On a quiet day in Beverly Hills, right around the corner from Rodeo Drive, Die Antwoord's "I Fink U Freeky" blasts through a white-walled gallery. A walk inside reveals a bathtub in which a mannequin stands with plastic body parts strewn beneath it, as furry, black rats crawl around. Parts of the wa ... More >>
Los Angeles is turning into Mexico!
It's a racist old joke told by the likes of Adam Carolla and Jay Leno, to name a few. The problem is, it's just not true.
Sure, one out of every two of us in the county is Latino, but that's a far cry from a town turning into Mexico. Here's why:
Dennis "D.Anthony" Robertson has moved back and forth between the business and music worlds for years now.
An aspiring drummer, he first began promoting acts at B.B. King's at Universal Studios, working his way into management and eventually ownership of the club. When that venture ended a few ye ... More >>
A Beverly Hills investment broker has been arrested twice as a suspect in "a series of window smashes" in Sherman Oaks, Woodland Hills and Beverly Hills, according to police.
The LAPD says that, after searching the 58-year-old's Encino home last week cops came up with "bb guns, sling shots, firearm ... More >>
We're tickled, of course, that CNN thinks "L.A. Is a Heavenly Place." We do, too!
But as so many L.A.-ophiles discovered upon actually reading the meat of the article, writer Jennifer Wolfe thinks of L.A. like a postcard, not the smoggy grimy wasteland we've come to call heaven.
The piece is part ... More >>
At OHWOW gallery, things are no longer as they seem: The otherwise smooth, white walls have grown a few avant-garde appendages. One is shaped like a human; another oozes; all are unquestionably strange.
These appendages are part of artist Daniel Arsham's first solo West Coast exhibition, playfully ... More >>
Why is L.A.'s Fashion's Night Out event at the Beverly Center? Starting tomorrow, September 8, Fashion's Night Out is making a return to Los Angeles, where retailers will keep their doors open late and the fashion forward crowd will be out to party and shop. It's a big deal in New York City a ... More >>
Juan Soliz/NewscomBijan PakzadIranian fashion and fragrance designer Bijan Pakzad -- who died April
16 of a stroke in Beverly Hills -- was, we are told, "the most expensive
menswear designer in the world." Those who packed Royce Hall at UCLA to
memorialize him in the warmth of springtime w ... More >>
[For all these looks, plus many, many others, see Timothy Norris' slideshow "Sunset Strip Music Festival 2010"]
Top Ten Most Interesting Looks at the Sunset Strip Music Festival
Timothy Norris10. "I'd like to dedicate this massive-cleavage-and-flower look to our Lord Jesus Christ, who is al ... More >>
For months, aesthetes staggering out of 7 Grand under the weight of one too many Sazeracs have been wondering what lay behind the fancy paper covering the windows of Bottega Louie across the street, a former bank converted into a majestic food hall, a slab of urban renovation that suggested less dow ... More >>
It was my birthday this past weekend, and though the Leo in me usually takes a whole week to celebrate, this year I've got another birth on my mind- the one I'll be enduring when my little one comes in early November. Still, I had a hubby who wanted to spoil me and I just couldn't let the double wh ... More >>