Arts & Entertainment

Donald Sterling loses appeal to reverse sale of Clippers

The 2nd District Court of Appeal ruled Monday that Sterling failed to show any legal error by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge who approved the sale last year.

Conan O'Brien's 'weird diplomacy' in Armenia

The late night host takes his abroad again, this time with his assistant, who is of Armenian descent. And he meets a group of unlikely fans: teenaged Syrian refugees.

In 'Song of Lahore,' Pakistani musicians fight social stigma to play the music they love

The new documentary "Song of Lahore" tells how traditional Pakistani musicians found a new audience through YouTube after decades of local suppression.

In 'You’ve Heard These Hands,' pianist Don Randi chronicles his career with The Wrecking Crew

Randi has written a memoir about his time with the legendary L.A. studio band, working with everyone from Brian Wilson to Frank Zappa to James Brown.

Metro touts LA transit connection to new Missy Elliott track

Metro took a ride on the coattails of rapper Missy Elliott Thursday after she released her latest single, which uses their downtown station as part of its backdrop.

Singer, drag performer Joey Arias channels Billie Holiday

Arias takes his performance of Billie Holiday's music to Los Angeles' REDCAT Theater this weekend in a performance the New York Times called "devastating."

Free weekend? 8 fun and almost-free things to do in LA

Did someone say Friday? We don't know about you, but we sure are ready to kick back and relax.

5 Every Week: 11 hour movies, salad and rock gardens

Here are five great things to do in Southern California this coming week, hand picked for you from the makers of the 5 Every Day app.

At just 27, bassist and singer Katie Thiroux already keeps up with jazz legends in LA

Thiroux is one of 11 semi-finalists, and the only Angeleno, in the 2015 Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Vocals Competition.

Paul Bettany: From 'Shelter' to 'Avengers,' he finds meaning in stories

Paul Bettany has written and directed "Shelter," a movie about homelessness. But for the "Avengers" actor, his new departure comes from an old love of storytelling.

Adrian Tomine goes back to his California roots in 'Killing and Dying'

The graphic novel is a collection of six stories that were somewhat inspired by Adrian Tomine's life in California, being a parent and finding the true meaning of home.

Video: 'Grey's Anatomy' star brings activism to acting

Sara Ramirez didn't see herself reflected on the silver screen growing up, but her love for the arts drove her to pursue a career in acting anyway.

Mark Ruffalo turns the tables on 'Spotlight' reporter Mike Rezendes

The actor interviewed the Boston Globe journalist in order to play him in the film about the newspaper's exposé of the city's Catholic archdiocese.

Song Exploder breaks down The Arcs' 'Put a Flower in Your Pocket'

In our latest installment of Song Exploder, Hrishikesh Hirway breaks down "Put a Flower in Your Pocket" with Dan Auerbach and other members of The Arcs.

Filmmaker Patricia Riggen: 'It's harder to be a woman than Latina'

The director of "The 33," a movie about the 2010 Chilean mining accident, says she still has to prove herself to every collaborator, "every single day."

In 'Entertainment', a comedian engages with his real-life alter ego

For the last 20 years, comedian Gregg Turkington has made a name for himself pretending to be anti-comedian Neil Hamburger. Now, he stars in a movie based on the character.