Arts & Entertainment

7 ways to have fun in the heat this SoCal weekend

It'll be hot — real hot — but an impressive list of festivals to see and places to eat may tempt you to leave the house.

'The Chris Gethard Show' shuns cynicism and embraces heartfelt comedy

"The Chris Gethard Show" began on stage at New York’s Upright Citizens Brigade theater in 2009 and became a public access TV show in 2011.

The spontaneous return of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

Michael O'Connell, senior TV writer for the Hollywood Reporter, joined host A Martinez to talk about the enduring appetite for the show.

Jimmy Page takes stand in Led Zeppelin copyright trial

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page testified Wednesday that until a few years ago, he'd never heard a song that the megastar band is accused of ripping off for "Stairway to Heaven."

Disneyland gets a Chinese makeover for new Shanghai resort

After a decade of planning and negotiations with the Chinese partners, the $5.5 billion Shanghai Disney is ready to open.

Director Nicholas Meyer's first movie? Bet you can't guess

Nicholas Meyer, who made "The Wrath of Khan" and "Time After Time," shares his very first movie with KPCC's Off-Ramp.

'Anatomy Theater': a new opera that explores the nature of evil

The work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang and visual artist Mark Dion takes the inquiry into the nature of evil to a visceral level

Streaming royalties could improve with new music industry initative

Many streaming services and record labels have signed up for the Berklee College of Music’s Open Music Initiative, which seeks to identify and compensate the rightful owners of songs.

Derek DelGaudio blurs the line between artist and magician

In his solo show at the Geffen Playhouse, "In & Of Itself," Derek DelGaudio explores what is truth and what is illusion.

LA jury to decide whether 'Stairway to Heaven' riff was lifted

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and Robert Plant are named as defendants in a federal district court lawsuit that claims they copied the opening notes for "Stairway to Heaven" from a song by the band Spirit.

How the team behind 'Hamilton' brought 'Grease: Live' to TV

Director Tommy Kail and production designer David Korins applied some of their Broadway lessons to the live staging of “Grease: Live."

After shooting attack in Orlando, an unsure E3

The flags outside E3 are at half-staff following the Orlando shooting attack. However, it will seemingly be business as usual inside the video game trade show.

Tony Awards honors Florida victims; 'Hamilton' wins 11 categories

The 70th Tony Awards ceremony was dedicated to people affected by Sunday's deadly mass shooting in Orlando, Fla.

5 reasons not to drive anywhere in LA this weekend

All around the city, events and construction are hampering the flow of traffic. Maybe you should just stay home.

Here's everything you can see from home from video game mecca E3

It's probably too late to get inside the conference, which begins Sunday, but we have a rundown of the highlights and events you can see online.

E3 Sneak Peek: From virtual reality to androids

2,000 products. 20,000 fans. The blockbuster entertainment expo kicks off Sunday in downtown L.A. and virtual reality and mobile gaming will be among the big draws.