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August 22, 2013 | By Adam Tschorn
For his fall 2013 women's collection campaign, Band of Outsiders creative director Scott Sternberg tapped the Jones sisters -- that would be Kidada and Rashida -- to model the collection for a series of Polaroid photographs shot at L.A.'s Dresden Restaurant. While Sternberg has a long history of using celebrities to showcase his men's and women's collections (his stable of stars-turned-models includes the likes of Frank Ocean , Jason Schwartzman , Josh Brolin, Amy Adams, Sarah Silverman , Kirsten Dunst and Marisa Tomei )
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April 12, 2014 | By Mark Olsen
In the British dance-off rom-com "Cuban Fury," Nick Frost plays a man who was a champion salsa dancer as a young boy who gave it up. Now an adult office drone, when a new boss arrives from America in the form of Rashida Jones, he is smitten. When he learns she is herself a salsa enthusiast, he is inspired to once again lace up his dancing shoes. The film marks the first starring film role for Frost outside his collaborations with Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg on the films "Sean of the Dead," "Hot Fuzz," "Paul" and last summer's "The World's End. " One night Frost sent producer Nira Park a half-drunk email outlining the idea for a romantic comedy with salsa dancing and the next thing he knew, they were making it. "I've always liked dancing.
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ENTERTAINMENT
July 31, 2013 | By Yvonne Villarreal
We LIT- ruh -lee don't know what to say: "Parks and Recreation" stars Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones will be exiting the series.  The pair will bid adieu in the middle of the upcoming sixth season, The Times confirmed. The Amy Poehler-led comedy, about a group of low-level government employees, is currently across the pond, filming its one-hour premiere in London -- making it hard to get further info from co-creator and show runner Mike Schur. The duo will exit together in Episode 13. The news, first reported by BuzzFeed, is surely causing social media meltdowns at this moment.
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January 15, 2014 | By Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic
A bevy of beauties turned out Tuesday night to toast Tory Burch and her new flagship store on Rodeo Drive. Jessica Alba, Emilia Clarke, Jaime King, Hailee Steinfeld, Kiernan Shipka, Isla Fisher, Emmy Rossum, Brooklyn Decker and many more came dressed in their best Tory, including resort-ready print dresses, lace sheaths and metallic sandals. "T is T," said Jones, the "Parks and Recreation" actress, "meaning Tory is timeless. " "New Girl" actress Hannah Simone agreed. "I grew up in Cyprus, and her clothes are so effortless, they remind me of home -- a very stylish home.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 14, 2012 | By Matt Donnelly
Rashida Jones is apologizing to John Travolta, after the actress urged him the come out of the closet. Promoting her romantic comedy "Celeste and Jesse Forever," Jones revealed her admiration for Frank Ocean, the R&B crooner who opened up this summer about his relationship with another man. The interview in question, published on SpinningPlatters.com, noted that there's still a need for high-profile folks to come out. Jones offered up Travolta....
ENTERTAINMENT
April 12, 2014 | By Mark Olsen
In the British dance-off rom-com "Cuban Fury," Nick Frost plays a man who was a champion salsa dancer as a young boy who gave it up. Now an adult office drone, when a new boss arrives from America in the form of Rashida Jones, he is smitten. When he learns she is herself a salsa enthusiast, he is inspired to once again lace up his dancing shoes. The film marks the first starring film role for Frost outside his collaborations with Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg on the films "Sean of the Dead," "Hot Fuzz," "Paul" and last summer's "The World's End. " One night Frost sent producer Nira Park a half-drunk email outlining the idea for a romantic comedy with salsa dancing and the next thing he knew, they were making it. "I've always liked dancing.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 21, 2013 | By Christy Khoshaba
"Parks and Recreation" actress Rashida Jones has something to say, so listen up. "This week's celeb news takeaway: she who comes closest to showing the actual inside of her vagina is most popular," Jones wrote Saturday on Twitter. "#stopactinglikewhores. " So far, the tweet has more than 1,000 retweets. Well, let's see, as of late there's been Miley Cyrus' naked-but-for-body-paint photos, Nicki Minaj's photo of her bare breasts covered only by leopard-print pasties and, oh yes, how could one forget, Kim Kardashian's booty-baring selfie that took the interwebs by storm.
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December 31, 2012 | Matt Cooper
Click here to download TV listings for the week Dec. 30, 2012 - Jan. 5, 2012 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   Good Morning America (N) 6 a.m. KABC CBS This Morning New Year's Day. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Singer Colbie Caillat; singer Gavin DeGraw. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Day L.A. 7 a.m. KTTV Rachael Ray Fergie. 8 a.m. KCAL The Wendy Williams Show Alan Cumming. 11 a.m. KTTV The Talk Ozzy Osbourne; Kelly Osbourne.
NEWS
January 15, 2014 | By Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic
A bevy of beauties turned out Tuesday night to toast Tory Burch and her new flagship store on Rodeo Drive. Jessica Alba, Emilia Clarke, Jaime King, Hailee Steinfeld, Kiernan Shipka, Isla Fisher, Emmy Rossum, Brooklyn Decker and many more came dressed in their best Tory, including resort-ready print dresses, lace sheaths and metallic sandals. "T is T," said Jones, the "Parks and Recreation" actress, "meaning Tory is timeless. " "New Girl" actress Hannah Simone agreed. "I grew up in Cyprus, and her clothes are so effortless, they remind me of home -- a very stylish home.
