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  • At the crossroads as Robert Johnson centennial nears

    At the crossroads as Robert Johnson centennial nears
    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...
  • Herb Alpert's sculptures, like visual jazz

    Herb Alpert's sculptures, like visual jazz
    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...
  • Book calendar: Author events for the week of September 12, 2010

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY 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...
  • Federal contractors donate to 'super PAC' backing Romney

    Federal contractors donate to 'super PAC' backing Romney
    A "super PAC" that has spent more than $35 million on behalf of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has accepted donations from federal contractors despite a 36-year-old ban against such companies making federal political expenditures. At least...
  • Disney California Adventure shops to reflect Walt's history

    Disney California Adventure shops to reflect Walt's history
    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...
  • Southland arts venues

    Southland arts venues
    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...
  • Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings have four things going for them

    Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings have four things going for them
    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...
  • Major election spenders to remain secret until after first votes

    Major election spenders to remain secret until after first votes
    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. That...
  • Obama campaign raises $70 million in third quarter

    Obama campaign raises $70 million in third quarter
    Campaign fundraising tallies continued to dribble out Thursday, with President Obama's effort announcing a $70-million haul in the third quarter and party committees releasing their latest totals. Obama's campaign easily exceeded its $55-million goal,...
  • 'Super PACs' are showing their power

    'Super PACs' are showing their power
    Political committees unfettered by donation limits are dominating the last weeks of the presidential nominating contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, funding aggressive attack campaigns that are swamping the efforts of the candidates themselves. In Ohio,...
  • 'Super PACs' report donors for 2011

    'Super PACs' report donors for 2011
    The new role that the super-rich play in electoral politics began to emerge with greater clarity Tuesday as recently formed "super PACs" publicly reported their donors and expenses for 2011. Restore Our Future, the super PAC backing Mitt Romney's...