| Nov 28, 2010
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
Christian Lander: The author of "Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People Like, Coast to Coast, From Seattle's Sweaters to Maine's Microbrews" will present and sign his new book. Book Soup,...
| Mar 3, 2011
Like most outsiders who get into the wine business, Mark Tarlov, the guiding force behind Evening Land Vineyards, had much to learn about the ins and outs of running a winery. So he surrounded himself with smart people, learned the lessons he needed to...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 1:15 PM
German media mogul
Leo Kirch, 84, who turned his one-man film distribution company into Germany's second-biggest media business before losing control of it after a gamble on pay television, died Thursday in Munich. His family did not give...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:30 AM
Daughter Mary often gives gifts to those she loves for no reason. If she sees something unique, or an item people probably wouldn’t buy for themselves, she buys it without hesitation. I have many of these gifts, and must admit they always turn out...
| Jul 17, 2011
Watching the video clip, my heart raced. I'd seen the movie before, of course, but never realized what I was looking at: there, in the background of "Double Indemnity," was Raymond Chandler. His appearance in the movie he'd help script had gone...
| 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...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Back Off, Mom. Parents Who Hover Impede Kids' Activity (Source: Time.com)
Parents, if you want your kids to get more exercise, you'd be wise to get out of their way.
In a new study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers...
| Sep 24, 2011
Charles and Ray Eames nurtured a design imagination that knew few boundaries, stretching far and wide, but if you were to look for its center — its heart — you might have found it in the living room of their landmark Pacific Palisades house....
| Jun 18, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Summer's just about to launch but hot weather made an early start this year. For most, it's an inconvenience, but for others it can be deadly. Here are some practical and fun ways to beat the heat — for children, adults, the elderly and pets....
| Jun 19, 2011
| 2:53 PM
BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - The pleated ivory dress that blew around Marilyn Monroe in an iconic scene from "The Seven Year Itch" sold for $4.6 million at a weekend auction of Hollywood costumes -- far exceeding its estimate.
| Nov 16, 2009
| 4:34 PM
The score card from Sunday nightâs âCalifornicationâ will show that there were three naked ladies, a threesome involving Rick Springfield and a house fire that had to be extinguished by David Duchovny, who was wearing a kimono. But what ma...
| Dec 1, 2009
| 4:32 PM
â¢ Brad Brevet comments on today's announcement of nominations for the 37th annual Annie Awards, noting, "Focus Features' 'Coraline' topped the list of feature nominees with 10, with Pixar's 'Up' following with nine and Disney's 'Princess and the Frog'...