| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Mysterious British street artist Banksy, infiltrating New York with "Better Out Than In," on Friday introduced "Sirens of the Lambs."
It's art in motion. A slaughterhouse delivery truck is filled with plush animal toys, squeaking through the slatted...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:20 AM
No matter what opinions you have of Banksy, the anonymous British graffiti artist whose monthlong "residency" on the streets of New York has drawn crowds of curious onlookers, it would be hard to deny his skills as an art-world publicity machine....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Banksy has taken New York, but some New Yorkers are obviously not taken with Banksy. Or, to use the old adage: Art is in the eye of the beholder.
Banksy, the world-famous and famously anonymous street artist, has been in New York for a month, creating...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The housing market's resurgence could jump-start one of Southern California's most ambitious but long-stymied projects: Irvine's Great Park.
Conceived more than a decade ago — and designed to span twice the size of New York City's Central Park...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Before her movie breakout role in "The Deer Hunter" in 1978, for which she received her first of 17 (and counting) Oscar nominations, Meryl Streep was a hard-working New York stage actress who appeared in productions both on Broadway and at some of the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Casting age-appropriate actors for Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" was never practically possible. The roles of the tragic lovers have traditionally been played by actors older than the adolescent characters. A look back at some notable movie and stage...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Three million miles is six round-trips between the Earth and the moon. Or, for the more local travelers, it’s 537 schleps from Los Angeles to New York City and back.
It’s also the distance 74-year-old Irv Gordon has driven -- in a single...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Where's Waldo? How about where's Banksy?
The anonymous British street artist has been playing hide and seek with New Yorkers (and the media) this month as part of his month-long "residency" in Gotham. Do serious art lovers care enough to follow the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:16 AM
"If God would have a singing voice, he would sound a lot like Andrea Bocelli.” So said Las Vegas headliner Celine Dion of the celebrated Italian tenor with whom she dueted on the 1999 hit single “The Prayer.”
Bocelli, whose 80...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Four months after a state appellate panel voided grand jury indictments against Irwindale officials connected to the alleged misappropriation of nearly $200,000 on lavish trips to New York, Los Angeles County prosecutors on Wednesday refiled the charges....
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Joel Wachs hasn't been an Angeleno for a dozen years, but he still has his key to the city. And he feels its political tremors. L.A., where he made his political bones on the City Council, has just sworn in a new mayor — a brass ring he tried...