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New Teaching Method Hones Students' Snap Decisions

Posted 08.20.2011 | Education

In Santa Monica, Calif., one school is testing out a new method of learning that focuses more on gut decisions than guidelines. It's called "percept...

Los Angeles: Art Deco Mecca

Tamie Adaya | Posted 08.16.2011 | Los Angeles
Tamie Adaya

Los Angeles has made a very worthy contribution to the universally-popular Art Deco style. Here's a few of my favorites I would like to share with you.

LA Date Night: Santa Monica's Secret Happy Hour

| Lien Ta | Posted 08.09.2011 | Los Angeles

When June Gloom is in effect, Santa Monica's marine layer isn't all that attractive to be around. It does, however, burn off by afternoon -- and certa...

Los Angeles Welcomes a Gourmet's Paradise at The Market in Santa Monica Place

Mary Hall | Posted 07.31.2011 | Los Angeles
Mary Hall

Pictured: The Welcome Committee at the opening of The Market (photo: M.Hall) Recently, I stopped in at the VIP Opening Party for the new gourmet...

Theater Review: Sylvia at the Edgemar

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 07.23.2011 | Los Angeles
Irene Rubaum-Keller

A.R. Gurney's hit play Sylvia has just opened at the Edgemar Center Theater in Santa Monica. It was first produced in New York in 1995. It was a hit then and I predict this version of it will be a hit as well.

A New Paradigm? Now Serving: A Nice Dose of Healthy and a Healthy Dose of Nice

Neil Zevnik | Posted 07.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Neil Zevnik

This is the new face of chain restaurants: individual concepts, adapted to specific locales and audiences, with none of the anonymous mediocrity that made "chain" a dirty word in epicurean circles.

Broodwork's: It's About Time and Talking to Strangers

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 07.05.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

2011-05-05-broodwork.gifKnowing that Brookwork is all about "inspiration from spending time with my kids," I was all anticipation. Being there with my sixteen-year-old framed and enhanced the experience.

Man Arrested In Connection With Blast Outside Synagogue

AP | Posted 06.11.2011 | Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- An Ohio rabbi who became suspicious of a man asking for a place to stay led police to the arrest late Monday of the suspect in...

Police Say Blast Outside Synagogue Caused By Homemade Explosive Device

AP | By ANDREW DALTON | Posted 06.08.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Police are hunting a suspect in a blast outside a California synagogue and community center that was initially believed to be an indust...

PHOTOS: Hans Bellmer's Erotic, Surreal Engravings

Posted 05.28.2011 | Arts

Hans Bellmer was one of the poster-boys of the 'Degenerate Artists' who the Nazis denounced and effectively expelled from Germany in the 1930s. The pa...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Battle: Los Angeles

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Think of it as Black Hawk Down meets Independence Day -- a gritty view of the usual "war of the worlds" scenario. We've seen it all before, but does this film make it worth seeing again?

LAX's Poor Excuse for Mass Transit

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

The time has come to give commuters to the world's sixth busiest airport a truly rapid mass transit option.

Nickelodeon: No More 'Hobo' Jokes On iCarly

Joel John Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Nickelodeon, the network that airs the popular teen show, responded by pulling all references to "hobo" off their online media outlets and has committed to no new episodes referring to "hobo".

PHOTOS: Exhibition Spotlight: The Elusive Creativity Of Charles Garabedian

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Charles Garabedian WHAT: Charles Garabedian: A Retrospective WHEN: January 22 - April 17, 2011 WHERE: Santa Barbara Museum of Art 1130...

Report Card: Grading LA's Art Exhibits This Month

Mat Gleason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Been out in the rain and cold (60 degrees at noon in LA is like 30 below anywhere else) looking at lots (but admittedly, not all, and nobody can make ...

Do Artists Need To Be Specialists?

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

To achieve recognition, enabling viability in the marketplace, artists must become specialists. Unfortunately, what makes sense in the market defies a basic element of creativity.

Santa Monica's Best Kept Art Secret

globomaestro.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

As strange as it sounds, one of Santa Monica's best-kept secrets is its most thrilling arts center. That's mostly because of its location: right by th...

Flying Through Art Los Angeles Contemporary

Ruthie Abel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ruthie Abel

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Italian Food Importer Is an Astonishing Best-Kept Secret

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Guidi Marcello is a glorious world of authentic Italian food.

PHOTOS: 6 Hot Valentine's Ideas Across The Country

GloboMaestro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
GloboMaestro

With Valentine's Day around the corner, GloboMaestro asked its insider experts to reveal their most romantic destination spots. From a "Sex and Scien...

HuffPost Haiku Potluck @ Marine Art Salon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Over the Holidays, on one stormy night while rain and wind were howling and many people had left the city, some HuffPost Arts Bloggers' got together f...

Remembering Howard Zinn

Josh Brolin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Josh Brolin

The impact that Howard Zinn has had on the world of fair, conscientious people is profound, and the impact that he had as a friend will be forever felt by me and by all those that knew him.

PHOTOS: Art Los Angeles Contemporary Invades The Santa Monica Airport

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: Art Los Angeles Contemporary WHO: Art Los Angeles Contemporary director Tim Fleming, Ben Bourgeois, China Chow, Waldo Fernandez, Jennifer and P...

Foodie Time in Los Angeles

Ondine Cohane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Ondine Cohane

I'm struck by how the food scene in Los Angeles -- from food trucks to rising chef stars -- has evolved these last few years. A recent trip only added to that impression.

Why I Renovated One of LA's Cultural and Architectural Icons

Tamie Adaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tamie Adaya

My father purchased the Hotel Shangri-La in Santa Monica in 1983 and I had the privilege of growing up in and around an LA institution.