Arts & Entertainment

Arroyo Seco Weekend brings music to Pasadena

Pasadena is about to get loud as a two-day music and art festival takes over a golf course this weekend.

California canine named World's Ugliest Dog

Only three years old and weighing 125 pounds, Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. She's also a world champion.

Imagining life without Daniel Day-Lewis on our screens

The actor says he's retiring from the craft. What will he do next?

Broken Social Scene on why 'live music is essential in this lifetime'

Arroyo Seco will be just a one-off show for them ahead of a full tour later this fall in support of a new album, called "Hug of Thunder" — It’s the first record from Broken Social Scene in seven years.

Searching for Ruth Batchelor: LA Film Critics Association's founder

Men review almost all movies. Maybe that's why Ruth Batchelor founded LAFCA. Because she lived in that world. She covered it. And then left behind a hidden legacy.

'The Pride' helped Augustus Prew come out—5 years later he's starring in the show

Actors August Prew and Neil Bledsoe discuss their roles in The Wallis production of "The Pride," a drama exploring queer issues in 1958 and 2008.

It pays to have a diverse cast in Hollywood

Films with diverse casts attract diverse audiences. That could means millions more in revenue.

Goodbye, Car Talk

This is the last weekend for Car Talk on KPCC. The landmark public radio show, in reruns since 2014, is ending production.

Showrunner Kulap Vilaysack says future is uncertain for 'Bajillion Dollar Propertie$'

With the Seeso streaming service undergoing layoffs and structural changes, showrunner Kulap Vilaysack says she's unsure whether 'Bajillion' will have future seasons on Seeso.

Off-Ramp Recommends: Getting 'Off the 405'

It doesn't get more scenic and quintessentially Los Angeles than La Luz at The Getty

Off-Ramp's producer found the show through a billboard

He was smiling, until he heard singing hippies. “Should I stay?" He asked. He did, because the next piece was Dylan Brody letting his dogs soil his neighbor’s lawn.

Common Sense Media to rate TV/films based on depictions of gender

The organization already rates movies/TV for language and depictions of violence, sex and drug use. Now they will also assess and score depictions of gender.

'Time' tells the terrifying story of Kalief Browder's unjust incarceration

Arrested at 16, Browder spent three years at New York's Rikers Island jail, much of it in solitary confinement, without ever being convicted of a crime. Two years after his release, he took his own life.

Benjamin Booker starts new chapter with 'Witness' and a move to LA

For his sophomore album, "Witness," the guitarist and singer examines black lives and doing more than just watching from the sidelines.

Barbie's Ken gets a manbun, cornrows, new skin tones and physiques

Mattel is introducing 15 new looks for the male doll, including different skin tones, body shapes and hair styles. It is part of the toy company's plan to make its dolls more diverse.

'Nobody Speak': Documentary speaks truth to power in the age of Trump

Brian Knappenberger was making a documentary about the Hulk Hogan-Gawker case, but it became a story about the free speech, the media and money.