NEWS
September 10, 2013 | By Alice Short
Is the celebrity quotient up or down at the current round of runway shows at New York Fashion Week? No one's keeping score, but it's hard to find coverage that doesn't mention big names in the front row.  Times Fashion Critic Booth Moore and staff writer Adam Tschorn have reported a number of sightings, as have other media outlets. Consider: At Tommy Hilfiger, guests “of note” included Anthony Kiedis, Vogue's Anna Wintour and Tommy Mottola. Kanye West, Solange Knowles, Courtney Love and Kerry Washington showed up at Alexander Wang.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 29, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Technically Thanksgiving was over when Jimmy Fallon, Rashida Jones and Carrie Underwood performed their ultimate Thanksgiving song medley on Thursday night, but all is forgiven. Chances are you'll be hearing some of these new lyrics around the dinner table next year. Jones, who is departing NBC's "Parks and Recreation" sometime this season, was a guest and is apparently a longtime pal of Fallon's. Inspired by the holiday, Jones and Fallon decided to sing some popular songs with the lyrics refashioned to reflect the convergence of Thanksgiving and Hannukah.
NEWS
October 31, 2013 | By Booth Moore and Adam Tschorn
The new Kenzo Kalifornia bag, first glimpsed on the Paris runway last month, had its official coming-out party Wednesday night in the warehouse-like Berrics skatepark in a tucked-away corner of gritty downtown Los Angeles. Kenzo's creative directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon are known for choosing locations with an air of discovery for their shows and events. The recent Kenzo store-opening party in Shanghai was held in a temple of Confucius, and the spring-summer 2014 runway show was held at Luc Besson's new Cite du Cinema film complex outside Paris.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 21, 2013 | By Christy Khoshaba
"Parks and Recreation" actress Rashida Jones has something to say, so listen up. "This week's celeb news takeaway: she who comes closest to showing the actual inside of her vagina is most popular," Jones wrote Saturday on Twitter. "#stopactinglikewhores. " So far, the tweet has more than 1,000 retweets. Well, let's see, as of late there's been Miley Cyrus' naked-but-for-body-paint photos, Nicki Minaj's photo of her bare breasts covered only by leopard-print pasties and, oh yes, how could one forget, Kim Kardashian's booty-baring selfie that took the interwebs by storm.
NEWS
September 10, 2013 | By Alice Short
Is the celebrity quotient up or down at the current round of runway shows at New York Fashion Week? No one's keeping score, but it's hard to find coverage that doesn't mention big names in the front row.  Times Fashion Critic Booth Moore and staff writer Adam Tschorn have reported a number of sightings, as have other media outlets. Consider: At Tommy Hilfiger, guests “of note” included Anthony Kiedis, Vogue's Anna Wintour and Tommy Mottola. Kanye West, Solange Knowles, Courtney Love and Kerry Washington showed up at Alexander Wang.
NEWS
August 22, 2013 | By Adam Tschorn
For his fall 2013 women's collection campaign, Band of Outsiders creative director Scott Sternberg tapped the Jones sisters -- that would be Kidada and Rashida -- to model the collection for a series of Polaroid photographs shot at L.A.'s Dresden Restaurant. While Sternberg has a long history of using celebrities to showcase his men's and women's collections (his stable of stars-turned-models includes the likes of Frank Ocean , Jason Schwartzman , Josh Brolin, Amy Adams, Sarah Silverman , Kirsten Dunst and Marisa Tomei )
ENTERTAINMENT
July 31, 2013 | By Yvonne Villarreal
We LIT- ruh -lee don't know what to say: "Parks and Recreation" stars Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones will be exiting the series.  The pair will bid adieu in the middle of the upcoming sixth season, The Times confirmed. The Amy Poehler-led comedy, about a group of low-level government employees, is currently across the pond, filming its one-hour premiere in London -- making it hard to get further info from co-creator and show runner Mike Schur. The duo will exit together in Episode 13. The news, first reported by BuzzFeed, is surely causing social media meltdowns at this moment.
NEWS
October 31, 2013 | By Booth Moore and Adam Tschorn
The new Kenzo Kalifornia bag, first glimpsed on the Paris runway last month, had its official coming-out party Wednesday night in the warehouse-like Berrics skatepark in a tucked-away corner of gritty downtown Los Angeles. Kenzo's creative directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon are known for choosing locations with an air of discovery for their shows and events. The recent Kenzo store-opening party in Shanghai was held in a temple of Confucius, and the spring-summer 2014 runway show was held at Luc Besson's new Cite du Cinema film complex outside Paris.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 31, 2013 | By Yvonne Villarreal
Fans looking for some answers from "Parks and Recreation's" fearless leader -- not Leslie Knope, the other one -- rest easy and stop pooping . Show runner and executive producer Mike Schur has issued a statement regarding the upcoming departures of key players Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones. It goes as follows: “The news about Rob and Rashida is true -- they will be leaving the show after the 13th episode of the upcoming Season 6," said Schur, who is in London shooting the upcoming Season 6 premiere.
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