12 days ago | Longform
Every Tuesday night, the South Gym of the Pan Pacific Park Recreation Center transforms into a dizzying spectacle. Choreographed dancers strip down to their sports bras. Celebrities pose for photos and autographs. Screaming fans wave handmade sign...
1 month ago | L.A. Stories
When L.A. Weekly recently compiled our list of the 20 best songs ever written about Los Angeles, we discovered that the songs our city has inspired are almost as misunderstood as the city itself. Take, for example, the fact that "I Love L.A.," whi...
2 months ago | Community
Former KLOS radio personality Gayl Murphy almost tossed the generic white envelope she assumed was junk mail. Then she noticed the familiar map of her street, drawn out by the little-known L.A. Central Area Planning Commission, and realized her fi...
2 months ago | Art
On Friday, Jena Malone turned 30, debuted her first solo photography show and celebrated the release of her latest film, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay (Part 1), which went on to have the biggest opening weekend of any movie this year (tho...
2 months ago | Fashion
In the midst of a serious Barbie backlash, one L.A. fashion designer is taking Barbie's side — by attempting to bring back her pastel-colored, jazzercise-ready wardrobe of the early 1990s. The new fashion collection, designed by the West Hollywood...
2 months ago | Comedy
Jen Candy had never done stand-up comedy when her friend Jeff Garlin convinced her to give it a try. They'd met on the set of a children's show where 34-year-old Candy was hired as a stand-in for Garlin — an odd staffing choice considering that th...