Arts & Entertainment

Rare Superman comic book debut sells for $3.2M

A rare, nearly flawless copy of Superman's comic book debut has sold for a super-powered price: $3.2 million.

An only-in LA multicultural musical mashup

The Latin alternative band La Santa Cecilia blend their sound with Yuval Ron’s Israeli ensemble for a collaborative performance at the Voices of LA festival.

Oscar-winning 'Gandhi' director Richard Attenborough dies

The acclaimed director and actor— perhaps best known for his on-screen role as the mastermind of "Jurassic Park" — had a career that spanned 60 years.

If Salt-N-Pepa told you to brush your teeth, you'd surely listen

Music has a long history of delivering public health messages, with Ebola the latest topic. But do people really pay attention to the lyrics?

Talking and singing about — and biking to — the Emmys

“Mad Men” producer Tom Smuts will arrive at the red carpet not in a limo, but on two wheels. Plus, Dan Bern sings his odes to Emmy nominees.

NFL, rapper MIA reach settlement

M.I.A. and the NFL have reached a settlement ending their multimillion dollar dispute over the rapper's flash of the middle finger during the 2012 Super Bowl halftime show.

Emmys 2014: KPCC's The Frame previews Monday's awards

Emmys preview, biking to the red carpet, multi-culti mash-ups and more

Being a female game developer in a male dominated industry

Even though women make up 48 percent of the video game playing market, they're still underrepresented in and by the gaming industry.

Sexualized Spider-Woman art makes the web sling some hate

Female superheroes can be great at kicking butt, but Spider-Woman has gotten a lot of negative attention for showing too much of her own.

Celebrating 30th anniversary of the Olympic freeway murals

After years of abuse from weather and graffiti, the 1984 Summer Olympics murals painted along the 101 and 110 freeways are coming back to life/

"Opera" about the 1994 Northridge earthquake makes its Southern California debut

This Saturday, "I Looked Up at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky" will be performed for the first time ever in Southern California.

Mark Duplass gives a "multi-faceted" performance in "The One I Love"

Mark Duplass' character in "The One I Love" is very multi-faceted. And the unique "Twilight Zone-esque" film is worth seeing.

8 fun and almost-free things to do this weekend

The '90s are back! Grab your crop tops and carpenter jeans and get ready for a walk down nostalgia lane. Here's everything you need to know.

Emmys 2014: Everything you need for your viewing party

The Emmys are airing on a Monday this year — Aug. 25 at 5 p.m. on NBC — but don't be discouraged by a weekday party. Here's everything you need to make yours a hit.

The Getty brings street art to El Segundo

What do LA's top graffiti artists have in common with a rare, 17th-century text found in the Getty's rare book collection? As it turns out, plenty.

Emmys: Billy Crystal to pay tribute to Williams

Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams, his longtime friend and fellow comedian, at next week's Emmy Awards.