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  • Occupy Rose Parade: Activists divided over protest

     
    Some divisions have emerged among Occupy activists who plan to march at the end of the Rose Parade. Demonstrators insist they don’t intend to disrupt the parade. Pasadena police have worked with Occupy representatives in preparing for Monday’s...
  • Vanger vs. Wagner? 'Dragon Tattoo' family has familiar ring

     
    "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" features the movie season's most disturbing and detestable family -- the Vangers, a Swedish industrial dynasty whose great material wealth is matched only by its great moral corruption. In their role as the ultimate...
  • Stealth bombers at the Rose Parade: Why?

     
    Common as these flyovers are, I never understood their appropriateness, especially for an event as pacified as the Rose Parade, where the main attractions are giant, animated floral arrangements and marching bands....
  • Those disrupting Rose Parade face fines, jail time

     
    As authorities prepare for an Occupy protest during the Rose Parade, officials noted it was against the law to disrupt the parade. Occupy protesters plan to march at the end of the the parade and have vowed not to block......
  • Pop music review: Glass Candy at Los Globos

     
    The Oregon act gives 2011 an existential send-off with its magnetic electronic music -- much to the enjoyment of the bedazzled groovers packing the new Sunset club. This post has been updated. See below for details. 2011 will be remembered......
  • Monday’s Highlights: 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade from Pasadena

     
    Monday’s Highlights: 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade from Pasadena...
  • Two floats bring California flowers back to Rose Parade

     
    Rose Parade flower: For decades the floats of the Rose Parade have been importing paradise, using flowers from overseas to create their splendor here. This year Cal Poly and Kit-Cat floats are using only California-grown ingredients as decoration for...
  • Palm Springs Film Festival gala is an Oscar night warmup

     
    A week before the Golden Globes and seven weeks before the Oscars, Hollywood began polishing its acceptance speeches Saturday night at the Palm Springs International Film Festival’s 23rd annual awards gala. The desert city film festival gala is...
  • Rose Parade leaves 50 tons of trash; city manages quick cleanup

     
    When the Rose Parade floats are gone and spectators head home, what’s left behind? About 50 tons of trash, 3,500 beverage containers and five tons of cardboard. A team of 80 workers swept through the parade route Monday night and......
  • Laughs amid the dark stuff at Scandinavian Film Fest L.A.

     
    Starting this weekend and continuing Jan. 14 and 15, the noncompetitive Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. boasts a “smorgasbord of Nordic cinema” with features, shorts and documentaries from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden —...
  • Oscar shorts: A new take on time travel in ‘Time Freak’

     
    "Time Freak," a film on the academy's short list for live action shorts, presents a new take on time travel. Q&A with writer-director Andrew Bowler....