| Apr 6, 2009
In a Holy Week ritual hearking back to medieval Spain, teenagers from seven East Los Angeles parishes donned costumes Sunday to reenact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Several dozen youths, garbed in the vivid red cloaks and brass helmets of Roman...
| Apr 12, 2009
Some glimpses of the conductor from his friends and colleagues who were asked to share a key memory. The reminiscences were mostly written, at the invitation of The Times. Several were shared in interviews with music critic Mark Swed and staff writer Mike...
| Apr 10, 2009
Is she or isn't she? Even after you've seen "Forbidden Lie$," the dizzying, drop-dead fascinating documentary on Norma Khouri, you won't be absolutely sure if she's on the level or a con artist ranked as "one of the best ever." That's how good she is....
| Dec 14, 2009
About halfway through the fun but middling "The Men Who Stare at Goats," I sat up in my enormous puffy orange recliner at the new Gold Class Cinemas and made a promise to myself. "I will never see a movie anywhere else," I thought before sinking back into...
| Dec 20, 2009
1.) Rachel Uchitel. The club hostess was the first of the women to be linked to Woods after the National Enquirer reported she traveled to Australia to be with Woods during a golf tournament.
2.) Jaimee Grubbs. The 24-year-old reality-show contestant and...
| Jan 8, 2010
In the Daybreakers future, the vampires have it all worked out.
No longer just nocturnal, they now run the show — day and night. Between their immortality and designer clothes, there isn't a True Blood Louisiana redneck vampire to be found.
| Jan 10, 2010
Here's what happens when you travel to the Maldives with someone who followed an Indian guru for 20 years: You find yourself convinced that the dazzling liquid topaz ocean surrounding you is energizing your chakras and healing your inner turmoil. You...
| Sep 12, 2010
Actress Eva Mendes, clad in lavender Dior, lingered after the ribbon-snipping ceremony at the newly renovated Christian Dior boutique in South Coast Plaza, chatting with guests at the cocktail reception Sept. 1 about, among other things, her admiration...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 12:54 PM
Capsules courtesy of the Hartford Colonials; players In alphabetical order:
CHRIS BAKER, Defensive Lineman
Height: 6-2; Weight: 329; DOB: Oct. 8, 1987
College: Hampton; How Acquired: Free Agent 2010
PRO CAREER: Hole-plugging defensive lineman joins...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 12:07 PM
David Beatty may someday win an Oscar, headline the Sundance Film Festival or oversee his own TV show, but nothing may ever top the night he first had a movie screened in Huntington Beach.
The Surf City resident's feature-length debut, "Surviving New...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 9:00 PM
Baltimorean David Simon, whose groundbreaking television series "The Wire" examined the institutions of his hometown with a passionate and unsparing eye, today won a 2010 MacArthur "genius" award.
The 50-year-old Simon is one of only a few people ever to...