There is the compulsion to say to the world, to those who could not come: I am here. We are here. And even if we still cannot understand, we try to remember.
How do Middle Eastern women wish to be seen? While newspapers and televisions often exhibit photographs plucked from incidents of violence and chaos, artists are using images to express personal stories of empowerment and vitality.
Even in the world’s most populous Muslim country, Ahmadiyya mosques are still getting shut down for being considered “deviant.”
Even in a nation committed to “pancasila,” or religious pluralism, minority groups such as Christians fight for the freedom to keep churches open.
A new crop of Zumba studios have taken root in South LA, helping people lose weight and transform their lives.
The Day Laborers of the North and Ana Tijoux brought music to the doorstep of a federal prison in downtown L.A. in solidarity with detained immigrants.
Hedge fund manager William Ackman says Herbalife is a pyramid scheme that exploits the poor. Yet the company attracts fans grateful for a chance to run their own businesses.
Chef Micah Wexler spent months developing the rye bread recipe in his aim for craftsmanship.
Tonight, right after sundown, chef Simon Elmaleh will discard the Passover matzo, set out fine platters laden with leavened, sugary sweets and welcome friends into his home with cries of terbhou ou tseedou, Arabic for “good luck.”
Artist Ramiro Gomez creates paintings of L.A.’s gardeners and janitors, nannies and housekeepers — the fleet of workers who keep some of the city’s most upscale households running smoothly.