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  • Tangelo Park benefactor recognized for helping schools

     
    Harris Rosen, the hotel magnate who has pumped $8.5 million into the Tangelo Park neighborhood through his foundation, was honored by the Orange County School Board on Tuesday. His recognition was because he was recently named a “Leading Light&#...
  • Fashion blog project tracks street style trends around the world

     
    When Joie Reinstein graduated with a fashion marketing degree from Parson's The New School for Design this summer, the dour economy rendered job prospects practically nonexistent. So instead of groveling for a pay-free internship at a fashion house, she...
  • X Questions: Grouplove's Hannah Hooper

     
    With all due respect to Tom Hanks, 2010 was Hannah Hooper’s “Big” year. The L.A. painter-cum-musician saw her painting “Redondo Beach” grace the cover of The Morning Benders’ album “Big Echo” (and subsequ...
  • Echo Park boutique E.P.I.C. hosts a shop-in-shop for NYC's Convent

     
    Indie boutique the Echo Park Independent Co-op — more commonly known as E.P.I.C. — debuted on Sunset Boulevard last year with the mission of bringing quirky L.A. fashion brands to the fore. But now the museum-esque store it bringing a......
  • Singing waitress from 'American Idol' hopes to make it on her own

     
    Devyn Rush, the Bucks County native featured on this season’s “American Idol” as the “singing waitress” contestant, says that after being cut last week’s Hollywood round, she wants everyone to know what a great...
  • Monster Mash: Ansel Adams lawsuits resolved; Pasadena Playhouse announces new season

     
    Making nice: The Ansel Adams Trust and Rick Norsigian have settled their lawsuits over disputed "lost negatives." (Los Angeles Times) Ramping up: The Pasadena Playhouse, still recovering from financial woes, has announced that its new season will...
  • Culture Watch: 'If I Were a Rich Man: The Life of Jan Peerce'

     
    Mark Swed reviews the Jan Peerce DVD documentary "If I Were a Rich Man."...
  • ‘Independent Lens’ looks at unusual stories of art

     
    April is “Arts Month” on the PBS series “Independent Lens.” From the gritty streets of New York to the garbage dumps of Brazil, from a far-off desert in Uzbekistan to a bizarre backyard in Upstate New York, the show takes a look at...
  • Live review: KROQ's Weenie Roast stays true to itself and its acts

     
    KROQ-FM (106.7) isn't known for curveballs in its well-cemented playlist of angsty '90s survivors and modern takes on SoCal punk. Even at Weenie Roast, its annual summer-heralding showcase of the station's mainstays and scrappier newcomers, a "surprise"...
  • The Reading Life: Gordon Matta-Clark's 'Conical Intersect'

     
    What was he up to? That's the question at the center of any consideration of Gordon Matta-Clark, an architecture student-turned-installation artist who died of cancer in 1978, when he was just 35. Matta-Clark doesn't have the name recognition of...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' is back, with Kelly Macdonald at the forefront

     
    “Boardwalk Empire” -- with its shady backroom politics, gangster showdowns and whorehouse rendezvous -- returns to HBO for its second season this Sunday. We met up with Macdonald at Gemma Restaurant on Manhattan’s Lower East Side...