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The LA Bluegrass Situation: Oct. 3, 2015 at the Greek Theatre


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“I can't imagine a more perfect autumn Saturday in Los Angeles,” said actor Ed Helms, co-founder of The Bluegrass Situation. “A full day festival with amazing roots music, family activities and L.A.’s favorite local food vendors, all outdoors at the stunning Greek Theatre tucked within Griffith Park. If only you could also have a cold beer right at sunset. Oh wait... you can!”

Mariano Di Vaio and Palm Trees

Mariano Di Vaio's L.A. Story


Mariano Di Vaio

Italian fashion blogger and model, Mariano Di Vaio, shared his L.A. story during a recent trip to the City of Angels. Accompanied by L.A.-based photographer, Kyle Huber, Mariano visited some of the city’s top attractions and sites.

The Broad museum, exterior view on Grand Avenue

The Broad Announces Ticketing, Hours & Visitor Information


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The Broad is a new contemporary art museum founded by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad, located on Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles. The museum will open Sept. 20, 2015 with free general admission. The museum will be home to the nearly 2,000 works of art in the Broad collection, which is among the most prominent holdings of postwar and contemporary art worldwide.

Anime Expo 2014

24th Annual Anime Expo Kicks Off at L.A. Convention Center


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People dressed in costumes that ranged from superheroes to internationally famous manga characters and the simply indescribable. The costumes added to the festive and somewhat chaotic atmosphere, which included dozens of food trucks parked both on the Convention Center grounds and across Downtown L.A.’s Figueroa Street. Lines at the opening of the show ran about 45 minutes to get into the Convention Center’s South and West Halls.

Inside the South Hall, the mood was convivial as attendees milled around merchandise booths, and outrageously-dressed people snapped photos of even more outrageously dressed people. Despite having attended about 300 anime shows, 23-year-old Devin Adkins was impressed by the sheer scale of his first AX. "It's definitely overwhelming, and I definitely plan to come back next year," said Adkins, who was dressed as Yato from Noragami. "I'm going to have to take tons of photos."

"You could fit all of the Texas cons (anime conferences) into this one," added 21-year-old Houston native Sophie "Tofu" H., who was dressed as the character Shampoo from Ranma 1/2. "There's lots of pretty stuff."

Los Angeles freeway lights

Los Angeles Through a Chinese Lens: Part 3


Dan Shapiro

In Part 3 of our ongoing series about Mainland Chinese students living and studying in L.A., Discover Los Angeles tackles the pertinent and practical topics of life, adjustment and transportation.