A trio of new labels is home to L.A.’s best dance music
She's selling out concerts and inspiring fervent devotion, but Japan’s Hatsune Miku is virtually a star
Karen and Quinn Hatfield show off the venerable fortified wine’s culinary side
Blake Lively makes her move as the quintessential kick-ass chick in Oliver Stone's gritty Savages
Menswear styles come and go, but the iconic Schott Perfecto lives to tell
Jazz is only the beginning for Esperanza Spalding
Ever since Chuck Berry’s country boy who plays guitar “just like ringin’ a bell,” the name has been rock ’n’ roll gold
Style, spirit and taste—and premier designer Jane Hallworth—define the late Laura Ziskin’s Santa Monica home
Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke has television—and Hollywood—all fired up
Spring menswear shapes up
An unexpected media empress makes her move on Hollywood, as What to Expect When You’re Expecting goes big screen
This month, it's design of the times, as we report from the trenches of architecture, interiors, cars and Hollywood
The crime-fiction heroes of noir’s most popular writers opine on the steely tools of their trade
The Killing’s Mireille Enos shows the world her bright side
Mysterious scents of noir fiction sure to liberate your own inner femme fatale
Harry Gessner gets his due, Mickalene Thomas explores the universe—and Pedro Guerrero shares his secrets
Old friends Joseph Wambaugh and Michael Connelly talk cops, conflict and the eternal mystery that is Los Angeles
The master of snap, crackle and pop crime fiction on hard-boiled masters, the jargon of Justified—and Raylan Givens’ iconic Stetson
In a special tribute to the nuances of noir, the best of the genre weighs in on books, bad guys and weapons of choice
by Jean-Philippe Delhomme
School of Seven Bells is back in session with a renewed vision; plus, song picks of the month
Farmshop’s Jeff Cerciello shares an ancient secret—and a recipe for avocado hummus
Mirror Mirror’s Lily Collins—meet the very real girl behind a fairy-tale role
Biographers take you inside the art and science of their craft—and it's not as tame as you may think
The actress talks policing on Southland, finding her voice...and maybe not being as tough as nails as her rep
On Lily Collin’s magical spell, spring fashion’s wallop of color—and the new trend seeping into cocktails
For Gary Oldman, a long-deserved Oscar nomination is nice, but it’s really all about the work
Joking around with George Clooney—no, seriously—as his A-list friends tell tales on his wicked sense of humor
Actress Viola Davis talks Hollywood, humility and digging deep to help others
Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all
Always a shining star among the red carpet set, L’Wren Scott is making a grand entrance with her own line
Tony Duquette for Coach lights up the jewelry scene with one truly baublicious bauble
Reality reimagined as art, as American Idol stunner Katharine McPhee comes to TV with a Smash
Matinee idols with the mojo to get the girl and break the box office—vote for the greatest, tell us if we missed any
Movies, math and much more: It’s awards time in Los Angeles
How soap opera scribe Maria Arena Bell came in just in time to rescue L.A.’s MOCA
Comedian Donald Glover is serious about rap, and he’s got the lyrics to prove it
Spicy meets sweet in Ludo Lefebvre’s latest confection
The genius of Ellsworth Kelly on display in Los Angeles not once but twice
She bewitches and beguiles in PBS’ Downton Abbey, but just who is Michelle Dockery, the girl behind the impervious Lady Mary?
Forefront fashion designer Tory Burch hones a plan for business--other people’s business
Ritsue Mishima makes magic out of glass
A special extended episode of prime-time TV opening sequences—part three, 1990–2011. Play the clips, vote for the best
The reigning monarch of England’s storied past tells tales on his beloved Downton Abbey
George Clooney on how he turned paparazzi tactics on their ear and forged a mission of mercy to prevent African atrocities.
The L.A. Phil conductor laureate returns home with a newly unearthed Shostakovich opera.
How Carter Burwell conjured up the atmospheric strains of the Twilight climax, Breaking Dawn.
What do culinary stars serve when they entertain at home? Five of the city’s best answer the question—with recipes.
With big roles in The Three Musketeers, Immortals and The Hobbit, the time is now for Luke Evans.
Donna Karan builds an Urban Zen oasis in L.A., with groundbreaking fashions and accessories sourced from around the globe.