| Nov 5, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Birds love our backyard in Echo Park. It's rife with an eclectic array of plants from fruit trees to cactus. The other day, I was working in my office when I noticed a hummingbird darting about from the lantana to......
| Sep 17, 2010
| 4:35 PM
In honor of âAmerican Idolâsâ 10th anniversary, the showâs producers are bringing the competition closer to home. From now through Oct. 6, aspiring Kelly Clarksons and couch potatoes alike can submit their own video auditions via MySpace,...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 9:35 PM
Sheryl Crowâs seventh studio album is a summer skinny-dip into the retro-soul sound that has updated â60s nostalgia for the post hip-hop generation. With a title invoking the distance between Crowâs Missouri hometown and the home of Elvis and Al.......
| May 12, 2010
| 4:34 PM
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre KROQ Weenie Roast 2010, June 5 (Saturday) Staples Center American Idol Tour Live, Aug. 13 (Saturday); Roger Waters' The Wall Live, Nov. 30...
| Jun 26, 2011
For the junk food junkie, a road trip can be a dream journey. Between the fast food outlets and the glop at gas station minimarts, travelers may find themselves on a never-ending sugar/trans-fat wallow.
But on a monthlong road trip from Los Angeles to...
| Jan 6, 2011
We've had Johnny and June in "Walk the Line," Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda's grouchy old-timers in "On Golden Pond" and real-life marrieds Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton bickering their way through "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
| Oct 20, 2010
For the future members of Maroon 5, a moment of clarity came unexpectedly in 1998 in the form of a funky, sultry pop tune on the radio: "Are You That Somebody?" by Aaliyah and Timbaland. It was a revelation for singer-guitarist Adam Levine, who was...
| Jun 10, 2009
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Note: From the Hot Knives blog. Alex Brown and Evan George recommend serving the salad with Hitachino Nest Beer's Red Rice Ale while playing Al Green's "I've Never Found a Girl." Two tangerines can be substituted for...
| Feb 8, 2009
When it comes to a stylin' scene, Gen Art, a group that supports emerging talent in music, fashion and film, rarely disappoints. But throw in Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am, walls full of pop-art portraits of 2009 Grammy nominees and a few cases of Jacob's...
| Jan 6, 2010
Willie Mitchell, an influential record producer, label head and musician who worked closely with singer Al Green and other stars to help mold the Memphis soul sound, died Tuesday. He was 81.
Mitchell died at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis,...
| Feb 8, 2009
| 10:08 PM