Arts & Entertainment

'American Sniper' causes rise in hate speech, says civil rights group

As debate continues over the portrayal of marksman Chris Kyle in "American Sniper" the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee reports an increase in threats against Arabs and Muslims.

Kobe Bryant to undergo surgery for torn rotator cuff

Bryant, who injured his left shoulder in a game against the Pelicans in New Orleans last week, is unlikely to play again this season, according to coach Byron Scott.

'Birdman' tops SAG Awards, Redmayne upsets Keaton

The backstage farce "Birdman" topped the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Award, winning best ensemble cast, even though its star, Micheal Keaton, was upset by Eddie Redmayne in the most outstanding actor category.

Got $15 Million? Actor Rowan Atkinson has a car for sale

The actor who most famously plays Mr. Bean wrecked the high-performance car back in 2011. Luckily, he wasn't seriously injured. But it did cost him $1.4 million to get it fixed.

'Birdman' wins Producers Guild's top trophy

"Birdman" received a welcome lift on its flight to the Oscars after winning the Producers Guild of America's highest film award Saturday night at a ceremony in Los Angeles.

Patriots' coach: Team 'followed rules' on inflation of footballs

Bill Belichick says that after an exhaustive investigation he determined that temperature differences between the locker room and the field inadvertently caused the discrepancies.

Coachella party Neon Carnival to make Super Bowl debut

The Super Bowl edition planned for Friday night in Phoenix will be the first time the Neon Carnival is hosted anywhere but Coachella.

Oscars 2015: Predicting the winners, tracking awards season

Who will take home the coveted Oscars for best picture, director, actor and actress and supporting actor and actress at the 2015 Academy Awards? Start here.

SAG Awards: Get a sneak peek at the likely Oscars acting winners

The Screen Actors Guild Awards aren't as high profile as the Academy Awards, but they serve as a strong predictor of who's going to take home a gold statue. Here's why.

Sundance opens with new Nina Simone documentary

The Frame’s John Horn is in Park City covering the Sundance Film Festival. He reports that after the Simone screening, some audience members chanted, "Black Lives Matter!"

Karina Canellakis takes her place on the conductor's podium

She's an up-and-comer in the classical music world, where she does double duty as a solo violinist. Southern California audiences have two chances to see and hear her.

Benson Lee spent 16 years on 'Seoul Searching'

The director made his Sundance debut in 1998. He's back in Park City with his long-in-the-making passion project, "Seoul Searching."

Men who quilt: Sci-fi scenes and cement blocks

We make a lot of assumptions about quilts: They're not art. Only women make them. Sometimes it takes an exhibit dedicated male quilters to combat that.

2 veterans weigh in on 'American Sniper

Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" is breaking box office records, but it's also getting Americans to talk about how Hollywood portrays the military.

Free weekend? DineLA, banana sushi and a selfie studio

After fun with photos, head to an interactive art show in downtown Los Angeles and finish it off with the best of Restaurant Week.

Drawing a bead on everyone from Charles Manson to Lindsay Lohan

Bill Robles is one of the country's best courtroom sketch artists. “A lot of people look guilty,” says the veteran of hundreds of trials. “But they turn out not to be.”