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  • Underrated destinations recommended by Times readers

    Nature in the Eastern Sierra Nevadas. Art in a deep Polish salt mine. A friendly Wisconsin town. A hike with views of the Tasmanian coast. Readers have spanned the globe and discovered adventure, history and in many places, peace. Here are some of their...
  • The Hammer Museum's striking rise

    The Hammer Museum's striking rise
    In 1998, Ann Philbin, director of the Drawing Center in New York, received a couple of letters from UCLA inviting her to apply for the top position at a fledgling museum near the university's campus. "I threw the letters in the garbage," she says. "I had...
  • Performa '09 and futurism

    Performa '09 and futurism
    A decade ago, art historian and impresario RoseLee Goldberg, who literally wrote the book on performance art -- "Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present," first published in 1979 -- found herself being pushed by her publisher for an updated...
  • Leonardo da Vinci's 'Angel' lands in Westwood

    Leonardo da Vinci's 'Angel' lands in Westwood
  • Our Laguna: Mixing it up with the stars at gala

    The Festival of Arts rolled out the red carpet Saturday for the 12th Annual Gala benefit, which raises money improvements and renovations to the city-owned facility. About $200,000 was raised, in no small part due to the celebrities who attend, some of...
  • Discoveries: 'Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries' by Helen Vendler

    Discoveries: 'Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries' by Helen Vendler
    Dickinson Selected Poems and Commentaries Helen Vendler Harvard University Press: 530 pp., $35 I'm just a regular reader, you say. I read for pleasure. Why should I read the commentaries of critic Helen Vendler on the "epigrammatic, terse, abrupt,...
  • Steps To Create A Landscape You Love

    Julie Moir Messervy is on a mission: She wants to get people outside. "Home is outside as much as it is inside," the Vermont-based garden designer said last week at a meeting of the Connecticut Horticultural Society in West Hartford. But too often...
  • Hair today, gone tomorrow

    Charles Thompson was wigging out, so he decided to change his life big time. The wig maker is retiring after 45 years in his Laguna Beach shop. Thompson, 65, said that he decided to quit making wigs because he was working too hard. He says that there...
  • Small Wonders: Seeing the world in entirely new ways

    "Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason." — Leonardo da Vinci Faith comes in many forms, I...
  • Mailbag: Schiff downplays illegal immigration

    Rep. Adam Schiff told a government class at Crescenta Valley High School that newly elected officials might be able to save California from drowning in red ink ("Political discourse," June 8). Did Schiff tell his captive audience that California...
  • Robotic Surgery: How Safe Is It?

    Robotic Surgery: How Safe Is It?
    When Mea Figueroa of St. Cloud, Florida, was told that a robot would be performing a delicate operation to remove uterine fibroids that were causing her pain and abnormal bleeding, she hesitated slightly. The machine looked like something straight out of...