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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?

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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