Arts & Entertainment

Jayne Meadows, actress and TV personality, dies at 95

Meadows died of natural causes Sunday at her home in the Encino, California, area, spokesman Kevin Sasaki said. Her son and other family members were with her.

'Projection' paints Sunset Boulevard motel a stark white

Artist Vincent Lamouroux has transformed the dilapidated Sunset Pacific Motel by covering the entire structure — and adjacent palm trees — in a stark white lime wash.

Ferguson: 9 actors walk out of play over depiction of Michael Brown

Phelim McAleer’s new play “Ferguson” uses edited grand jury testimonies to dramatize one of the nation’s most polarizing stories — including polarizing its cast.

Havana Biennial: More than 30 years of art reaching out from Cuba

The Havana Biennial Art Exhibition shows off the art of what's seen as a politically repressive society, where there's a fine line to walk when it comes to making a statement.

Summer movie season 2015: Something for everyone?

The summer movie season is upon us with highly-anticipated films like "Avengers: Age of Ultron" kicking it off in just one week on May 1, alongside movies for women and children.

Asian-American YouTube celebrities aim to change perceptions

Asian-Americans have a lack of representation in the media, but the rising talent on YouTube may change how the community is represented in Hollywood.

Sandler movie sparks debate over American Indian images

When a group of American Indian actors walked off the set of "The Ridiculous Six" this week, their decision generated praise and scorn on social media.

'Furious 8' speeds into theaters in 2017 (with lines just like that)

To no one's surprise, "Furious 8" is heading to theaters — or "Fast 8," or "2 Eight 2 Furious," or whatever they decide to call it. Come watch our favorite one-liners.

CinemaCon: Sequels, reboots, and raunchy comedies galore

Movie theater owners took over Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for the 5th Annual CinemaCon this week. SCPR's John Horn was at the "back-slap convention."

Proposed Los Angeles-area NFL stadium boasts lightning bolts

The revamped plans for the $1.7 billion joint stadium proposal by the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders were presented this week.

Sawyer Sweeten of 'Everybody Loves Raymond' dies at 19

Sweeten committed suicide, said his sister Madylin Sweeten. Madylin, and Sawyer's twin brother Sullivan, all played the children in the fictional Barone family.

Free weekend? 10 fun and almost-free things to do

How about a '90s movie marathon followed by roller skating in Glendale and free art?

CinemaCon: 'Mission: Impossible,' 'Mad Max' fly high; 'Terminator,' 'Entourage' tank

The convention essentially offers speed-dating for studios and movie theater owners. Here are the movies they liked, the movies they didn't, and why the Latino audience is key.

13 pieces of film history we really want from Rick Baker's prop auction

You've seen Baker's work in "Star Wars," Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and more, and now he's auctioning off hundreds of items from his collection. Here are our favorites.

#MakeItFair: Music video rips the dominance of men in film

The women behind a project called Make It Fair have released a music video that ironically decries the fact that a mere 93 percent of recent movies were directed by men.

Jail Weddings frontman on the 'nightmarish underbelly' of SoCal punk

Since the "OC Meth Renaissance" of the 90's, Gabriel Hart has documented SoCal's drug and gang cultures in song with hefty Americana and girl group influences.