Welcome To Los Angeles
Known as one the trend setting cities in the world for fashion, media, entertainment and lifestyle, Los Angeles is rich in history and cultural heritage. Often referred to as the arts and entertainment capital of the world, there are plenty of opportunities to catch a live show at one of the many studios, listen to live music in a local venue or catch a concert at the Hollywood Bowl or explore the downtown Los Angeles (DTLA) arts district. Famous its climate, LA has great beaches, mountains and national forests where outdoor recreation opportunities abound. The best way to explore LA is by exploring its vibrant amazing multicultural neighborhoods. The Tournament of Roses is one of the more famous events to occur in the Los Angeles area, with the massive Rose Parade, tailgating and the Rose Bowl football game. Of course, LA is famous for its celebrity culture, and you can spot many familiar faces from movies and TV in places like the Melrose Trading Post, Ventura Blvd or the Studio City Farmers Market or near the major studios in Burbank.
@_kmuns | "One of the biggest things that keeps me going here is the flora. I’ll go on a walk and be astounded by all the different, crazy, exotic, beautiful plant life that’s covering this city. I’m totally transfixed. Whenever I’m feeling down, I know I can get inspired just by someone’s backyard." - @jsuskin 🌸 What's your favorite thing about L.A.? Tell us your story in the comments. #discoverLA
EXPLORE Los Angeles
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Districts of Los Angeles.
Downtown or DTLA - This is the central business district of the city, home to the Arts District, Fashion District, and the DDUX favorite - the pinata district. DTLA has had a revival in recent years with a lot of redevelopment, new loft apartments, bars and shopping, although the famous skid row still exists.
Eastside: A funkier area north of downtown and east of Hollywood that is rapidly gentrifying and the home DDUX in the Atwater Village neighborhood.
Harbor Area: Home of the largest sea port in the US and the launching point for trips to Catalina Island.
Hollywood: The iconic Hollywood district has the Walk of Fame, the Hollywood Bowl, famous theaters like the Egyptian and the TCL Chinese Theater. When people think of LA, Hollywood is often twhat they picture.
San Fernando Valley: The northern suburban portion of Los Angeles, contains Burbank and its many studios where popular movies and shows like the Ellen Show are filmed. Nearby North Hollywood is experiencing a revitalization.
South Central: Is famed for the Rodney King riots, however there are definitely things to see here like the Exposition Park.
Westside: The area between downtown LA and the ocean, contains things like the Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach, Beverly Hills and Malibu, which includes DDUX favorite Zuma Beach.
Wilshire: Home of the historic architecture of the Miracle Mile District, the Farmer's Market and The Grove shopping areas, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Koreatown, CBS Television City, and another DDUX favorite, the La Brea Tar Pits.
Weather Forecast for Los Angeles
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the evening.
Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
A chance of rain, mainly between 10am and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
A slight chance of showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of rain between 7pm and 10pm, then a slight chance of showers after 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunny, with a high near 66.
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Sunny, with a high near 68.
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
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Los Angeles News and Events
The Pokmon anime franchise lands on Netflix with "Mewtwo Strikes BackEvolution," as Ash and friends battle a clone.
What's on TV Thursday, Feb. 27: 'Will & Grace' on NBC; Tommy; Deputy and more
Amy Lippman, co-creator of Freeform's immigration-themed "Party of Five" reboot, on cliffhangers, DACA, President Trump and more.
Are you a Zoey or a Rob? On 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' and 'High Fidelity,' music is the lingua franca
Two new music-driven TV shows, "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" and "High Fidelity," explore the ways that songs, popular and not, express our feelings and identities
Disney's appointment of Chapek to replace Bob Iger surprised Hollywood and Wall Street. But his background may make him well-suited for the job.
After more than a year of blunt denial, Plcido Domingo "apologized," apparently for not understanding that even he had to abide by basic moral and professional codes.
Christine Ebersole stars at the Wallis, violinist Philippe Quint salutes Charlie Chaplin, Los Angeles Ballet dances Balanchine and more.
Netflix's new docuseries, "The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez," examines the harrowing abuse and systemic failures that led to the death of the 8-year-old from Palmdale in 2013.
