Arts & Entertainment

Matt Walsh's 'Veep' character wouldn't approve of Sean Spicer

The actor talks about developing Mike McLintock and how the meaning of certain jokes changed after Donald Trump was elected.

People of Coachella 2017

We’ve put together this slideshow of the people at the festival. Take a look and see how these folks are braving the heat in style.

Outgoing 'New Yorker' cartoon editor says 'being funny is being awake'

After 20 years as the magazine's cartoon gatekeeper, Bob Mankoff is stepping down. He says humor helps us cope with hardship, get along with one another — and, in general, makes life more enjoyable.

Reykjavík Festival brings Bedroom Community collective to LA

Composers Nico Muhly, Valgeir Sigurðsson and Ben Frost started the label as a way to collaborate, record and distribute their music, but it has since grown to include other artists.

What made viewers love — or hate — 'Girls'?

When it premiered in 2012, the HBO series launched what seemed like a million think-pieces. This Sunday, the show's run comes to an end.

For the first time, 'SNL' will be live on the West Coast

The three-hour delay will be eliminated for the first time since the debut of "Saturday Night Live" in 1975, giving Californians the same privilege that East Coast viewers have enjoyed for decades.

'The 14th Factory': Come for the Instagram pics, stay for the journey

L.A. has plenty of art museums and galleries, but The 14th Factory is something different. It's a series of installations designed to take visitors on a journey.

Tift Merritt recorded her latest album for a 'mystical audience of one'

Merritt talks about the major life changes, including pregnancy, that influenced her latest album, "Stitch of the World."

Coachella: A few last-minute pointers

The first of two weekends that make up the annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is here. Here are a few things to know before you make your way out to the festival.

Joe Goode: The Milk Bottle and the Infinite (Review)

"There is a good deal more here that shows us how Goode keeps returning, and keeps progressing, as he enters his eighties, painting strong. Staying ahead of us."

6 ways to win this Easter weekend in SoCal

Sure, that big music festival in the desert is a thing, but here are some alternatives — including plenty of egg-cellent bashes, a screening of Bugs Bunny cartoons and more.

Vonnegut's work still 'dynamite' 10 years after his death

"It's a comic voice but it's also subversive. When I first read him and there was a feeling of 'Oh, it's funny!'... then I'd go back and reread and think 'Why did I find this funny?' They're actually dark and serious."

Matt, Ed Asner on their autistic sons and the AutFest Film Festival

The first ever AutFest happens at the AMC Orange 30 next weekend. Its films are about and by people with autism.

Dash Shaw's animated feature is a mash-up of art film and disaster flick

The cartoonist's first feature film, "My Entire High School Sinking Into The Sea," uses old-school animation methods.

What does a concert sound like to the orchestra?

As you sit in the audience and hear the carefully balanced sound, have you wondered what the musicians themselves might hear?

Comedian Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie, dies at 57

Murphy died Wednesday in New York of leukemia, according to his representative, Domenick Nati. Murphy was 57. He was perhaps best-known for his appearances on "Chappelle's Show" on Comedy Central.