Arts & Entertainment

Santa's Village hits a snag on opening day

After an 18-year closure, Santa's Village in Lake Arrowhead was set to reopen on Friday. Unfortunately, the festivities hit a snag, a force of nature even Santa Claus couldn't control: wind.

AIDS quilt comes to LA

"I think it shows not only what people went through and what was lost because we weren't listened to, but I think it shows our resilience."

Electric Bike Expo cruises into Santa Monica

Since hoverboards aren't a reality and hills are, pedal power promoters who want a little extra push say electric bikes could be the next big thing.

Trump's Treasury pick resigns from MOCA board

Businessman Steven Mnuchin has his hands full as nominee for Secretary of Treasury so he's resigning from the downtown museum's Board of Trustees.

How The Secret City became a Sunday service worshiping art

Chris Wells is a veteran of the LA theater community who created The Secret City to break down the walls between audience and performer, bring community together and worship art.

Pharrell Williams produced 'Hidden Figures' because 'it lifts women in an amazing way'

The songwriter and producer has ben branching out into films and his latest is based on the true story of three African American women at NASA in the 1960s.

Small cars, big fun. 41 years of the Greater Los Angeles Remote Control Racing Club

We visit a racetrack where the cars do thousand-foot laps in 17-seconds, cost $4,000, and are as big as a shoebox.

How Drew Struzan took iconic movie posters from ad to art

Drew Struzan was designing album covers in the 1970s when Hollywood came calling. He'd go on to create posters for some classic blockbusters, taking the idea of an ad to the level of art.

Hot dog tiaras and other '70s dinner party delicacies

A food blogger's fascination with retro entertaining pays off in a colorful volume of curious eats.

Will more HIV/AIDS stories educate TV viewers?

At a panel marking World AIDS Day, activists urged Hollywood to bring HIV/AIDS back into storylines.

Life goes on after a crisis in Mia Hansen-Løve's film 'Things To Come'

Filmmaker Mia Hansen-Løve and Isabelle Huppert team up for a personal film called Things to Come. It's a French film about a woman in mid-life made by a woman in her early 30s.

Emma Stone learns some new moves in 'La La Land'

The actress says she has suffered some of the same doubts as her character in "La La Land." But she's learned how to push herself to the other side.

Your go-to guide for the weekend in SoCal

Other than picking out the perfect tree and hanging endless strings of lights, there's plenty to do this weekend — whether or not you're looking for an extra boost of holiday cheer.

Cocktail history: The adult beverage trends of 1966

The annual holiday light show is back at the L.A. Zoo, and they're celebrating the zoo's 50th birthday with a 1966 cocktail night. So, what were people drinking 50 years ago?

Sundance 2017: 'Chasing Ice' director wants Trump to see his movie

“Chasing Coral," the latest film by filmmaker Jeff Orlowski, goes underwater to track how coral are being destroyed by warming oceans. He hopes his film changes minds about climate change.

Sundance 2017: Marina Zenovich tackles the California water crisis in her new doc

"Water & Power: A California Heist" is a documentary about the drought in California. The film will have its world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.