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  • Critic's Notebook: Annette Bening takes the ordinary to Oscar-worthy heights

    Critic's Notebook: Annette Bening takes the ordinary to Oscar-worthy heights
    There is a very particular art to playing the ordinary. Few actors do it well — Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney always come to mind. Of those, most fail to get their due come Oscar night — thoughts of Giamatti and Linney rise again. The...
  • Book Review: 'Ten Thousand Saints' by Eleanor Henderson

    Book Review: 'Ten Thousand Saints' by Eleanor Henderson
    Ten Thousand Saints A Novel Eleanor Henderson Ecco: 400 pp., $26.99 "Ten Thousand Saints" is a whirling dervish of a first novel — a planet, a universe, a trip. As wild as that may sound, wonder of wonders, the book is also carefully and...
  • Dawes plays it old school

    Dawes plays it old school
    It's a hot, bone-dry, blue-skied day in the hills above Los Angeles — the kind of crystalline morning one might expect to see Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and the Byrds' Gene Clark relaxing on a redwood deck strumming acoustic guitars. But the guys...
  • Critic's Notebook: Cutting-edge jazz is missing at the Hollywood Bowl

    Critic's Notebook: Cutting-edge jazz is missing at the Hollywood Bowl
    Living in Los Angeles, one of the early joys of summer is running down the schedule at the Hollywood Bowl. Probably the most famed venue on the West Coast, the Bowl's sprawling, woodsy confines and nearly 18,000-person capacity can transform mere concerts...
  • Hollywood Bowl concert focuses on Joni Mitchell's jazz side

    Hollywood Bowl concert focuses on Joni Mitchell's jazz side
    An eclectic group will assemble onstage Wednesday night at the Hollywood Bowl to riff on the work of Joni Mitchell. Oddly, one thing many of these artists — who range from jazz to folk to indie rock — have in common is that they arrived late...
  • A peaceful interlude at the Mojave National Preserve

    A peaceful interlude at the Mojave National Preserve
    For a nation in perpetual motion, to cross the lands that make up the Mojave National Preserve has long meant only one thing: You are very nearly somewhere else. For westward-bound travelers, whether they came through open wilderness, along the now-...
  • Playlists to take you higher, lower or farther

    Playlists to take you higher, lower or farther
    Here are sample playlists put together from my own (admittedly limited) library, each one "arced" for a particular purpose. Then I asked a few folks who can really pick out a tune to share their sample lists. AMINA KHAN PICK-ME-UP: It's siesta time....
  • Herbie Hancock at the Playboy Jazz Festival

    Herbie Hancock at the Playboy Jazz Festival
    HERBIE HANCOCK'S performance at the Playboy Jazz Festival on Sunday comes in the midst of a bountiful year. Yes, the veteran jazz pianist/composer's Hollywood Hills home glistens with the an impressive collection of Grammys, an Oscar and other awards. But...
  • Los Angeles Times Bestsellers

    Los Angeles Times Bestsellers
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri (Knopf: $25) Stories of U.S.-born children and their Bengali parents straddling cultures. || 4 || || 2. || The Miracle at Speedy Motors by Alexander...
  • Hal Gaba dies at 63; chairman and co-owner of Concord Music Group

    Hal Gaba, a veteran entertainment industry executive who was chairman and co-owner of Concord Music Group, one of the world's largest independent record companies, has died. He was 63. Gaba, who also was co-chairman of Village Roadshow Entertainment...
  • Frank C. Ashby Jr. dies at 76; real estate appraiser to the stars

    Frank C. Ashby Jr., who cultivated a niche as a real estate appraiser to the stars, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease at a Las Vegas nursing home, said his daughter, Pamela Romano. He was 76. Soon after Ashby established his Los Angeles appraisal...