Arts & Entertainment

Inside the rock star's studio with music arranger Paul Buckmaster

Music arranger/composer Paul Buckmaster has worked with the likes of David Bowie, Elton John and even Taylor Swift, among others. He shares some of his stories with us.

Mexico City artists fight street harassment with punk and confetti

The feminist punk group Las Hijas de Violencia was formed by three Mexico City women to combat unwanted physical contact in the city’s public spaces.

Prince guitar to be auctioned in Beverly Hills

A bright yellow, uniquely shaped guitar used by Prince to perform such tunes as "Cream" and "Gett Off" is going up for auction with an opening bid of $30,000.

Shiny, new SFMOMA a ‘who’s who’ of 20th Century art. So what’s missing?

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reopens Saturday with a new $300-million wing that makes it the most spacious modern art museum in the country.

'The Muppets,' 'Castle,' among TV shows canceled ahead of 2016 Upfronts

A bevy of shows have been canceled as TV networks prepare to woo advertisers at a series of presentations in New York next week

'The Lobster' is a darkly comedic look at a society that harshly penalizes single people

“The Lobster” is clearly a dystopian satire and a dark comedy, even if the characters in the film aren’t laughing about their predicaments.

LAPD cops do 'Running Man' video, call out LA County Sheriffs

A group of LAPD cops dance across the city as part of the "running man" viral video challenge, after being called out by New Zealand police. Watch here.

After death, a jazz pianist finds his audience

Off-Ramp Jazz Correspondent Sean J. O'Connell reviews two new CDs featuring California jazz pianist Forrest Westbrook, who died in 2014.

Trump is more Schwarzenegger than Al Franken on campaign trail

Trump forged a celebrity character on "The Apprentice," and the way he's using it on the campaign trail is strikingly similar to what Schwarzenegger did with his "Terminator" character.

CicLAvia is today: The route, activities and more

This is the first time CicLAvia participants will travel across six cities in Los Angeles County in one day. Find out everything you need to know here.

Julian Fellowes drops hints to 'Downton Abbey' film

In addition to creating the recently departed series “Downton Abbey,” Fellowes won an Oscar for writing the Robert Altman film “Gosford Park.”

Andy Shauf's album 'The Party' plays more like a teen movie

The album isn't quite a concept album, but it follows a group of characters one night at a party. Shauf also performs some songs off "The Party" for KPCC.

How Hollywood can make more money: Cast women of color

Off-Ramp's new commentator has a message for Hollywood: If you greenlight projects and you’re not investing in diversity, you’re leaving money on the table.

9 brilliant ways to spend your SoCal weekend

Sushi burritos, 70-cent burgers, line dancing, a Harry Potter scavenger hunt and free admission at six local museums — the weekend awaits.

LA Sports Arena closing after hosting huge 20th century moments

The L.A. Memorial Sports Arena, the building that Bruce Springsteen affectionately dubbed "the dump that jumps," will have a closing ceremony with city leaders on Thursday.

Teens, Tinder and parenting in the 21st century

A parenting app is now promising moms and dads it can help monitor their teenagers' use of the dating app Tinder.