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Mel’s Drive-in Restaurant in Santa Monica is an example of Googie architecture: a retro futuristic style featuring stretched roofs, large glass windows, and neon signs.

Mel’s Drive-in Restaurant in Santa Monica is an example of Googie architecture: a retro futuristic style featuring stretched roofs, large glass windows, and neon signs.

from Greater LA

SoulCycle and Peloton are getting dropped. Planet Fitness sees gains

SoulCycle is planning to close roughly a quarter of its gyms, while Peloton is laying off 800 employees.

Summer Night Cinema: 'Three Thousand Years of Longing'

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‘Beast’: Survival film is about grief, but poorly executed says critic

Critics review new movies: “Beast,” “Spin Me Round,” “The Immaculate Room,” and “The Territory.”

Everyone loves grazing. Have no-cook, Italian-inspired summer meals

Putting together appetizers is a great way to use pantry ingredients and clean up the condiments cluttering the fridge, including hot sauces, pastes, pickles, and more.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 18, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 17, 2022.

Las Vegas is a diverse place to eat. Try an unconventional French steakhouse, plant-based fine dining, a modern spin on traditional Chinese noodles, and more.

from Greater LA

The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences is publicly apologizing to Sacheen Littlefeather, who famously rejected Marlon Brando’s award for Best Actor in 1973.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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“Reservation Dogs” is back for its second season. Indigenous journalist Vincent Schilling talks about the show's depiction of life on a rural Oklahoma reservation.

‘Reservation Dogs’ shows Indigenous lives, struggles, inside jokes

“Reservation Dogs” is back for its second season. Indigenous journalist Vincent Schilling talks about the show's depiction of life on a rural Oklahoma reservation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 16, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for April 16, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 16, 2022.

Ursula, the villain in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” is an important milestone in Disney’s portrayal of queer characters, says LA Times writer Tracy Brown.

‘Gloriously charismatic’ Ursula embodies queer representation

Ursula, the villain in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” is an important milestone in Disney’s portrayal of queer characters, says LA Times writer Tracy Brown.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In the new album “Preacher’s Daughter,” Hayden Anhedönia (aka Ethel Cain) tells the story of a young woman trying to fit a mold that wasn’t meant for her.

Ethel Cain on not fitting the mold, producing ‘Preacher’s Daughter’

In the new album “Preacher’s Daughter,” Hayden Anhedönia (aka Ethel Cain) tells the story of a young woman trying to fit a mold that wasn’t meant for her.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 15, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 15, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 15, 2022.

Writer Daniel Bergner goes on a journey to better understand modern psychiatry, and discovers little has changed over the last 40 years when it comes to treatment.

The search for our psyches: A new path forward in treating mental disorders

Writer Daniel Bergner goes on a journey to better understand modern psychiatry, and discovers little has changed over the last 40 years when it comes to treatment.

from Life Examined

Nabil Ayers is a writer, musician and also son of the musician Roy Ayers, known for his song “Everybody Loves the Sunshine.”

Writer Nabil Ayers on his sunny life

Nabil Ayers is a writer, musician and also son of the musician Roy Ayers, known for his song “Everybody Loves the Sunshine.”

from The Treatment

Redbird’s chef and restaurateur Neal Fraser describes the moment he tasted a gourmet lobster dish and how that inspired him to think of food beyond just sustenance.

The Treat: Chef Neal Fraser on how ‘lobster à l'americaine’ inspired his career

Redbird’s chef and restaurateur Neal Fraser describes the moment he tasted a gourmet lobster dish and how that inspired him to think of food beyond just sustenance.

from The Treatment

Ethan Hawke’s career has not been short on range.

Actor and director Ethan Hawke on the personal and professional dynamics of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

Ethan Hawke’s career has not been short on range.

from The Treatment

LA-based author Michelle Huneven discusses how she draws from her own life when writing the protagonist in her latest novel “Search.”

LA author and sometimes food writer Michelle Huneven discusses ‘Search’

LA-based author Michelle Huneven discusses how she draws from her own life when writing the protagonist in her latest novel “Search.”

from Good Food

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison feasts on Colombian fare at Selva in Long Beach.

Discovering the smoked meats of Colombian cuisine at Selva

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison feasts on Colombian fare at Selva in Long Beach.

from Good Food

Chef Bonnie Frumkin Morales explains the simplicity of making kvas at home and why more people don’t know about the beverage.

Bread, fruit, sugar, water: Making kvas at home

Chef Bonnie Frumkin Morales explains the simplicity of making kvas at home and why more people don’t know about the beverage.

from Good Food

Senegalese chef Pierre Thiam works to make fonio a global grain while keeping its production in Africa.

African grain fonio is the seed of the universe, says Senegalese chef

Senegalese chef Pierre Thiam works to make fonio a global grain while keeping its production in Africa.

from Good Food

In their new book “What Your Food Ate: How to Heal Our Land,” David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé explore the relationship between soil health and human health.

‘What Your Food Ate’: Connections between soil health and human health

In their new book “What Your Food Ate: How to Heal Our Land,” David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé explore the relationship between soil health and human health.

from Good Food

Though Disney+ saw an increased number of subscribers, consumers will pay more to access its ad-free content.

Despite higher subs, Disney+ to raise price for ad-free content

Though Disney+ saw an increased number of subscribers, consumers will pay more to access its ad-free content.

from The Business