Arts & Entertainment

Pop superstar Prince dies at his Minnesota home at 57

The artist behind pop hits "Purple Rain," "When Doves Cry" and many more was found dead at his home Thursday in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist.

Titus Welliver on the quiet intensity of Amazon's 'Bosch'

Welliver explains why he constantly winds up playing more serious and dark characters and how why he finds the character of Harry Bosch such a compelling one.

10 ways to spend your weekend in LA

Tap your toes to country twang, plant a tree or run after grunion this weekend. There's so much to do this you won't have time to cry over not being at Coachella.

The month Prince reigned over LA

In 2011, the Purple One came to Los Angeles to play a few concerts — and by a few we mean a masterful 21-night residency at multiple venues.

Chyna, legendary pro wrestler and entertainer, dead at 45

With chiseled muscles and a flair for entertainment, Joanie Laurer exploded onto the scene of professional wrestling in the late '90s. She was found dead in her apartment Wednesday.

The future of architecture: Is it selfie-ready?

Social media is having a real effect on the way architects and artists think about designing the next Broad Museum or Getty Center.

Indio police gear up for Coachella weekend 2

There were 128 people arrested during Coachella's first weekend, most for illegal possession of a controlled substance or alcohol-related crimes.

Kathryn Bostic's many musical hats: composer, singer, songwriter, pianist

She's a rarity among film composers, who are overwhelmingly male and white, but Bostic has carved out a career simply by dedicating herself to the work.

LA's other outdoor theater revamps and reopens

The Ford Amphitheatre in the Hollywood Hills has undergone a $65.8 million renovation, updating the 1931 structure to modern standards.

Your library card just got artsy

Artist Shepard Fairey, known for the HOPE portrait of Obama, designed the art for a special edition library card available at all 73 of L.A.'s public libraries.

W. Kamau Bell meets the KKK and lives to talk about it

The comedian uses his brand of sociopolitical humor and insight in a new CNN docu-series that sets out to engage Americans with divergent views.

Doris Roberts, 'Everybody Loves Raymond' star, dies at 90

A family spokeswoman said Monday that Roberts, winner of four Emmys outstanding supporting actress Emmys for her role on the beloved comedy series, died overnight in her sleep.

Coachella 2016 recap: It's not an alternative festival anymore

The music festival has shifted from featuring indie artists to EDM acts and DJs; and Doppler Labs used the festival to promote earbuds that allow the user to customize the sound mix at each stage.

'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' is the model of a modern musical comedy

Rachel Bloom, the star and co-creator of the unconventional show, was inspired by everyone and everything, from Stephen Sondheim to "South Park."

Pulitzer Prizes: LA Times wins for breaking news; Sac Bee for cartoons

The Times won for its coverage of the deadly shooting rampage by husband-and-wife extremists at a government building in San Bernardino.

'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debut

The Walt Disney Co.'s "The Jungle Book" opened with $103.6 million in North America, one of the biggest April debuts ever at the box office.