Arts & Entertainment

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.

Lawsuit against Norton Simon for art seized in WWII revived

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit against Pasadena's Norton Simon Museum to return two 500-year-old paintings seized by Nazis during World War II.

Get ready for the 44th LA gay pride weekend

This year's celebration is the first since gay marriage was ruled constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court. Events are planned in the run-up to the parade on Sunday.

Superfan Clipper Darrell on Donald Sterling, Steve Ballmer

During all the news and tumult, one person paying especially close attention to the Clippers is Darrell Bailey — better known as Clipper Darrell, the team's biggest fan.

Casey Kasem in critical condition with infected bedsore

Ailing radio personality Casey Kasem was in critical condition with an infected bedsore, while his daughter and wife debated in court about who should make decisions about his care.

Beastie Boys win a fight for their copyright

The hip-hop band that reached its zenith in the 1980s won a $1.7 million judgment against Monster Beverage Corp., which used the band's music without permission.

7 fun and almost-free things to do

A list of fun events, including a day with 100 indie bands, a California Chrome party and contemporary dance in DTLA. And if you want to splurge, there's a horror camping trip.

Cruise's 'Tomorrow' may flop: Is the era of the movie star over?

Tom Cruise is the big draw for "Edge of Tomorrow," opening Friday, but estimates say he won't be enough. What does this say about the ability of star power to fuel big hits?

Batman poster presents 75 highlights in 75 years of Bat-History

As part of their celebration of the 75th anniversary of Batman, DC Comics has released a new poster showing highlights of the character's history. Check out the full graphic.

'The Snowy Day': The art of Ezra Jack Keats at the Skirball Center

The Skirball Center is celebrating the children's book "The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keat with a complete interactive exhibit.