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Is Jay-Z And Kanye's Car A Work Of Art?

Posted 02.24.2012 | Arts

It was a glorious day when the music video for "Otis," the first single from super-collaboration "Watch the Throne" was released. Yet in a music video...

Influential Feminist Exhibition Comes To LA

Posted 02.17.2012 | Arts

Not long ago, women had to fight to earn the title of artist. But the Woman's Building changed that. The Woman's Building was founded in 1973 by ar...

The 1950s, A Little Too Realist

Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

DJ Hall returns after a year hiatus with a collection that captures American nostalgia for a time so perfect it may never have truly existed. Hall'...

WATCH: Otis, Skydiving Pug, Makes 64th Jump

Posted 10.17.2011 | Weird News

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's Otis the skydiving pug! Otis, a ten-year-old pug hailing from Galt, Calif., made his 64th jump (tandem, of course) ...

WATCH: You've Never Seen Kanye West And Jay-Z Like This

Posted 10.16.2011 | Comedy

Although it may be hard to beat the Spike Jonze-directed "Otis," the first video off Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Watch the Throne," music video director J...

Jay-Z/Kanye's Spike Jonze-Directed Video Drops

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 10.27.2011 | Home

With Watch the Throne's hugely buzzed-about Monday morning release on iTunes, its wide release today, and now the premiere of their first music video ...

Jay-Z, Kanye West Drop Album: Most Epic Rap Production Ever?

Posted 10.08.2011 | Entertainment

It took five release dates and a globe's worth of writing and recording sessions, but Jay-Z and Kanye West have finally, officially ascended to The Th...

Jay-Z/Kanye Wests 'Otis' Finally Drops

Posted 09.20.2011 | Home

Jay-Z and Kanye West's homage to Otis Redding, fittingly titled "Otis," finally hit the web today after much anticipation. The track, which samples Re...

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Manufacturing Sector Booming, But Don't Expect It To Solve Jobs Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 06.21.2011 | Business

With overall economic growth sluggish, the U.S. manufacturing sector took charge in the first quarter, growing over three times faster than the broade...

Art World Begins Countdown To Massive 'Pacific Standard Time' Collaboration

The Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

On Thursday, November 4, 2010, Los Angeles artists, patrons of the arts, and civic and cultural leaders came together at the Soho House in West Hollyw...

THE SKINNY: 2010 Otis Report On The Creative Economy Of The Los Angeles Region

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: The Power of Art and Artists: 2010 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region Presented by Otis College of Art and Design WH...

Worshipping at the Porcelain Altar: How Toilets can Change the World

Steve Fleischli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Fleischli

If I had to make a list of things Americans take for granted, the toilet would be near the top. That's because most of us don't really think about to...

Rev. Otis Moss at Obama's Faith Council

Eboo Patel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eboo Patel

The President sounded the call of history. "I suspect that someday in the future, we'll look back at this Faith Council as a model of how things should be done."