AMC's presence in the Los Angeles region has grown to 34 theaters and 461 screens since it opened its first West Coast location more than 50 years ago.
New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and 'Roma' star Yalitza Aparicio celebrated each other on social media after meeting to discuss domestic workers' rights.
East L.A. native (and Obama favorite) Angelica Garcia 'leans into her identity' on defiant new album
On her new album, the L.A.-raised Angelica Garcia, a musical favorite of former President Obama, eschews the Americana of her debut for a Latinx version of M.I.A.'s agitpop.
On the eve of a hometown show, Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino reflects on a whirlwind past decade and songwriting while newly sober.
Actresses Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Hudson are showing off the face masks they're wearing for air travel as the coronavirus spreads.
A member of the jury that convicted Harvey Weinstein of rape defended actress Annabella Sciorra after he was found not guilty of sexually assaulting her.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said Wednesday that his company is only interested in original content and not reruns of shows such as 'Friends.'
Even extensive preparation by the network could not keep the candidates in line as crucial primaries loom.
Leigh Whannell turns the Universal horror classic "The Invisible Man," itself adapted on H.G. Wells' story, into a gaslighting thriller for the #MeToo era.
The great Romanian writer-director Corneliu Porumboiu dives into "Ocean's Eleven" territory, with inimitably fun results.
At the L.A. gallery the Landing, Brenda Goodman's paintings have been cut, carved, drilled and gouged into existence. The effect is mind-blowing.
The 18th Korea Times Music Festival at the Hollywood Bowl is on hold due to coronavirus-related travel restrictions in Asia.
Netflix's "The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia" and Disney's "Diary of a Future President" join a spate of TV series with a new kind of heroine: the Latina genius.
While promoting its new album, K-pop sensation BTS took a ride around Los Angeles with James Corden for an episode of "Carpool Karaoke."
"Little Women's" costume design Oscar may not be enough, but it honors an essential element of literary adaptation.
In "Billionaire Wilderness," Justin Farrell dissects America's most unequal place Teton County
Sophia Lillis ('It,' 'Sharp Objects') deals with teen angst and uncontrollable telekinetic abilities in Netflix's "I Am Not Okay With This."
Litt is only the fifth music director for the powerful public radio station.
Otis names Charles Hirschhorn, an executive whose resume includes AEG Television, G4, Fox Broadcasting and Disney Television, as its new leader.
Diane Baker, Diane Ladd and the writers and director of the movie "Seberg" reflect on the tumultuous life and mysterious death of the 1960s New Wave star.
What's on TV Wednesday, Feb. 26: 'It's Personal With Amy Hoggart' on TBS and truTV; Presidential Town Halls;
Bob Iger transformed Disney during his 15-year tenure as CEO; now he's handing the reins to Bob Chapek, who led the company's parks division for nearly five years.
TV Ratings story for the week of Feb. 17-23: The Democrats' Las Vegas debate won the weekly ratings
David Roback, best known as the co-founder of influential L.A. alternative rock bands Mazzy Star and Rain Parade, has died at age 61.
Joo Ribas is the new executive director and vice president for cultural partnerships at CalArts' boundary-pushing theater in DTLA.
"Lizzie McGuire" star Hilary Duff got upset when a man refused to stop taking pictures of her 7-year-old son's football game. Now she wants laws changed.
The change is effective immediately, the company said. Iger assumes the role of executive chairman and will direct the company's creative endeavors.
Young warriors face a new villain in the anime tale "My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising," directed by Kenji Nagasaki.
Walt Disney Co. has been reshaping Hulu's leadership since the Burbank entertainment company consolidated its ownership stake.
A decade in the making, Tyra Banks' modeling utopia, ModelLand, 'will emulate a fantasy version of the modeling world.' The park opens in Santa Monica in May.
Better than Leonard Bernstein? You bet. Gustavo Dudamel and the L.A. Phil deliver a vibrant, rapturous start to an unlikely symphony cycle.
Fans will be able to relive 25 years of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" via a new podcast featuring interviews with Dr. Oz, Dr. Phil, Suze Orman and others.
