Arts & Entertainment

10 Sixth Street Bridge cameos in pop culture

The beloved bridge has made many appearances in film, TV and music videos, from "Grease" to "Terminator 2," Madonna to Lonely Island music videos. Watch some of them here.

Rental listings in Santa Clara increase for Super Bowl 50

Most hotel rooms near Levi's Stadium have already been scooped up. Those nearby are looking to rent out their property to turn a tidy profit.

100 years later, Beatrix Potter's tale of a fanciful feline to be published

A long-lost Beatrix Potter book, "The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots," is set to be released this fall, 150 years after the beloved author's birth.

Your ultimate itinerary for LA Museums Free-For-All

More than 25 L.A. museums are offering free admission this Saturday, Jan. 30. Get cultured without putting a dent in your wallet — here's how to get the most bang for (almost) no bucks.

Wait For It: 'Hamilton' comes to the Pantages — in a year-and-a-half

"Hamilton" has already grossed more than $44 million at the Rodgers, with close to 300,000 in attendance so far. Here are the details on when it's coming, how to get tickets and more.

Mavis Staples on her famous family, her new album, and her former suitor, Bob Dylan

Mavis Staples has been singing professionally since the 1950s, and at 76 she's still going strong with a new album and an HBO documentary on the way.

Broad Street: A new production company battles gender inequality in Hollywood

Alysia Reiner and Sarah Megan Thomas have formed Broad Street Pictures to create more roles for women, both in front of and behind the camera

Sundance 2016: 'The Birth of a Nation' breaks festival record with $17.5 million sale

Fox Searchlight, which also distributed "12 Years a Slave," picked up the historical drama, which tells the story of Nat Turner's slave uprising of 1831.

Abe Vigoda, actor who outlived several erroneous obits, dies at 94

Vigoda, who played the over-the-hill detective Phil Fish in "Barney Miller" and a doomed Mafia soldier in "The Godfather," died Tuesday at age 94, years after erroneous reports of his death.

Foals: From playing house parties to selling out arenas

The British band's lead singer, Yannis Philippakis, talks about why they love playing live. On the horizon: the Coachella Music Festival.

How the Motion Picture Academy plans to move past #OscarsSoWhite

The Academy recently announced a plan to double its number of women and diverse members by 2020. But are those goals aggressive enough?

'The Big Short' producers on making the financial crisis a 'cinematic experience'

Producers Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner took home the top honor at the Producers Guild of America awards, making "The Big Short" an Oscars favorite.

Professional football and the Polynesian pipeline

It's known as the Polynesian Pipeline, the route that leads large numbers of men from Samoa, Tonga and Hawai'i into the NFL. Is it exploitation or a luck break?

From candy to juleps, Persians left imprint on many edible delights

With sanctions lifting, Iran is open for trade again. You might not realize we've been consuming the fruits of trade with Persians for centuries — in the names used for many common foods.

Museum workers face fines and dismissal for scratching King Tut mask

After a botched repair job of the famed pharaoh's beard left scratches on his burial mask, Egyptian prosecutors have ordered eight museum workers to a disciplinary court for "gross negligence."

'SNL' parodies diversity at the Oscars and Sarah Palin

Tina Fey brought back her impression of the former Alaska governor. "SNL" also parodied this year's all-white Oscar nominees in a mock award show sketch.