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Gen Art Fresh Faces: A Breath of Fresh Air

The evening, hosted by Avatar actress Zoe Saldana, was a marathon of emerging designers. Seven up-and-comers made their runway debut this past weekend— 71 STANTON, Dear Creatures, Funktional, ODYLYNE,...

10 Great Ways To Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos In Los Angeles

If you missed the massive Dia de los Muertos festivities at Hollywood Forever cemetery last weekend, you can still celebrate the departed at these colorful gatherings filled with sugar...

Stefanie Powers Hosts Noir Classic Union Station

Who knew William Holden was from South Pasadena? The friends of the South Pas Public Library did, and they are planning a free screening of his 1950 noir classic...

Author Spotlight: Greil Marcus

Los Angeles is famous for being the homeland of sunny, wholesome groups like the Beach Boys, the Byrds, and the Mamas and the Papas. But it’s also where The...

Truffle Brioche with Nori-Goat Butter

Even if your kitchen isn't stocked with liquid nitrogen, a thermal immersion circulator, or an anti-griddle, you should consider picking up the Volt Ink. cookbook, which hit bookstores yesterday....

Welcome to… the Haute List!

Earlier this month we asked our loyal Chic Leak blog readers to rename this blog. To make it an official challenge and entice them to enter their suggestions, we offered...

Vladislav Roytapel Launches Game Show on Animal Planet

When we profiled Vladislav Roytapel back in May of 2009, the over-the-top dog trainer from the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan had hopes of becoming a television star, so...

PST Challenge: Two Shows at the Craft and Folk Art Museum

Show: The Alchemy of June Schwarcz: Enamel Vessels From the Forrest L. Merrill Collection                                 ...

Where’s Chris? 10/24/11

Hello friends! Your Ask Chris columnist here. I've been poking around LA County and spotted this neat place. Where was I? Be the first to guess correctly and win...

A Fright-tastic Halloween Roundup

Whether your idea of a spooky good time includes taking your children trick-or-treating somewhere new, catching a horror flick, listening to dark poetry, taking a haunted hayride, or dressing...