"Saturday Night Live" star Pete Davidson says he has hit rock bottom "a few times," which has involved cutting his chest and scaring his friends with his behavior.
Comcast said it acquired Irving-based streaming company Xumo.
In an interview with the New York Times, actor Hank Azaria discusses why he won't play the beloved but controversial "Simpsons" character Apu anymore.
'What would be funny is if they lock up Weinstein in the same cell as Bill Cosby,' said Trevor Noah, who joined Seth Meyers in roasting the convicted rapist.
Unhappy with LACMA plans for a new building and its permanent collection, the Ahmanson Foundation ends the art gift program it started in 1972.
While not the powerhouse it used to be, Spanish-language media giant Univision continues to reach an important demographic: Latinos.
"I am truly sorry," Plcido Domingo says as the union representing opera performers prepares to release the findings of its investigation.
K-pop sensation BTS appeared on a special thought not that special episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Monday night.
What's on TV Tuesday, Feb. 25: 'For Life' and Democratic Primary Debate; Finding Your Roots
Vanessa Bryant, Michael Jordan y Shaquille O'Neal estuvieron entre los oradores en el abarrotado homenaje
To celebrate her birthday, "The Farewell" filmmaker Lulu Wang stepped behind the bar at L.A.'s Auburn on Sunday night.
Filmmaker Paul Solet's documentary "Tread" unfolds the story of a disgruntled welder and his 2004 rampage in an armed and armored bulldozer in Colorado.
David Mamet brought "The Christopher Boy's Communion" to the Odyssey Theatre with Rebecca Pidgeon, William H. Macy, Clark Gregg and Fionnula Flanagan.
Netflix announced Monday that subscribers will be able to see lists of the most popular movies and TV shows on the platform no hard numbers included.
Harvey Weinstein's rape and sexual assault convictions prove that rape is a crime, not an HR issue or a cultural talking point.
Retailing for $2,070 and $3,150, respectively, the Philipp Plein tank top and hoodie are being sold to support the Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation, which was started by Lakers legend Kobe Bryant.
Tears streamed down Jennifer Lopez's face as Vanessa Bryant spoke at Monday's memorial for Kobe Bryant. Lopez was one of many celebs spotted in the crowd.
Some of Harvey Weinstein's accusers, including Rose McGowan and Mira Sorvino, held a press conference call after Monday's guilty verdict in his rape trial.
During Monday's Kobe Bryant memorial at Staples Center, his widow, Vanessa, tearfully recalled how Kobe gave her the blue dress from the film "The Notebook."
Grant chatted with Goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow during a "no makeup" dinner, which made headlines last week.
After a management shake-up and takeover, Dee Dee Myers is exiting Warner Bros. as its head of corporate communications after five years in the role.
Beyonc celebrated her decades-long friendship with Kobe Bryant by opening his Staples Center memorial Monday with two songs, "XO" and "Halo."
More than 80 women accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, and many of them spoke out Monday after the mogul was convicted on two of five counts.
The downfall of Harvey Weinstein was groundbreaking for the entertainment industry. On Monday, a jury convicted Weinstein on two charges. But has Hollywood enacted meaningful change?
The "textile paintings" of Los Angeles artist Tanja Rector sing their rhythm and rhyme at Craig Krull Gallery in Santa Monica.
Parker Gallery in Los Feliz shows Marley Freeman's pleasingly ambiguous oil paintings and curious cardboard figures draped in antique fabric.
Cynthia Erivo, Jamie Foxx, Louis Gossett Jr., Lena Waithe and HBO's 'The Wire' cast were honored at the 2020 American Black Film Festival Honors on Sunday.
Tessa Thompson and Adam Scott to lead LACMA's March 4. live read of 'The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,' directed by Brett Haley and also featuring Kiersey Clemons, Kelly Marie Tran and Bridget Regan.
Vanessa Bryant, Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal were among the speakers in the sold-out tribute.
What's on TV Monday, Feb. 24: 'The Good Doctor' on ABC; Kobe Bryant Memorial; 'Better Call Saul'; 'David Crosby.'
