| Jun 22, 2008
Watercourt at California Plaza
An original dance film inspired by locations in Roman Polanski's "Chinatown," followed by the 1974 film.
Noon-1 p.m. and 5-6 p.m.
Watercourt at California Plaza
| Jun 26, 2008
TALKING WITH John Malpede, co-curator of a new show at Chinatown's Box Gallery, about the complex contours of life on skid row, you might start to wonder: Is the work meant to be more educational or aesthetic?
Malpede isn't saying. "It's our job as...
| Jan 3, 2008
| 3:11 PM
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1. Now there's a cool sign for a jewelry store, don't you think? Except that this joint's proprietors have been in another game for decades.
| Feb 10, 2008
I'm in love.
You can love a person. You can love a city. And when you can introduce the city you love to the person you love, what could be better?
I once lived in San Francisco, a city that made my youthful heart flutter so...
| Sep 28, 2009
| 6:48 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Director Roman Polanksi's arrest in Switzerland comes 40 years after his pregnant wife, actress Sharon Tate, was stabbed and slashed to death by followers of Charles Manson at the house Polanski rented in the Hollywood Hills, and 32 years...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 12:31 PM
THE MOON FESTIVAL IS A CELEBRATION OF THE HARVEST. IT BEGAN BACK IN THE FIRST CENTURY. CHINATOWN SPOKEPERSON SUYUN WU WAS HERE TO TELL US ABOUT ONE OF THE RITUAL CEREMONIES PRACTICED IN MANY PARTS OF CHINA. IT WILL ALSO BE FEATURED IN A SKIT DURING THE...
| Oct 7, 2009
You can tell when a dish has made it into the mainstream by looking it up in the dictionary. There you'll find entries for sushi, taco and pho. I still have to italicize as a foreign word bao, the term for Chinese steamed bread and filled buns, but my...
| Nov 7, 2009
| 7:30 AM
LOS ANGELES -- United Commercial Bank, which had 13 branches locally in Los Angeles County and three in Orange County, has failed and was seized by government regulators.
The bank's branches will reopen Saturday under the new control of East West Bank....
| Dec 1, 2009
Roman Polanski will be held in jail at least three more days because he needs more time to pay his $4.5 million bail, Swiss authorities said Tuesday.
All other conditions have been satisfied for the 76-year-old director's house arrest at his Alpine...
| Jun 14, 2009
Him Mark Lai, an engineer by training and historian by avocation whose groundbreaking scholarship and treasure trove of archival documents guided generations of scholars to study the daily lives and struggles of Chinese Americans, died May 21 in San...
| Jun 24, 2009
| 7:22 AM
Gayle Anderson was live at ICDC College to learning about its education programs.
ICDC College has provided a quality education to students since 1995. Their course curriculum keeps pace with today's career choices. Their experienced instructors...
| Jul 19, 2009
Don't be fooled by her riding crop, her past career as a porn-film costumer or her penchant for punk rock and Russ Meyer flicks. Take all that away, and Rita D'Albert is a nice Jewish girl from Flushing, Queens, who adores Gilbert and Sullivan operettas...