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Time for a Parade

To celebrate their game 7, champtionship-clinching win against the Boston Celtics Thursday night, the Los Angeles Lakers are treating fans to a parade from Staples Center to USC downtown on...

Case Study

Peter Case is alive and well. For that, we should all be grateful. 2009 was a scary year for the singer-songwriter, as it would be for anyone facing open-heart...

Athletes Are People, Too

There are two types of people in the world: athletes, and everyone else. At least that’s what I thought as I took part in an outdoor Bosu-Burn class led...

The Breakfast Conversation: Ramon Cortines

Photograph by Forest Casey Ramon Cortines, Superintendent of the LA Unified School District, took a few hours out of the chaos that is his job to chat with Los Angeles magazine Editor-in-Chief...

Portrait of an Artist

For some, the work of Merce Cunningham is regarded as genius. How else to explain the late contemporary choreographer’s ability, in 1983, to fuse Irish-influenced jigs, duets, and reels...

Something I Ate That Was Good: Beef N' Pickle Edition

Nina Garcia (the fabulous Mexican street-food chef—not the Project Runway judge) recently took home top prize at L.A.’s first-ever Vendy Awards with her flavor packed quesadillas, tortas, and unusual...

Dolled Up

Ladies in vintage-style dresses, pearls, and pillbox hats came out to LACMA last week to hear Mad Men costume designer Janie Bryant in conversation with fashion journalist Monica Corcoran Harel. The...

Book Party

Yesterday was big: The Lakers came back from two losses in Boston to tie the NBA finals here in L.A., Sting performed at the Hollywood Bowl, backed by the...

Recap: The Bachelorette, Ep. 4

This week, Ali and her men covered lots of ground. So, in the words of advertising account executive Kasey, “Jump in. Stay awhile.” Chris Harrison kicks off Episode...

Off the Record: The Osbournes

Withholding good information is not our strong suit. Here's something we're not supposed to tell you about "Ozzy and Sharon," our June Encounter. When Betty White turned down our offer...