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  • Book review: 'Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century'

    Book review: 'Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century'
    Love is a condition of life that rewards all the virtues, except moderation. Thus, our enduring fascination with the compelling and tumultuous relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and the late Richard Burton. Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger are the...
  • 'California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction'

    'California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction'
    Encompassing items such as fold-up motorcycles and an earthquake readiness program assembled in a city park from cardboard boxes, " California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction" takes a look at how practitioners of industrial design, fashion, graphics,...
  • Brandstatter brought the party to old Hollywood

    Brandstatter brought the party to old Hollywood
    Before Chasen's and the Brown Derby, way before Sam Nazarian or even Wolfgang Puck, the first restaurant guy who catered to Hollywood was Adolph "Eddie" Brandstatter. He had the "Brandstatter touch": one part dapper European suavity — he brought a...
  • Herb Alpert's sculptures, like visual jazz

    Herb Alpert's sculptures, like visual jazz
    Standing in a forest of sinuous, black totems spiraling into the lofty heights of the main room at Ace Gallery Beverly Hills, Herb Alpert is surrounded by an art form he has practiced for the last two decades — sculpture. By his account and that...
  • Calendar: Words & Ideas

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Black Clock Issue 12 Launch: Contributors to Issue 12 of the Los Angeles-based literary magazine — "The Sports Issue" — will read their work. Participants include authors Richard Rayner,...
  • Book review: 'This Must Be the Place' by Kate Racculia

    Book review: 'This Must Be the Place' by Kate Racculia
    This Must Be the Place A Novel Kate Racculia Henry Holt: 354 pp., $25 During his lifetime, the artist and sculptor Joseph Cornell established a celebrated career by creating shadow boxes filled with eclectic assemblages of random objects that...
  • DISCOVERIES

    DISCOVERIES
    Becoming Animal An Earthly Cosmology David Abram Pantheon: 310 pp., $26.95 David Abram's first book, "The Spell of the Sensuous," was one of those rare, mind-altering books (an Aldous Huxley or Hermann Hesse on the literary Richter scale — and...
  • Eli Broad says Grand Avenue will be site of new contemporary art museum

    Eli Broad says Grand Avenue will be site of new contemporary art museum
    In a move that adds another contemporary art museum to the city's busy art scene, Eli Broad announced formally Monday that he would build his Broad Collection museum downtown and chose a blue-chip New York architecture firm to design it. By choosing to...
  • Raising limoncello's appeal

    Raising <i>limoncello's</i> appeal
    It's easy enough to freehand your way into a decent bottle of limoncello. All you need is a generous handful of lemon zest, a neutral spirit, some sugar and a couple of days of infusing patience. But to Ventura Limoncello's co-owner James Carling,...
  • At the intersection of grief and destiny

    At the intersection of grief and destiny
    Red Hook Road A Novel Ayelet Waldman Doubleday: 344 pp., $25.95 Ayelet Waldman is a worrier. Because she is the mother of four children, ages 7 to 16, that shouldn't be surprising. Her last book, "Bad Mother," a work of nonfiction, outlined many of...
  • Ye Coach & Horses fans saddle up for rescue

    Ye Coach & Horses fans saddle up for rescue
    Ye Coach &Horses, the Sunset Boulevard juke joint near Curson Avenue that has been in business for more than 70 years, is being evicted by its landlord and neighbor, Samuel French bookstore. The eviction notice, which was delivered July 1 and requires...