Plcido Domingo pulled out after sexual harassment allegations. Davinia Rodrguez withdrew because of illness. But the show goes on ...
Across L.A., hip-hop fans mourn the loss of Pop Smoke and other young stars: 'It's part of the culture now'
At a weekend concert and at shops catering to hip-hop fans, the tragic deaths of young rappers from Pop Smoke to Mac Miller to Nipsey Hussle were front of mind.
Coronavirus concerns spur K-pop sensation BTS to hold a global press conference via livestream only on YouTube.
The Auschwitz Memorial tweeted criticism of fictional atrocities in new Amazon Prime series "Hunters," starring Al Pacino. Creator David Weil responds.
Paramount's 'Sonic the Hedgehog' outpaced 20th Century Studios' 'The Call of the Wild' and Harrison Ford for the top box office spot.
New shows, Critics' Choices, etc., in L.A. for Feb. 23-March 1 include the final performances of Heidi Schreck's "What the Constitution Means to Me" at the Mark Taper Forum
Dance performances in L.A. for Feb. 23-March 1 include Los Angeles Ballet's salute to choreographer George Balanchine at the Broad Stage
Classical music performances in L.A. for Feb. 23-March 1 include Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil in concerts pairing works by Dvorak and Ives
Classic movies in L.A. for Feb. 23-March 1 include screenings of "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" with Paul Reubens in person, and "The Room" with creator and star Tommy Wiseau in person
Movies opening in L.A. for Feb. 23-March 1 include Elisabeth Moss in an update of H.G. Wells' "The Invisible Man" and John Turturro reprising his character from "The Big Lebowski" in the new comedy "The Jesus Rolls"
New museum shows in L.A. for Feb. 23-March 1 include the LEGO-themed exhibit "The Art of the Brick" at California Science Center
For Universal's "The Invisible Man," star Elisabeth Moss and writer-director Leigh Whannell modernize the classic movie monster with a female-forward and tech-centric storyline that brings back the scares.
New music from Los Angeles artists John Kenneth Kirby, Carla Olson and Cassowary shows the promise of summer music ahead.
Home video: Director Rian Johnson and an all-star cast put a surprising twist on an old fashioned murder mystery premise in "Knives Out."
At 49, celebrity photographer Autumn de Wilde makes her feature directorial debut with an adaptation of Jane Austen's "Emma."
Robert Levine's paintings are on view at LSH CoLab, a gallery that shares space with the L.A. CBD store and a sewing workshop.
For novelist Steph Cha, K-pop band H.O.T. and action film "Shiri" are a few culture predecessors to this hallyu moment of global success for "Parasite" and BTS.
Jessica Stockholder's painting-sculpture hybrids live in their own world. The L.A. gallery 1301PE takes you there.
HBO's "Avenue 5" is set 40 years in the future. Costume designer Suzie Harman's challenge: Figuring out what we'll all be wearing then.
Amazon is launching its first global series that combines unscripted programming with its retail store.
Myriam Gurba, who derided 'American Dirt,' has been placed on administrative leave and was escorted from Long Beach Polytechnic High School on Friday.
Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry and Matt LeBlanc are joining forces for a "Friends" reunion special on HBO Max.
What's on TV Saturday, Feb. 22: Season finale of 'Almost Family' on Fox; Sunday talk shows
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DiDio's departure comes more than a year after a major restructuring of the AT&T-owned comic book publisher.
Donald Trump's complaints about the Oscar win for 'Parasite' raise the question: What kind of movie would he like to see celebrated?
Four Larks, the inventive Los Angeles theater troupe, takes on Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" in this multimedia deconstruction in Beverly Hills.
Rashaad Ernesto Green and Zora Howard cowrote indie drama "Premature" in response to both New York City's rising gentrification and the lack of black female protagonists in love stories.
Canadian singer Grimes has confirmed pregnancy rumors while debuting her new album and digital avatar. The father is rumored to be Elon Musk.
Next week's greatest hits include Marlon James, journalists on economic crisis and debut authors Brandon Taylor and April Dvila.