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Jay Clendenin photographs Cirque du Soleil

Behind the scenes video: Cirque du Soleil photo shoot

Posted On: 5:16 p.m. | September 14, 2011

Watch how Los Angeles Times photographer Jay L. Clendenin photographs performers for the new made-for-L.A. show from Cirque du Soleil, “Iris,” which opens this week at the Kodak Theatre. View Post»

Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil performers before and after photos

Posted On: 4:56 p.m. | September 14, 2011

Once you strip away the Hollywood glamour and glitz, movies are an art of light and motion, transformation and perception. ‘Iris,’ the new made-for-Los-Angeles show from Cirque du Soleil that opens this week at the Kodak Theatre, celebrates the magic of cinematic makeover, captured in these before-and-after portraits by Los Angeles Times photographer Jay L. Clendenin. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 14, 2011
  • Kamran Jebreili / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Sept. 14, 2011

Posted On: 10:11 a.m. | September 14, 2011

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

Loyalty oaths
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Loyalty oaths

Posted On: 6:08 p.m. | September 13, 2011

Two hundred key city executives take the new loyalty oath designed for all CIty of Los Angeles employees. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 13, 2011
  • AHMAD MASOOD / Reuters

Pictures in the News | Sept. 13, 2011

Posted On: 10:00 a.m. | September 13, 2011

Highlights in Tuesday's Pictures in the News are photos from Kabul, Afghanistan, where insurgents attacked the U.S. Embassy; from Buenos Aires, where a bus was hit by two trains; Las Vegas. where lightning flashed over the  Strip during a thunderstorm; Berlin's Tierpark zoo for twin baby red pandas Kit and Kitty. View Post»

Grace Jones
  • Larry Davis / Los Angeles Times

Grace Jones

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | September 13, 2011

Grace Jones poses for Los Angeles Times staff photographer Larry Davis during a break in the shooting of a new Honda motor scooter commercial. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 12, 2011

Pictures in the News | Sept. 12, 2011

Posted On: 9:07 p.m. | September 12, 2011

The National September 11 Memorial in New York opens to the public a day after the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks; in Pochuta, Guatemala, residents protest the reelection of mayor Benjamin Vazquez, claiming election fraud; while in Libya, rebel fighters pray at a checkpoint near the town of Abu Grein, one of Moammar Kadafi's remaining strongholds. A leaking gasoline pipeline in the... View Post»

Flying Baltimore Colt
  • Ben Olender / Los Angeles Times

Flying Baltimore Colt

Posted On: 12:26 a.m. | September 12, 2011

Baltimore Colts' Andy Nelson leaps over the Los Angeles Rams' Jim Phillips (82) and grabs Tommy Wilson's single bar face mask, twisting latter's head back. View Post»


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