Arts & Entertainment

Composer Caroline Shaw: From Pulitzer Prize to Kanye West to the Ojai Music Fest

The 70th annual Ojai Fest features work from 11 composers, including Caroline Shaw. The rising star won a Pulitzer Prize for music at the ripe old age of 30, but she's just getting started.

'The Cursed Child' captures the magic of Harry Potter on stage

J.K. Rowling wrote a new story that's been adapted for the London stage. As preview performances begin, Potter-mania is in full swing.

With 'Conjuring 2,' director James Wan brings back the craft of horror films past

The director wants to "push studio horror filmmaking back to the quality of the old days and remind people what it is that they love about those movies in the first place."

2017 Coachella tickets go on sale Wednesday

May the odds (and Wi-Fi strength) be ever in your favor as you attempt to buy 2017 Coachella tickets that go on sale at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

The Styled Side: making s'mores and skirts at fashion camp

There are fashion camps where kids can indulge their inner fashion designer making skirts and bags from start to finish.

Actress, victims' advocate Theresa Saldana dies at 61

Saldana was in films such as "Raging Bull." In 1982, she was stabbed 10 times by an obsessed fan. She survived the attack and later helped start support groups for other victims of violent crimes.

Why Hollywood often misses the mark when it comes to portraying disability

Amidst debate about Hollywood's need to be more inclusive of women and ethnic minorities, the disability community often finds itself left out of the discussion.

How the director of 'The Fits' made a quiet movie that says a lot

For her movie about a young girl’s coming of age, Anna Rose Holmer cast a girls dance troupe whose members had never acted in a movie.

Koreatown rapper Dumbfoundead tackles whitewashing in films

Korean-American rapper Jonathan Park, also known by his stage name Dumbfoundead, released a video for his new single “Safe,” confronting whitewashing in Hollywood

Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble aims to prove that music is a universal language

The world-renowned cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, is the subject of a new documentary about his Silk Road project. But the proudest moment of his long career might surprise you.

Who has Hollywood's leading role in California's presidential primary?

While Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vie for support in the heavily Democratic industry, Republicans largely take a more circumspect approach with Donald Trump.

Steph Curry won't be on US Olympic basketball team in Rio

Curry says Monday in a statement that he has decided to pull out for "several factors — including recent ankle and knee injuries."

Ruff, ruff... Your dog wants popcorn

The Dog Film Festival hits L.A. this weekend, screening canine cinema classics for a mixed audience of humans and dogs.

Local Islamic center holds memorial for Muhammad Ali

People who knew the boxer and humanitarian will share stories about their time with him and pay tribute to his legacy.

Syrian teen's doc hits Cannes, Sundance, LA Film Fest

After her family fled to a refugee camp, she took a workshop in making videos. Her film about day-to-day life is now making the festival rounds.

Muhammad Ali's funeral to be held in Louisville, Kentucky

The former heavyweight champ will be buried on Friday in his hometown and tickets to the service will be available to the public.