The garden as extended living room is a concept Southern Californians have always happily embraced. A new generation of stylish planters is the perfect way to accessorize and complete the look of today's cozy outdoor arrangements of cushy couches and chairs, fireplaces and fire pits.
Sunset magazine is opening the doors Friday on its first Los Angeles-area Idea House, a 4,500-square-foot, four-bedroom and 5 1/2-bathroom contemporary residence in Manhattan Beach, described as "the ultimate modern beach home."
Few stretches along Melrose Avenue offer such an abundant mix of home decor options as the diverse shopping district between Fairfax Avenue and La Cienega Boulevard.
The Venice Poster Gallery, a roving pop-up featuring vintage movie posters, opens Friday evening at home decor store Merchant in Santa Monica.
Inspired by the California ranch houses of Cliff May, architect Grant Kirkpatrick designed for a family of four a modern ranch house that he described as an extension of May's work.
Skip the "Century Crunch" road closure near LAX this weekend and head downtown as more than 250 independent artisans converge on Grand Park for the sixth annual summer Renegade Craft Fair.
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 4 - 10, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Hawaii Five-0 Archvillain Wo Fat (Mark Dacascos) has escaped from prison and returned to Oahu in the crime drama's season finale; Nick Jonas guest stars. 9 p.m. CBS Blue Bloods The drama starring Tom Selleck as the patriarch of a law-enforcement family offers its season finale. 10 p.m. CBS SPECIALS The Silk Road Ensemble With Yo-Yo Ma: Live From Tanglewood The world-music ensemble celebrates its 15th anniversary in this concert special. 9 p.m. KOCE MOVIES ...