The new work launches an L.A. Opera initiative to keep opera vital
That amusing cardboard cutout of Clint Eastwood, installed by Glassell Park artist Justin Stadel on a San Rafael Hills hiking trail last spring to inspire the cowboy in all of us (and especially freeway commuters on the 2 below), is finally complete: As of this afternoon, according to NBC4, "someo ... More >>
Why the works of William Shakespeare should be associated with the summer months is anyone's guess. Beyond having written A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Winter's Tale, there is scant evidence to support any seasonal preference on the Bard's part when it comes to staging his plays. What is certain ... More >>
The Associated Press reports that celebrity chef Guy Fieri can finally start driving his stolen $200,000 bumblebee yellow 2008 Gallardo Spyder convertible to all those diners and dives again. 17-year-old Max Michael Wade, from San Rafael, California, was charged yesterday with an assortment of crime ... More >>
T. Nguyencappuccino at L'Epicerie Market Nearly nine months after opening L'Epicerie Market in Culver City, and, yes, owner Thierry Perez is still there. Perhaps not surprisingly however, the man noted for his "culinary ADD" is still tinkering and improving his French restaurant-slash-market ... More >>
Bobak Roshan, DemitasseDemitasse's Clever brewing bar. Most law school career service offices will tell you that a Juris Doctor degree is an invaluable life passport. "This is really open doors for you. You'll be able to do almost anything," they boast in the glossy admissions packets. Tel ... More >>
Willow Glen AntiquesOh this old thing?Antique streetlights. Lovely, historical, romantical -- but not the first thing we'd think to steal if we were looking to break ourselves off a piece of some hard city resources. (L.A.'s freakishly intelligent sun-dial parking meters, for one, might be a ... More >>
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