From the moment visitors enter the new samurai exhibition in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Resnick Pavilion, they're overwhelmed by fanciful armor-clad warlords on horseback.   Read More...
 
At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs.   Read More...
 
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Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, CA (Los Angeles) will present When Good Toons Go Bad: Villains of Animation on Saturday, November 15th, 6:00pm to 10:00pm at 13613 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks CA 91423. The show will be a tribute to all the villains from animated films and cartoons. The show will feature original artwork by more than 100 artists, animators, illustrators and designers.   Read More...
 
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The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" is up for auction this weekend in California.   Read More...
 
The Bungalow will turn their popular ocean-side hideaway in Santa Monica, CA into a Halloween fright-fest with its own Monster Mash Halloween Costume Party on Friday, October 31st.   Read More...
 
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Mayor Eric Garcetti today named Luis J. Rodriguez to a two-year term as poet laureate and literary ambassador of Los Angeles.   Read More...
 
Just in time for Halloween, Henry Fuseli's "The Three Witches" will be viewable by the public for the first time in the painting's 232-year history, The Huntington announced Tuesday.   Read More...
 
Authorities in southern England were embarrassed but defensive Thursday after telling workers to destroy a mural they later realized was created by the internationally famous graffiti artist Banksy.   Read More...
 
A Fantastic Journey Imagine yourself flying across a mysterious unknown territory as an eagle. Look at details with an eagle's eye and don't try to figure out things. Click below and let forms, colors and music bewilder you across.   Read More...
 
A Burbank artist who transformed an empty concrete wall into a giant abstract mural made of old CD's, keys and discarded jewelry pieces will unveil her artwork on Saturday.   Read More...
 
A 3,200-year-old mummy mask at the center of a years-long custody battle will stay at the St. Louis Art Museum now that the U.S. government is giving up its effort to reclaim it for Egypt.   Read More...
 
Located in Griffith Park's Old Zoo area, the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride will become a portal to the planet's deepest and most legendary rift, The Underworld. Larger than life portrayals of the seven deadly sins and their consequences will "echo from the rift"   Read More...
 
A group of rampaging burlesque-inspired Godzilla monsters walked away with the top prize at Saturday's Masquarade at Comic-Con International.   Read More...
 
SAN DIEGO It's that time of year again. Time to let your imagination soar and prepare to bask in the light of all things nerdy and geeky.   Read More...
 
Dr. Seuss had a secret. Though he shared many of his talents, characters and stories with the world, he kept one or two of his interests far from the public eye - until now.   Read More...
 
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Alina ran and squealed as she played with two other children outside The Cheesecake Factory at Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga. The 6-year-old hid behind her mother, Angelina Edwards, laughing and pulling on her sparkly purple skirt and wiping her hands on her Iron Man T-shirt.   Read More...
 
The Batmobile made its first appearance in Detective Comics No. 27, the first Batman story; it originally was a simple red convertible with no special features. The vehicles went through many changes over the years in the comics, adding batlike designs and accessories.   Read More...
 
Detective Comics No. 27, the issue that introduced Batman to the world, was dated May 1939.   Read More...