What would you do here if you had 36 hours to kill here? Tour an Art Deco neighborhood? Dine on goat stew at Tap Tap? Sample mojitos in the bars of South Beach?
It's hard to imagine that anyone who reads fiction has not at some point encountered a romance that draws its protagonists from opposite ends of the economic spectrum. The rich-poor clash is one of the great themes of literature, popping up in almost every genre.
Was your mom a good cook?
If you're just waking up on this Sunday morning and thinking about sports or American history or food and identity, may we recommend the second day of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus?
In a world of "Frozen" dolls and Lego Minecraft, how can a mere book -- one without a movie tie-in -- compete for a young child’s attention?
This city is blanketed with churches. Downtown Presbyterian, Cross Point, First Baptist, Midtown Fellowship. But many of those who come here seek a different kind of spiritual kinship that can be found only at local shrines devoted to music: Ryman Auditorium and the Grand Ole Opry House, the Country...
Gift bag, goodie bag, swag bag. Call it what you will – they have become an integral part of the cultural landscape in Southern California. It’s hard to imagine a large event without a take-home bag, whether it’s the Carousel of Hope ball or the Oscars, although at the latter only the award nominees...
The event: The International Women’s Media Foundation 25th Courage in Journalism Awards at the Beverly Hilton honored three female journalists “who have shown extraordinary strength of character and integrity while reporting the news under dangerous or difficult circumstances.”