Arts & Entertainment

Man completes 3,100 mile walk that began in LA

After walking for 148 days across the U.S., Ben Davis arrived Saturday in Boston to finish the journey he began in February in Los Angeles.

World's best women surfers converge on Huntington Beach

At the US Open of Surfing, SoCal native Courtney Conlogue is on track to win her first women's world title this year.

Metro hops aboard Pokemon Go craze

The transit agency will be attracting in-game monsters to Gold Line stops Sunday — and you can catch them all.

Skydiver will jump 25,000 feet without a parachute

On Saturday, Luke Aikins will step out of a plane at 25,000 feet — without a parachute. And he's doing it over the Southern California desert.

Underwater video game 'Abzû' aims for the dream of perfect scuba diving

Video game "Abzû" wants to take you on an emotional journey into an underwater world. It's the first game to come from Santa Monica's Giant Squid Studios.

Why Stephen Colbert can't be 'Stephen Colbert' anymore

The late night host says he's retiring his "Colbert Report" persona because his former bosses at Viacom could sue him. But meet his "identical twin cousin."

Director Patricia Rozema's "Into the Forest" wasn't easy to get made

The post-apocalyptic film stars Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood, but its small, intimate scope and two female leads made it difficult to find financial backing.

One singular sensation: the history of 'A Chorus Line'

During preparation for a Hollywood Bowl production, principals from the iconic Broadway musical reveal the show's humble roots.

'Samurai Jack's' creator brings Jack swinging his animated sword back

Creator Genndy Tartakovsky tells us how he's never been able to escape the character, but he's excited to bring Jack back for a grand finale.

Dance the night away at the Autry Museum

Every Thursday night in August, the museum will host Sizzling Summer Nights, where guests can enjoy some of L.A.'s best salsa and Latin music

9 ways to jazz up the last weekend of July

Eat food. Go to festivals. Celebrate Halloween in July. We've got the details you need to get out of your house this weekend.

The passion of Walter Mosley — bringing black LA stories to life

In 'Charcoal Joe,' Walter Mosley brings his iconic private eye Easy Rawlins into the haze of the late 60s, extending a literary odyssey through the transformation of black Los Angeles.

Runyon Canyon to reopen Tuesday — with a few improvements

One of L.A.'s most popular hiking spots will reopen after a four-month closure for a pipe replacement project. Visitors may notice some other sparkling new features, too.

Keegan Michael Key thinks humor can be a 'spoonful of sugar' in tense times

The tall, bald half of Key & Peele channels his improv roots in the film "Don't Think Twice," the story of an actor trying to make it on the national stage.

Looking for Puerto Rican food in LA? Mofongos is the spot

Mofongos, the bright orange restaurant on Lankershim Boulevard in North Hollywood, takes the glory of being the only Puerto Rican restaurant in the L.A. area.

Sneaking teen life lessons into song and dance

Twenty-five years ago, a two-week musical theater program was launched to help at-risk youth. It changed this man's life.