Arts

Conan O'Brien to make TBS his new late-night home

Late-night mainstay Conan O'Brien is headed to TBS to resume his comedic duties with a talk show expected to debut in November, the network said Monday.

Richard Chamberlain: From Hawaii to `Leverage'

Richard Chamberlain is back in Los Angeles after leaving behind his Hawaiian "dream house" and says the move has proved a good one.

AG says Haim obtained 550 pills before death

The California attorney general says Corey Haim obtained more than 550 prescription pills illegally in the three months before his death.

'Dynasty' oil tycoon John Forsythe dead at 92

John Forsythe, the handsome, smooth-voiced actor who made his fortune as the scheming oil tycoon in TV's "Dynasty" and the voice of the leader of "Charlie's Angels" has died after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 92.

Another 'American Idol' finalist eliminated

Didi Benami has a reason to be brokenhearted on "American Idol."

Photo exhibit documents poverty in Armenia

Poverty in Armenia has been on the rise in recent years. A report from the World Bank last year says 28 percent of the people in Armenia live below the poverty level. Southland photographer Sara Anjargolian spent several weeks on the outskirts of the capital city Yerevan documenting the lives of those families living in the shadows and rarely seen. Her photos are compiled in her new book, “How We Live: Life on the Margins in Armenia.” The images are on display at Casitas Studios in Atwater Village. (Audio: KPCC’s Shirley Jahad spoke with Anjargolian there about the stories of families in poverty in Armenia.)

'Real World' star 'Puck' injured in car crash

Reality TV star David "Puck" Rainey has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after being seriously injured in a car crash on a rural San Diego County road with his 8-year-old son, officials said.

Will porn and PETA be octomom's latest saviors?

Nadya Suleman's octuplets have brought her plenty of fame, but fortune appears to be another story.

'RFK: The Journey to Justice' at LA Theatre Works

After the death of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, his brother and attorney general Robert found himself at odds with civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King. A new play, commissioned by L.A. Theatre Works and universities, including Stanford, examines Bobby Kennedy's transformation from antagonist to civil rights powerhouse.

10th season of Native Voices kicks off at Autry National Center

The Autry National Center in Griffith Park opens its 10th season of its Native Voices theater series with “Tales of an Urban Indian.” It’s a one-man show about Simon Douglas, a young man who grows up on a reservation, moves to the big city, ends up on skid row, then pulls himself out.

Historic LA County sites receive national preservation grants

The Washington, D.C.-based National Trust for Historic Preservation announced today the L.A. County recipients of a dozen grants to preserve historic treasures for future generations.

Funeral service planned for Marie Osmond's son

A spokesman for Marie Osmond says a funeral service for the singer's 18-year-old son is set in Utah.

Drug tests pending in Marie Osmond son's LA death

Toxicology tests will determine whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the death of Marie Osmond's 18-year-old son, who police said jumped to his death from a downtown apartment building, a coroner's official said Monday.

Hello again to Jay Leno, back as 'Tonight' host

A lot of things in the world have changed since May. But not Jay Leno hosting "The Tonight Show."

Deadline for Oscar ballots is Tuesday afternoon

Voting members of the Motion Picture Academy must turn in their Oscar ballots by 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Long Beach's International City Theatre celebrates 25th anniversary

International City Theatre, known as ICT, celebrated its Silver Jubilee during the weekend at its home next to the Long Beach Convention Center. ICT enters its 26th season following two of its worst on record. ICT’s founder and artistic director Sheshin Desai recalled when the economy collapsed in fall 2008.