| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Though a picture of your Caesar salad with a filter added may not be art to everybody, photo-editing on smart phones and social media sites has led to an explosion of interest in photography and sharing pictures. But if your job is to professionally...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Written with a poet's ear and directed with an artist's eye, "Forgetting the Girl" plumbs the psyche of an unassuming studio photographer, Kevin Wolfe (Christopher Denham). Traumatized by his sister's drowning when they were kids, he compensates by asking...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Katy Perry had come to dance.
On a recent afternoon the pop superstar was at a Burbank rehearsal studio, fortifying herself with a salad before diving into four hours of sweaty physical movement — a not-so-dry run for a handful of performances...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Are photographers vandals?
Does the mere presence of a camera at an ordinary place or extraordinary event inevitably damage the experience of it, as vandalism does? Is photography a powerful creative tool for the willful destruction of established art,...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Last October, as Hurricane Sandy was approaching the Eastern Seaboard, photographer Benjamin Lowy, on assignment for Time magazine, ventured out to Coney Island to capture the swells coming in from the surge. A man had waded into the crashing waves,...
| Nov 3, 2013
Since her hugely popular fictional debut, “The Joy Luck Club” (1989), Amy Tan has devoted her career to telling the stories of Chinese and Chinese-American women — in particular mothers and daughters — in novels that include...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:01 PM
A hundred years ago, California yanked a water-engineering wonder out of a desert, so why can't we conjure a thoughtful ink-and-paper magazine out of the era of digital publishing? The watery miracle worker was William Mulholland, whose spectacular and...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:49 PM
HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:57 AM
The scorched landscape, burned bare of any signs of life, stretched over 250 square miles. Nothing but charred land dotted with remnants of burnt trees could be seen. The devastated terrain was the result of the Station fire, Los Angeles County's largest-...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:12 AM
The story of the night at the United Center on Halloween was--of course--Derrick Rose's return to action in front of the home fans and his game-winning shot with less than 10 seconds to play.
The morning after, however, another person is emerging as a...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Ravenswood recap: Episode 2 — “Death and the Maiden” By Aleina McGettrick In the premiere episode of ABC Family’s Ravenswood we were left with the dreadful scene of the five teenagers involved in the curse, Miranda, Caleb, Remy,...