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It's possible that the price of fame has never been higher -- and not just in the tried-and-true Hollywood storylines of fame, fortune and the tragic falls from grace. In his new documentary $ellebrity, seasoned celebrity and event photographer Kevin Mazur ... More >>
As the Democrats started their short week in Charlotte with L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at the helm of the party's convention, it came to our attention that this whole idea of a Latino in the White House has legs.
Long, sexy legs.
Did you know that El Segundo-based Mattel, Inc. has a "Hispanic ... More >>
It's only Day Two in the $10 million cross-county journey of the LACMA rock, and already we never want to hear the words "LACMA rock" ever again.
What makes this particular boulder so special is that artist Michael Heizer chose it as the 340-ton centerpiece of his long-time-coming LACMA exhibit, "L ... More >>
Dave LaChapelle's "Rize"Editor's Note: Writer Jessica A. Koslow is a USC master's student writing her thesis on krumping. Know Your L.A. Hip-Hop Dances explores some of the most popular street dances in our city.
Background: Krumper Lil' C holds court on So You Think You Can Dance, an ... More >>
Despite being sick of her face, we still admire Lady Gaga's go-big-or-go-home approach to music, imagery, shoes and yes, beauty marks. Even her most zealous haters gotta give it up to the omni-present, ever-polarizing pop freak when it comes to marketing herself as an outsider icon. For many ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Portraits that Pop.
Sly and the Family Stone sung "Everybody is a star" and Saturday night, it sure felt like it, as revered celebrity/drag queen/art star photographer Austin Young unveiled the shots he's been working on for the past several weeks as part of "Your Face Here, ... More >>
Conga Room / FacebookA performance at the Conga Room.Did a member of the mayor's $26-million-a-year gang-reduction staff just go gangsta' on a Los Angeles police officer?
That seems to be the story coming from the LAPD over the weekend after they were called to the Conga Room downtown early ... More >>
Jay-Z gazes upon the glory of BevMo!It's a top ten of the hip-hop verses we all know and love, that promote the liquor we've all loved but can't remember (because of how much we loved it).
10. In a very special Snoop Dogg track called "Stoplight," Snoop educates the layman on the proper way ... More >>
Via DJ Skee's TwitpicNo word if J. Lo is one of the surprise guests at Skeetox (Probably not). Taking the DJ performance to a new level is a tall task. Since DJs stepped outside of the club and onto the stage, they've struggled with making the often-obscure craft translate to their crowd. Wha ... More >>
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barriers in 2008 were dem ... More >>