| May 1, 2011
The intersection of DeSoto and State streets here doesn't look like anything special.
On the southeast corner of the roads is H Town Custom Wheels. Across DeSoto to the west is Beer & Bud Mart, which faces a Church's Chicken stand. Immediately to the...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 8:23 AM
Two former White House aides launched a pair of independent groups Friday to defend President Obama and fight the array of conservative efforts that poured money into the last elections, adopting the same tactics that have been condemned by the White...
| Jul 25, 2010
Standing in a forest of sinuous, black totems spiraling into the lofty heights of the main room at Ace Gallery Beverly Hills, Herb Alpert is surrounded by an art form he has practiced for the last two decades — sculpture. By his account and that...
| Sep 12, 2010
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
William Gibson: The author will read and sign his new novel, "Zero History." Book Soup 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Noon. Free. (310) 659-3110.
William Gibson: The author will read and...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:00 PM
The shops and restaurants along Disney California Adventure's re-themed entrance promenade will pay homage to the Los Angeles that Walt Disney encountered upon his 1923 arrival.
When the main esplanade reopens in 2012, Buena Vista Street will reflect the...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Karl Rove, architect of George W. Bush's presidential victories, is steeped in the business of political fundraising. He co-founded one of the major "super-PACs," American Crossroads, which will try to cut into President Obama's fundraising advantage in...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, perhaps the most prodigious fund-raiser the GOP has ever seen, will be joining forces with politically powerful Crossroads groups, the independent campaign organization that helped tilt several congressional races to the...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:52 PM
18th Street Arts Center
1639 18th St.,
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 453-3711, 18thstreet.org
A + D Architecture and Design Museum
6032 Wilshire Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 932-9393, http://www.aplusd.org
American Museum of Ceramic Art...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 1:30 PM
A panel of liberal "super PAC" leaders won over a crowd of potential donors at the Mandarin Hotel during this week's closed-door meeting of the Democracy Alliance, an elite group of wealthy Democrats.
The annual gathering is closed to the press, but...
| Sep 27, 2011
The volume seemed to be turning up: Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings were moving away from acoustic austerity, growing comfortable rocking out. Their last album, "Soul Journey," saw these Nashville alt-folkies jolting their sound with electricity and a...
| Oct 6, 2011
Voters in the early presidential nominating states will soon be bombarded with millions of dollars in advertising from independent political organizations whose donors can remain secret until after the first five primaries and caucuses are held.