Arts & Entertainment

Some Special Olympics athletes forced to sleep on gym floor

Special Olympics spokesman Rich Perelman says 1,500 athletes and coaches spent the night at Loyola Marymount University after flights and buses arrived late on Tuesday.

Buzzy Sundance films fail to deliver at the box office

“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” and "Dope," both of which were darlings at this year's Sundance Film Festival, were unable to capitalize on their hype.

Amazing cosplay photos from San Diego Comic-Con 2015

Vern Evans shot some amazing shots at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. Come see his distinctive cosplay photos, from smoking Jesus to a body-painted sword wielder.

Separating rail fact and fiction in 'True Detective'

The fictional bullet train might be the MacGuffin for True Detective's second season: where does it go and how similar is it to the real life high speed rail project?

Did 'The Long Goodbye' inspire Springfield's character in True Detective?

In the classic 1973 neo-noir film, a detective battles with a similarly secretive shrink who runs a mysterious clinic for the rich and famous. Is it coincidence? Homage?

Archie Comics cartoonist Tom Moore dies at 86

A long-time contributor to the Archie franchise has died in his hometown of El Paso.

Unpublished Dr. Seuss story 'What Pet Should I Get?' set to be released

An original manuscript and sketches were found at the late author's home and are set to be published on July 28. Two other posthumous Seuss books are also scheduled.

In ‘The Medium is the Message,' Jeffrey Vallance channels dead artists

Vallance says the inspiration for the show came from a séance with Kahlo, DaVinci, Duchamp, Van Gogh and Pollock, some of whom are skeptical about artists and the art market.

E.L. Doctorow, author of 'Ragtime,' dies in New York at 84

His son, Richard Doctorow, confirmed he died Tuesday at a New York hospital from complications of lung cancer. He lived in New York and Sag Harbor.

YouTube hopes homegrown stars, original content will lure paying subscribers

Can the world's most popular video site leverage its content into an ad-free service that audiences will pay a monthly fee for?

Camp Reel Stories puts teenage girls behind the camera

The summer camp in Oakland looks to close Hollywood's gender gap by teaching young women all aspects of filmmaking.

Scotty Barnhart carries on the 80-year legacy of the Count Basie Orchestra

Scotty Barnhart joined the band as a trumpeter and 20 years later became its director. He talks about what it means to lead a band with such a long history.

Stage and film star Theodore Bikel dies in LA at 91

The Austrian-born Bikel was the original Captain von Trapp when "The Sound of Music" premiered on Broadway in 1959. That role brought him one of his two Tony nominations.

Winner of French Scrabble title does not speak French

It took about two months for Nigel Richards to memorize a French Scrabble dictionary. The New Zealand native has won many English-language Scrabble tournaments.

New music from Lianne La Havas and more

Every week on Tuesday Reviewsday, our regulars bring us a selection of their favorite new music. This week we have new sounds from Lianne La Havas, Forró in the Dark and Benjamin Clementine.

Keillor says he's sure: He's retiring from 'Prairie Home'

In an interview Monday with The Associated Press, Keillor said he plans to step down as host after next season, following four decades of entertaining listeners with his baritone voice.