song" and that Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey were slated to attend. Neither Perry nor Winfrey has confirmed plans to attend.

Mortgage lending: The headline on an article in the Jan. 15 Business section about Freddie Mac's revised outlook for the home lending market erroneously referred to the mortgage finance giant as Fannie Mae.

Gaza rockets: A brief news item in the Jan. 11 Section A about three rockets being fired from the Gaza Strip said that they exploded in the northern Israeli city of Ashkelon. Ashkelon is considered to be in southern Israel.

Etta James: A headline in the Jan. 15 LATExtra section on an article about a legal dispute among members of singer Etta James' family over finances for her medical care said that James was 70 years old. She is 72 and turns 73 on Jan. 25.

"Tiger's Curse": In the Jan. 16 Arts & Books section, a review of Colleen Houck's novel "Tiger's Curse" calls it the first part of a trilogy; in fact, it is part of a five-book series. In addition, a character referred to as Kadam is actually named Kishan.

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