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»