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  • American memorials to the Battle of the Bulge dot the Belgium landscape

    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...
  • Kristen Morgin at Marc Selwyn Fine Art

    Kristen Morgin at Marc Selwyn Fine Art
    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...
  • Where to shop

    Where to shop
    Hip haunts Here are some shopping picks from teenage fashionistas Vintage shops * Slow Clothing (Hollywood) * Aardvark's Odd Ark (Venice, Pasadena, Canoga Park, Hollywood) * Shabon (West Hollywood) * Out of Vogue (Fullerton) * Wasteland (Santa...
  • A back-to-school break: Cheap is in

    A back-to-school break: Cheap is in
    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...
  • 'Wifredo Lam' at the Museum of Latin American Art

    'Wifredo Lam' at the Museum of Latin American Art
    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...
  • D.C. leads metro areas in walkability

    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...
  • At Randy Parton Theatre, show goes on without 'star'

    At Randy Parton Theatre, show goes on without 'star'
    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. Alas, the...
  • Free news online will cost journalism dearly

    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...
  • Programs: A presentation on 'Circle Earth'

    WORLD Presentation 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.,...
  • A Quick Study of Joshua Tree's Wild Side

    A Quick Study of Joshua Tree's Wild Side
    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...
  • Recipe: 1959 City School sour cream coffee cake

    Recipe: 1959 City School sour cream coffee cake
      DEAR SOS: 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? --MICHELE DEAR MICHELE: Our sentiments exactly. Here's the recipe as...