| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Festival-goers can be seen on a video dancing to electronic music and cheering as a man becomes engulfed in flames during West Hollywood's annual Halloween carnival.
Gilbert Estrada, 51, later died. The video posted on YouTube shows him lying...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:51 AM
She struts and slinks, clad in Karl Lagerfeld. Ballet superstar Diana Vishneva, making an entrance at Segerstrom Hall on Wednesday, haughty and oozing class in slits of silver lame and sleeveless top, not only owns the stage; ballet history is writ...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Deborah Cohan, nervous about undergoing double mastectomy, did what few would be willing to do: get down to Beyonce for a flash mob dance party with her surgical team.
A video of the dance party at Mt. Zion Hospital in San Francisco -- Cohan dancing...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Beyoncé loves her striped Dolly espadrille lace-ups so much that she posted photos of them on Tumblr, while the Early moto boots are a go-to for Miranda Kerr.
In the four years since establishing her eccentrically English, namesake shoe line, Tabitha...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:38 PM
AMC's zombie apocalypse show "The Walking Dead" roused Twitter followers this last week, ranking the show at the top of Nielsen's Twitter TV rankings for the week of Oct. 28.
"The Walking Dead" episode, titled "Indifference" provoked the opposite...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Pushing herself across the floor in a slow crawl, her face in searching mode, back slightly arched, she resembles an Andrew Wyeth "Helga" painting. But this is no artist's model, nor a trained modern dancer. This is Melissa Barak, a Los Angeles native who...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:49 AM
At “L.A. Moves,” Thursday’s inaugural concert of the eponymous Barak Ballet, the double lives of Melissa Barak were on display: both Barak the choreographer and Barak the dancer.
During the nine years Barak was at New York City...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Kanye West was unloading some feelings, characteristically strong ones about the media-industrial complex and its attempt to muzzle an artist who believes music “ain’t just entertainment,” as he described himself. The outspoken hip-hop...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
No one should be surprised that the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, which began its inaugural season Friday night with an appearance by the Martha Graham Dance Company, is a high-end venue. It's in Beverly Hills.
A pop-up Salvatore...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:00 AM
It’s a newer Argentina than not on display in “Evita” at the Pantages. This glossy touring edition of director Michael Grandage’s 2006 revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Tony-winning phenomenon doesn’t...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:39 AM
An American dancer at the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow has quit the renowned institution, claiming that she would have had to pay a bribe in order to secure a solo role. Joy Womack, who hails from Los Angeles and who studied at the Westside School of Ballet...