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  • 90 years of the Culver Hotel, Ikea Crayfish Party, Irregular Wine Tasting

    90 years of the Culver Hotel, Ikea Crayfish Party, Irregular Wine Tasting
    On Sept. 6, the Culver Hotel in Culver City will celebrate its 90th birthday. Designed by Curlett & Beelman, also responsible for Art Deco buildings including the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and downtown’s Eastern Columbia, the Culver was once an...
  • Simsbury's Gilbert Anderson, Executive And Avid Skier, Dies At 81

    SIMSBURY — Gilbert Anderson, a retired manager at Hamilton Standard who founded the Connecticut Industrial Ski Council, died on April 30. He was 81. Anderson was born in 1932 and grew up in West Hartford in a family of Swedish immigrants. After...
  • NBC renews Greg Poehler comedy 'Welcome to Sweden'

    NBC is racking up its frequent-flier miles, renewing the Greg Poehler comedy "Welcome to Sweden" for a second season. Yes, that Poehler. The fish-out-of-water import is the bro of NBC's prized funnywoman Amy Poehler. And while his sister served as an...
  • One dead, hundreds evacuated as Swedish forest fire rages

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - One person has died and hundreds have been evacuated, authorities said on Tuesday, in Sweden's biggest forest fire in modern times as the six-day-old blaze spread across east-central areas of the Nordic country. Several villages...
  • NBC Renews Amy and Greg Poehler's 'Welcome to Sweden'

    NBC has given a 10-episode, second-season order to "Welcome to Sweden," the comedy created by Greg Poehler based on his life as a fish-out-of-water American living in Mother Svea. Poehler, who was named one of Variety's 10 comics to watch and who is...
  • Biopic highlights journalist's battle against Nazism

    "The Last Sentence" provides audiences with a valuable history lesson regarding crusading journalist Torgny Segerstedt's one-man battle against Hitler and the Nazis. The film, released in the United States through Music Box Films and directed by Oscar-...
  • Sergio Garcia cards 67, holds 3-shot lead over Rory McIlroy heading into final round

    AKRON, Ohio Two shots separated Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia in the British Open two weeks ago at Royal Liverpool Golf Course. McIlroy left Hoylake with his third major title and Garcia finished in a tie for second with Rickie Fowler. Garcia wants...
  • PGA Tour players following 'Moneyball' model with statistical analysis

    BETHESDA, Md. Rory McIlroy's struggles on Fridays this year were a disturbing trend for the newly crowned British Open champion. But considering the explosion of statistical analysis in professional golf, the regularity of McIlroy's woeful second...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: "Our America With Lisa Ling" on OWN

    Thursday's TV Highlights: "Our America With Lisa Ling" on OWN
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 27 - Aug. 2, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Quest This ambitious new...
  • World music fest adds the actual taste of what people hear

    * Musicians cook for viewers on Womad's Taste the World stage * Stage brings flavours of Iran, Sweden, Cyprus to festivalgoers * Audience take part in live Q&A on music, culture, food By Jan Harvey CHARLTON PARK, England, July 29 (Reuters) - In...
  • Variety Celebrates 2014 Class of '10 Comics to Watch' at Montreal's Just for Laughs Fest

    Though Montreal's Just for Laughs comedy confab extends for nearly the entire month of July -- mostly for the benefit of French-speaking locals delighted by slapstick routines -- for the last week of the month, the lineup switches languages, drawing...