| Apr 29, 2012
| 4:33 PM
"The Avengers" is expected to open in the U.S. and Canada next weekend with over $150 million worth of ticket sales -- but overseas this weekend, the movie has already raked in a massive $178.4 million....
| Oct 14, 2012
NEW YORK — As it gets ready to enter its 10th year, the Band of Outsiders brand has just about become the ultimate fashion insider.
In June, founder and creative director Scott Sternberg presented his menswear collection in Paris for the first time...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When it comes to creating value, Occidental Petroleum Corp. Chief Executive Stephen I. Chazen beats out other Southern California business leaders, according to a new report from Pepperdine University.
Chazen helped his Los Angeles company pull in $3.4...
| May 16, 2012
| 11:58 AM
As its 75th birthday fast approaches, the Golden Gate Bridge is getting a little birthday present. Even though about 40 million vehicles cross it each year and visitors come in droves daily to admire and photograph it, the spectacular span has never had a...
| May 18, 2012
State bar: An article in the May 17 LATExtra section about the California Supreme Court considering a request by the state bar to allow an illegal immigrant to practice law said that Sergio C. Garcia had passed a written test and a moral examination. It...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:10 AM
When you hire Frank Gehry to design a set for an opera production, you can be sure the famed architect won't deliver anything remotely conventional or literal-minded.
Gehry's set for Mozart's "Don Giovanni" finally met the public on Friday at the first...
| May 21, 2012
Los Angeles Opera can stop worrying right now.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic's new production of Mozart's "Don Giovanni," which had its first of four performances Friday night at Walt Disney Concert Hall, is certainly getting all the attention at the...
| May 22, 2012
Long Beach Opera's new production of Osvaldo Golijov's "Ainadamar" comes at an important time. The opera is a meditation on the Spanish poet Federico García Lorca's murder by the fascists during the Spanish Civil War, which is ever relevant, especially in...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 9:15 AM
A new $64-million performance hall is coming to the campus of Chapman University in Orange County. The multi-purpose space is expected to begin construction in early 2013 with a completion set for fall 2015, according to William Hall, dean of the school's...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 6:30 AM
"So You Think You Can Dance" received a modest dose of high-culture class on Wednesday in the form of Benjamin Millepied, who served as a guest judge for the Fox reality-competition series.
The choreographer's recently launched group, L.A. Dance Project,...
| Aug 26, 2012
A sampling of L.A.'s fall social events:
Sept. 7 Macy's Passport presents Glamorama, a fashion show at the Orpheum Theatre benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles and Project Angel Food. Performances by Robin Thicke and Karmin. Tickets start at $75. (877)...