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  • Stars show moxie, grace on skates in movies

    Roller skating movies seemed like a passing fad of the disco era with the release of such camp classics as "Xanadu," "Roller Boogie" and "Skatetown U.S.A." But that would be skating over the truth -- movies featuring roller skating have a rich heritage...
  • Book review: 'The Thieves of Manhattan' by Adam Langer

    Book review: 'The Thieves of Manhattan' by Adam Langer
    The Thieves of Manhattan A Novel Adam Langer Spiegel & Grau: 260 pp., $15 paper In his wonderfully mischievous new novel, "The Thieves of Manhattan," Adam Langer tells the story of an unpublished fiction writer who can't seem to tell a story other...
  • Pae White, an artist 'in the world'

    Pae White, an artist 'in the world'
    Pae White's cluttered hilltop studio in Pasadena feels like the calm after a storm. About the size of a two-car garage, it is filled with muted California sunshine and animated by the sound of White's dog barking at gardeners working on the beautifully...
  • The inspiration behind Oliver Mayer's 'Dias y Flores'

    The inspiration behind Oliver Mayer's 'Dias y Flores'
    Flowers with a card, a surprise pair of plane tickets, a lovingly crafted mix tape -- these are among the time-honored tools of courtship available to the average mortal. But how about a darkly comic two-act play about tensions and flirtations among...
  • Nouvel wins the 2008 Pritzker Architecture Prize

    Nouvel wins the 2008 Pritzker Architecture Prize
    Jean Nouvel, the versatile French architect who strives to balance his buildings' settings with a restless architectural language he seems to reinvent with each project, is the winner of the 2008 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the highest honor of his...
  • Look what's in store

    Look what's in store
    Bottega Louie, 700 S. Grand Ave. The trendy restaurant-patisserie-bar-market is a terrific place to pick up a hostess gift or birthday present, choosing from among all manner of pastries, gift baskets and gourmet goodies. Colorful macaroons will give...
  • Philip K. Dick: A 'plastic' paradox

    Philip K. Dick: A 'plastic' paradox
    When, one evening in 1976, Philip K. Dick invited Tim Powers to his Fullerton apartment, the Cal State student expected the kind of night he often passed with the science-fiction titan: a wide-ranging conversation, fueled by wine and beer, about religion,...
  • Recipe: Intertwined rosemary and black pepper breads

    Recipe: Intertwined rosemary and black pepper breads
      Total time: 2 hours, 35 minutes plus 2 hours rising time Servings: 24 slices Note: From Amy Scattergood. Save the bottom of the cheese box for use in step 8. 2 ( 1/4 -ounce) packages instant dry yeast, divided 2 teaspoons sugar, divided 10 to 11...
  • This is not Buzz Aldrin's space chow

    This is not Buzz Aldrin's space chow
    Michele Perchonok sat contemplating a shrink-wrapped brick of freeze-dried mac and cheese just outside the test kitchen at NASA's Johnson Space Center. The dish has been served countless times on the space shuttle and International Space Station. When...
  • Spend extra on the blade instead of the power saw

    Spend extra on the blade instead of the power saw
    Mount a dull steel blade on a new, $400 circular saw, and the professional-grade tool will slowly chop a ragged cut, and probably leave burn marks on the wood from excessive friction. But mount a new, top-line carbide blade on a $35 entry-level saw, and...
  • Ceiling fan's prospects are looking up

    Ceiling fan's prospects are looking up
    Swirled The Westinghouse Turbo Swirl fan offers a small footprint (30 inches) and comes in dark or light wood or a white finish. If you want a wood finish, this fan offers a look that can work with both modern and more eclectic interiors. Great for a...
  • Modern-day gladiators clash in Rome -- for fun

    Modern-day gladiators clash in Rome -- for fun
    The gladiators charge each other with a great clashing and crashing of arms and armor. It's hard to say who looks more fearsome: Atropo or Taurus. Atropo, the towering Germanic barbarian, wears a mask of black war paint, a headband over her blond hair...