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  • The Weekly Wrap-Up: Aquascapes, sanitariums, crickets, problematic vegetable gardens and more

     
    In the still-kicking, hold-in-your-hands, costs-less-than-a-tetra issue of the Sept. 19 Los Angeles Times Home section: Aquascapes: Who needs the fish? The story and photo gallery on the art of aquarium gardening. (If you want to see the aquascapers'...
  • Old Globe's summer season offers mad British kings, singing Chicago gangsters, late romance

     
    "King me!" is what checker players love to shout, but it could also be a slogan this summer at the Old Globe in San Diego -- although both British kings on display, Shakespeare's legendary Lear and Alan Bennett's historical George......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'A Serious Man' goes for laughs at Globes | Oscarcast gets new director | 'Precious' honored by PGA

     
    • Gold Derby has learned "A Serious Man" is aiming to enter the Golden Globes race in the comedy/musical classification where it will vie for best picture nods against such other strong rivals as "(500) Days of Summer," "It's Complicated," "Julie &...
  • Plane Crash Kills 42

     
    Nov. 17, 1959: Investigators speculate on whether a bomb exploded on a National Airlines DC-7B that crashed in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 42 people. Ultimately, no cause was ever determined. ... And Gene Sherman reports on border drug traffic. Jack Smith...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Dec. 2, 1959

     
    Mickey Rooney shows up drunk on “The Tonight Show” and demands an apology the next day from host Jack Paar for saying: "It's a shame, he was a great talent." A Columnist Broods Anent Brodies of Idols This is the new Dark Age. Idols are being shattered...
  • Not your usual seasonal sounds

     
    From Bob Dylan tackling 'Here Comes Santa Claus' to the "Avenue Q' puppets doing 'Ave Maria,' there's something for everyone. It's become an annual ritual -- the flooding of the music market with dozens, if not hundreds, of holiday-themed titles,......
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: Doris Roberts stars as a 'Mrs. Miracle' on Hallmark

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 6 - 12, in PDF format This week's TV Movies 'DEBBIE MACOMBER'S MRS. MIRACLE:' A single father hires a nanny (Doris Roberts) to help him care for his 6-year-old......
  • Matt Weinstock, Dec. 22, 1959

     
    World Refugee Year As she sorted out her memories on her return from a pleasure trip around the world many months ago, actress Marsha Hunt found herself deeply troubled by recollection of endless hordes of refugees in Hong Kong, Calcutta, the Gaza Strip...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: AMC offers a Crosby/Kaye holiday classic

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 20 - 26, in PDF format This week's TV Movies DREAMING: Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye star in a marathon of the 1954 holiday favorite 'White Christmas' (9 and......
  • My Christmas present to you: Dad sings Bing's 'White Christmas'

     
    It's Christmas Eve, so I'm out at my family's house in Mentor, Ohio (about 20 miles east of Cleveland), where I grew up. Christmas isn't official until Dad bursts into his rendition of Bing Crosby performing his immortal "White Christmas." As I do every...
  • Honoring the father of album art

     
    You know you’ve reached a career pinnacle when an award is named after you. So it was only fitting that the Alex Award, created for excellence in entertainment package design, was named after Alex Steinweiss, the father of modern-day album......