Sevryn Demos, 29, dances while cleaning up trash as the Do Lab stage and surroundings take shape, the day before the 2013 Coachella Music and Arts Festival. This marks the 13th year of the festival attracting thousands of campers, artists and musicians from across the country.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles TimesLink
Supporters of Venezuelan acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro cheer during his closing campaign rally in Caracas ahead of the Sunday presidential election. Maduro and opposition rival Henrique Capriles held large closing rallies, ending a brief and bitter race to succeed Hugo Chavez on the anniversary of a failed coup against the late leader.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Acosta / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Residents stand by burning houses after a fire engulfed a township. Some 200 houses were destroyed in the fire whose cause was unknown.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kyaw Zay Win / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Bahraini anti-government protesters, including a masked boy carrying a national flag, gather for a march. Thousands of anti-government demonstrators in Bahrain have joined a march that included breakaway protests against the scheduled Formula One race later this month.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hasan Jamali / Associated PressLink
A Syrian rebel fires with his machine gun during clashes with Syrian government forces in the Salaheddine district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dimitar Dilkoff / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
French Interior Minister Manuel Valls, center, visits a tenement block in the Beaudottes estate on Laperouse street during a visit focused on security in the northeastern suburb outside Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fred Dufour / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
People visit a flower show featuring thousands of Kimilsungia flowers, named after the late leader Kim Il Sung, while models of a rocket and missiles are also displayed in Pyongyang, North Korea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexander F. Yuan / Associated PressLink
A Rafale military aircraft is refuled midair over the Avord Air Base in central France.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Miguel Medina / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Pig farmer Bob Combs has been picking up food scraps at Las Vegas' buffet lines and feeding them to his 2,500 hogs since 1963.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles TimesLink
Ferrari driver Felipe Massa of Brazil enters the pit during the second practice session of the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ed Jones / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Henrik Stenson of Sweden hits out of the bunker on the fifth hole during the second round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Cannon / Getty ImagesLink
2013 Templeton Prize Laureate, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, center, celebrating with the Cape Town Opera Ensemble at the Templeton Prize ceremony at St. George's Cathedral in Cape Town.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ilan Godfrey / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
France's Pernelle Carron and Lloyd Jones perform in the Ice Dance - free dance at the World Team Trophy figure skating competition in Tokyo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kazuhiro Nogi / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Coralie Dobral competes in the 200-meter breaststroke series during the French swimming championships.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Damien Meyer / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A model wears the fashions of designer Zambesi during a show at Fashion Week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Rycroft / Associated PressLink
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