Arts & Entertainment

John Rabe interviews the actor who plays him in 'The End of the Tour'

I am grateful they picked an accomplished, good-looking actor to portray me in "The End of the Tour. But I do wish they had picked me to play me. I liked me for that part.

The costumed princesses of Los Angeles, at a kids party near you

They’re glamorous, they’re exhausted and they’re hoping to be invited to your kid’s next birthday party. They are the costumed princesses of L.A. and their ranks are increasing.

Free weekend? 8 fun and almost-free things to do this weekend

We hope you like avocados, SoCal. Because we're eating avocado-flavored everything this weekend. Also on the docket: Free music, '80s flicks and stinky tofu. Yum?

Broadly: Vice's new women-centric site nixes the comment section to avoid trolls

Editor-in-Chief Tracie Egan Morrissey says Broadly will offer everything from documentary-style videos to in-depth editorials and features.

Marking the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone'

New Yorker editor David Remnick was just starting school when the song was released, but it struck him then and it remains a touchstone for him to this day.

How the Hollywood Blacklist led to an award-winning theater venue in the woods

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum has been many things — a home, an accidental artists colony, and now a nonprofit theater company — but it’s always been a family affair.

'A Night with Janis Joplin': Inside one performer's 14-year relationship with the singer

Singer Kacee Clanton reveals how her relationship with the music icon is constantly evolving, and her intent is to emulate, not imitate, Joplin.

Abraham, Isaac and del Sarto at the Getty Museum

In del Sarto's painting “The Sacrifice of Isaac,” it’s in their faces for us to see. They may trust in God, but they can never again trust one another.

'Fear The Walking Dead' trailer plays on real Los Angeles fears

In a new trailer, an accelerated fall of L.A. is shown with the power grid going down, fires burning across the city, gunshots being fired and more real-world worries.

Composer Reinhold Heil gives Cold War-era tension a modern twist in 'Deutschland 83'

The series hits close to home for Heil, who now works in Los Angeles. Back in the 1980s, he was a young man living in West Berlin.

Salma Hayek turns Kahlil Gibran's 'The Prophet' into an animated film

The actress is one of the producers and voices for the film adaptation of the classic book that she first saw as a young girl on her grandfather's nightstand.

A look at Jon Stewart’s numerous pre-’Daily Show’ gigs

Jon Stewart wasn’t a well-known quantity when he took over “The Daily Show” in 1999. Here are some of the other, less memorable hosting and acting jobs he's had.

Alan Cheuse: My cousin, my best friend

Sam Hall Kaplan remembers his first cousin, NPR's Alan Cheuse: "I miss his laughter, his wit, his good natured gossip, and his bear hugs."

Authorities search for another Ivory Coast Special Olympics athlete

Abidjan Ouattara, a 28-year-old golfer, was scheduled to leave Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon.

Renowned LA theater artist Lynn Manning dies at 60

The poet, actor and playwright had quietly been battling liver cancer. Blinded at the age of 23, his work explored disability and race.

'Diary of a Teenage Girl' challenges 'virginal princess' tropes by depicting teen sexuality on screen

In "The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” actress Bel Powley plays Minnie, an artsy 15-year-old girl who begins the movie by confessing she’s just had sex for the first time.