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  • Matt Mattox dies at 91; master Hollywood dancer and choreographer

    Matt Mattox dies at 91; master Hollywood dancer and choreographer
    Hollywood considered Matt Mattox one of the best dancers in the country when he was cast to dizzying effect in "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," the 1954 Oscar-winning film celebrated for its imaginative and masterful dance moves.
  • Connie Wald dies at 96; Hollywood wife known for low-key parties

    Connie Wald dies at 96; Hollywood wife known for low-key parties
    Connie Wald, an elegant matriarch of old Hollywood known for the low-key dinner parties she held for friends like Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn, died of natural causes Nov. 10 at her Beverly Hills home. She was 96. Her...

    Tony Martin dies at 98; singer-actor in Hollywood musicals

    Tony Martin dies at 98; singer-actor in Hollywood musicals
    Tony Martin, one of the last of the big-name singer-actors from the golden age of Hollywood musicals, has died. He was 98. Martin, who toured for years with his wife, dancer-actress Cyd Charisse, died of natural causes Friday at his home in Los Angeles,...

    The Review: Freddy Smalls

    The Review: Freddy Smalls
    No reservations. Loud. A gastropub from the Counter owner Jeff Weinstein and a consulting chef known for his vegetarian cooking. In theory, Freddy Smalls didn't sound all that appealing. Plus, it is small, making it almost a guarantee that you're going to...

    Chez Jay headed for official Santa Monica landmark status

     
    Chez Jay, a cozy bar and restaurant long popular with beach bums, tourists and celebrities alike, qualifies for designation as a local landmark, the Santa Monica Landmarks Commission decided late Monday. The 6-0 vote, taken after dozens of patrons spoke.....