This week's dance shows list includes a showcase for a Russian ballerina, the return of Pennington Dance Group, the debut of a new company and South African dance theater. 5. Vishneva comes to conquer Having conquered the major challenges of the classical ballet repertoire, Russian ballerina Dia ... More >>
This year's People issue celebrates the 56 Angelenos we find most intriguing. But some of the people in this year's issue aren't just interesting -- they're downright inspiring! Check out all of our 2013 People Issue profiles From Dr. Coley King, who's working to treat Venice's homeless community, ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here.The first time Jennifer Klausner spoke up on behalf of bikes was at a Santa Monica City Council meeting in the early '90s. It was also the first time the avid cyclist and star me ... More >>
Doctors try to save bicyclist's remaining leg as legislator calls for crackdown
It's February. It'll be 24 degrees and might snow tonight in New York City as frigid Canadian wind sweeps the East. It's 30 degrees in Boston, Chicago is dropping soon to 14 degrees (sweet Jesus), and even in San Francisco it's 50 degrees and oppressively gray --Â naturally. In Los Angeles, it's 73 ... More >>
The art world sees a vibrant movement. Metro's cops see jail fodder.
Drew Street in Glassell Park (and the surrounding neighborhood, which has likewise come to be known as Drew Street) is best known for hosting a massive gang operation that festered there for decades. That is, until April 2008, when the street "erupted in AK-47 gunfire, forcing cops to evacuate two ... More >>
Critics gain ground, demanding condom use to control AIDS
Swank OneDown by the (L.A.) River. That's fixed-gear legend Keo Curry (left) and George Gregor (right). Sean Martin can tell you about the moment he thought he would die. Sure, the fixed-gear cyclist who moved to L.A. in 2008 and cycles to work daily had had close calls before but one sunn ... More >>
PHOTO BY TED SOQUII punish thee with hella trafficUpdated after the jump: The beginning of the end FLASH FOOD warnings until 6 p.m. (this includes downtown L.A.). Constantly updated with traffic conditions, evacuations and the best in emergency rescues. Originally posted at 8:30 a.m. ... More >>
Once-Disgusting Venice Grand Canal is a living wetland again
Villaraigosa and his boys pushed out the one woman who topped them all
Activists leave the street-fighting to the little guys
All at once, if thats how you like it: What to do June 12-18
At your fingertips, the current COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS; Also, see this week's THEATER FEATURE on the principal creators of the Wooster Group's La DidoneNEW REVIEW LOVE WATER photo by Dan Bonnell In a drainage pipe near a park and a ditch that might be a space-alien breeding ground, ... More >>
Heal the Bay's 19th annual report card on 10 terrible shorelines is out -- and so, apparently, are the waters around Catalina Harbor, Cabrillo Beach and the Santa Monica Pier. All but two of the guilty beaches are located in Southern California, with Pismo Beach Pier and Campbell Cove State Park tak ... More >>
Last week's NEW THEATER REVIEWS are embedded in the current COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS; also, see this week's THEATER FEATURE on Kevin King's The Idea ManTEN TO LIFE"Hacienda Heights" (from Ten to Life) Photo by Nic Cha KimNEW REVIEW GO TEN TO LIFE Leave logic at the door and you'll get ... More >>
City planners make a slick zone change to allow easier building on troubled land
Griffith J. Griffith's great-grandson: "Its not a theme park. Its not a movie studio. People dont want to see it turned into Disneyland ..."
Excerpts from Christopher Isherwood's journal
Associated Press has a story on Yahoo News this morning about the permitted artwork along the Arroyo Seco that went up last year during the Meeting of Styles, which brought together graffiti artists from across the country. According to their reporting, "The county has given organizers until Wednes ... More >>
Why neither God nor the police can stop them
Ten years ago, City Hall created a dog park turned fecal pile. Now, nearby, city fathers want a "meadow"
The artist's epiphany
Piddling programs like teaching kids to install urinals dominate Antonios plan to save the citys youth
A fight over a Home Depot exposes the true intent of Proposition R
Coming to terms over who gets hired on Compton project
The day we caught the night stalker
Could L.A. be the next New Orleans?
How David LaChapelle’s Rize beat the odds — and MTV — to bring us the ghetto art of krumping
A few upstarts try to overcome the odds in four races
Riding high with the LAPD’s Air Support Division
The nation's busiest- and deadliest - light rail line
How Do People Live in This World?
Antonio "The Heartthrob" Villaraigosa vs. Nick "The Choirboy" Pacheco for the welterweight championship of the city
The Center for Biological Diversity cares as much about the unarmored threespine stickleback as it does a cathedral forest of trees, which is why it is reinventing the environmental movement and could be saving Southern California in the process.
Mary Rakow on her unusual first novel, The Memory Room
A regional environmental official’s departure raises questions
In the 4th District race, attitude may be more important than aptitude
Denise Munro Robb for City Council
An introduction to and brief history of the river
Things to do in L.A. when you’re delegating (or not)
L.A. River boosters try to stop federal money for industrial project
Coming to terms with Playa Vista after DreamWorks
Can the city’s bad-boy agency ever learn to do good?