Arts & Entertainment

Is the window display a dying art form?

As online shopping continues to grow, brick and mortar stores are trying to figure out new ways to bring in customers. Could old school window displays help?

Skylight Theater to host its very own Festivus celebration

Actor John Fleck recites the humorous and slightly morbid poem, "The Boy Who Laughed at Santa Claus," by Ogden Nash for a Festivus celebration.

'Into the Woods' scribe James Lapine learns the writer is king on Broadway, but not in Hollywood

Tony-winning playwright and theater legend James Lapine compares Hollywood to Broadway and talks making his first produced screenplay, "Into The Woods."

Dan Gilroy on Sony hacks: 'It's ethically wrong to reprint stolen material'

The "Nightcrawler" writer/director offers stern condemnation for those who published documents stolen as a part of the cyberattacks against Sony Pictures.

Singer-songwriter Joe Cocker dies at 70

Cocker was probably best known for his cover of the Beatles song "With a Little Help from My Friends."

Darlene Love's last Letterman 'Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)'

Darlene Love sang "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home" for David Letterman one last time Friday night. She has sung on Letterman's late night shows since 1986.

Sony hack: Hollywood pros fear chilling effect; North Korea makes an offer

Some in the entertainment industry are wondering if they'll have to be careful now about the stories they tell or the jokes they make in the wake of Sony's withdrawal of "The Interview."

Angelina Jolie says she no longer feels 'the joy' in acting

Jolie visited the Frame to talk about what she learned from Lou Zamperini directing "Unbroken," how she tackled this epic story and how she prefers directing to acting.

Obama says 'James Flacco.' The Internet says, thank you

It was an honest mistake. But when President Obama said "James Flacco" when referring to James Franco — on a Friday before the holidays, no less — the slip was eagerly received online.

Is there anti-semitism in Batman Returns?

A perfect storm of coincidences made the 1992 movie — the only Batman film to take place during Christmas — appear to some as an anti-semitic allegory.

12 anime gift suggestions for the clueless parent

Animation historian Charles Solomon offers anime gift ideas that can transform an adult’s image from clueless doofus to knowing friend, plus a few suggestions for younger children.

Stevie Wonder to play 'Songs in the Key of Life' at benefit

Stevie Wonder is set to play his 19th annual House Full of Toys benefit concert this Saturday, and it includes him playing the entirety of his classic 1976 album.

8 fun and almost-free things to do this weekend

Let's get out, people. How about festive fun followed by adorable dogs and kombucha on tap? Here's everything you need to know.

Is video-on-demand the way to go for Sony's 'The Interview?'

If the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy never makes it into theaters, one option for the studio is to take it directly into viewers' homes.

Is 'The Interview' movie really worth all this drama?

Two critics who have seen the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy offer their thoughts on the film and the possibility of a chilling effect in Hollywood.

Creative Spaces: Ben Noam feels a sense of freedom outdoors

The L.A.-based artist uses Elysian Park as his creative space, where he collects plant matter for his paintings and finds inspiration in the open space.