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Akilah Hughes Used Social Media to Make a Name for Herself. Now She Uses It for Social Change

In advance of her appearance at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the writer, comedian, and podcaster talks about making videos that matter, the duality of the internet, and books she's loved lately
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The Last Night Out: What We Did Before a Pandemic Year

Readers tell us how they spent their final evenings before COVID-19 dominated our lives
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Early Risers Can See a ‘Super Blood Moon’ Total Lunar Eclipse This Week

Astronomy buffs and stargazers will want to set an alarm for 4 a.m. on Wednesday
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A Not-Corny St. Patrick’s Day Playlist Straight Out of Ireland

From classics like the Cranberries and My Bloody Valentine to Róisín Murphy and Fontaines D.C.

A Hip-Hop and R&B Fest Coming to L.A. in December Has a Ridiculously Stacked Lineup

Featuring everyone from Snoop Dogg to Al Green to Blueface, Once Upon a Time in L.A. has appeal that spans generations
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How Debutante Culture Became Part of Black Life in L.A.

Presenting teen girls at balls and cotillions has been a high-society tradition since the 18th century, but in the African American community, the ritual is about so much more
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Meg Stalter’s Awkward Characters Were the Breakout Stars of a Weird Year

Now the Instagram-famous comedian brings her knack for embodying blithely clueless people to HBO's 'Hacks'

Record Label Young Turks Has Changed Its Name in Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

“We were unaware of the deeper history of the term,” the founder states.
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Painter Chaz Guest’s Long, Lively Road to Art-World Acclaim

The longtime Angeleno finally has a studio of his own to welcome serious collectors, curators—and a new level of fame
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‘I’ve Got Nothing More to Hide’: Polly Borland Puts Her Nude Selfies on Display

Of her new project 'Nudie' the legendary L.A.-based photographer says, 'It was time for me to do what I’d done to others'