Arts & Entertainment

A Tribe Called Red, Slavic Soul Party! and Metá Metá

This week we've got a Brazilian band with metal roots, a first-nation Canadian electronica group, and a band from NYC with a Slavic sound.

Older people underrepresented in film, new survey finds

The study from USC found just 11 percent of some 4,066 speaking characters in the 100 top U.S. films of 2015 were 60 or older.

Brad Bird explains why 'The Iron Giant' bombed at the box office

A new documentary explores why Brad Bird's 1999 animated feature "The Iron Giant" was a critical darling but a box office bomb.

'Kicks' filmmakers hope kids see the movie and 'feel a little less lonely'

The "Kicks" filmmakers made their coming-of-age tale for the younger versions of themselves — and for young boys growing up under oppressive images of masculinity.

There's a website that compares your scream to Nic Cage

The Nic Cage Rage Page is a site that ranks your scream from 1 to Cage, and all you have to do is yell into your computer or smartphone.

Fey, Poehler share creative arts Emmy gold as 'SNL' hosts

The Emmy was the first for Poehler but part of a collection for Fey. She's won eight times before, including acting and writing trophies. See the full list of winners.

Rediscovering a love of theater at the Edinburgh festivals

'The Frame' host John Horn brings us a sound rich story from Edinburgh, Scotland, where he immersed himself in theater, music and comedy, and emerged with a renewed love of performance.

8 fun ways to spend your weekend in SoCal

Embrace autumn at a fall market, soak in the end of summer at Lobster Fest or participate in the year-long pastime of beer drinking. Whatever you decide, we've got the details.

Love old school hip-hop? Thank Kraftwerk

Almost 40 years ago, Kraftwerk produced a sound that influenced countless bands, solo artists and hip hop DJs. We talk to two pioneering L.A. DJs about their love of the group.

Fall film season kicks off with 2016 Toronto International Film Festival

Some of the the films showing in Toronto include, Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation,” Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land,” Werner Herzog’s “Into The Inferno” and Denis Villaneuve’s sci-fi thriller, “Arrival.

After years off screen, Eddie Murphy takes a dramatic turn in 'Mr. Church'

The comedy legend is best known from his roles in films like "Beverly Hills Cop" and "The Nutty Professor," but there’s nothing funny about his latest role.

Comedian Felipe Esparza: 'I want Latinos to laugh the hardest at my jokes'

KPCC's Erika Aguilar talks with stand-up comedian Filipe Esparza about how his upbringing - gang life in Boyle Heights - informs his comedy.

For Star Trek's 50th, Off-Ramp's 4 best Trek moments. What are yours?

From George Takei's amazing second act, to Brooks McFadden's post Star Trek stage productions, to the remastering of Star Trek: The Next Generation, here are some of our favorite segments as Star Trek turns 50.

'Moonlight' director: 'There is no code switching in this film'

The film follows a young boy in Miami and his journey into adulthood. And for filmmaker Barry Jenkins, he doesn't shy away from showing his real life struggles on the big screen.

We go deep with Adam Nimoy on his new documentary 'For the Love of Spock'

Leonard Nimoy's son has crafted a loving but also very candid portrait of his father and the beloved character he played.

Highly illogical: Why every incarnation of 'Star Trek' needs a Spock

"Star Trek" turns 50 tomorrow. Each of the various shows and films that make up the franchise feature a character who offers a third-person view of humanity; they're what make "Star Trek" what it is.