Arts & Entertainment

Free Weekend? Billboard Art, Shark Lagoon Night, Mother’s Day

The gray is going away just in time for the L.A. weekend. Get up close and personal with sharks, see "Grease" with a real T-bird and Pink Lady and more.

Bill Graham's life on display at the Skirball

From Nazi Germany to rock impresario. The life of concert promoter Bill Graham on display at the Skirball museum.

Toro Y Moi: Kisses from over-eager fans and saving money

Chaz Bundick has been playing shows for five years as Toro y Moi. He talks about tour life and the time he got kissed by two fans in the middle of a show.

Get up and dance! The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion is back

'Whenever I am feeling particularly sluggish, there is one musician I turn to... to get me up and going. He has never let me down.' Who's Alex Cohen talking about?

'The D Train' delivers a big twist in a movie that almost didn't happen

The Jack Black/James Marsden movie almost fell apart at the last minute, but "The D Train" — and its big twist — became a Sundance sensation. We talked to the co-writer/directors.

NFL finds Patriots employees probably deflated balls

An NFL investigation released Wednesday said that quarterback Tom Brady was probably "at least generally aware" of the rules violations.

Louis Zamperini's son flies in an 'Unbroken' B-24 bomber

Luke Zamperini flies in the last airworthy B-24, the same kind of plane his dad flew in World War 2.

Before Stonewall, transgender uprising changed lives

Three years before the Stonewall riots, unrest in San Francisco marked the transgender community's public debut in the rights struggle.

New music from Hiatus Kaiyote, MC Lyte and more

It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. Oliver Wang and Morgan Rhodes join A Martinez in the studio to talk about the latest releases.

Pacquiao sued for failing to disclose injury before big fight

The two plaintiffs are suing under laws meant to protect consumers.

Best Coast breaks out of their box with 'California Nights'

The band says their music is obviously California-influenced, because that's who they are — but they don't want to just be what people say they should be.

Marvel CEO on female superhero failures as Black Widow remains movieless

Marvel has yet to give Scarlett Johansson a "Black Widow" movie — she poked fun at this on this week's "SNL" — and now a leaked email shows Marvel's CEO shooting down female superheroes.

NBC's 'Revolution' gets a conclusion — in comic book form

While fans calling for the powers-that-be to #RelocateRevolution to another network or streaming service, they're half getting their wish — a definitive end to the story.

How one LA teen turned turmoil into a ticket to Broadway

High schooler Shaila Essley competes Monday night in the national finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition, one of the most prestigious opportunities for young actors.

Internment art to be displayed at Japanese American National Museum

The museum in Los Angeles will display the collection of art done by people of Japanese descent who were imprisoned over fears that they were spies.

Original 'Star Trek' actress Grace Lee Whitney dies

Rand was an early character on the show, but Whitney was written out after eight episodes. One of her most famous appearances on the show was fighting off an evil Kirk.