Arts & Entertainment

Oscar-winning actress Patty Duke dies at 69

Patty Duke, who won an Oscar as a teen for "The Miracle Worker" and maintained a long and successful career throughout her life, has died at the age of 69.

‘Batman v. Superman’: DC showdown has $424 million opening weekend

Strong global ticket sales, particularly in China, helped Warner Bros.’ superhero epic soar at the box office, despite mostly negative reviews.

With music banned in much of Mali, Songhoy Blues tries to fight the power

Muslim extremists have clamped down on most cultural expression, but the band perseveres. Their story is part of the new documentary, "They Will Have To Kill Us First."

Lisa Dwan: The 'privilege' and 'trauma' of performing works by Samuel Beckett

The acclaimed Irish actress brings three of Beckett's late plays to the Broad Stage, including the physically demanding, "Not I."

Jim Harrison, 'Legends of the Fall' author, dies at 78

The author—who wrote more than three dozen books, including the novels "Dalva" and "True North" and many collections of poetry — found freedom in the outdoors. He died Saturday in Patagonia, Arizona.

'Patience': Daniel Clowes knows his work will always be 'overshadowed' by superheroes

The celebrated graphic novelist spent five years working on his latest book, and though his work has been adapted into films, he knows he'll always be the little guy in the comic book industry.

'Larry Sanders Show' writer Maya Forbes and filmmaker Mark Duplass remember Garry Shandling

A heartfelt remembrance of comedian Garry Shandling from "The Larry Sanders Show" writer Maya Forbes and filmmaker Mark Duplass.

Artisanal plastic: Japan's fake food is a real art

Intricately crafted replicas of all sorts of dishes and drink — cakes, sushi and even beer — are ubiquitous window displays in Japan. A new book visually explores the culture of "Nearly Eternal" food.

Garry Shandling, comic and 'Larry Sanders Show' creator, dies

The 66-year-old comedian appears to have died from natural causes and no autopsy is planned, a coroner's official said.

'Star Trek' music tour with live orchestra headed for Los Angeles

"The Ultimate Voyage" will celebrate five decades of music from the "Star Trek" movies and TV series as part of the franchise's 50th anniversary.

"The Path" creator Jessica Goldberg made a new religion for the new Hulu show

"The Meyerist Movement" is a cult-like group that serves as the center point in "The Path." The show's creator says she drew from a lot of different spiritual beliefs.

Weekend Events: Cat art, '80s prom, Easter fun

Easter weekend's here and the weather's perfect for a waterslide egg hunt, a movie on a battleship, biking the Gold Line extension and more. Check out our roundup of weekend fun.

Disney, AMC, other entertainment giants rally against Georgia's 'religious liberty bill'

Advocates for marriage equality and LGBT rights say the bill is discriminatory, and studios are threatening to pull production out of the state. The bill awaits action by the governor.

LACMA to turn off 'Urban Light,' LA's selfie central

The iconic streetlight sculpture will go dark for two months without visitor access as the museum repaints sun-damaged poles.

RIP Malik Taylor, aka Phife Dawg, of A Tribe Called Quest

The rapper was an integral part of the hip-hop group that released a series of influential albums in the early 1990s.

'Born To Be Blue': Ethan Hawke can relate to the rise and fall of Chet Baker

The actor found success at a young age in "Dead Poets Society," and just as with Chet Baker's career, Hawke found himself struggling to keep the momentum going.