| Nov 9, 2008
American World War II monuments and memorials are tucked everywhere in eastern Belgium, recalling flash points in the Battle of the Bulge, the last major German assault on the Western Front in World War II.
By the time the offensive began, the Allies had...
| Jul 4, 2008
In her second solo show in Los Angeles, Kristen Morgin strips away the sentimentality that made her earlier works look nostalgic -- so obsessed with yesteryear that they seemed to have been made by someone with her heart set on turning the clock back. Her...
| Jul 20, 2008
Here are some shopping picks from teenage fashionistas
* Slow Clothing (Hollywood)
* Aardvark's Odd Ark (Venice, Pasadena, Canoga Park, Hollywood)
* Shabon (West Hollywood)
* Out of Vogue (Fullerton)
* Wasteland (Santa...
| Jul 20, 2008
Back-to-school shopping is always fraught with peril for fashion-conscious teens. As they prowl the stores, they know that a summer blunder can mean a long fall stuck with stuff they don't want to wear.
"That's pretty much their main worry -- how they...
| Jul 23, 2008
IN 19th CENTURY EUROPE, when modern science bumped aside the Christian God as the primary artistic foundation for meaning and moral value, artists lost a subject that had preoccupied them for hundreds of years. "Show me an angel and I'll paint one," the...
| Dec 12, 2007
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Caitlin Jones and her fiance, Evan Oxfeld, grew up in suburbs where getting anywhere worth going required a car. When the couple started looking for their first home together, they wanted something different: walkability.
"For me at least, that was the...
| Dec 17, 2007
ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. — It seemed like a good idea at the time.
This ailing textile town, seeking an economic boost, decided two years ago to build a $21-million theater and pay a country singer named Parton to fill it with customers.
| Dec 26, 2007
I don't pretend to understand all the minutiae of the writers strike, but I do know this much: Hollywood scribes want to be compensated fairly when their work is accessed on the Internet, which is increasingly becoming a venue to watch movies and TV...
| Mar 29, 2009
Author-illustrator Ross Anthony will take you on a trip around the globe, reading from his book "Circle Earth," showing video snippets and answering questions.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 56 S. Raymond Ave.,...
| Apr 13, 2003
The line of hikers snaked up the side of the mountain, everyone cautiously following the leader over rugged, rocky terrain. It reminded me of a fourth-grade field trip, but Mrs. Brennan's class was never like this.
"Dar, did you see this one?" a hiker...
| Jan 27, 1994
If I were dying, I would want the coffee cake served in the junior and senior high school cafeterias in Los Angeles as my last meal. Do you, by chance, have the recipe?
DEAR MICHELE: Our sentiments exactly. Here's the recipe as...