Arts & Entertainment

How embracing the uncanny led to the unique look and feel of 'Legion'

In many ways, the new FX series "Legion" feels more like a psychedelic immersion into the main character's mental landscape and less like a comic book show.

Chargers set season ticket prices for their small new home

While the Rams' average season ticket price per game last season was $104, the average for the Chargers — the latest NFL team to move to L.A. — will be $192.

The purely accidental lessons of the first black 'Bachelorette'

Television shows don't have to be good or smart to tell you something about the culture that spawns them, and you might be surprised how much The Bachelor has to say about power.

Disney drops YouTube's PewDiePie over offensive videos

YouTube tells The Wrap that it's cancelling the release of 'Scare PewDiePie' Season 2 and dropping his channel from Google Preferred. Kjellberg said in a Tumblr post Sunday that his content is entertainment and he didn't mean any offense.

REVIEW: LA Opera's 'Abduction from the Seraglio' more fun than it needs to be

The audience for LA Opera’s “Abduction from the Seraglio’’ had been treated to a perfect, yet not-overly-familiar, necklace of Mozart arias and ensembles. It was a great night for our local opera company. And yet…

How chocolate became a sweet (but not so innocent) consort to Valentine's Day

From the time of the Aztecs, chocolate has been seen as an aphrodisiac. (Casanova certainly thought so.) But it took many centuries for it to become the taste of the love holiday.

How Sting and J. Ralph told James Foley's story through song

The Oscar-nominated song, “The Empty Chair,” is from “Jim: The James Foley Story,” a documentary about the American journalist who was killed by ISIS in 2014.

Are Grammy voters in tune with today's music?

Though Adele won out over Beyoncé's more adventurous album, this year's Grammy results indicate that voters are branching out from their conservative tendencies.

'Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis' tackles aftermath of terrorism

Colin Hanks' HBO documentary follows the Eagles of Death Metal in the months that followed the November 2015 attacks in Paris, when 89 people were killed at the band's concert.

What is Galentine's Day?

To quote Leslie Knope from "Parks and Rec": "It's only the best day of the year." Feb. 14 might be for romantic love, but Feb. 13 is for friendship.

Al Jarreau, versatile vocalist who 'played his voice,' dies at 76

Since the legendary singer began his career in the 1960s, he won Grammys in the jazz, pop and R&B categories. Just one clue that Jarreau, who died Sunday, was impossible to categorize.

Why storytellers of color ignore usual gatekeepers, take a chance on the internet

A diverse and creative generation of writers and actors is forging a new path to small and big screens by starting on the internet.

What an 'extremely cordial' call between US, China means for Hollywood

Later this month, the U.S. and China will have their first chance in five years to renegotiate an agreement covering the release of American films in China.

When Snowden met synths: An electronic music rebellion

French electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre collaborated with more than 30 artists —and Edward Snowden— for his ambitious "Electronica" album project.

John Oliver on facts, Donald Trump and the Supreme Court for dogs

The comedian talks about why facts matter more to him as a comedian than the president he's about to lampoon. Oliver's Last Week Tonight returns for a new season on HBO Sunday.

Song of the Week: LA Chamber Orchestra, Kodaly, and coffee

The people who brought you the giant inflatable rabbits and the giant musicians along the 110 bring you a coffee break Wednesday with two veteran string players from the LA Chamber Orchestra.