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  • Smiths remain an area jazz fixture

    Smiths remain an area jazz fixture
    Pasadena and its environs have had a jazz presence since at least the 1950s, when artist Jirayr Zorthian hosted a clothing-optional party for Charlie Parker in 1952. A few years later, youngbloods like vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, bassists Albert Stinson and Herbie Lewis, drummers Mike Romero and Jim Keltner, and saxophonists Richard and Pete Aplanalp were developing their own jazz profiles. Through his decades of rock-steady playing and teaching, 71-year-old Altadena bassist Putter Smith is one of the Pasadena jazz patriarchs.
  • Dining Review: Far Niente still has that special vibe

    Dining Review: Far Niente still has that special vibe
    When I was a little kid, my father was an executive with Pan American Airways. I would sometimes get to tag along on his business lunches in Manhattan. I remember linen tablecloths, waiters in neat clothes and a table full of men's hands holding amber-...

    Film Review: Tom Clancy hero Jack Ryan returns to big screen

    Film Review: Tom Clancy hero Jack Ryan returns to big screen
    After more than a decade-long hiatus, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan is back on the big screen. In “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” — one of the most pointlessly clunky titles in recent memory — he is reborn in the form of Chris Pine, who steps...

    Dining Review: Modern gastropub Basin 141 taps into L.A. history

    Dining Review: Modern gastropub Basin 141 taps into L.A. history
    Fat Dog, the Montrose gastropub catering to locals, was a good thing. Basin 141, which took over its location, is an even better thing. Brothers Dave and Joe Friedman mixed some mean drinks back when they were bartenders at the prior incarnation. Now...

    DVD Review: 'City Lights' beams on new Criterion release

    DVD Review: 'City Lights' beams on new Criterion release
    By the end of the 1920s, Charles “Charlie” Chaplin was, without challenge, the biggest movie star in the world — possibly even the most famous person in the world. He had been writing and directing all his vehicles for a decade and a...