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Hair Bare Bunch

Autograph hunters, roving photographers, and beaded and bewigged fans swarmed the Pantages theater last night at the opening of the musical Hair. The show last played Los Angeles in...

Dream Team

I arrived in anticipation at the packed Staples Center Tuesday night. After several seriously sad performances, namely the 85-104 loss at home to the Memphis Grizzlies on January 2,...

(Another) Local Star

Your OWN Show, Oprah Winfrey’s reality TV show where contestants will compete for the chance to follow in her famous footsteps, debuts today, and KTLA-TV reporter Elizabeth Espinosa, who has...

A Musical Guest

On Tuesday night, Jay Leno welcomed Los Angeles Philharmonic music director Gustavo Dudamel to The Tonight Show, marking the conductor’s debut on American late night TV. There Dudamel air kissed...

You, Me, and Elton

It’s not every day that an invitation to an intimate Elton John concert at a private estate arrives in the mail, so when this landed on our desk we...

The Secret Life of Trash

Bonk! You’ve tossed your soda can into a recycling bin and asked yourself: What landfill will that end up in? This futile feeling is what motivated us to follow the contents of a blue bin.

Art Start

The third annual Los Angeles Arts Month has officially begun! This afternoon, Mayor Villairagosa, City Councilman Tom LaBonge, LACMA’s Michael Govan, and the Music Center’s Steve Rountree kicked things...

The Bachelor Recap: Season 15, Episode 1

Happy New Bachelor everybody! Er, Happy New Old Bachelor? Whatever! The Bachelor is back, and so is footballer/ex-convict Michael Vick entrepreneur Brad Womack, who is getting his second chance...

This Random Thought Just In

Is this a way to win over customers miffed by inflated bills? This month the DWP is putting a moratorium on rebates for rooftop solar systems because too many...

Carmela Ice Cream Hates Your New Year's Resolution

  We are less than a week into our Better Living in 2011 pledge and already that wagon is going off-road—right through a big puddle of hot fudge....