Arts & Entertainment

After Sandy, Katrina and Sept. 11, this sculptor finds art in survival

Christopher Saucedo lost a brother in the twin towers, and two of his houses were flooded in the storms. He says he hopes his art shows people what it means to lose and how we manage to survive.

Free weekend? 9 fun and almost-free things to do

It's so hot, we could cry.

Richard Gere goes against type, playing a homeless man in 'Time Out Of Mind'

The actor is most recognized for his portrayal of an attorney in “Pretty Woman.” For his latest film he chose to play the sort of person who is often overlooked.

Obama honors Venice artist, UC Irvine professor

Artist John Baldessari and historian Vicki Lynn Ruiz were among the 21 people and organizations honored at this year’s National Medals of Arts and Humanities ceremony.

Song Exploder: Breaking down the Cali vibes of 'Feeling OK' by Best Coast

Hrishikesh Hirway, producer and host of the podcast Song Exploder, chats with Best Coast about a track from the band's latest album.

The rom-com 'Sleeping With Other People' uses sex as a subject, not a punchline

“Sleeping with Other People” is produced by the company Gloria Sanchez -- that’s the women’s division of Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s company, Gary Sanchez.

George Takei on taking an internment camp musical to Broadway

In an intimate interview, George Takei tells Off-Ramp host John Rabe about crafting the Japanese-American internment camp history into compelling Broadway musical theater.

LA poetry ambassador Suzanne Lummis on what makes bad poems bad

Suzanne Lummis, one of Los Angeles' most venerated poets, has two new books this year. Marc Haefele talked to her about L.A. poets, Philip Levine and what makes a bad poem bad.

The Frame goes to Telluride — for all of us

Host John Horn & our Frame crew have brought listeners great interviews and insights from Telluride, a small festival with big impact in the film world.

Apple unveils new TV set-top box, but is it really 'the future of television?'

The company's CEO, Tim Cook, revealed a new and improved model of Apple TV that integrates Siri and apps. But it still doesn't provide access to Amazon programming.

Bring out your dead, but not Monty Python's Terry Gilliam — He's still alive

The actor, writer and director took to Facebook to announce that he is indeed alive, after Variety mistakenly published his obituary.

'The Princes of Kings Road': a play about two titans of LA architecture

Richard Neutra and Rudolph Schindler are responsible for some of Los Angeles's most iconic architecture, but it's their complex, rocky relationship that provides the basis for a new play.

5 Every Week: Valley relics, cyber space movies and a Depeche Mode convention

Here are five great things you should do in Southern California this week.

Light in the Attic Records' reissues bring long-lost tunes to a new audience

The specialty label puts painstaking detail into each album’s packaging, to give the listener a complete picture of why a particular recording is important.

Solving the problem of so many good TV shows, so many platforms

With TV shows spread out over Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go, cable, broadcast and so many other platforms, Grantland's Andy Greenwald helps us sort out the landscape.

Stephen Colbert prepped for 'The Late Show' with online videos

Stephen Colbert has been on a media blitz promoting his return to late night, he's also been spending the last few months releasing content online. Watch the highlights here.