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  • More fans of the accordion are squeezing in lessons

    More fans of the accordion are squeezing in lessons
    Across the street from a wine lounge and a gourmet sausage spot on Glendale Boulevard in Atwater Village, a small red-and-white neon sign reads: "DAVE'S ACCORDION SCHOOL." Inside, black and tan cases sprawl in a row along the floor, and two shelves hold...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Quick and simple pasta ideas in 30 minutes or less

    Easy dinner recipes: Quick and simple pasta ideas in 30 minutes or less
    It's Friday. Who has time for long dinner recipes? Keep it simple with pasta. Each of the following recipes features a handful of ingredients, and the dishes come together in 30 minutes or less! Angel hair pasta with fresh shiso-herb mix: A...
  • Take a shot at sampling the best mezcal at these bars

    Take a shot at sampling the best mezcal at these bars
    Here's a selection of the best places to sample high-quality mezcals. Bar Ama: Forty mezcals by the shot, from $10 to $36. Mezcal flights, $21 to $47. 118 W. 4th St., downtown Los Angeles, (213) 687-8002, http://www.bar-ama.com. Las Perlas: By manager...
  • 'Noah's' Emma Watson is a trained yoga instructor

    'Noah's' Emma Watson is a trained yoga instructor
    Sometime between "Harry Potter" and her current film "Noah," actress Emma Watson, 23, found time to qualify as a meditation and yoga instructor, she tells Elle Australia. The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has mounted a new exhibition extolling...
  • Gauguin painting stolen 44 years ago hung in autoworker's kitchen

    Gauguin painting stolen 44 years ago hung in autoworker's kitchen
    A pair of paintings by French artists Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard that had been missing for four decades has been recovered by Italian authorities who said that the works of art were hanging in a kitchen of a retired Sicilian autoworker who was...
  • Europe wants the U.S. to call domestic Parmesan something else

    Europe wants the U.S. to call domestic Parmesan something else
    Europe is getting territorial with its Parmesan. In recent trade talks, the European Union has asked that certain European names for cheese not be used on varieties made in the United States, reported the Associated Press.   If its requests are granted,...
  • The Best Translated Book Awards announces fiction longlist

    The Best Translated Book Awards announces fiction longlist
    The finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards were announced Tuesday, featuring 25 works originally published in 16 languages -- none of them English. American publishing traditionally publishes a smaller percentage of works in translation than...
  • 11 wines to enjoy with pizza, whether it's meat lovers night or a vegetable pie

    11 wines to enjoy with pizza, whether it's meat lovers night or a vegetable pie
    I’m still trying to wrap my head around the story of the guy who claims he eats only pizza — and always just cheese and tomato — morning, noon and night. Oh, for 25 years. Twenty-five years? Evidently, in all that time, pizza with...
  • 10 wines to drink with sushi

    10 wines to drink with sushi
    Not everybody loves sake, so the burning question is what else to drink with your sashimi or nigiri-zushi? You could opt for a fabulous vintage Champagne if you’re lucky enough to be dining at Urusawa and won’t mind the $400 per person tab....
  • Upstart shows he can run with the big boys at Indian Wells

    Upstart shows he can run with the big boys at Indian Wells
    The big boys came out to play Monday at Indian Wells. In a shocking development, the biggest left early. Rafael Nadal, ranked No.1, seeded No. 1, winner here last year, usually close to unbeatable on the slower hard courts of this BNP Paribas Open...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka continues to roll at Indian Wells

    Stanislas Wawrinka continues to roll at Indian Wells
    Bagel served. In tennis, a bagel is defined as any set won by the score of six games to zip. It ain’t easy, winning a set that way, 6-0, not in high school JV, not at your local park against the retiree with the arthritic knees. Imagine how...