Pavilion at the Garden of Flowing Fragrance

Celebrate Chinese Culture in Los Angeles During Golden Week


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Founded in 1938, Chinatown’s Central Plaza by day is a gathering place for the elders in the neighborhood, whether it’s for a game of chess or a sweet bun and tea from Phoenix, the area’s oldest bakery. By night, the statue of martial arts star Bruce Lee watches over the 1930s era facades, while art galleries host openings, bustling new restaurants serve the latest dishes and live music serenades visitors.

Cinespia at Hollywood Forever

Hollywood Forever: The Story of an L.A. Icon


Elina Shatkin

Hollywood Forever's charms are somewhat hidden. Drive by and you might barely notice it, unless you're trying to make your way past the line of cars snaking out onto Santa Monica Boulevard some Saturday night. (More on that later.) Tucked off of a busy stretch a few blocks east of Vine Street, it's easily accessible by bus. Visitors can tour the grounds for free from Monday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

"Triptych—August 1972" by Francis Bacon at the Getty Center

"London Calling" at the Getty Center


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On view at the Getty Center, "London Calling: Bacon, Freud, Kossoff, Andrews, Auerbach, and Kitaj" represents the first major American museum exhibition to explore the leaders of the “School of London,” which rejected contemporary art’s preoccupation with abstraction and conceptualism in favor of the human figure and everyday landscape.

STAPLES Center entrance

Les plus grands moments de l’histoire du STAPLES Center


Gregory de Silva

Depuis son ouverture, le STAPLES Center a été le lieu des championnats des Lakers et des Sparks, de la Kings Stanley Cup, et de milliers de nombreux concerts et évènements spéciaux inoubliables. Poursuivez votre lecture pour en savoir plus sur les plus grands moments de l’histoire du STAPLES Center. 

Molly Ringwald and her jazz group

Discover Molly Ringwald's Los Angeles


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Now, she’s touring with her band, doing up to 60 concerts per year in seven countries. On Friday, September 2, Ringwald will be performing at the legendary Whisky a Go Go on the Sunset Strip. On the occasion of her first-ever performance at the historic music venue, Ringwald opens up about her favorite hometown haunts and shares a few songs she'll be covering at the Whisky!

FYF Fest at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

FYF Fest Founder Sean Carlson Shares His Favorite Moments


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This is not your usual music fest, but that was clear from the outset, thanks to its founder, Sean Carlson. Founded in 2004 when Carlson was just 18 years old, FYF was originally funded by impromptu vegan breakfasts and elaborate local scavenger hunts. After the jump, read on for some of Sean Carlson's favorite fest moments over the years.

Gotta Catch Em All: The Best Pokémon Go Spots in Los Angeles


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Pokémon creator, Satoshi Tajiri was an avid fan of the 1,000-year-old Japanese pastime of beetle collecting as a boy. Pokémon, based on this pastime, has captured the attention of mobile gamers around the world, who now experience cities and public spaces like never before. Los Angeles is a natural, palm tree lined playground for Pokémon and trainers alike. Read on for a guide to some of the lures, gyms, nests and Charmander that can be found in L.A. Come explore, find the Staryu, and stay awhile.