Arts & Entertainment

'Trumbo' leads SAG noms in murky awards season

"Beasts of No Nation" and "Straight Outta Compton" also solidified their place in the awards conversation with nominations for best ensemble.

Roy Orbison's son revives his father's long lost album, 'One of the Lonely Ones'

The 1969 recording was never released. Alex Orbison talks about his connection to the album and how he helped bring it back to life.

Scott Fagan and the story behind his lost album, 'South Atlantic Blues'

Released in 1968, the album was relegated to cut-out bins for decades, but it became a cult classic and has now been reissued.

NEA awards more than $4 million to California arts projects

The National Endowment for the Arts awarded 178 grants to projects that foster the creation and presentation of art, as well as community engagement.

In 'Nathan For You,' bad business schemes reveal an endearing display of humanity

Nathan Fielder, the comic behind "Dumb Starbucks," offers real advice to business owners on his Comedy Central docu-reality TV show.

Meet the non-denominational exorcist to Hollywood's stars

Not all exorcists are alike. Meet Hollywood's premier along for an exorcism by the most famous caster-out-of-demons you’ve never heard of.

Harry Potter land to open at Universal Hollywood on April 7

Just like the Harry Potter parks in Orlando, Universal Hollywood's Wizarding World is heavy on opportunities for visitors to spend money on food and souvenirs.

Scott Weiland’s ex-wife says ‘don’t glorify this tragedy’

Less than a week after the former Stone Temple Pilots frontman died, his ex-wife and the mother of his two children penned an open letter for Rolling Stone.

Gamer community held virtual tribute to player killed in San Bernardino attack

His boyfriend, Ryan Reyes, told KPCC that they were both huge fans of the game. He said that some weekends, they would spend a whole day going around and playing Ingress.

Actor-fighter Daniel Wu was pressed into action for 'Into the Badlands'

The actor and martial arts expert was originally just the fight coach for the series, but he turned out to have the best skill-set to pull off the role.

Katie Couric's gun violence documentary to premiere at Sundance

The veteran news anchor is the narrator of the timely "Under the Gun," which she co-produced with filmmaker Stephanie Soechtig.

California's new poet laureate preaches the power of poetry

Poet and professor Dana Gioia was appointed by the governor for a two-year term. He hopes to reach artists and students outside of the state's metropolitan areas.

Compton native Kendrick Lamar leads Grammy nominations

Lamar, who won two Grammys earlier this year, is followed by Taylor Swift and the Weeknd, who each earned seven nominations, including album of the year. See the full list.

Women want spot in big wave surf competition in California

Some say women aren't quite ready to compete in the invitation-only Titans of Mavericks. But the California Coastal Commission told organizers that they better have a plan for including women if they want a permit to hold the event next year.

Robert Loggia, movie and TV tough guy, dies at 85

Loggia's wife Aubrey Loggia said he died Friday at his home in Los Angeles after a five year battle with Alzheimer's. "His poor body gave up," she said.

With no projects in the works, 'Youth' star Michael Caine considers himself retired

Michael Caine says the happiest he's ever been with a role has been in "Youth," where he plays a retired classical music composer and conductor.