Vegas visitors can celebrate the Labor Day holiday at three new resorts on the Strip, take in a concert by Keith Urban and more over the long weekend that begins Aug. 29.
Summer may be winding down, but you still have plenty of time to submit your summer vacation photos for the L.A. Times' annual summer vacation issue. The print edition will be Sept. 21; many more photos will appear online.
Despite its regulatory woes, Uber is extending its reach in the smartphone world big-time. United Airlines, TripAdvisor, OpenTable, Starbucks, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and other companies announced Wednesday that they were adding the on-demand car service as a feature on their mobile apps.
The Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood will add something new to its fancy pool deck this fall: writers.
Most references to director, writer and actress Desiree Akhavan place a neat three-word descriptor by her name: bisexual Iranian American, often followed by the words "the next Lena Dunham." Yet Akhavan isn't trying to fit into an already defined space in comedy or in life. At 29, she yearns to establish her own comic identity that's distinctive from the work of performers who have inspired her over the years, such as Mel Brooks, Woody Allen, Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman — and yes, Lena Dunham. Her first feature, "Appropriate Behavior," screens Tuesday at Outfest, Los Angeles' LGBT film festival, after an enthusiastic reception at its premiere at...