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  • Cambodian New Year parade resumes in Long Beach after 3-year hiatus

    Cambodian New Year parade resumes in Long Beach after 3-year hiatus
    Hundreds of marchers stood at the ready in Long Beach's Cambodia Town on Sunday morning, little girls twirling parasols and men and women in bright traditional dress, sitting in horse-drawn carriages. There was an air of anticipation as thousands of...
  • CicLAvia: The bike festival is a tradition for some

    CicLAvia: The bike festival is a tradition for some
    As motorists crawled along the 110 Freeway below, members of several African American ski organizations gathered for a group photo on the Wilshire Boulevard overpass to celebrate their participation in the ninth CicLAvia festival. “We’ve...
  • CicLAvia: 9th edition of popular event gets underway Sunday

    CicLAvia: 9th edition of popular event gets underway Sunday
    The idea is to get Angelenos to abandon their cars for the day in favor of bicycles, skates and walking shoes. On Sunday, tens of thousands of area residents are expected to participate in the ninth edition of the popular CicLAvia festival that will...
  • Awaiting the welcome return of performance to art museums' mission

     Awaiting the welcome return of performance to art museums' mission
    Shortly after assuming the helm as the fourth director of the Museum of Contemporary Art last month, Philippe Vergne visited the Los Angeles Times to meet with editors and writers. Still in the beginning stage of absorbing MOCA's history and formulating...
  • Aloe Blacc wants to do good beyond helping you 'Lift Your Spirits'

    Aloe Blacc wants to do good beyond helping you 'Lift Your Spirits'
    How much legwork does pop stardom require? Next weekend Aloe Blacc will appear along with some of music's buzziest acts — OutKast, Haim, Skrillex, Lorde — at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the idyllic annual gathering near...
  • Coachella 2014: Essential tracks from Motorhead, Knife, Future Islands

    Coachella 2014: Essential tracks from Motorhead, Knife, Future Islands
    Looking to cram this weekend for the upcoming Coachella festival? The below records by artists playing at the annual festival, which begins April 11, are worthy of pre-festival focus: The Knife, “Shaking the Habitual” (Rabid Records)...
  • Coachella 2014: Crunching data while awaiting joyful organized noise

     Coachella 2014: Crunching data while awaiting joyful organized noise
    The artists performing at this year's Coachella Music and Arts Festival, which begins April 11 in Indio, will converge from all over. Traversing oceans, boarding planes, rolling across highways in Econolines and tour buses, a bounty of musicians from...
  • Working with the enigmatic Lars von Trier

    Working with the enigmatic Lars von Trier
    NEW YORK — When actor Willem Dafoe arrived on the Swedish set of Lars von Trier's "Manderlay" a number of years back, the filmmaker asked if they might meet to discuss Dafoe's role. It was far from a typical meeting. Von Trier first asked if...
  • Will Jay Z's Grand Park party pan out?

     Will Jay Z's Grand Park party pan out?
    It's a sign of downtown Los Angeles' maturity and significance as a cultural destination that rap impresario Jay Z wants to bring his Budweiser Made in America Festival to Grand Park over Labor Day weekend. The tickets-only event at the Civic Center...
  • Jeff Bridges & the Abiders to perform at Lebowski Fest L.A.

    Jeff Bridges & the Abiders to perform at Lebowski Fest L.A.
    Jeff Bridges, forever the Dude to many people, is scheduled to perform at this year's Lebowski Fest L.A. Bridges and his country-rock band, the Abiders, will play before a screening of the Coen brothers' cult classic "The Big Lebowski" on April 25 at...
  • Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions

    Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions
    The push to bring a major music festival to downtown Los Angeles — one with rapper Jay Z expected to play a creative role — has set off a tussle between two L.A. politicians. Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar contends he was left out...