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  • Rhapsody challenges Muve, pitting music streaming vs. downloading

     
    It's long been the ambition of music-subscription services to make their monthly fees disappear into some other charge, such as your ISP bill. This week, Rhapsody -- the granddaddy of music subscriptions -- accomplished that feat....
  • Cricket ball shatters glass, hits commentator [Audio]

     
    BBC commentator Edward Bevan had just finished referring to cricket as a "wonderful game" when he was hit by a ball that smashed through the glass of the broadcasters' box during Tuesday's match between Glamorgan and Somerset. It all played......
  • The Reading Life: Chester Cricket's tale of the city

     
    David L. Ulin revisits the children's book The Cricket in Times Square....
  • Cricket tries to Muve music collections to cellphones

     
    Mobile phone carrier Cricket is set to unveil a beguiling new approach to music subscription services: unlimited music downloads to a phone for a flat monthly fee. Set to be announced Monday, Cricket's Muve Music initiative recasts an idea the......
  • On Friday, Granta brings Pakistan to L.A.

     
    The latest issue of Granta magazine, on sale now, focuses on Pakistan. Not just a country devastated by floods, but a relatively young nation facing an array of modern pressures. "Filled with almost 200 million people speaking nearly sixty languages,........
  • Ovation Awards nominations announced for 2009-10 season

     
    The nominations for the 2010 Ovation Awards were announced Monday evening at the Autry National Center for the American West. The awards, organized by the Los Angeles Stage Alliance, are intended to honor excellence in L.A.-area theater productions in...
  • Bugging out at the Foodservice Expo

     
    Ever eaten cricket? How about boiled worms? I tried both at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday, the last day of the big food industry trade show. This year the show combined Expo Comida Latina, aimed at owners of......
  • Cambodia's surprising cuisine: Spiders, anyone?

    Cambodia's surprising cuisine: Spiders, anyone?
      As the sun set over Angkor Wat, the temple built for King Suryavarman II in the 12th century, I nosed my Vespa out into the line of three-wheeled tuktuks, bikes and cars. In my pink crash helmet and Gucci bike goggles, I felt as frivolous as an extra...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    Cricket Radio Tuning In the Night-Singing Insects John Himmelman Belknap/Harvard University Press: 260 pp., $22.95 "The game is to listen," Rachel Carson wrote in 1956 of the night-singing insects. "Not so much to the full orchestra, as to the...
  • 'Alfred & Emily' by Doris Lessing

    'Alfred & Emily' by Doris Lessing
    Alfred & Emily Doris Lessing HarperCollins: 276 pp., $25.95 Doris Lessing has never been one to shy from bold moves. She married early to escape her overbearing mother, then left her husband and two children, wedding a German Communist classed as an...
  • Jacket Copy

    Shiver me timbers R.L. Stine, author of the beloved "Goosebumps" series of creepy, crawly stories, is heading to "HorrorLand." The ghoulish theme park will be the springboard for 12 new tales, with Scholastic Books planning to release the first two...