| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The FYF Festival's mission sounds simple enough: Book a bunch of inventive, inspired musicians onto a big footprint in Exposition Park and inside the Los Angeles Sports Arena, set up some stages and sell tickets. Fans get to hang out on pretty land just...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Love Is Strange" is one of the rare movies anchored by gay characters not defined by sex. The story is set in a post-gay-rights Manhattan where marriage is legal for George (Alfred Molina) and Ben (John Lithgow), longtime partners who get hitched in a...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:22 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Tired of hearing reports about alleged corruption and budget overruns, some Russian citizens have given the 2014 Sochi Olympics a nickname.
The Games, which begin Friday, rank as the most expensive in Olympic...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:39 AM
REYKJAVIK, Iceland - This is the only country that gives you a bath before they send you home.
The Blue Lagoon, open year-round, rain or shine, envelops thousands of tourists from all over the world in its misty embrace.
Many of them come in big...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:40 PM
NBC didn’t air the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs choir covering“Get Lucky” or T.a.T.u’s defiantly gay-friendly performance. But Friday night’s telecast of the opening ceremony for the 22nd Winter Olympics in Sochi...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:09 PM
It's the damnedest thing:
Justin Snyder, his long hair parted down the middle, his head thrown back as though communing with a higher power, the hood of his hoodie grazing the floor, his mouth working silently in time with the strains and surges of an...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Layne Marie, a native of California and a resident of Tujunga, California since 1993, passed away on June 13th, 2013 after a courageous and vigorous battle with breast cancer. She passed away in the Glendale Adventist Medical Center after surgical...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 9:41 AM
What do Richard Feynman, Willie Nelson, Frank Zappa and Boris Yeltsin have in common?
The answer was embodied in a radiant, round-faced Siberian singer named Kongar-ol Ondar, whose voice was unlike any in the western world.
Ondar was a master of...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:14 AM
A 28-year-old Florida man fatally shot his estranged wife and their 5-year-old daughter this morning in his wife's Little Village home before turning the gun on himself, authorities and relatives said.
The gunman, who according to records lives in...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The dead are coming to Baltimore.
Not, unfortunately, the Grateful kind, or the living kind that seem to be all the rage these days. Instead, the dead arriving in Baltimore are genuinely dead — 45 human and animal mummies that will be taking up...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Community Concerts at Second, which offers a remarkable range of free and substantial programs each year, drew a big house for the opening of its 27th season Sunday afternoon showcasing the Aspen String Trio, plus one.
On the first half of the bill, the...