Arts & Entertainment

East LA celebrates Mexican Independence Day with a major festival

Floats, dancers and marching bands will help Angelenos celebrate Mexican Independence Day, a holiday that celebrates Mexico's independence from Spain.

Renouncing Pablo Escobar's sins, his son traffics in motivational talks

Drug czar Pablo Escobar's son studied to be an architect. But his late father's notoriety interfered with business, so today he urges kids to stay away from drugs.

Former NSA deputy director weighs in on 'Snowden'

You can probably guess what a former deputy director of the National Security Agency thinks of the new biopic on Edward Snowden.

Hari Kondabolu says his mom is hilarious — and not because of her accent

The comedian won't impersonate his parents' Indian accents. For many people, he says, "immigrants are funny voices," and he doesn't want to play into that.

Playwright Edward Albee, who changed and challenged audiences, dies at 88

"All art should be useful," Albee said. "If it's merely decorative, it's a waste of time." The Pulitzer-winning playwright of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" died Friday following a short illness.

Why the Emmys are more important than ever—cutting through the TV clutter

In the era of "peak TV," getting an Emmy nomination and exposure on the telecast can catapult a show. Check out The Frame Bingo Card to make the most out of your Emmy viewing party.

Here's what happened to the St. Louis Dome after the Rams left

The Rams move to L.A. has put their former stadium in St. Louis — the Dome at America's Center — in a precarious place.

How the 1960s TV series 'Adam-12' helped the LAPD sell the 'good cop' image

Our "Cops on TV" series continues with actor Kent McCord talking about his role on one of the first police procedurals — a show produced in cooperation with the LAPD.

How to get to and park at the LA Coliseum for the Rams

We've got the details for Rams fans — everything from parking to public transportation and what to expect once you get there Sunday.

Is #OscarsSoWhite creating ageist consequences?

Hollywood writer, Robert Bassing, is threatening to sue the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences.

The ‘endangered species’ of Hollywood

Silver hair is underrepresented on the silver screen.

New documentary examines the human side of Mexico's drug war

Director Bernardo Ruiz takes on the US-Mexico Drug War through the stories of a DEA agent on the border, an activist nun and a Texas-based smuggler.

Toronto Film Fest in full swing with ‘La La Land,’ ‘Loving,’ and more

Dazzling contenders for the 2017 Oscar season are screening this week at the Toronto International Film Festival. "La La Land," a romance musical set in fair Los Angeles starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, wowed critics.

7 fun ways to spend your weekend in SoCal

Hang out with butterflies, get a henna tattoo or dance to Daft Punk on the Santa Monica Pier. The weekend train awaits, are you hopping aboard?

Why 'Luke Cage' creator made his superhero costume a hoodie

Cheo Hodari Coker made an intentional choice to set the new Netflix show in Harlem. And have the superhero costume be a dark hoodie.

Can Pandora and Amazon disrupt the streaming music business?

Watch out Spotify and Apple Music: Pandora and Amazon are planning lower cost streaming music options.