It's 5:30 Friday night and while rush hour traffic strains tempers and freeways, a different kind of strain lifts into the evening air in the heart of the Wilshire District. In the Times Mirror Central Court of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) a soft breeze blows and as night falls, the sounds of pure jazz rise.
Working out is hard enough without having to put up with ugly calluses, sore hands and poor grip just because of abrasive bars, poorly padded equipment handles or a physical limitation. All sorts of gloves have been designed in an attempt to eliminate the abuse hands take when lifting weights. If you have a fresh blister, calluses, or are frustrated with your inability to complete those last few reps, you are not alone.
Chef and restaurateur Wolfgang Puck and restaurant designer Barbara Lazaroff celebrate the 21st American Wine and Food Festival, a Western Night, from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 13, at Universal Studios Backlot in Universal City.
Millions of online Web sites claim to have the ultimate pick up guide. Dating tips, seduction techniques. For the millions of uneasy men and women who can't strike up a conversation with an attractive stranger, John Assaraf has the answer.
It may not offer the same high-capacity container and high-pitched variable-speed whir you've peeked at behind the counter at Jamba Juice, but with its stylish design and a few practical perks, the chrome Smoothie Pro model we tested looks great and gets the job done.
Les Misérables, the legendary award winning musical, makes a triumphant return engagement to the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Sergstrom Hall for two weeks only, April 8 - 20, 2003. Presented by Cameron Mackintosh, Les Misérables is a musical by Alain Boubil and Claude-Michele Shonberg.
Most of us wish our eye shadow would make it through the day, let alone last into the evening without fading. Oil and sweat from around the brow bone break up the eye shadow making it look cakey, uneven, or even non-existent. Fortunately, now there are amazing products out there on the market that can help even the oiliest eyelids keep shadow in place all day long.
***image4***Are you catching a glance of yourself in a window or mirror and not recognizing your own face? Finding another new tiny wrinkle? Or forehead lines, crow's feet, dull skin, hair here there and everywhere. Yikes! Never fear! All is not lost there are solutions. I have happily volunteered myself to be a lunchtime guinea pig. Researching and sampling procedures, which can be performed during a lunch break with you being able to return to work that afternoon happily lifted, buffed, and polished.
With powerful tools, an intuitive interface and an affordable price, Adobe Photoshop Elements combines the power of Photoshop with customized features that enable users to freely explore their creativity while mastering the elements of digital imaging.
With Maxtor's Personal Storage 5000XT users can easily consolidate and store, on a single drive, volumes of data or digital content from tapes, floppies, CDs, DVD-ROMs and the Web. With the fast FireWire interface, access is rapid, freeing users from spending time searching by hand through piles of floppies, Zip cartridges and CDs.
It seems that with every successive Adobe release, designers, photographers and photo editors alike just can't wait to get their hands on exciting new features. The new Photoshop 7.0 is no exception, adding additional image control to an already remarkable software title. How else did you think we produced the graphics for this site?
Illustrator 10 offers more powerful new drawing and automation tools, such as editable warping effects and symbols (adaptable masters of objects or images). Adobe Illustrator is now available in the United States and Canada for an estimated street price of U.S. $425, but registered users of earlier versions can upgrade to version 10 for U.S. $149. For both web and print output, nothing beats Illustrator as an all-around drawing program.
Enthusiasts around the world will experience the history of aviation with Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004: A Century of Flight. As the world celebrates the 100th anniversary of powered flight in 2003, A Century of Flight allows virtual pilots to feel what it's like to take the controls of nine historic aircraft -- the record-breakers, the workhorses and the innovators -- such as Charles Lindbergh's Ryan NYP Spirit of St. Louis, the Douglas DC-3 and the world's first successful powered aircraft, the 1903 Wright Flyer.
Prices have really come down on Lexmark during the past year, so if you're in need of an inexpensive, reliable printer to shoot out documents at an ultrafast pace, the new Lexmark series might be perfect for you.
Berlin: mention the name and familiar tunes like Masquerade, The Metro, No More Words and their famous classic hit, from the Top Gun soundtrack, Take My Breath Away, pop into your head. While many bands of the eighties have come and gone, Terri Nunn and Berlin remain as timeless as their music.