Arts & Entertainment

Brian K. Vaughan uses his comics as a "cheap version" of therapy

The author has written the popular sci-fi comics "Saga" and "Y: The Last Man." He uses the genre to talk about serious issues such as immigration, the Cold War and fatherhood.

What to do Thanksgiving weekend in SoCal

Whether you're hosting family or flying solo, there's plenty to do this Thanksgiving weekend — including ways to walk off all those extra calories afterward.

If you take sides, make sure they're as tasty as these

Chef Mike Isabella, a renowned restaurateur, has devised some delectable spinoffs of traditional turkey accompaniments, while staying true to classic roots.

5 ways to enjoy Thanksgiving alone

Take Two's Alex Cohen speaks with psychologist Elaine Rodino for some advice on how to make the best of a Thanksgiving alone.

Lichtenstein exhibit pops into the Skirball

Roy Lichtenstein very well might have seen himself as a great artist who was also commercial. Just like his key inspiration, the humble, stirring comics of his youth.

Why the roadtrip musical, 'Miss You Like Hell,' was ideal for Erin McKeown

The singer-songwriter has made it her life’s work to study the regional music of the United States, and that fit perfectly with playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes' story.

Song Exploder: Jóhann Jóhannsson breaks down the score for 'Arrival'

In this episode, Jóhannsson breaks down a piece from the score called “Heptapod B,” and how, like the film, his music revolves around the concept of language.

Was the 'Hamilton' cast right to call out Mike Pence?

The New York Times chief theater critic Ben Brantley initially did not agree with the cast of "Hamilton" addressing the Vice President-elect in the audience, but then he changed his mind.

11 Turkey Trots to try this Thanksgiving

Before you break out the eating pants, consider entering a Turkey Trot and burn some calories before you stuff your face.

'Hamilton' to Pence: 'We are the diverse America who are alarmed'

Pence was met with boos and cheers as he came to see the show. After, the cast and crew delivered a pointed statement.

Soul Singer Sharon Jones, 60, Dies

Jones, known for fronting The Dap-Kings, had been fighting pancreatic cancer since 2013.

Local Comic Shop Day 2016: What to get and where to get it

Comic shops around the world want fanboys and fangirls to check out a store near them.

Big-voiced Dap-Kings soul singer Sharon Jones dies at 60

A big-voiced soul singer who performed with high energy onstage has died in New York after battling pancreatic cancer. Sharon Jones was 60.

Ruth Negga takes a stand on equality, race, representation with 'Loving'

The Irish actress co-stars in the film about the Virginia couple convicted in 1959 when interracial marriage was a crime in that state. Their case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Tom Ford reveals a 'more private' side with 'Nocturnal Animals'

The fashion designer is stitching together an impressive filmmaking career. His second movie, "Nocturnal Animals," tells a story that he relates to deeply.

Mikhail Baryshnikov descends into a dark place in 'Letter to a Man'

"Letter to a Man" is the one-man show starring Mikhail Baryshnikov based on the memoir of another famous Russian dancer who struggled with schizophrenia.