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  • The Hump: Airmen who traveled over the Himalayas

    The Hump: Airmen who traveled over the Himalayas
    During World War II, American airmen flew fuel and supplies over the Himalayan Mountains, stretching from India to China. They called this supply route The Hump. Because of severe weather conditions and primitive aviation technology, hundreds of planes...
  • Turn It Up

    Turn It Up
    TÊTE-à-TÊTE: M.I.A. Maya Arulpragasam is an anomaly in many ways. As M.I.A., she has had a lightning-fast rise. From her early singles “Galang” and “Sun­showers,” which spread virally through the Web in 2004, to her 2005 debut album, Arular (named...
  • Letter from the Editor

    Letter from the Editor
    It’s not that I wanted a month off. I love writing to all of you. But this stellar issue was created and curated by our very own music editor, Nic Harcourt, so I thought it fitting that he tell you who he is, where he came from and what makes music the...
  • Playlists

    Voyeurism never gets dull. Tabloids have us reveling in celebrity mishaps, but an emptiness always follows. We want to know what really moves the people we admire. Take our über-compilation of song lists to elevate the dialogue at your next salon. I mean,...
  • The review: Bottega Louie in downtown L.A.

    The review: Bottega Louie in downtown L.A.
    Passersby stand and stare at the spectacle inside the palatial Brockman Building at the corner of 7th and Grand. Floor-to-ceiling windows put the whole shebang that is Bottega Louie on full display: gray-veined marble floors, imposing pillars and a...
  • Kicking up the dust of change

    Kicking up the dust of change
    The news in the architecture profession has been dominated for much of the summer by a few guardians of homeland and propriety -- one of whom happens to be first in line to the British throne. In London, a pitched debate continues over efforts by...
  • Crist like Casper? How spooky is that?

    Radio host Jim Philips and I were talking this week about all the serious issues facing Florida — and how Gov. Charlie Crist seems to be MIA for many of them. That's when Jim said our governor reminded him of Casper the Friendly Ghost. And the...
  • M.I.A. Is an M.O.M.

    After performing at the Grammys on her due date, M.I.A. has finally delivered. The Sri Lankan singer gave birth to a baby boy last Wednesday, Feb. 11 in Los Angeles, reports People. M.I.A., born Mathangi Arulpragasam, posted on her MySpace celebrity...
  • Original song: 'Jai Ho' from 'Slumdog Millionaire,' by A.R. Rahman and Sampooran Singh Gulzar

    Original song: 'Jai Ho' from 'Slumdog Millionaire,' by A.R. Rahman and Sampooran Singh Gulzar
    A.R. Rahman (music) and Gulzar (lyrics) "Jai Ho" "Jai Ho" was one of two songs composed by Rahman that was nominated for original song from "Slumdog Millionaire." It beat out the other song, "O Saya," which was punctuated with stylish vocals from M.I....
  • Original score: 'Slumdog Millionaire's' A.R. Rahman

    Original score: 'Slumdog Millionaire's' A.R. Rahman
    A.R. Rahman "Slumdog Millionaire" Rahman, composer of countless Bollywood scores, won for his transporting soundscape in "Slumdog Millionaire," Danny Boyle's crowd-pleaser that is part potboiler, part fairy tale. Rahman started writing music for Indian...
  • The U.S. Stimulus Rap