Arts & Entertainment

Actor Algee Smith on truth and empathy in 'Detroit'

The actor talks about working with director Kathryn Bigelow in the film based on the Algiers Motel incident during the chaotic summer of 1967 in Detroit.

Glen Campbell, superstar entertainer of 1960s and '70s, dies

Glen Campbell, the grinning, high-pitched entertainer who had such hits as "Rhinestone Cowboy" and spanned country, pop, television and movies, has died. He was 81.

SAG-AFTRA members approve new contracts for film, TV

The contracts are worth $256 million and include a 300-percent increase in the residual earnings from streaming platforms.

​Haruo Nakajima, who played the original 1954 Godzilla, dies

"I am the original, the real thing," he said in 2014. "My Godzilla was the best."

'Whose Streets?': The story of the Ferguson uprising told by the people who lived it

Directors Sabah Folayan and Damon Davis discuss how they got the Ferguson community to tell their story after the shooting death of Michael Brown.

'Good Time': Robert Pattinson transforms into a Queens bank robber

The "Twilight" star talks about what it was like working with the Safdie brothers and taking on a Queens accent.

Netflix buys a comic company to create more superhero content

Netflix has bought Mark Millar's Millarworld, the comic book publisher behind titles like "Kick-Ass" and "Kingsman." It's the first acquisition in Netflix's history.

Norman Lear, Kennedy Center honoree, to skip White House reception in protest

The 95-year-old TV producer and writer says he cannot celebrate "at a White House that has no interest in supporting the Arts and Humanities."

These DJs spin beats from outer space — Take a listen

It’s music that’s literally out of this world, and it comes from one of the world’s most advanced telescopes.

Spoon's Britt Daniel talks 'Hot Thoughts' and the band's streaming success

The singer/songwriter says streaming changed the economics of music for the worse, but the band's success always went up while the music biz was going down.

'Brigsby Bear' filmmakers went from YouTube to SNL to quirky feature

Kyle Mooney and Dave McCary always dreamed of making a movie. Now their quirky "Brigsby Bear" is a reality — and they hope people show up to see it.

Angelyne responds to the Hollywood Reporter revealing her identity

Until Wednesday, the identity of the enigmatic woman known for her billboards and pink Corvette was a secret. “I was born with mystique,” she told KPCC, in her first public response to the revelation of her identity. “And I still have it.”

7 things to do this weekend in SoCal

Check out some of the one-of-a-kind events in L.A. this weekend, from a Mexican cultural parade and an avocado festival to a comedic take on Shakespeare.

Judith Jones, editor of 'Diary of Anne Frank' and Julia Child, dies at 93

She was behind such seminal works as the English-language "The Diary of Anne Frank" and "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." Jones died Wednesday from Alzheimer's complications, according to family.

Edie Falco: It's all about the 'writers, writers, writers'

"For many years I thought, 'Well you know, the script isn't very good but if I work hard enough and do a really good job, I can fix it.'"

'Step': Baltimore teens learn the power of school, sisterhood, stepping

Director Amanda Lipitz says, "I believe Freddie Gray's death gave the young women and their families the courage to really be honest and truthful about their lives."