August 30, 2012
FOOD L.A.'s interest in all things gourmet and artisanal shows no signs of abating, and The Taste (presented by The Times) attempts to provide a thorough overview. Guests include Susan Feniger, Ludovic Lefebvre and Thomas Keller; seminars include sessions on local produce, high-end cocktailing and a survey of hidden L.A. cuisines. Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Ave., L.A. Times vary, Sat.-Mon. $65. events.latimes.com/taste.
April 5, 2012
Los Angeles Beer Festival Where : Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Ave. L.A. When : Noon-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Sat. Price : $40, online advance reservations only Info : http://www.drinkeatplay.com/labeerfest
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January 21, 2009 |
Alvin Ganzer, 97, a prolific director of such TV series as "Police Woman," "Route 66" and "Hawaiian Eye" from the 1950s through the '70s, died of natural causes Jan. 3 at his home in Poipu, Hawaii, his daughter Carolynn Finnegan said. Born in Cold Spring, Minn., on Aug. 27, 1911, Ganzer moved with his family to Los Angeles as a child. He attended Manual Arts High School then got a job at Paramount Studios delivering the mail. He became an assistant director of films, including 1944's "Going My Way" starring Bing Crosby and "The Paleface," a 1948 comedy with Bob Hope.
April 24, 2008
Carl Fortina: An article about the accordion in Sunday's Arts & Music section said player Carl Fortina succeeded Dominic Frontiere as music contractor at Paramount Studios; Fortina succeeded Phil Kahgan.
March 11, 2008 |
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. and Apple Inc. will allow customers who buy DVDs to transfer the movie from the disc to iTunes for viewing on mobile devices. The Vancouver, Canada-based movie production company joins 20th Century Fox and Paramount studios, which announced similar agreements in January.
December 12, 2005 |
Paramount Pictures Corp. announced Sunday what everyone in town already knew: It had reached an agreement to acquire DreamWorks SKG, the studio founded 11 years ago by Steven Spielberg, David Geffen and Jeffrey Katzenberg. But in revealing the terms of the $1.6-billion deal, Paramount included one unforeseen twist.