Arts & Entertainment

What if a Chilean surrealist filmmaker had directed 'Dune?'

A new documentary called "Jodorowsky's Dune" shows how an unmade film version of "Dune" might have made "Alien" possible.

Free weekend? 7 things to do that aren't Coachella

Couldn't afford Coachella this year? Get tickets to watch emerging artists at Brokechella Saturday before attending a new flea market and a food extravaganza Friday.

Coachella 2014: Locals left out when world comes to party

Indio's teens grew up with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, now in its 15th year. That comes with perks and drawbacks.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Los Angeles connection

The author, who died Thursday, was honored locally in 2003 when part of Clarence Street, which had been home to a Boyle Heights gang, was renamed Gabriel Garcia Marquez Street.

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

A person close to the family has confirmed reports that that 87-year-old Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died.

'X-Men' director Bryan Singer accused of sex abuse in lawsuit

A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii.

Light and dark: The racial biases that remain in photography

Syreeta McFadden used to dread being photographed. Cameras made her skin look darkened and distorted. Now a photographer herself, she's learned to capture various hues of brown skin.

Pasadena company still puts music on cassette tape. Really

Cassette tapes may seem to have been buried by the Internet, but they’re still spinning along, and one of America's biggest cassette producers is a small business in Pasadena.

Ford Mustang turns 50: Used Mustang salesman reflects on the iconic car's history

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, we talk with a man who's been selling used Mustangs from the same address since 1969. Prices have gone up since then.

Disney Channel's 'Jessie' breaks romantic ground

The title character of television's "Jessie" heads in an unprecedented direction for a Disney Channel series: Toward the altar.

Religion and Culture: Indian Catholics balance tradition and modernity

A community of Syro-Malabar Catholics strives to keep American-born offspring in the fold while preserving language and culture from their homeland of Southern India.

Religion and Culture: SoCal man builds business selling Indian idols

One man has turned his fascination with Buddhist and Hindu sculpture into a successful Southern California business that also keeps an ancient tradition alive.

Miley Cyrus still hospitalized, cancels 2nd show

Miley Cyrus is canceling another concert and remains hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

Shepard Fairey pays homage to album art in 50 Shades of Black art show

50 Shades Of Black features pieces inspired by the 12-inch record cover format and is inspired by Shepard Fairey's love for music like British punk rockers the Clash.

Tasting with our eyes: Why bright blue chicken looks so strange

The color of food can affect how we perceive its taste, and food companies aren't afraid to use that to their advantage. An artist tests perceptions by dousing familiar foods with unorthodox colors.

5 classic Easter eggs from your favorite animated movies

Off-Ramp animation expert Charles Solomon reveals Easter eggs from classic animated films that you never knew were there.