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  • Album review: Eminem's 'Recovery'

     
    Ever since Kanye West looped Daft Punk's "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger," the hip-hop zeitgeist has tilted toward techno. Skinny-jeaned stars Wiz Khalifa and Kid Cudi have rapped over Alice Deejay and Robert Miles, while Power 106 keeps house DJ David....
  • Programs on hiking, China's Silk Road and Israel

    HIKING Workshop Six-hour field class offers beginners tips on using maps and compasses. When, where: 9 a.m. Sunday at the REI store in Santa Monica, 402 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica. Admission, info: $60 members, $80 for non-members. (310)...
  • Book Review: 'Reading My Father: A Memoir' by Alexandra Styron

    Book Review: 'Reading My Father: A Memoir' by Alexandra Styron
    Reading My Father: A Memoir Alexandra Styron Scribner: 304 pp., $25 A Virginia boy who loved Proust and Dickinson, William Styron gave such heft and meaning to mid-20th century American fiction that, with a few other white male writers, he all but...
  • Interactive map: Places to eat, sleep and shop around the Westside of Los Angeles

    Interactive map: Places to eat, sleep and shop around the Westside of Los Angeles
    WHERE TO STAY Montage Beverly Hills Hotel, 225 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills 90210; (310) 860-7800, http://www.montagebeverlyhills.com. Opened in November, 2008 with 201 rooms, including 55 suites. Doubles $525-$775. Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows,...
  • Places to eat, sleep and shop around the Westside of Los Angeles

    Places to eat, sleep and shop around the Westside of Los Angeles
    Sony Studios, Sony Pictures Plaza, 10000 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City; (310) 244-8687, www.sonypicturesstudiostours.com. Museum of Jurassic Technology, 9341 Venice Blvd., Culver City; (310) 836-6131, www.mjt.org. Center for Land Use Interpretation,...
  • A guide to apple varieties

    Arkansas Black. Prized for its dark red color; keeps a long time. Crisp, moderately juicy, sprightly subacid, best for eating. Very hard texture; let it sit for a week before eating. Late season. Barkley Rome. Large, green with red stripes. A good semi-...
  • Theme restaurants give diners a change of scenery

    Theme restaurants give diners a change of scenery
    She's wearing white knee socks and black high-heeled Mary Janes, a ruffled headband, and a short petticoat-lined dress with puff sleeves, rounded collar and a patch-pocket apron, and she's here to pour your tea and serve cucumber finger sandwiches....
  • Fred Leighton and Neil Lane, jewelers to the stars, get ready for Golden Globes

    Los Angeles' true fashion moment begins when award season kicks off Jan. 11 with the Golden Globe Awards. In preparation, purveyors of pricey baubles, including Fred Leighton and Neil Lane, recently decamped to expansive digs with VIP rooms primed to...
  • Los Angeles-area films and programs for December 2007

    Films & Programs: Events for December 2007 TRIP PLANNING LectureJoseph Rosendo will give an illustrated presentation on the photo book "Where to Go When: The Best Destinations All Year Round." Where, when: Distant Lands, 56 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena,...
  • Seizing South L.A.

    Today's question: How extensively -- if at all -- should eminent domain be used to boost South L.A.'s economy? Previously, Hicks and Hutchinson debated police-minority relations and the quality of South L.A.’s political leadership. Government...
  • Tom Cole dies at 75; playwright and screenwriter

    Tom Cole, a playwright and screenwriter whose 1985 film "Smooth Talk" won the grand jury prize at what is now the Sundance Film Festival and helped launch a teenage Laura Dern's career, has died. He was 75. Cole died Feb. 23 of multiple myeloma at his...