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  • The National Teacher of the Year on what makes a great teacher

    The National Teacher of the Year on what makes a great teacher
    The class clown from Mr. Gadberry's high school art class has made good — and how. Rebecca Mieliwocki teaches seventh-grade English at Luther Burbank Middle School in Burbank — but not next year. Instead, she'll be on the road as the National Teacher of the Year. It took her a long time to get to the classroom — she once worked as a floral designer, doing the flowers for Elizabeth Taylor's private jet — and eventually to the White House, where a fellow teacher, President Obama, crowned her as a national teaching treasure. Before she takes off, Mieliwocki is speaking at commencement at her teaching alma mater, Cal State Northridge — and right here.
  • Book Review: 'Rebels in Paradise' by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

    Book Review: 'Rebels in Paradise' by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
    Rebels in Paradise The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s Hunter Drohojowska-Philp Henry Holt: 288 pp., $27 After decades of neglect, Los Angeles art history is a hot topic. The most immediate reason is "Pacific Standard Time: L.A. Art 1945-1980," an...

    Have a picture perfect meet and greet with Jay Strongwater Wednesday Dec. 5 in Boca Raton

    Have a picture perfect meet and greet with Jay Strongwater Wednesday Dec. 5 in Boca Raton
    Jay Strongwater's elaborate picture frames, jeweled vases and whimsical holiday ornaments have earned an impressive fan base which includes everyone from Elton John to Kate Hudson. While the collection is hand-enameled and hand-set with Swarovski...

    Pop Culture 101: Final Exam 2011

    Pop Culture 101: Final Exam 2011
    Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...

    Author Talks: Elizabeth Berg and Jacquelyn Mitchard

    Author Talks: Elizabeth Berg and Jacquelyn Mitchard
    The Author Talks series resumes next week with a special twin bill: best-selling authors Jacquelyn Mitchard and Elizabeth Berg, both firmly rooted in the Heartlands and the world of popular fiction. The session will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at...