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  • The streets are alive

    The streets are alive
    "What brings you downtown?" the waitress asks as she seats me on a patio shadowed by the skyscrapers on Bunker Hill. I hear this question often. "Actually, I live here," I say, trying not to sound smug. "Just down the hill." "Oh!" the waitress chirps in...
  • The Deal: Herman Miller designs on sale at Room & Board through Dec. 13

     
    Fans of Noguchi, Eames and other midcentury designers take note: Room & Board is discounting all pieces manufactured by Herman Miller by 15% through Dec. 13. While that may not sound like much of a price cut these days, the reduction can translate into...
  • Monster Mash: Netrebko, Villazon in 'Boheme'; Germany, Egypt fight over Nefertiti; Kristin Scott Thomas out of 'Night Music'

     
    -- Powerhouses: Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón star in a movie version of Puccini's "La Bohème," which debuts on public television tonight. (KCET) -- Tug of war: German officials have ruled out returning a bust of Queen Nefertiti to Egypt,......
  • Vladimir Kagan's first works in fiberglass premiere at Ralph Pucci showroom in West Hollywood

     
    Celebrated as one of the pioneers of midcentury biomorphic modernism -- objects based on living organisms -- Vladimir Kagan has long been a designer with a futurist streak. At 82, he is still hard at work, posts on Facebook and Twitter and even writes his...
  • Orange County's Philharmonic Society sets Dudamel, Japan festival for 2010-11 season

     
    A festival of Japanese arts and culture, plus appearances by Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, are among the highlights of the Philharmonic Society's 2010-11 season in Orange County. The Society said today that the season will also...
  • Festival will celebrate Japanese and Japanese American arts -- with Butoh, jazz and anime

     
    A variety of Japanese and Japanese American arts -- including Butoh and jazz, as well as anime -- will be celebrated during "JapanOC," a seven-month festival presented by Carnegie Hall, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County and the Segerstrom Center.....
  • The Deal: Herman Miller furniture 15% off in nationwide sale running through June 14

     
    Save 15% off all Herman Miller designs in a nationwide sale running through Monday. Discounted items include office furnishings, such as the hugely popular Aeron desk chairs, as well as home décor by Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson and Isamu...
  • The Deal: Knoll classics go on sale Friday

     
    Constructed of simple woods and natural cotton webbing, Jens Risom's 1941 lounge chair for Knoll is a design classic, inspiring knock-offs by manufacturers such as Ikea. Beginning Friday, those in the market for a designer original can get 15% off the...
  • Modernica's Pets on Furniture contest

     
    Don't we all snap photos of our pets on vintage midcentury modern furniture? (These adorable dogs apparently prefer fiberglass Eames chairs over an upholstered Marshmallow sofa.) The animal lovers at Modernica want to see more -- from you. The store......
  • Furniture company launches pet photo contest

     
    Conventional wisdom would suggest that it's a good idea to keep pets off your pricey midcentury modern furniture, but furniture company Modernica is giving design buffs a reason to encourage their animals to hop on up. Modernica is holding a......