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  • Mindfulness a presence at Davos

    The World Economic Forum, held in Davos, Switzerland, each year, is typically associated with finding solutions to the big economic problems facing the world. So it was fascinating that the hottest topic at this year's conference was mindfulness -- with...
  • The 5 most beguiling-weird-curious works at LACMA's new Korean show

    The 5 most beguiling-weird-curious works at LACMA's new Korean show
    Depictions of torture in hell, a graceful screen of mountains that feels contemporary and a snarling lion holding a mirror that reflects your misdeeds. The L.A. County Museum of Art's exhibition "Treasures From Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon...
  • Irish, Japanese musicians 'forge a new path'

    Irish, Japanese musicians 'forge a new path'
    It is very difficult to say "Happy St. Patrick's Day" in Japanese. "There is no direct Japanese word for St. Patrick's Day," one scholarly Japanese friend tells me. "However, there are a number of written languages in Japanese, and one of these is...
  • LACMA's lovely show on Korea in a time of transformation

     LACMA's lovely show on Korea in a time of transformation
    How remarkable that a simple piece of undecorated, fired white clay can be a riveting work of art. Yet there it is, beckoning quietly from a vitrine near the start of "Treasures From Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392-1910." The large...
  • Live review: Bon Iver at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery

     
    In the twilight hours, that liminal space between sunset and sunrise, the eyes and ears are prone to trickery. The imagination takes over; hazy objects resemble ghosts, and faraway sounds evoke werewolves. But on the precipice of Sunday morning, amid........
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows: 'This Week' welcomes Senators Feinstein and Chambliss

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 11 - 17 in PDF format This week's TV Movies TODAY Today (N) 6 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer......
  • Pamela Anderson launches anti-seal hunt ad campaign for PETA in Toronto

     
    Former “Baywatch” star Pamela Anderson wants to save the seals from the annual hunt on Canada’s East Coast. The Canadian-born actress has joined other celebrities who are taking part in a new ad campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment......
  • 'America's Next Top Model': Goodbye L.A., aloha controversy

     
    Before I get into the details of the show, what kind of Show Tracker would I be if I didn’t address the controversy that has been brewing around this week’s “America’s Next Top Model”? In the final photo challenge, Tyra......
  • Your morning adorable: Dog adopts orphaned macaque monkey in Thailand

     
    Monks at the Tung Luang Buddhist temple in Thailand's Chiang Mai province recently began caring for a 3-month-old macaque monkey whose mother was killed by a hunter. Helping them with the task of raising the young monkey is Tan, a......
  • Michael Hiltzik: Learning to live with China

     
    Economic nationalism -- or is it merely xenophobia? -- is nothing new on these shores. It crops up whenever America's hegemony as the world's No. 1 economy appears to be threatened by an upward-scuttling challenger. As my column for Monday......
  • Little Tokyo Walking Tour at JANM

     
    If you're one of the few people who have not abandoned Los Angeles for the month, spend the morning getting to know it a little better with the Little Tokyo Walking Tour, orchestrated by the Japanese American National Museum. Meet up with docent Bill...