Arts & Entertainment

Powdered Liquor: Now legal but won't be in your margarita soon

The feds have approved dehydrated versions of vodka and even mojitos. Simply add water and voila! You've got a cocktail. But red tape will likely keep the high-proof powder off the market for a while.

Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson after lost season

The dismissal comes shortly after the Knicks completed a 37-45 season that began with their belief they were a serious contender.

Mad World: An oral history of New Wave artists and songs that defined the '80s

What was it like to be a part of the New Wave movement in the 1980s? Lori Majewski's new book chronicles the experience, and she joins A Martinez to talk about it.

America's Meb Keflezighi wins an emotional Boston Marathon

In the men's field of the 118th Boston Marathon, American Meb Keflezighi ended a 31-year drought for U.S.runners, after pulling away from Wilson Chebet of Kenya late in the race.

Hey, kids, remember you're on our side: The FBI makes a movie

Instead of a public service announcement, the FBI has made "Game of Pawns," a docudrama about a college student recruited by the Chinese government.

Surviving the indignities of age with humor and honesty

Aging is a pain in the… granny panties, “so serious you have to make a comedy out of it,” author Annabelle Gurwitch told an appreciative crowd at KPCC.

From 'Field Of Dreams' to 'Draft Day': Who cares about the front office?

Sports movies seem to have made a strange turn from focusing on players to focusing on agents and managers. It makes for a sad progression from magical realism to yelling about money.

Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.

Gabriel García Márquez hailed as literary giant

Author Gabriel García Márquez died Thursday, and there has been an worldwide outpouring of sadness and appreciation for the influential author.

Playwright Phillip Hayes Dean dies at 83

Dean's "Paul Robeson" originally starred James Earl Jones when it opened on Broadway in 1978. It would go on to several revivals in New York and Europe.

A new night market kicks off in Koreatown

The KTown Night Market runs through Saturday night. With a long list of K-Pop and hip-hop artists taking the stage, organizers have dubbed it "KTown Coachella."

What if a Chilean surrealist filmmaker had directed 'Dune?'

A new documentary called "Jodorowsky's Dune" shows how an unmade film version of "Dune" might have made "Alien" possible.

Free weekend? 7 things to do that aren't Coachella

Couldn't afford Coachella this year? Get tickets to watch emerging artists at Brokechella Saturday before attending a new flea market and a food extravaganza Friday.

Coachella 2014: Locals left out when world comes to party

Indio's teens grew up with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, now in its 15th year. That comes with perks and drawbacks.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Los Angeles connection

The author, who died Thursday, was honored locally in 2003 when part of Clarence Street, which had been home to a Boyle Heights gang, was renamed Gabriel Garcia Marquez Street.

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

A person close to the family has confirmed reports that that 87-year-old Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died.