| Feb 9, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Guys with guitars are a dime a dozen in the music industry. What separates one from the next in the listener's ear is quite subjective. Take Howie Day, for instance. He's a pretty good looking guy who sings love songs and plays guitar. On paper he's quite...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:57 AM
For the first time since 1929, when the clubby, self-promotional and studio-driven Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognized “Wings” and “Sunrise” in the first Academy Awards ceremony, a black-and-white silent...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:42 PM
On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards.
But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 9:48 PM
You figure this would be old hat for Meryl Streep by now, given that she's been nominated for about a gazillion Oscars.
But a clearly delighted Streep said hearing her name announced from the Oscars' stage was a near-surreal experience.
| Jun 28, 2011
Denim on denim, high-waisted mom jeans, shorts in the office...they're fashion don'ts that are now do's! We'll talk about how to pull them off.
DENIM WITH DENIM: Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Alba and Alexa Chung all paired varying denim washes together...
| Jul 7, 2011
Thursday July 7
Books: The Eternal Struggle
Are you still finding it hard to keep your kids reading while on summer break? Shepherd them to one of two appearances by local author Elise Broach in the hopes that her new book will pique their interest....
| Jul 10, 2011
The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Don Van Natta Jr.
Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99
So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
| Jul 26, 2011
Filmmaker directed 'Zorba the Greek'
Michael Cacoyannis, 89, the Cyprus-born filmmaker and screenwriter who directed the 1964 film classic "Zorba the Greek," starring Anthony Quinn, died Monday at an Athens hospital of complications...
| Aug 21, 2011
Technically, this multilevel house in the Los Feliz hills falls into the design category of Greek Revival, but just barely.
"The architecture didn't feel to me like a Greek Revival house in the classic sense," says co-owner Ilene Kurtz-Kretzschmar, who...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 2:29 PM
It's got all the dramaturgical creakiness and unabashed name-dropping one associates with famous-person-ruminating-onstage vehicles. But darned if Melissa Carlson's game-and-gamine turn for First Folio Theatre as Katharine Hepburn in Matthew Lombardo's...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 2:07 PM
Why let a little thing like religion divide us?
That’s what Mitt Romney said last weekend. The Republican presidential candidate asked that his party kindly ignore his Mormon faith and instead embrace universal values like “decency and...