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  • Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra to explore the musical mind

    Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra to explore the musical mind
    He spent too much time sitting alone in bars, drinking beer with his face to the wall. He fell for an underage girl whose father disapproved of his bohemian ways, and between smoking, brooding and picking up a venereal disease during his reckless youth,...
  • Mailbag: Americana puts on a great show

    It was the second performance of the Glendale Renaissance Orchestra at the Americana at Brand, on the green. It was well-attended with picture-perfect weather ("Concert Review: A classical beat," July 7). It was fabulous! The conductor was genius. He...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: On opposite corners

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: On opposite corners
    On a recent Saturday, on opposite corners at Oceanview and Honolulu in Montrose, diametrically opposed perceptions faced each other waving their placards hoping to entice those passing by into the labyrinth of their perspective political ideologies. As...
  • Alger Hiss -- a case for our time

    Alger Hiss -- a case for our time
    Fifty-eight years ago today, Alger Hiss -- the defendant in an emblematic Cold War prosecution once called "the trial of the century" -- began serving a federal prison sentence for perjury. Until his death in 1996, Hiss maintained that he had never been a...
  • Orange County mayoral candidates stake out issues during forum

    Four mayoral candidates squared off Wednesday at an Orange County League of Women Voters forum, staking out positions on issues such as bus-system funding, redistricting and ethics. The four — businessman Matthew Falconer, former Commissioner...
  • Naps can refresh brain power

    Naps can refresh brain power
    Leonardo da Vinci took them, as did Napoleon Bonaparte, Johannes Brahms and Winston Churchill. You could probably use one right now. Midday naps have long been touted as a good thing, lowering blood pressure and driving down the risk of heart attack. And...
  • 'Vampire Diaries,' 'Chuck' coming to C2E2

    'Vampire Diaries,' 'Chuck' coming to C2E2
    This year's Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo will be especially nerdy--but cool at the same time. That's because the cast members from "Chuck" and "The Vampire Diaries" will be there. C2E2, which takes place March 18-20 at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake...
  • In Theory: Can Islam and democracy coexist?

    Q. The pro-democracy uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt have resonated around the world, with even the Wall Street Journal going so far as to headline one column, “The Arab World's 1989?” Hosni Mubarak's resignation from his position as...
  • George Washington, in war and peace

    George Washington, in war and peace
    Washington A Life Ron Chernow Penguin Press: 906 pp., $40 On Dec. 14, 1799, an ominous, fog-like gloom hung over Mount Vernon. Sixty-seven-year-old George Washington was dying. The ex-president, his doctors believed, was suffering from "quinsy" (a...
  • Gatto and Ramani go into detail

    MIKE GATTO: 1) California faces projected budget deficits of close to $20 billion annually for the next several years. What specific steps must the state take to achieve a balanced budget? To paraphrase Winston Churchill, the next few years are likely...
  • Is it farther or further?

    Is it farther or further?
    If alarmist trend stories are to be believed, we'll all be sitting around the Thanksgiving table texting and tweeting and otherwise ignoring each other. In which case, proper grammar — and civility — take a holiday this week. But if you...