Posted On: 10:45 a.m. | May 14, 2013
Not many people who aren't musicians can say they’ve been within a few feet of Los Angeles Philharmonic’s music director Gustavo Dudamel while he’s conducting a symphony.
Over the last four years, Los Angeles Times staff photographer Lawrence K. Ho has captured Dudamel at about 45 concerts in Los Angeles, close enough that the young Venezuelan conductor could hear Ho’s camera’s... View Post»
Posted On: 9:43 a.m. | May 14, 2013
Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Boston, where British Prime Minister David Cameron and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick visit the makeshift memorial to the Boston Marathon bombing victims in Copley Square in Boston. View Post»
Posted On: 10:10 a.m. | May 13, 2013
Stalin vs. Rasputin? Adam vs. Eve? Justin Bieber vs. Beethoven? Meet the guys behind "Epic Rap Battles of History," whose YouTube channel has exposed millions of fans – three-quarters of them males ages 13 to 34 -- to freestyle rhetorical battles in a format born among rappers on the streets of New York City in the 1970s.
Read the full story by Dawn C. Chmielewski and see more photos,... View Post»
Posted On: 9:32 a.m. | May 13, 2013
In Monday's Pictures in the News: A relationship is celebrated during a Mother's Day event in West Hills; Flo Rida performs at KIIS FM's Wango Tango in Carson; the Ducks give up an agonizing goal to the Detroit Red Wings leading to a playoff series loss; New Orleans police release video showing a shooting suspect; a sand storm blankets Cairo, causing traffic problems, and there's more. View Post»
Posted On: 9:19 p.m. | May 12, 2013
Following the Nov. 2, 1989 closure of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, the newspaper morgue that included 2.2 million photographs was donated to the Los Angeles Public Library. View Post»
Posted On: 5:47 p.m. | May 10, 2013
This week firefighters battled multiple wildfires in Southern California with the Springs fire being the largest (more photos); three kidnapped women were rescued from a home in Cleveland; volcano Mayon erupted in the Philippines, killing at least five climbers; an office building fire in Lahore, Pakistan, forced some occupants to jump from as high as the fifth floor; Russians celebrated the... View Post»
Posted On: 5:29 p.m. | May 10, 2013
Times staff photographer Jay L. Clendenin goes “old school,” and slows down the creative process shooting multiple exposures frames at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.
Posted On: 10:35 a.m. | May 10, 2013
In Friday's Pictures in the News: A gun battle in San Bernardino County between murder suspects and law enforcement officers after a high-speed chase Thursday left one suspect dead, one wounded and an officer hospitalized; World War II veteran Ernesto Pacheco Doulon, 99, Korean War veteran Robert E. Lee Cox and Vietnam veteran Robert H. Allen salute at a ceremony Thursday at Las Palmas Senior... View Post»