January 7, 2003 |
Porsches don't share at the 2003 Greater Los Angeles Auto Show. They have their own room at the convention center. And they always draw a crowd. Near a shiny 2003 Boxster, a sign asks: "Remember what your first car meant to you?" In case you've forgotten, the answer is right there: "unbridled freedom." If a Porsche is your first car, either your daddy's rich, you hit the lottery or you are way older than 16. "I always wanted a Porsche.
January 2, 2003
MOVIES Hoffman takes the next step Though stout of stature and ruddy of feature, Philip Seymour Hoffman is perhaps the coolest actor working today, appearing regularly as a standout supporting performer in films by such directors as Paul Thomas Anderson, Todd Solondz, Anthony Minghella, Cameron Crowe and Spike Lee. This week he steps into a leading role in the indie drama "Love Liza," playing a Web site designer dealing with the death of his young wife.
January 2, 2002 |
Think of the 2002 Greater Los Angeles Auto Show as a chance to design your perfect car or truck. No, there won't be a booth where you can create your dream machine on a nifty computer- assisted-design program. But the show, opening Saturday, is a chance to let auto manufacturers know what you want, in a venue where they will be listening closely--and even paying consumer research firms to divine your automotive likes and dislikes.
January 10, 2001
Miss Information's Guide to Auto Activities * Compiled by Joan Denver. Readers are advised to call ahead to verify events and times, which are subject to change. Send listings to Miss Information's Automotive Calendar of Events, 6475 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 375, Long Beach, CA 90803. To fax listings: (714) 761-3500. To subscribe: (714) 229-9100. Continuing Los Angeles.
January 4, 2001
An almost-sneak preview is what the brand-new ensemble, the New Hollywood String Quartet, gives Saturday night in Santa Barbara. With the same program it will offer at its official debut appearance (Tuesday in Zipper Hall at the Colburn School in downtown Los Angeles), the new quartet--violinists Clayton Haslop and Rafael Rishik, violist David Walther and cellist Paul Cohen--plays Haydn's Quartet in D, Opus 76, No. 5, the first performance of Tania Gabrielle French's Quartet No.
December 27, 2000
The show presents more than 1,000 cars and trucks from all the major manufacturers, and more than two dozen production and concept vehicles making their world or North American debuts. Here's the where, when and what on the show, Jan. 6-14: Location: Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St. Dates and Hours: Weekdays, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.