May 28, 1993
Paul Rosenfield, an author and journalist who covered Hollywood for the Los Angeles Times for more than 20 years, died Thursday in his Brentwood apartment. A coroner's spokesman said the cause of death was suicide. Rosenfield, 44, started his career in 1969 as a legman for Times gossip columnist Joyce Haber, and went on to become a leading profiler of Hollywood's brightest stars.
September 4, 1997 |
Craft Cuisine: Ah, remember the Egg and the Eye? The omelet and sandwich snackery, which opened along L.A.'s Miracle Mile in 1965, then eight years later shared its space with a gallery showcasing folk art and crafts, which later became the nonprofit Craft and Folk Art Museum? The restaurant closed in 1989, but the museum has lived on. Now a new restaurant is opening in the old Egg and Eye space at 5800 Wilshire Blvd.
January 11, 1996 |
The fact that the Hard Rock Cafe employs a full-time curator indicates its level of seriousness about displaying autographed electric guitars and the soiled garments of famous rock 'n' rollers. Yet, at dozens of the cafes around the world, such memorabilia has been relegated to nooks and crannies. Perhaps because this granddaddy of themed restaurants has recently come under competitive attack by newcomers such as Dive!
December 12, 1999 |
Jewel has canceled her New Year's Eve bash in Anchorage. Ditto for Michael Jackson's in Hawaii. And recent polls show that 70% of Americans plan to be at home on New Year's Eve, cozily cocooning, fearful of Y2Chaos. But from Manhattan to L.A.--and parts in between--not everyone has given up hope of hedonism this New Year's Eve. There's still a hefty 30% of us out there ready to be Y2Cool. "It's the beginning of a new century, a new millennium.
October 28, 1992 |
For fifteen years, Robert Deatherage was a hairstylist. He graduated from Vidal Sassoon's San Francisco academy and worked in his Beverly Hills and South Coast Plaza salons and other hair emporiums. The whole time, women entrusted their hair to him, little suspecting that sometimes, while his hands moved through their locks, he was thinking of flames : Great bursting flames, colorful flames, flicking and twisting over the surface of things.
May 13, 1994 |
Not so long ago, we were what we ate. Now, according to Willis Hartshorn, incoming director of the International Center of Photography in New York, we are what we buy. But that doesn't make us the most shallow people in the history of humankind. "There is a tendency today to be very negative about issues of consumption and consumerism," said Hartshorn, curator of "Commodity Image," an exhibition opening today at Laguna Art Museum.