| Jul 11, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Made with assurance and deep emotion, "Fruitvale Station" is more than a remarkable directing debut for 26-year-old Ryan Coogler. It's an outstanding film by any standard.
Featuring a leap-to-stardom performance by Michael B. Jordan, "Fruitvale's"...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
SÃO MIGUEL DOS MILAGRES, Brazil — Anyone who says it's the journey that matters most wasn't trying to navigate through the favelas of Maceió, my launch point for Brazil's Costa dos Corais, or Coral Coast, 50 miles north.
Although Maceió has a...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Will "Breaking Bad" finally win a series Emmy? Will "Modern Family" ever lose one? Are voters ready to go all in on Kerry Washington and Louis C.K.? We offer some answers and thoughts, but since it's early (very early), these predictions will likely be...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 8:58 PM
Charles Carr, who was just 18 and a college freshman when he drove country music legend Hank Williams on his final journey more than 60 years ago, died July 1 after a brief illness. He was 79.
His death was confirmed by Beth Petty, director of the...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Behind the gates of bucolic Rolling Hills, where multimillion-dollar homes stretch out on roomy spreads, sits a house that is unusual even by mansion standards.
In keeping with rules that homes in the equestrian enclave be single-story, the early...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:30 PM
It was getting late, that point in the night at Sushi Roku when the bussers are discreetly cleaning around you and servers are stapling receipts to sales reports.
My date and I were taking our last sips of sake and final bites of green tea mochi. In...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:40 PM
"Futurama," the science fiction cartoon, is in the midst of its (putative) last season. (The latest episode, "Calculon's Immortal Soul," airs Wednesday on Comedy Central.) On Saturday it convened what will probably not be its final public panel at Comic-...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Rochus Misch never expressed regret over his wartime service or doubts about the man he and his comrades called "the boss."
Misch was Adolf Hitler's bodyguard, messenger and telephone operator. He had tea and cookies with Hitler's sister in Vienna. He...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Since her Tony Award-winning turn as Elphaba in the blockbuster musical "Wicked," Idina Menzel has spent most of her time away from Broadway. The actress has guest-starred on "Glee," played a supporting role in the movie "Enchanted" and appeared live in...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:00 AM
By Kari Howard
I was introduced to one of this week’s bands, Balmorhea, in a video for a song called “Pyrakantha.” If I needed an excuse, the short film made me fall in love with Los Angeles again.
Showing a skateboarder making his...
| Jun 30, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO VICKSBURG, MISS.
From LAX, Southwest, United, American and Delta offer connecting service (change of plane) to Jackson, Miss. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $540. United, Southwest and Delta offer nonstop service to New Orleans,...