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  • Market Watch: Nectarines and plums are ripe and ready

    Market Watch: Nectarines and plums are ripe and ready
    For two months it seemed like summer would never come for our nectarines and plums, which were delayed and somewhat less flavorful than usual. This week, the big heat finally arrived in the San Joaquin Valley, bringing an abundance of choice varieties...
  • Rosanne Cash walks her own line

    Rosanne Cash walks her own line
    When it comes to cannily delivering a punch line, neither Russell Brand nor Jay Leno has anything on singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash. Arriving at New York hospital about four years ago for brain surgery to relieve long-misdiagnosed chronic pain, a...
  • In Sunday books: A new anthology speaks volumes on black L.A.

    In Sunday books: A new anthology speaks volumes on black L.A.
    When Darnell Hunt and Ana-Christina Ramón tell people that Los Angeles has the second largest black population of any U.S. county, the usual response is raised eyebrows and blank stares. "They're shocked," says Hunt, a sociology professor and director of...
  • Classic Hollywood: Rare films on display at Cinecon 46

    Classic Hollywood: Rare films on display at Cinecon 46
    The Cinecon Classic Film Festival is not for movie softies. It's for hard-core film buffs and historians who don't want to see the usual vintage fare that pops up on Turner Classic Movies or at revival theaters. So if you're looking to see "Casablanca,"...
  • Dark Passages: Where American dreams go to die

    Dark Passages: Where American dreams go to die
    America has long trafficked in the idea that so long as you have a sound mind, a strong work ethic and maybe a connection or two, the sky is the limit, and dreams can come true. Most of the time this idea is mythology, its metaphorical streets littered...
  • Movie review: Jolie is worth her 'Salt'

    Movie review: Jolie is worth her 'Salt'
    "Salt" the film and Evelyn Salt the character are perpetually in motion and that's a good thing for its own sake and because it keeps audiences from dwelling on how unapologetically preposterous the plot in question is. And really, who goes to summer...
  • Book calendar: Author events for the week of August 15, 2010

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich SUNDAY Lina Lecaro: The author of " Los Angeles' Best Dive Bars" will present and sign her new book. Book Soup 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 7 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. Rhapsodomancy Reading Series:...
  • Honorary Oscar recipients named

    Honorary Oscar recipients named
    The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Wednesday that it would present "The Godfather" director-producer Francis Ford Coppola with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award and give honorary Oscars to British film...
  • L.A.'s string of indie labels succeeds with a jack-of-all-trades approach

    L.A.'s string of indie labels succeeds with a jack-of-all-trades approach
    Part of a series of occasional articles. Two weeks ago, rock band Arcade Fire landed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts with its third album, "The Suburbs." For the band's devoted fans as well as some online music prognosticators, hitting the top...
  • Book review: 'Djibouti' by Elmore Leonard

    Book review: 'Djibouti' by Elmore Leonard
    Djibouti A Novel Elmore Leonard William Morrow: 280 pp., $26.99 Elmore Leonard's latest novel, his 44th, takes him beyond America's shores, way outside the criminal turfs — Detroit, Miami, Hollywood — he more or less owns, deep into...
  • Ronni Chasen's spirit alive in Golden Globe nominations

    Ronni Chasen's spirit alive in Golden Globe nominations
    She wasn't there to hear the news or congratulate her clients, but Ronni Chasen was very much present at Tuesday's Golden Globe nominations. The veteran publicist and awards consultant, who was slain on Nov. 16, worked on the successful Golden Globe...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow walks a fine line with 'Country Strong'

    Gwyneth Paltrow walks a fine line with 'Country Strong'
    This summer, programmers at Go Country 105 radio in Los Angeles unveiled a new single called "Country Strong" and asked listeners to guess who was the twangy alto belting out lines about how she's "hard to break, like the ground I grew up on." ----------...