Arts & Entertainment

World Cup 2014: Where to watch your country’s team

World Cup matches start up this week, we've curated a list of a few key places to catch your favorite team and the international flavor of the 2014 World Cup in Southern California, the nation's most diverse region. Is your favorite spot missing?

Stanley Cup finals: Quick pushes Kings to brink with 3-0 win

The Kings beat the Rangers 3-0 on Monday night to move within one win of their second Stanley Cup title in three years.

Complaint: Trucker in Morgan crash hadn't slept

Wal-Mart trucker Kevin Roper is expected to appear in state court Wednesday. It was unclear if Roper, of Jonesboro, Georgia, had retained an attorney. He remained free after posting $50,000 bond.

Update: O'Bannon takes stand in landmark NCAA lawsuit

Former UCLA star Ed O'Bannon took the stand Monday five years after filing his antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA. Here's a look at the case and why it's important.

Picture This: Rarely seen portraits of country music stars

Country music legends Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Emmylou Harris are just a few of the artists whose images are part of a new exhibition at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles, called Country: Portraits of an American Sound.

Trucker in Tracy Morgan crash lacked sleep, prosecutor says

The Wal-Mart truck driver accused of triggering a crash in New Jersey and critically injured Tracy Morgan reportedly had not slept for more than 24 hours.

Tony awards: 'Gentleman's Guide,' McDonald, Cranston win

Audra McDonald, at 43, won a record sixth Tony for portraying Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill." Read on for more highlights and winners.

World Cup in LA: Video of Garcetti bouncing a brazuca, talking soccer

As KPCC looks at Los Angeles' diverse neighborhoods through the lens of the World Cup, we start with superfan L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti. Who are YOU rooting for?

Spokesman: Tracy Morgan 'more responsive' after surgery

A spokesman for Tracy Morgan says that he remains in critical condition after undergoing surgery on a broken leg and will remain in a New Jersey hospital for "several weeks."

Watch: Sir Mix-A-Lot, Seattle Symphony perform 'Baby Got Back'

The Seattle Symphony and rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot wowed a roomful of fans Friday night with a full-figured performance of "Baby Got Back," complete with a stage full of dancers from the crowd.

While Broadway sings its praise, the wigmaker remains unsung

Sunday night's Tony Awards will honor actors and actresses, but not those who create their elaborate coiffures. That's because the best in the business know how to stay out of the spotlight.

5 video game trends expected at E3

With the launch of the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Wii U in the video game industry's rearview mirror, the spotlight at this week's Electronic Entertainment Expo in L.A. is expected to shift back to games.

California Chrome fails to win Triple Crown at Belmont Stakes

California Chrome seemed like just the horse to break the drought and win the Triple Crown on Saturday, but failed to do so when it came to the race.

Peyton Reed to direct 'Ant-Man,' following Edgar Wright exit

Marvel has announced that Peyton Reed will direct "Ant-Man," following writer/director Edgar Wright's high-profile exit. It's still set to be released July 17 of next year.

Video: Poet Maya Angelou remembered at memorial service

First lady Michelle Obama remembered poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou as the first person who let her know she could be a strong, powerful and smart black woman.

Maria Sharapova wins tennis's French Open for 2nd time

Maria Sharapova won her second French Open title in three years, overcoming some shaky serving Saturday to beat fourth-seeded Simona Halep 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 in the final.