April 6, 2013 |
NEW YORK - On a soundstage in an industrial Brooklyn neighborhood, Tom Selleck sits at the head of a prop-heavy dinner table filled with three generations of actors. As a crew goes about its preparations, there's little wisdom that Selleck won't dispense: his March Madness pick (Duke, because "Coach K is a great guy, and his players graduate"), his aversion to gourmet vegetables, his favorite lines from "Airplane. " Then the cameras roll, and he's doling out nuggets all over again.
November 10, 2012 |
Large format bottles make an impressive entrance at the holiday table. What could be more festive than popping the cork on a magnum (the equivalent of two bottles) or a double magnum (four bottles) and pouring for the entire extended table? Usually, magnums and their bigger brothers are reserved for important wines that age a good while. The best Riojas are released with some age on them as a matter of principle, but large format bottles are still a relative rarity. That's why it's so exciting that the Rare Wine Co. , an online wine importer and retailer based in Sonoma County, has bought up a stash of 2001 CVNE (Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 2012 |
Eve Arnold, one of the first woman photojournalists to join the prestigious Magnum Photography Agency in the 1950s and traveled the world for her work but was best known for her candid shots of Hollywood celebrities , has died. She was 99. Arnold died Wednesday at a London nursing home, Magnum announced. The cause was not specified. Starting in 1951, when career women were a rarity, Arnold navigated distant countries and cultures, photographing horse trainers in Mongolia, factory workers in China and harem women in Dubai.
April 15, 2011
FRIDAY Malibu Inn reborn 22969 Pacific Coast Highway 11 a.m. - 2 a.m. (310) 456-1160 SATURDAY Miracle Mile Art Walk LACMA (5905 Wilshire Blvd.) and neighboring galleries Walk: 2-6 p.m., party: 6-10 p.m. Miraclemileartwalk.com SATURDAY Almost Paradise DJs Blipsy Barcade, 369 N. Western Ave. 9:30 p.m. Free. (323) 461-7067 MONDAY Magnum pop-up restaurant Royal/T, 8910 Washington, Culver City 6-10 p.m., $62-$118 Magnumfb.com MONDAY Indie tribute band: Black Crystal Wolf Kids House of Blues, 8430 West Sunset Boulevard 8:30 p.m. Free Blackcrystalwolfkids.com
February 27, 2009 |
While most crime series today rely on some sort of technical or psychological twist -- the wonders of forensics, the special knowledge of a reformed fake psychic or a good-guy serial killer, "Jesse Stone: Thin Ice," which debuts on Sunday, sticks with the fundamentals. Based on the works of one genre icon -- Robert B.
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April 13, 2008 |
Burt Glinn, 82, a photojournalist and commercial photographer who was one of the first Americans to join the prestigious Magnum photo agency and later served as its president, died Wednesday of kidney failure and pneumonia at home in East Hampton, N.Y. Glinn's best-known images included a picture of Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Fidel Castro as he was taking power in Cuba and a light shot of Andy Warhol, Edie...