| Dec 29, 2012
Have you ever had the bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich at the new Storefront Deli in Los Feliz? Because that sandwich, less made from scratch than reverse-engineered from a meat lover's fondest late-summer daydreams, is at the heart of one of the...
| May 12, 2013
| 9:44 PM
NEW YORK -- With ratings for "American Idol" tumbling and few new hits to speak of other than "The Following," Fox will unveil a 2013-14 schedule Monday that includes five new comedies and four dramas during its upfront presentation to advertisers in...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:48 PM
Herbert Blau, an influential theater director, theorist and scholar who helped shape CalArts during its early years, died at his home in Seattle on May 3, his 87th birthday. He had cancer, according to the Seattle Times.
The Brooklyn, N.Y.-born...
| Apr 30, 2013
L.A. poet and playwright
Ben Pleasants, 72, a Los Angeles poet and playwright who also championed the work of Charles Bukowski and John Fante in literary critiques, died of a heart attack April 18 in Crescent City, his wife, Paula, said....
| May 3, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Sprout is spreading its roots.
The kids network aimed at children ages 2 to 5 has landed a distribution deal with Cablevision Systems Corp., a large pay-TV operator in the New York City area.
Getting access to Cablevision subscribers is key for Sprout...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Gerald D. Klee, a retired psychiatrist and LSD expert who participated in experiments with the hallucinogenic drug on volunteer servicemen at U.S. military installations in the 1950s, has died. He was 86.
Klee died Sunday of complications after...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Richie Havens, the veteran folk singer whose frenetic guitar strumming and impassioned vocals made him one of the defining voices and faces of Woodstock and 1960s pop music, died Monday of a heart attack at his home in Jersey City, N.J. He was 72.
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:49 AM
A manuscript of Truman Capote's "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is being auctioned online by R.R. Auctions this week. The manuscript includes Capote's handwritten edits, including one of the most significant: He changes the main character's name to Holly...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 11:18 AM
A week before it's to headline Night 2 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Phoenix hit "Saturday Night Live" over the weekend with two songs from its upcoming album, "Bankrupt!"
The French band opened with a blistering rendition of...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Immigrants are responsible for launching nearly half of the top start-ups in the country, according to a new report that makes a case for more favorable border policies toward foreign-born entrepreneurs. Of the top 50 venture-backed companies in the U.S.,...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
"Work of Art" on Bravo concluded its second season on Wednesday, with the three remaining contestants squaring off in competing gallery shows. In a season that featured little drama and even less excitement, the series saved its biggest bombshell for...