| Jan 21, 2009
As Danny Hoch ambles through Echo Park, a familiar sight catches his eye. Although he's far from his home in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn, Hoch instantly recognizes the telltale signs of approaching urban Armageddon: pasty-faced guys in porkpie hats,...
| Sep 19, 2008
"You Can Live Forever in Paradise on Earth" -- or so say the titles of Simmons and Burke's extravagant sound and image collages at Kim Light/LightBox. But would you want to, if this is what it looked like and sounded like, if this is how it made you feel?...
| Jun 5, 2008
AUSTRIAN-BORN painter and fashion designer Sigmar Berg arrived in Los Angeles with his family nearly two years ago, in the midst of a hiatus from his work as an abstract artist.
An accessory designer by day who, under the Beryll label, creates chic...
| Jul 16, 2008
Meet the new Willy Wonka: Timothy Childs is a former space shuttle technologist who's building a 29,000-square-foot chocolate factory on prime waterfront property in the Embarcadero. He stands in the factory's laboratory inspecting a sample of split-...
| Sep 24, 2009
If watching Alaska women in leotards gyrating in front of snow-capped mountains doesn't sound like your idea of a good time, then you probably won't see the art in the Found Footage Festival, running tonight and Friday at Hollywood's M Bar.
But for Joe...
| Nov 8, 2009
Save the Deli
In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 320 pp., $24
The wandering of the Jews is frozen in the marble of the corned beef on rye. The fall of the Temple, the...
| Jul 16, 2013
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Several Peninsula leaders are spearheading new efforts to strengthen the regional economic vitality and competitiveness of Hampton Roads. Newspaper executive Digby Solomon, contractor John Lawson, Shipyard Vice President Mathew Mulherin and Colonial...
| Jul 8, 2013
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Most readers know to turn to their local libraries when looking for the newest book releases or recommendations for new authors. But with special programs and collection policies developed purposely to help readers and local authors find each other,...
| Jun 20, 2013
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| Jun 17, 2013
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Writing is a tough business. After an author writes that perfect book and manages to sell it to a publisher (or self-publish), the hard work begins: He or she must become a name amidst the thousands who have done the same.
When we launched Writers'...
| Mar 20, 2013
Much of the care for Alzheimer's patients, particularly in its early stages, is undertaken by family members. The rising numbers of those with the disease — one in three seniors die with Alzheimer's or another dementia — is putting a...