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'The rich get richer': Celebs get tons of expensive stuff for free at Cannes
If you are Nathalie Dubois, and run the DPA Lounge, a high-end gifting suite at the Cannes Film Festival, the answer is, among other things, reversible jeans by Bleulab, stretch leather fashion by Pascal Piveteau, organic eyelash nourishment from Padina, and nine nights of free lodging at three exclusive resorts in and around Bora Bora.
Mon May 20, 2013
LA Chef Roy Choi reintegrating his culinary duality - Part 2 of 3
Whether black, Asian or Latino, many minorities and immigrants in America lead a dual life.
Digital Traveler: Gwyneth Paltrow as tour guide?
Gwyneth Paltrow has created city guides for London, Los Angeles and New York City as an extension of her lifestyle website, goop.
Amtrak chugging away at expansion, high-speed rail
It's a sultry day in Naperville, and the heat bounces off the station platform concrete.
Sun May 19, 2013
A posthumous fall from grace
Historians had chronicled how he transformed the Los Angeles archdiocese into a billion-dollar institution.
Fri May 17, 2013
JT Spangler's new CD is everything but a heartbreak
Later this year, if you're grooving and singing along to What's a Little Heartbreak, the new infectious 10-track pop/soul excursion by JT Spangler and need to ask him about those classic R&B influences and how he got those horns to sound so cool, you might have a hard time reaching him on his cell.
In Search of Unexpected Design Treasures
Lot 220: Charles & Ray Eames, Freestanding kiosk, Iron, walnut, plastic-laminated, and hand-painted surfaces, Only two known examples are thought to have survived after the fair was disassembled.
Cate Blanchett to Star in David Mamet's 'Blackbird'
According to The LA Times , Cate Blanchett is going to star in David Mamet 's new film 'Blackbird.' Blanchett is an Academy Award winner and a welcome addition to any film's cast.
Wed May 15, 2013
Hop on the subway to discover Los Angeles creativity and humanity
People buy tickets under a ceramic tile mural at the Universal City station on the Red Line subway on May 5 in Los Angeles.
Take A Trip To China Without Leaving California
Technically, it is the second Chinatown to be constructed in Los Angeles, however the original Chinatown was demolished when Union Station was constructed.
'Lunchtime Lipo': Would you ever consider it?
Who wouldn't want Angelina Jolie's stunning arms, Jessica Biel's small waist or Beyonce's, well, anything? And what if you could get those seemingly flawless red carpet results over your lunch break? Dr.
Tue May 14, 2013
AOL City Guide
Doubletree Hotel Lax/El Segundo
Conveniently just south of Los Angeles International Airport, this comfortable hotel in El Segundo, California features contemporary facilities and services near several Los Angeles area attractions.
Mel Brooks: 'I'm finally getting recognized as a g...
Mel Brooks, whose long career in comedy includes writing and directing hilarious films like "The Producers" and "Young Frankenstein," will receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award on June 6. "They're finally recognizing that I'm a pretty good director," the 86-year-old former standup comedian said in a wide-ranging interview at ... (more)
The LookOut news
Expo Line Takes Shape in Santa Monica
A little more than a year after construction started on Phase II of the Expo Line, Los Angeles' newest mass transit project is already making a visible impact on Santa Monica.
Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy
Actress Angelina Jolie arrives for the British Gala premiere for the film 'Salt', at a central London cinema, in this Aug.
Mon May 13, 2013
L.A. Plays Itself
Before you plan a visit to Los Angeles, according to promoter Cody Bayne, you must ask yourself: "Are you an East Side or a West Side kind of gay?" The East Side is gritty, experimental, and unpretentious, sort of the SoMa of SoCal.
Chi Lin restaurant opening in West Hollywood causes big buzz
Foodies and restaurant critics are all abuzz about Chi Lin , a new West Hollywood restaurant from Los Angeles-based Innovative Dining Group with cuisine inspired by Cecile Tang of JOSS.
Hop on a Bike for Metro's Bike Week
Bicyclists can ride Los Angeles area buses for free on select routes Thursday and participate in multiple bike events this week as part of "Bike Week LA," which started Monday.
PHOTO: 'Glee' Star's Super Sexy Bikini Body
Talk about hot hot heat! Naya Rivera went all-out sexy while vacationing in Hawaii over the weekend with Big Sean.
CSC Fresh Canvas Benefit
A great event jam packed with live music, delicious food, fun and drinks with added comic relief, and all for a worthy cause will be held on May 18th at the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica, California.