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  • Jane Goodall in the wilds of Beverly Hills

     
    Comedian Craig Ferguson pretty much got it right Friday night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, when he told the folks at the Jane Goodall Institute’s global leadership awards: "It’s nice to be here with people who actually do things rather than just...
  • How a girl's stark words got lost in the Polanski spectacle

    How a girl's stark words got lost in the Polanski spectacle
    In the flat light of the grand jury room, a nervous, deeply embarrassed 13-year-old girl sat alone -- no attorney, no mother, no friend -- facing three tiers of middle-aged strangers silently studying her from their leather armchairs. The questions...
  • In My Life: Robert Hilburn's 'Corn Flakes With John Lennon'

    In My Life: Robert Hilburn's 'Corn Flakes With John Lennon'
    Robert Hilburn was pop music critic for the Los Angeles Times for 35 years, from the psychedelic era to the emergence of the iPod. He witnessed many of rock 'n' roll's seminal moments and interviewed virtually every major pop figure of the period. All...
  • It's October, a.ka. Los Angeles Fashion Month

     
    Welcome to October in Los Angeles, where the concept of fashion week as it exists in cities like Milan, Paris, New York and London has been folded, spindled and mutilated into a month-long series of fashion-themed installations, events ??? and......
  • October 16: 100 Black Men 29th Annual Gala Dinner

    The 100 Black Men of Los Angeles, Inc. (100 BMLA) presents its 29th Annual Gala Dinner. This annual event will be held on Friday, October 16, 2009, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Through this year's theme, "Moving the Village toward Visionary Leadership,...
  • L.A. Fashion Week headed for a rocky 2009

    L.A. Fashion Week headed for a rocky 2009
    An organized, cohesive Los Angeles Fashion Week for March 2009 may be the latest victim of the flagging economy, with two groups tabling their efforts until October and a third reluctant to become the standard-bearer. Reveal Los Angeles, a new hybrid...
  • 'American Idol' Star Ties the Knot

    It was an "American Idol" reunion when one of their own got hitched this weekend. "American Idol" sixth-season finalist LaKisha Jones wed financial adviser Larry Davis on Sunday, Oct. 5 in Beverly Hills, Calif., reports UsMagazine.com. Fellow reality...
  • T. Rex's Marc Bolan, always famous -- and flamboyant

    T. Rex's Marc Bolan, always famous -- and flamboyant
    It was Aug. 11, 1973, at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Onstage was Marc Bolan, the enigmatic singer of T. Rex, in a shiny purple jumpsuit unzipped to his navel, wailing on a Gibson Les Paul Custom guitar. A halo of bushy hair swung around his face,...
  • Internet whiz a hot commodity

    For 18 hours each week, Internet investor Jonathan Miller studies tai chi in New York with legendary master Ren Guang-Yi, whose devotees include Lou Reed, Bette Midler, Hugh Jackman and other celebrities. During the sessions, Miller's lanky frame flows...
  • Costume Designers Guild hands out annual awards

    Costume Designers Guild hands out annual awards
    "Blades of Glory," "Sweeney Todd" and "The Golden Compass" won the 10th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards in feature film Tuesday evening. Julie Weiss won the excellence in contemporary film award for the Will Ferrell comedy "Blades of Glory";...
  • Costume Guild honors a wide variety of designers

    Costume Guild honors a wide variety of designers
    The costume designers of the comedy "Blades of Glory," the gritty Western "3:10 to Yuma" and the romantic epic "Atonement" are among the nominees for the 10th annual Costume Designer Guild Awards announced Thursday morning. Vying in the contemporary film...