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  • Community leaders to celebrate MLK's legacy

    Community leaders to celebrate MLK's legacy
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day holds special significance this year. In addition to honoring King's legacy, it marks the 15th annual Spady Cultural Heritage Museum breakfast. "It's hard to believe that 15 years has passed, but it is lovely to acknowledge...
  • Art books that make good gifts

    Art books that make good gifts
    Art books offer just the sort of indulgence that makes for a great gift: They're so beautiful, yet people often hesitate to spend that kind of money on themselves. Here are a few standouts for your shopping list. Vintage Black Glamour by Nichelle Gainer...
  • Braddock's LaToya Ruby Frazier takes on Levi's and 'ruin porn' chic

    Braddock's LaToya Ruby Frazier takes on Levi's and 'ruin porn' chic
    An abandoned Beaux Arts train station in Detroit. A wheezing old theater in Youngstown, Ohio. A crumbling 19th-century school on the outskirts of Pittsburgh. In recent years photographers, both amateur and professional, have taken to chronicling the...
  • Chamber orchestra music director Jeffrey Kahane to join USC faculty

    Chamber orchestra music director Jeffrey Kahane to join USC faculty
    The USC Thornton School of Music will celebrate the new year by welcoming to its faculty Jeffrey Kahane, pianist and music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Kahane will join the faculty part time in 2015 and will continue part time until he...
  • Florida travel events calendar for December

    Florida travel events calendar for December
    Check out festivals and events in December across the state. Featured destination: Key West Dec. 4-21: Key West 'Bight' Before Christmas, Key West. Live holiday music, games for the kids, free cookies and eggnog, holiday cheer and a chance for...
  • Move over 'Warcraft,' NEH is funding new online games

    Move over 'Warcraft,' NEH is funding new online games
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. Move over “World of Warcraft," here comes "Pox in the City" -- courtesy of the National Endowment for the Humanities in a new departure that puts some of our federal tax dollars to work...
  • 'Hollywood Cats' showcases feline celebrity before days of Grumpy Cat

     'Hollywood Cats' showcases feline celebrity before days of Grumpy Cat
    Lil Bub, Grumpy Cat and other felines of the World Wide Interweb, take note: If you want your fame to be timeless, curl up to a celebrity. That much is clear after one spin through "Hollywood Cats" (ACC Distribution, $45), the new photo book of...
  • Kristin Chenoweth, Babyface Edmonds among stars at PBS fundraiser

    Kristin Chenoweth, Babyface Edmonds among stars at PBS fundraiser
    The event: “Onstage Backstage: A PBS SoCal Holiday Celebration with David Foster and Friends,” took place Thursday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, a dinner and show heralded as the public television station’s first major fundraiser in...
  • Conductor James Gaffigan a bracing presence at Disney Hall

    Conductor James Gaffigan a bracing presence at Disney Hall
    James Gaffigan first appeared on my radar back in 2002 when he was one of four young conductors who took part in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Synergy project at USC, which sought to build relationships between the conductors and composers. He did...
  • Roundup: A Gothic cathedral, the Hollywood sign, 'Serial's' end

    Roundup: A Gothic cathedral, the Hollywood sign, 'Serial's' end
    A Gothic Cathedral in France is at the heart of a squabble about appropriate conservation techniques, the Hollywood sign is at the heart of a battle about public access, and street artists in Berlin have painted over a famous mural as a statement about...
  • Bruce Davidson's photos at Huntington show a Yankee's view of Britain

    Bruce Davidson's photos at Huntington show a Yankee's view of Britain
    In 1960, photographer Bruce Davidson needed an escape route. He had just spent 11 months in Brooklyn shooting a teenage street gang for Esquire magazine, and now he found himself getting unwanted attention from grown-up gangsters who suspected Davidson...