Arts & Entertainment

Films from Charles Kaufman, Johnny Depp, Cate Blanchett shine at Toronto film fest

Before the Toronto International Film Festival wraps up Sunday, film critic Peter Rainer and Tim Gray select their favorite films from this year’s slate of noteworthy films.

Filmweek: ‘Sicario,’ ‘Everest,’ ‘Black Mass’ and more

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Henry Sheehan review this week’s new releases including“Sicario,” “Everest,” “Black Mass” and more: TGI-Filmweek!

100k people have reserved tickets to see The Broad

L.A.'s newest art museum, The Broad, opens Sunday. For the first time, the public can see the blue-chip art collection of one of the city's biggest philanthropists in one place...for free.

Free weekend? Doggie Street Festival, yoga at Dodger Stadium and Sunday Sessions at Grand Park

This week was wet, but now that we got through the rainy weather it's time to catch some rays again. Check out festivals, yoga, Sunday Sessions at Grand Park and more!

A tour of the Broad museum with its head curator

The museum houses one of the most prominent holdings of postwar and contemporary art in the world. The Frame toured the latest addition to downtown's Grand Avenue cultural corridor.

Whitey Bulger, Johnny Depp and the benefits of being an actor turned director

Director Scott Cooper and actor Joel Edgerton talk about the benefits of being both actors and directors and the pleasures of working with Johnny Depp on "Black Mass"

Comedian Steve Rannazzisi lied about being in World Trade Center on 9/11

Steve Rannazzisi admits he lied for years about being in the World Trade Center when terrorists attacked it in 2001. A fellow comic, whose firefighter dad died that day, accepts the apology.

Could Virtual Reality transform how we consume news?

Jens Christensen, CEO of the VR company Jaunt, joins us to talk about collaborating on a story in Syria and the ease with which you can access today's VR technology.

How The Broad trains its staff may change your experience of the art

More than 500 people applied to work in Visitor Services at the new museum. Those who made the cut have to juggle various responsibilities — from greeter to docent to security.

LA's Natural History Museum's mummies exhibit brings the dead to life

To a kid visiting a museum, is there anything more fascinating than mummies? Come see unopened caskets, 3D printing and mummified beer mugs.

Cy Twombly painting to be sold to help Los Angeles synagogue

A painting by Cy Twombly is going on the auction block to help Wilshire Boulevard Temple construct a new building.

‘Transparent's’ Jill Soloway tries to correct gender inequity behind the scenes

Jill Soloway, one of the few women in television who actually runs a show, says she doesn’t take her position lightly.

New study on TV highlights lack of women behind the camera

A new report from the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film looks at how the major television networks and some streaming services fare with hiring women.

'Best Time Ever,' Trevor Noah and other shows to watch during TV's fall season

Joe Adalian of talks about the new season, which includes Neil Patrick Harris' variety show, and Comedy Central after Colbert, Stewart and Key & Peele.

A once reluctant Jay Duplass is now a happy cast member on 'Transparent'

Duplass, who has mostly been a director, initially resisted the acting gig, but he's now happy to be part of a cultural phenomenon.

Quitapenas is the Inland Empire's newest Afro-Latin band

Emerging out of San Bernardino and Riverside is Quitapenas, a band playing a kind of Afro-Latin music that spans continents with their sound.