Arts & Entertainment

Dick Cavett portrays himself in new play about a literary feud

The former TV host helps re-create a feud between literary figures Mary McCarthy and Lillian Hellman that played out on his talk show.

Dominick's chef Brandon Boudet teaches you how to make Mardi Gras jambalaya

"Jambalaya is like one of those things: 'My mama makes the best jambalaya that way, my mama's jambalaya is better than your mama's jambalaya.'"

George Takei's musical 'Allegiance' finally gets to Broadway

The "Star Trek" star's personal and heartfelt show about Japanese-Americans imprisoned during World War II has found a spot on Broadway, with him in a starring role.

Sony's co-chair steps down 3 months after massive hack

Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal will leave her post as studio head to start her own production company, the studio announced Thursday.

Colin Meloy gets personal with The Decemberists' new album

The band's lead singer and guitarist talks about how his songwriting has become more personal on the new album, “What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World.”

Will Jay-Z's $56-million gamble on Aspiro music streaming services pay off?

The company he bought pales in subscribers compared to Spotify and Pandora. And Apple will soon launch its streaming service. Is the rapper/business mogul making a smart move?

A composer is inspired by Gehry's architecture for 'Frank's House'

Andrew Norman interprets the architect's process in creating his Santa Monica residence in a musical composition to be performed by the L.A. Chamber Orchestra.

Neon Retro Arcade rebuilds ancient '80s video games

At Neon Retro Arcade in Old Town Pasadena, Centipede, Gravitar, and Joust are seen as cultural artifacts. Frustratingly hard cultural artifacts.

'Suge' Knight still in hospital after murder case hearing

A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy said no further details can be provided on Knight, who is accused of intentionally running down and killing a friend.

Caldecott winner Dan Santat celebrates with 'Beekle'

Children's book 'Beekle' secures the 2015 Caldecott Medal for Pasadena author, Dan Santat.

Does binge-watching make us depressed? Good question

Recent headlines make it sound like just because we watched a few episodes, we're depressed and lonely. But the science on binge-watching is just beginning.

Matthew Heineman enters no-man's land in 'Cartel Land'

The documentary opens with armed drug gangs mixing meth. It looks like an outtake from “Breaking Bad,” but this is the real thing.

'Ida' filmmaker auditioned 400 actresses before finding his star in a Warsaw cafe

Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski talks about his unique method of filmmaking, the struggle to get "Ida" made, and how he discovered his lead actress.

Exclusive: What Hollywood might do with the 'Mockingbird' sequel

Harper Lee announced a sequel to her Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, “To Kill A Mockingbird." The Frame has discovered a trailer for the film adaptation.

Randall Park throws Asian-American stereotypes overboard in 'Fresh Off the Boat'

The actor was relieved to find out the Asian characters in the sitcom weren't portrayed as stereotypes, like many of the roles he's played in the past.

Cheating death and finding love: Making the film 'Meru'

Adventure photographer Jimmy Chin is a subject, cinematographer, and co-director of the Sundance award-winning documentary "Meru." He and his wife/co-director Chai Vasarhelyi tell The Frame about the