| May 28, 2014
| 2:13 PM
The pioneering, multi-talented artist and civil rights advocate Maya Angelou, who died Wednesday at age 86, is best known as a prolific poet and memoirist. But over the course of her freewheeling life, which included stints as a dancer, singer,...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Nearly 20 years after declaring they’ve "got it goin' on," the Backstreet Boys are still in demand.
The boy band that graduated from teenage dreams to full-fledged adults without spiraling into obscurity (or worse) is packing arenas across the...
| May 30, 2014
| 1:30 PM
In her first exhibition at China Art Objects, Julia Dault explores a staple of children’s art projects: the “scratch-through” painting. Her beautiful abstractions fairly burst with the excitement of discovering layers of brilliant...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The direction of Florida Grand Opera’s production of Jules Massenet’s “Thais” is mostly the domain of choreographer-director Renaud Doucet. But the look is all Andre Barbe’s.
Famous in operatic circles for their...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Nancy Sullivan is Vice President, Communications for the Los Angeles Times. She is responsible for all internal and external communications strategy and implementaion for Los Angeles Times Media Group, as well as the development and execution of media...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Kristina Wong has crashed Miss Chinatown pageants as a pimply, cigar-smoking, over-the-hill contestant.
She has posed as a rabid Jeremy Lin fan, waving sexually suggestive signs at the NBA player's games. On a sewing machine in her Koreatown apartment,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:22 AM
It's hard to believe it's been 10 years since Janet Jackson was so gracious to add a memorable phrase to our collective pop culture lexicon. For your contribution "wardrobe malfunction," we thank you.
The incident during Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Many waking up to find the name "Frankie Knuckles" trending this morning may have been a little baffled, wondering whether perhaps an old-time pugilist had passed. In a sense this was true, but instead of his fists, the Chicago dance music producer...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Fox has tapped Grammy award-winning producer and rapper Timbaland to produce and write music for the new pilot "Empire," the network announced Tuesday.
“Empire” is a family drama anchored in the hip-hop world and will feature both original...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Can you believe it's been 10 years since Justin Timberlake "accidentally" bared Janet Jackson's breast on live television during Super Bowl XXXVIII? That event launched a term into our collective vocabulary that can be seen dozens of times each year:...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Call it the incredible shrinking Super Bowl halftime.
In recent years, Beyonce, Madonna, Paul McCartney, Prince and Bruce Springsteen headlined the year’s biggest nationally televised mini-concert. But Sunday we got a one-man wedding band.