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  • Cirque du Soleil, Los Lobos to help kick off Los Angeles Arts Month

     
    Organizers of Los Angeles Arts Month have announced that Cirque du Soleil will be giving a free public performance at the official opening of the annual festival, taking place from noon to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Music Center......
  • Buddhist temple holds open house Jan. 2

     
    The Guang Ming Temple at 6555 Hoffner Ave., Orlando, will hold its annual open house on Sunday, Jan. 2, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., featuring  temple tours, a tea ceremony, Chinese calligraphy, Tai Chi demonstrations,  fan dancin...
  • Rachel Bilson found her wedding song (yes, it will surprise you)

     
    Rachel Bilson may be dunzo with longtime flame Hayden Christensen, but that doesn't mean a girl can't plan her dream wedding -- like nailing down the perfect song. Fine, the Ministry may have given you a banana peel to slip......
  • Lutheran 2010 top stories: Ted Haggard, Robert Schuller, Jeremiah Wright

     
    In addition to the Top 10 religion stories for 2010 compiled by the Religion News Service, The Lutheran magazine has come up with a list of its own, including: * The Presbyterian Church (USA) voted for the fourth time to allow openly gay clergy * The...
  • EGYPT: Coptic pope demands effort to tackle grass-roots sectarian problems

     
    While calling on his fellow Copts to maintain calm despite their frustration and grief over a church bombing that left 25 dead on New Year's Eve, Coptic Pope Shenouda III asked the Egyptian government to address Christians' main complaints. "We......
  • Paul Soldner, the Claremont ceramic artist who discovered American raku, dies at 89

     
    Paul Soldner, the ceramicist who discovered American raku and taught for decades at Scripps College, died at his home in Claremont on Monday at age 89. What is American raku? The American Museum of Ceramic Art founder David Armstrong, a......
  • Interim chief named to manage state's troubled Department of Mental Health

     
    A veteran state bureaucrat was named Tuesday to act as interim head of California's troubled Department of Mental Health....
  • TV THIS WEEK: Jan. 9 - 15

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 9 - 15 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 9 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at: www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv This......
  • > Photos: Backstage with Crist in his final minutes as governor

     
    As Gov. Rick Scott was preparing to be sworn-in Tuesday as Florida's 45th, outgoing governor Charlie Crist spent the final minutes of his term being greeted by colleagues, friends and former governors. Standing inside the rotunda of the Old Capitol, a few...
  • Older unemployed workers still suffering, jobs numbers show

     
    Of all the demographic groups battered by the economic slowdown, older workers may have had the toughest time. Many lost their jobs, and, finding their skills outdated and their age working against them, have had to face long-term unemployment. Friday's.....
  • Palm Lake Elementary in Orlando celebrates new building

     
    Palm Lakes Elementary in Southwest Orlando will celebrate its new $19.5 million school building with a Palm Lake Elementary School dedication ceremony at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Jan 20. The comprehensive renovation project included two classroom building...