Arts & Entertainment

Drawing a bead on everyone from Charles Manson to Lindsay Lohan

Bill Robles is one of the country's best courtroom sketch artists. “A lot of people look guilty,” says the veteran of hundreds of trials. “But they turn out not to be.”

Xavier Dolan talks about his Oedipal drama 'Mommy'

One of Canada's most talented young filmmakers goes in-depth on the gripping movie that might prove to be his breakout film.

Where do judges get their robes? Chatsworth, usually

This month, 27 new judges have been sworn into state courts all across California. Where do their robes come from? A small company in Chatsworth.

Kobe Bryant has a torn rotator cuff, Lakers announce

The Lakers announced Thursday that Kobe Bryant injured his right shoulder in the second half of the Lakers' loss at New Orleans on Wednesday night.

Sundance 2015: The most anticipated films at the festival

Sundance has become the festival where breakout indie films premiere. Which will be the ones to watch at this year's event?

'The Hunger Games' producer on why women get paid less in Hollywood

Former Disney Studios executive Nina Jacobson breaks down the industry's gender pay gap, an open secret that was exposed in Sony's computer hack.

How the edgy Wooster Group turned Shaker traditions into a stage show

Actress Frances McDormand and singer Suzzy Roche talk about their involvement with the theater company's staging of "Early Shaker Spirituals."

The art of finding art for TV shows

Where do set decorators get the art featured on TV shows? Collin Friesen tells us about that —and the lawsuit that made it lucrative for artists.

'Red Army' doc examines Soviet hockey team's broad impact on Russia

Director Gabe Polsky talks about the connection between sports and politics and just what it was that made the Soviet hockey team the best on the planet.

'Transparent,' 'Imitation Game' up for GLAAD Media Awards

The gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender advocacy group announced the 144 nominees for its 26th annual honors Wednesday.

The Huntington unveils big changes, but not too big

They promised us a new visitor center, store, and café. I imagined the Disney-fied worst: Henry Huntington’s Roller Coaster Red Car Ride; Pinky’s Pinkberry Parlor; The Blue Boy Fashion Center.

Marvel teases reboot of their comics: What is Secret Wars?

Marvel Comics announced more details about "Secret Wars," a company-wide comic book crossover that they promise will change everything. Here's why it just might.

'Interstellar' composer Hans Zimmer: Hollywood is keeping orchestral music alive

The composer received his first Oscar nomination in 1989 for “Rain Man.” Now he has his 9th nod, for Christopher Nolan's space epic, “Interstellar.”

Former entertainment executive Alan Hirschfield dies at 79

Alan Hirschfield, a former entertainment executive who helped make the 1970s movies "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and "Taxi Driver," has died. He was 79.

Guide: 20 SoCal museums to offer free admission

From mammoths to Roman art, the free January 31 event gives visitors the opportunity to see photographic exhibits, cultural artifacts and scientific wonders.

Actor struck and killed by train during Burbank film shoot

A 37-year-old model and actor featured on the cover of numerous fitness magazines was struck and killed by a train while filming on the tracks in Burbank.