March 2009

March 2009

Letters to the Editor—March 2009

Letters to the Editor—March 2009

Readers of LA sound off on Elizabeth Taylor's breasts, the 2009 Oscars and more. Oh, and One More Thing...Jennifer Eolin professes her age-inappropriate love of the hoodie.

Categories: Letters to the Editor

Overheard—March 2009

Overheard—March 2009

“I’m almost 40. Maybe it’s time to self-publish,” said the customer to the cashier at Starbucks in Little Tokyo. Read what else was overheard this month...

Categories: Overheard

The Hollywood Pitch What's the Catch?

The Hollywood Pitch What's the Catch?

Nicholas Weinstock, head of motion picture development at Apatow Productions, shares his secret strategies for fielding movie and series proposals.

Categories: Business / Film / Hollywood Rules / TV

Anonymous Sources

Anonymous Sources

The Pass It Along program, funded anonymously by two local businessman over a decade ago, is almost tapped out—just like the people the charity helps.

Categories: City of Angels / Giving Back

What Plane?

What Plane?

During the Cold War, the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation's Skunk Works division built top secret spy planes like OXCART in the heart of Burbank, California.

Categories: Back/Story / L.A. History

Jimmy Smits

Jimmy Smits

Nic Harcourt interviews Smits about his Latin music club, using music to emotionally motivate his characters and more; plus, must-mix tracks from Thomas Tantrum to Gabriella Cilmi.

Categories: Interviews / Music / Turn It Up

The Style List—March 2009

The Style List—March 2009

The best in spring style, including Dior's new fertility-goddess heels, the Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City and Rock & Republic on Robertson.

Categories: Art / Beauty / Fashion / Shopping / The Style List

Lynda Resnick Bearing Fruit

Lynda Resnick Bearing Fruit

The marketing genius and Pom Queen talks with professor Jared Diamond about ambition, instinct, sustainability—and Jackie O’s fake pearls.

Categories: Business / Feature Story / Interviews

La Cage aux Folles

La Cage aux Folles

The Spring 2009 collections defy gloom and doom with brilliant color, artistry and inspiration. Pull up a front-row seat to the best of the season.

Categories: Beauty / Fashion / Feature Story / Photos / Pictorials

Freebird

Freebird

Embrace you inner rocker. Share your hippie fantasy. If there's one lesson in fashion today, it's YES YOU CAN!

Categories: Photos / Pictorials

Fashion DetailsMarch 2009

Fashion Details—March 2009

Looking for details, credits and store information for LA's Spring spreads "La Cage aux Folles" and "Freebird"? This is the place.

Categories: Fashion

Ojai’s Main Squeeze

Ojai’s Main Squeeze

Lora Zarubin's love of all things citrus leads to some inspirational cooking with tangerines, grapefruits, oranges and more. Recipes for spot prawn paella and tangerine negronis included.

Categories: Drinks / Entertaining / Food / I'm Still Hungry / Photos / Pictorials

Lakers Get Latin

Lakers Get Latin

The combination of a great team, a great Spanish player and a city with a large Latino population has turned Fiesta Lakers from a street fair into a full-blown festival.

Categories: Culture / Good Sport / Sports

Look, Ma, I Cracked a Safe!

Look, Ma, I Cracked a Safe!

Physics students at Milken Community High School in Los Angeles enter an international safecracking competition in Israel.

Categories: Feature Story / Technology

Obama’s Inauguration All Together Now

Obama’s Inauguration All Together Now

A trip to Barack's swearing-in ceremonies as seen through the eyes of 19-year-old Nickelodeon host Lily Collins.

Categories: My Best Story / Politics