| Mar 7, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum, and the Eastbluff Village, Crystal Cove and Bayside shopping centers, have announced the openings of multiple new businesses.
Each of the centers is owned and operated by the Newport Beach-based Irvine Co.
Some of the...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:41 PM
After a quarter-century on Cold Spring Lane, Video Americain, for years Baltimore’s best video store and a rare survivor, will be shutting its doors for good today.
Owners Barry and Annie Solan have spent the past three months selling off their...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:30 AM
In a slum where soccer balls skitter and poverty is deep, coaxing voices lead young men and boys to terror. Talk of God turns to incantations on holy war and the youths, who have been promised martyrdom and paradise, slip on backpacks of crude...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Original post | 11:46 a.m. March 27
Updated | 10:54 a.m. March 28
With Gov. Rick Scott using official events for campaign purposes, Democrats are acting like Claude Raines, in perhaps the best scene in "Casablanca."
(That’s when Raines, the...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
If Turner Classic Movies had only been endowed with films from the pre-1948 MGM library, it would have been the channel of cinefiles' dreams. If it had only had the pre-1950 Warner Bros. library, it would have been a 24/7 haven for film buffs. If it had...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
During my college years, I traveled to Europe every summer. Back then, I'd start hatching my plans in spring: First I'd determine how much time I could get away for, and then I'd buy a cheap plane ticket to Europe. After that, I'd figure out where I'd...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The Arab Film Festival, which opens Friday at the Harmony Gold Theatre in Los Angeles and continues through Oct. 20, is the largest independent annual showcase of Arab films and filmmakers in the United States.
Founded in San Francisco in 1996, the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
After Christian Zacharias had conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic in plush, punchy, skillfully proportioned yet not always stirring performances of works by Stravinsky, Bach, Schubert and Schumann, I turned to the Marx Brothers. Groucho had answers for...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Your Facebook profile may be doing you more harm than good. What you choose to include on your Facebook profile can alter not only what people think about you but also the way they treat you.
Are you the kind of person who gets to know someone before...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:38 AM
A personal list, for sharing. You won't find the movies "It's a Wonderful Life" or "A Christmas Story," neither of which I've ever been able to sit through, on this short list. The first I find hopelessly saccharine. As for the second, though as a boy I...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:18 AM
The eclectic film series Art Cinema at the Crest closes out a successful inaugural run in downtown Delray Beach Wednesday night, with organizers already seeking your movie ideas for a 2014 edition.
The final film this season, “If I Were You,&...