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A Magic Touch

The Chicago-based Joffrey Ballet, once the resident dance company of the Music Center, returned to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Thursday night for a dazzling performance of Cinderella. The three-act program,...

A Case of Road Rage

When a porn star and a college student driving through the San Fernando Valley fell into conflict, a Bangladeshi American family suffered the consequences

All News, All the Time

Notice how much airtime local news is getting these days? It’s all part of a strategy called survival

Bouchon

 Photograph by Lisa Romerein Thank God Bouchon finally opened. The anticipation was becoming too much to bear. For a moment in late summer, the name “Thomas Keller” seemed to be...

Celluloid Heroes

Photograph courtesy Focus Features There was something rational about the 20th century, even at its most diabolical, maybe because so much of its madness was about ideology, which pretends to...

Different Stripes

Illustration by Dan Adel Never, it seems, has someone so exalted, so celebrated, and so talented fallen so far. What’s happened to Tiger Woods is downright Greek: hubris bringing the...

Into California’s Vast and Wild and Wonderful Desert

Photograph by Chad Ress The rich smells of Asian spices roasting in woks, the movement of glimmering palms, the inviting windows decorated with Prada and Ferragamo, all coupled with polite...

Best Small Museums

Photograph courtesy Larry Lytle; Sign From Virginia Court Hotel, Meridian, Mississippi, 1948, On Loan To Mona From The Pritzker Collection We’re all for massive cultural repositories, but, let’s face it,...

My LA to Z: Evan Lysacek

Photo courtesy NBC/USOC US figure skater Evan Lysacek, who trains in El Segundo and makes Los Angeles his home, won an Olympic gold medal in the 2010 Olympics at Vancouver.   1Joan's...

Sound Off

Photograph by Marc Goldstein Ruth Seymour retires this month after 32 years as general manager of KCRW (89.9 FM). Seymour, who is turning 75, leaves a legacy unique in broadcasting. KCRW is...