| Jan 23, 2008
Whether you like your tequila served in a snifter, in a shot glass or in a margarita, there's something out there for everyone; you just have to go out and find it. Here's a selection of restaurant bars with extensive tequila menus (100 or more). It's not...
| Sep 12, 2008
The Annenberg Foundation, a philanthropic powerhouse that supports nonprofit institutions, is planning to launch an exhibition space for photography in Century City. Conceived as a cultural center with broad public appeal, the Annenberg Space for...
| Nov 7, 2008
Gary Simmons is adept at traversing intersections of art and popular culture in ways that pry open otherwise overlooked meanings. His five new paintings and four drawings at the Margo Leavin Gallery continue this long-standing practice. They also deftly...
| Jun 1, 2009
If nothing else, the debate over the fate of the Century Plaza hotel is a reminder that there is no preservation controversy quite like a preservation controversy in Los Angeles.
In most American cities, examples of postwar modernism like the Century...
| Jul 2, 2007
A little bit of St. Bart's lands in Orange County with the opening of Calypso's breezy boutique. Designer Christiane Celle began selling her cover-ups and sweet dresses in a tiny shop on the island in 1993. Now her line of summer...
| May 6, 2007
SO long, skinny. After years of navel-grazing low-rises, followed by the totally unforgiving stick-straight silhouette, there's a new shape in denim: the trouser jean.
Designers such as Stella McCartney, Dolce & Gabbana and premium denim labels Raven...
| Nov 26, 2008
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Gerald Schoenfeld, the longtime head of the powerful Shubert Organization who helped bring numerous works to Broadway, including "A Chorus Line," "Amadeus" and "Cats," has died. He was 84.
Schoenfeld died of a heart attack early Tuesday at his...
| May 20, 2009
Atwater Village, Sunday: 3250 Glendale Blvd., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Burbank, Saturday: Orange Grove Avenue and 3rd Street, behind City Hall, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Calabasas, Saturday: Calabasas (Old Town): 23504 Calabasas Road at...
| Nov 11, 2007
This is the sixth in an occasional series of conversations with Southern California activists and intellectuals. The series and videotaped interviews with the subjects are collected at www.latimes.com/lavisions.
When authors come to town, Louise Steinman...
| Mar 1, 2009
If any section of Los Angeles knows how to confound the political establishment, it's the City Council's 5th District, a string of affluent Westside neighborhoods that has been electing newcomers and outsiders for decades.
In 1953, voters picked 22-year-...
| Aug 18, 2006
With the vote on his reelection just over 12 weeks away, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger faces a wave of conservative unrest that threatens the steady political recovery he has made this year by widening his appeal beyond his base of Republican supporters.