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Pride In Love

Rance Collins | Posted 06.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

The LGBT community suffered one of the most heinous displays of hate our country has ever witnessed. Many would react with anger, and justifiably so. It was love, though, that swept over LA on that cool, cloudy June morning.

Talking to Keedar Whittle about Hear Me Out

Sam Rivman | Posted 06.22.2016 | Comedy
Sam Rivman

Sam: So talking about this standalone stand-up show that you've got coming up, what was the motivation to pursue your own stand-up special? Was it a l...

On Homelessness: Unfinished Business

Sebastian Ridley-Thomas | Posted 06.21.2016 | Politics
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas

Just last week the California Legislature, in close consultation with Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., fashioned a historic sixth on-time and structural...

Mining the States of City Minds: 5

John O'Kane | Posted 06.21.2016 | Los Angeles
John O'Kane

In "Mining the States of City Minds," a recent blog, I introduced my approach to experiencing the texture of city life in Venice, California and writi...

Trump's Big Los Angeles Fundraiser Last Month? Maybe Not So Big.

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 06.20.2016 | Politics

Four weeks after Donald Trump’s campaign made a big splash with its first fundraiser in Los Angeles, new Federal Election Commission filings suggest...

Sue Paterson and 'Bursting Into Life' at Hollywood's Montalban Theatre

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 06.17.2016 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

Born in New Zealand and now living in Australia, painter and interior designer, Sue Paterson, has made her way to America, with her bright, naturalistic new art series in tow.

Orlando's Pain Hits Home, Especially Wherever Memories of Deadly Gunfire Linger

Ben Hellwarth | Posted 06.17.2016 | Crime
Ben Hellwarth

I was about to walk over to a cozy neighborhood bar to watch Game 5 of the NBA finals - and then got to thinking.

Cindy Sherman's "Imitation of Life" at The Broad Museum, Los Angeles

Karin E. Baker | Posted 06.17.2016 | Los Angeles
Karin E. Baker

Ever the iconoclast, photographer Cindy Sherman has been upending perceptions about beauty, media, and societal stereotypes for 40 years.

The Daring Tom Moore on the Flying Trapeze: 'The Flight Fantastic' and the Story of the Great Gaonas

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.18.2016 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

I was struck by something shoe designer Christian Louboutin once said in an interview. The French style sensation and trapeze aficionado has been pr...

Looking for Healthy Food In All The Wrong Places

Gay Browne | Posted 06.17.2016 | Green
Gay Browne

When I know I have a day to spend in and out of airports, experience has taught me that I need to plan ahead. So last week when I left my home at 4:30...

Climate Change This Week: Killer Crops, No More Fossil Fuel Subsidies, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.15.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Sheltering Beautiful Biodiversity, such as this Common Indian Crow Butterfly cater...

Father's Day Getaways Inspired By Iconic Film Characters

Joy Pecknold | Posted 06.14.2016 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Lots of dads make sacrifices to give their kids the best life possible. A large number opted not to be CIA assassins or treasure hunters, because it w...

How much to live "comfortably" in Los Angeles? The Standard of Moolah.

David Rae | Posted 06.14.2016 | Los Angeles
David Rae

The Standard of Moolah in L.A. How much do you really need to live "comfortably" in LaLa Land? By DAVID RAE, CFP®, AIF® Old joke: KID: "Daddy...

Out Singer-Songwriters Honor Orlando Victims With Haunting New Song

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.14.2016 | Queer Voices

Singer-songwriters Eli Lieb and Brandon Skeie are paying tribute to the victims of the June 12 massacre at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, with a...

A Celebration of Collaboration: Walter May and Tyler Ramsey Create 'Friendship Is Magic'

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 06.14.2016 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

What is art? Walter May: Art is an unreal representation of things that are real. We create art to help others understand. It's a method of communic...

A Muslim Chaplain's Reflections On The Orlando Shootings

Imam Adeel J. Zeb | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
Imam Adeel J. Zeb

The LGBTQ community has been one of the foremost allies with Muslims in almost every sector. In some ways, we are indebted to their bravery and solidarity.

Don't Call Me a Christian.

Corinne Rogero | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
Corinne Rogero

I told myself I wasn't going to do this. I said I was going to wait until my trip to Montana was finished before I processed these last several months...

Los Angeles' Best Patios for Summer Dining

Gina Hall | Posted 06.13.2016 | Los Angeles
Gina Hall

Whether you're looking for a romantic table or to impress a client, summertime in Los Angeles is all about dining alfresco. Don't settle for a foldi...

To Noah Galvin From One Man Living in Los Angeles's Unhealthy Gay Community

Jimmy Fowlie | Posted 06.10.2016 | Queer Voices
Jimmy Fowlie

You don't know me, but I am a man living in, as you put it, LA's "unhealthy gay community."

The LA Film Festival 2016: A Life Inspired

Lisa Adams | Posted 06.10.2016 | Arts
Lisa Adams

This year marks my fifth year attending the LA Film Festival. The festival's new venue, ArcLight Cinemas Culver City, seemed more user-friendly and re...

Meet The New Queer Singer-Songwriter You Can't Miss At Pride

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.10.2016 | Queer Voices

Singer-songwriter Michael Blume gave some lucky fans a sneak peek at his debut EP, "When I Get It Right," with an intimate New York concert on May 24....

The Better Angels Of Our Nature Need To Rise Up

Georgie Smith | Posted 06.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Georgie Smith

Today I was honored by CNN Heroes. The hero in this scenario is ALL involved in A Sense of Home. It is the aging-out foster youth for whom the impact ...

Will The LA Art Market Overtake NY?

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 06.17.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Within the past 5-10 years, all eyes have been on Los Angeles as the new hot-spot for exciting growth in the art market. The location has quickly bec...

Da FUNction Event to Celebrate the Urban Gardening Movement with Local Residents

Kimberly Cooper | Posted 06.09.2016 | Los Angeles
Kimberly Cooper

What do you get when you take a neglected space, unused resources, and an inner city-community that has long been forgotten -- and offer a movie in th...

Women in Business Q&A: Jennifer McLaughlin, Founder, Los Angeles Travel Magazine

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Los Angeles Travel Magazine is the realization of entrepreneur and luxury travel expert, Jennifer McLaughlin. With over ten years of experience, a ce...