Arts & Entertainment

The Good Listener: Why doesn't Halloween get more music?

Christmas yields dozens of holiday albums each year. But, "Monster Mash" aside, what of Halloween?

Jack Bruce, bassist/singer for '60s band Cream, dies at 71

Playing alongside Eric Clapton on guitar and Ginger Baker on drums, Bruce sang such hits as "Sunshine of Your Love," "White Room" and "I Feel Free."

John Denver gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Things are a little sunnier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after the posthumous unveiling of a star for John Denver. He received the star 17 years after his death.

50 years ago, Santa Monica hosted the biggest rock concert ever

The TAMI Show spanned two nights in late October, 1964. Acts like the Rolling Stones, the Beach Boys, the Supremes and James Brown gave career-defining performances.

Improv + Hip-Hop = 'Freestyle Love Supreme'

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tommy Kail have turned their the improv hip-hop show into a TV series on Pivot.

'The Walking Dead' makeup artist Greg Nicotero on how to win at Halloween

It's not that easy being dead. "The Walking Dead" hosts "Zombie School" every season for wannabe walkers. Here are some insider tips.

What's Tommy Lasorda's favorite restaurant?

The hall of fame former Dodgers managers takes Off-Ramp to Paul's Kitchen, a long-running Chinese restaurant in downtown L.A.'s Fashion District.

'The Tastemakers' explains how food trends take off

How do cupcakes, kale and quinoa get so popular? David Sax, author of "The Tastemakers: Why We're Crazy for Cupcakes but Fed Up with Fondue" explains.

Eduardo Sanchez gives Bigfoot a heart in 'Exists'

John Rabe talks with the father of found footage, Eduardo Sanchez, who revives the genre with "Exists," a movie even the Bigfoot community can love.

8 fun and almost-free things to do this weekend

We're checking out The Theatre at Ace Hotel, decompressing at the Getty Center's garden and eating deep-fried Oreos in Koreatown.

Hit @LosFelizDayCare Twitter feed shoots down helicopter parents

If you live in Los Feliz and send your little Tallulah or Beckett to daycare with a sack of organic carrots and a yoga mat, you might want to skip this segment.

Benjamin Millepied's LA Dance Project returns to a local stage

The contemporary dance company returns to the Ace Hotel Theater with a program that includes a new work by the choreographer set to music by Phillip Glass.

British soul singer Alice Russell is on tour with her baby in tow

Alice Russell used to have the occasional vodka before a show, but says that's changed "'cause I'm, you know, making milk at the moment."

James Corden to take over 'Late Late Show' March 9

Corden is replacing Craig Ferguson, who after a decade in the host chair exits on Dec. 18. The show will continue to originate from Los Angeles.

MOCA board adds 4 trustees, including LA artist Mark Bradford

Bradford is a graduate of the California Institute for the Arts, who received a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship "Genius Grant" in 2009.

Lynn Shelton directed 'Laggies' with some other films in mind

The filmmaker was drawn to the script because of an unusual friendship in the story, which she likens to the unconventional romantic relationship in "Harold and Maude."