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Best Tutu Pile-Diving

If you were worried you'd have to capture sugarplum fairies to fulfill your dream of swimming through tulle, you'll be relieved to learn of Danny's Warehouse, where, turning a corner, you find yourself face-to-face with a pile of tutus taller than you are. Danny's also sells anything dance-related, and everything......
The Imitation Game

How Two TV Assistants Turned Their Obsession Into an Oscar Nomination

It started as an email. Prime Minister Gordon Brown wrote an op-ed in The Telegraph in September of 2009 and Ido Ostrowsky, a blond, boyish, out-of-work — well, what, really? A writers’ assistant on Gossip Girl most recently, but that wasn’t the end goal. Ido read Brown’s op-ed and forwarded it to......
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Want to Go to a Pancake Painting Party?

There are few things in life better than a good pancake, but if that pancake portrays a scenic landscape in full color and is followed by hors d’oeuvres and whiskey cocktails, things just got better. This is exactly what’s happening at Marine Projects this coming Saturday, Aug. 2, as they......
Nell Scovell; Credit: Photo by Ryan Orange

Nell Scovell: From Leaning In to Writing About It

One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2014 issue. Check out our entire People 2014 issue. Since Lean In was published in March 2013, it has become both a best-selling book and a movement 385,000 Facebook fans strong. Author Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, is now a......
A sample from the game

Cards Against Humanity: Los Angeles Edition

Compiled and edited by Eve Weston and Zachary Pincus-Roth, with contributions from Ali Trachta, Lisa Horowitz, Jennifer Swann, Hillel Aron, Jill Stewart and Katie Buenneke What does Lance Armstrong's missing testicle have in common with Michelle Obama's arms? The answer is: They're both white cards in Cards Against Humanity, a "free......
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Thao & The Get Down Stay Down – The Troubadour – 4/8/13

Thao & The Get Down Stay Down The Troubadour 4-8-13 Better than... folk songs by the fireplace. They say go big or go home. Thao & The Get Down Stay Down did both. Playing Los Angeles as the last night of "a very long tour," Thao should have been exhausted,......