January 2012

January 2012

Editor’s Letter—January 2012

Editor’s Letter—January 2012

A bounty of good tidings, in the form of pages full of art, culture, food and philanthropy

Categories: Culture / Dance / Editor's Letter / Film / Television

Q+LA Julian Fellowes

Q+LA Julian Fellowes

The reigning monarch of England’s storied past tells tales on his beloved Downton Abbey

Categories: Celebrities / Culture / Q + LA / Television

50+ Main Titles: 1990–2011

50+ Main Titles: 1990–2011

A special extended episode of prime-time TV opening sequences—part three, 1990–2011. Play the clips, vote for the best

Categories: 50 / Celebrities / Television

Element of Surprise

Element of Surprise

One gutsy, Vietnam-era air raid might not have been common knowledge, but it sure set the stage for military special ops

Categories: Back/Story / Politics

Right Makes Might

Right Makes Might

How a dogged civil-rights lawyer, an ex-gangster and a risk-taking LAPD captain helped skirt a Rodney King riot repeat

Categories: City Landmarks / L.A. History / Personal Space / Politics / Power Play

Culture(d)—January 2012

Culture(d)—January 2012

In the realm of arts + ideas: Soviet agitprop, Florida sun and L.A. public performance

Categories: Art / Culture / culture(d) / Style / Travel

IMAGE Heart of Glass

IMAGE Heart of Glass

Ritsue Mishima makes magic out of glass

Categories: Accessories / Celebrities / Design / Style

IMAGE: Trend Report Opposites Attract

IMAGE: Trend Report Opposites Attract

Sometimes the best fashion matches are found in the opposites black and white

Categories: Accessories / Beauty / Fashion / Style

IMAGE: Appearances T Time

IMAGE: Appearances T Time

Forefront fashion designer Tory Burch hones a plan for business--other people’s business

Categories: Accessories / Beauty / Celebrities / Design / Enterprise / Fashion / Style

IMAGE: Uncommon Scents Whiff of Truth

IMAGE: Uncommon Scents Whiff of Truth

Separating truth from fiction in the enduring fairy tale of fragrance

Categories: Accessories / Beauty / Enterprise / Style / Uncommon Scents

Noble Acts

Noble Acts

She bewitches and beguiles in PBS’ Downton Abbey, but just who is Michelle Dockery, the girl behind the impervious Lady Mary?

Categories: Celebrities / Culture / Feature Story / Photos / Pictorials / Television

Piment d’Espelette

Piment d’Espelette

Spicy meets sweet in Ludo Lefebvre’s latest confection

Categories: Celebrities / Entertaining / Food / Pantry / Photos / Pictorials / Recipes

In the Abstract

In the Abstract

The genius of Ellsworth Kelly on display in Los Angeles not once but twice

Categories: Accessories / Art / Celebrities / Culture / Feature Story / Photos / Pictorials

Bathtub Gin

Bathtub Gin

A recipe to take the venerable spirit from mundane to magical

Categories: By the Glass / Cocktails / Drinks / Entertaining / Recipes / Wine/Spirits

Cultural Reverence

Cultural Reverence

Comedian Donald Glover is serious about rap, and he’s got the lyrics to prove it

Categories: Celebrities / Music / Sound Check

Dramatic Art

Dramatic Art

How soap opera scribe Maria Arena Bell came in just in time to rescue L.A.’s MOCA

Categories: Art / Business / Celebrities / City Landmarks / L.A. History / Visionary

Social Studies—January 2012

Social Studies—January 2012

by Jean-Philippe Delhomme

Categories: Social Studies