Arts & Entertainment
Off-Ramp contributor CJ Greenspon takes us to the minor leagues of pro wrestling, an event at an American Legion hall in Reseda put on every month by Pro Wrestling Guerrilla.
My former literary manager told me he didn’t really like reading. There are reasons he’s no longer my literary manager.
It follows a rough year for the network, with "American Idol" suffering a severe decline. Its 2014 season finale was down 66 percent from three years ago.
Mysterious, giant matchsticks have been showing up all over Los Angeles in the last few weeks. No one's come forward yet to claim responsibility.
The man who rushed up and touched Brad Pitt on the Hollywood red carpet for "Maleficent" is Vitalii Sediuk, a Ukrainian journalist who has a history of pranks.
Two new books — Lisa See's "China Dolls" and Arthur Dong's "Forbidden City" — explore the exciting world of San Francisco's Chinese-American club scene in the '30s and '40s.
LeVar Burton's fundraising effort to bring "Reading Rainbow" to the online masses is a by-the-book success, with the $1 million goal reached within hours of the campaign's launch.
The National Black Church Initiative is calling for its members not to give money to NPR, telling the network it "has abandoned the African American community."
An actress, singer and dancer in the 1950s and 1960s, Angelou broke through as an author in 1970 with "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings."
Buried under an unassuming stone in Cavalry Cemetery are the bones of Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe, the self-proclaimed, and not entirely wrong, “originator of jazz.”
John Rabe talks with Bean, one of the last of the old school Hollywood raconteurs, about "Death of the Author," his father getting bitten during a panty raid, and being Calvin Coolidge's cousin.
The people have spoken! They voted VaKA Burger, best hamburger joint in Southern California for National Hamburger Day. So, we went down to Vaka to check out the story behind the scenes.
It's Tuesday, which means that it's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week we're joined by music critic Steve Hochman and Associate Editor of Latin at Billboard magazine, Justino Aguila.
The Getty’s latest Pacific Standard Time, focusing on Greater Latin American culture, is a huge step in the right direction. But it's possible many people in those nations don’t care.
Whether for philosophical or health reasons, pet owners are whipping up batches of pet food for their beloved animals. But veterinarians warn that these meals need to be nutritionally balanced.
Herb Jeffries, an actor and singer most famous for his work with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and his role as a singing cowboy in "The Bronze Buckaroo," has died. He was 100.