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Theater Review: Our Town in Santa Monica

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 03.21.2012 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

Thorton Wilder's play is arguably the greatest work in American dramatic literature. It combines elements of the mundane and universal, the quotidian and the divine, the parochial and the eternal.

PLAN ForYourArt: January 5-11

Bettina Korek | Posted 03.06.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

For the first of three MOCA events, CamLab will transform two adjoining spaces in the museum, encouraging visitors to oscillate between immersion and agency as they occupy the various perspectives proposed by the installation.

3 Themes of Gov 2.0 L.A. 2012

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 02.13.2012 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

We are past the point where the "Gov 2.0" in our name does more than evoke recognition. It is time to focus not on the theoretical but on the practical.

WATCH: How Was Gwyneth Paltrow Behind A Famous Televised Kiss?

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.30.2011 | Black Voices

Long before captivating moviegoers across the globe with her award-winning acting skills, Gwyneth Paltrow was front and center of a pivotal cultural s...

Santa Monica: How the People's Republic Became a Business Mecca

Frank Gruber | Posted 12.24.2011 | Los Angeles
Frank Gruber

Why does L.A. need to subsidize offices downtown when Santa Monica has developers banging on the door?

Highlights From Big Bang Forum Music Biz Conference

Jeff Pollack | Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

The Big Bang Forum, a gathering of top execs from the media, music, and digital space, had its fifth meeting this past Friday at a boutique hotel in S...

Vini, Vidi, Kiti: Santa Monica Cat Show

Turnstyle | Posted 10.31.2011 | Los Angeles
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Small Plane Crashes Into California Yard

AP | Posted 10.29.2011 | Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- A pilot suffered a broken leg after crashing a small plane into the yard of a home near Santa Monica Airport, authorities said...

LA Date Night: The Best Yoga & Pizza Is At The End Of The 10 Freeway

| Lien Ta | Posted 10.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It's happened -- whilst in downward-dog pose, you spot The Perfect Girl just six mats over (and she's very good at yoga). You find out she'll be back ...

Whitey Bulger's Girlfriend Pleads Not Guilty

AP | By DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 10.19.2011 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) -- The girlfriend of reputed former crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger, who is accused of helping him elude authorities while they were on t...

Chain Letter: A Group Exhibition Featuring Sixteen Hundred Artists. Fact or Fiction?

Lisa Adams | Posted 09.30.2011 | Arts
Lisa Adams

2011-07-31-Screenshot20110731at5.09.27PM.jpg "This is a chain letter, yes, but it is also an invitation to participate in the Chain Letter show at the Shoshana Wayne Gallery. See below for details and please forward this to 10 artists you admire."

Ready, Set, Shop: L.A.'s 5 Newest Fashion and Beauty Spots

Style Section L.A. | Posted 09.27.2011 | Los Angeles
Style Section L.A.

Bored of shopping the same old stores? Here are a few of L.A.'s freshest retail spots -- lovingly curated by the staff of Style Section L.A.

Lavi Daniel at Rosamund Felsen Gallery

Tracey Harnish | Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

2011-07-21-Screenshot20110721at9.24.38AM.jpg It's a curious mix that Lavi Daniel conjures in painting and sculpture. Both are about density but in very different ways.

Bulger Traveled Incognito And Heavily Armed To Boston

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 08.27.2011 | Crime

BOSTON — Notorious gangster James "Whitey" Bulger told agents who arrested him last week that he returned to Boston in disguise and "armed to th...

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?