Arts & Entertainment

Review: Getty Center's 'immensely enlarged snapshots' of 300 years ago

It's amazing that nobody has ever done an exhibit of what amounts to the most spectacular pictures of an entire century, granting us immensely enlarged snapshots from 300 years in the past.

Memorial Day: 5 videos and 15 songs to kick off summer

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer. We want to help you feel those vibes with videos and music as warm and melancholy as a sunset on the beach.

​Private service, public viewing for Cornell planned Friday

Representatives for the late singer-songwriter say a private memorial service Friday will be followed by a public viewing of Cornell's burial site at 3 p.m.

Netflix's 'The Get Down': Baz Luhrmann wasn't returning either way

Before Netflix announced there would be no second season of the ambitious and expensive series, the filmmaker said he would bow out.

How the Watts Towers inspired Jerry Garcia – or didn't?

Amir Bar-Lev, who directed the epic Grateful Dead documentary "Long Strange Trip," talks about what it was like to examine the mind of Jerry Garcia.

6 things to do this Memorial Day weekend in SoCal

Cheers to the long weekend! The extra day means more time to soak in all SoCal has to offer — from a Monopoly-inspired food festival to a patriotic USO dance and more.

Grateful Dead doc director says 'Long Strange Trip' isn't just for Deadheads

The documentary examines how The Grateful Dead found its sound and community, and made the charismatic Jerry Garcia a reluctant leader.

'Wait Wait Don't Kill Me': a podcast musical satire

This year, the Webby Awards added best original score to the podcast category, and the winner was truly one of a kind: the first serialized podcast musical.

New 'Tiny Dancer' video showcases LA life

Filming "Tiny Dancer" throughout LA makes a lot of sense when you think about the inspiration for the song's lyrics.

At the dawn of recorded sound, no one cared

In the late 19th century, French inventor Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville patented the earliest known sound recording device. But his accomplishments were only recognized recently.

REVIEW: Bring your magnifying glass for Dean Byington's new show at Kohn Gallery

What does this immense, immaculate swath of thwarted representation actually represent? Trying to answer that question bears heavily on your mind. And that’s a worthwhile experience.

Manchester: Why music matters to girls and why girls matter to music

Following the Manchester bombing, NPR music critic Ann Powers wrote, "Young girls loving music, whatever kind of music, are truth. I believe in them and nothing can annihilate their truth."

Making the Netflix crime series 'The Keepers' was 'sickening' for filmmaker Ryan White

The documentary investigates a mysterious murder, but then finds a bigger story about sexual abuse and the power of the Catholic Church in Maryland.

He called himself 'one lucky bastard:' Sir Roger Moore dies at 89

British actor Sir Roger Moore has died. He began his career as a model and small-time MGM studio player, but was best known for stepping into the role of James Bond in the 1970s and 1980s.

‘Black Mirror’ creator: 'It’s a giddy time to be alive'

Charlie Brooker and his co-executive producer, Annabel Jones, talk about their dark sci-fi series that's been likened to a modern-day "Twilight Zone."

The heat is turning up for Fyre Festival with new FBI investigation

The fallout from the ill-fated Fyre Festival continues, with news that the FBI is looking into possible fraud committed by the promoters.