Arts & Entertainment

Your guide to attending the 2016 Rose Parade

Thousands gather in Pasadena to see the Rose Parade in person, which means that an insider guide is essential to securing a viewing spot and parking. Here's yours.

Getty Center's 'Woven Gold' centers on Louis XIV's tapestry masterpieces

Tapestries are what we too often hurry past in a museum to get to the paintings. But in the past, these woven masterpieces seemed at least as important to the ruling elites as anything on canvas.

After surviving his frontier odyssey, 'The Revenant,' Alejandro Iñárritu says 'never again'

The director says making the period film was a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but watching the movie now gives him post-traumatic symptoms.

Government can't deny trademarks over offensive names, court rules

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that a band — called "The Slants" — should be issued a trademark despite their offensive name. Their speech is protected by the First Amendment.

'45 Years': Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay reflect on their past

The veteran actors talk about what drew them to this film, how roles with such depth hardly come for actors their age, and their close relationship both on- and off-screen.

No immediate evaluation for CBS/Viacom's Sumner Redstone

A judge Monday declined to order a medical examination of Sumner Redstone but ruled that lawyers can take the sworn testimony of two of the ailing media mogul's doctors.

Oops: Wrong name announced as Miss Universe pageant winner

Miss Colombia was crowned Miss Universe. Then host Steve Harvey apologized, saying he had read the card wrong. The real winner was Miss Philippines.

'Force Awakens' crosses $250M globally after record opening

Disney says the film made an estimated $120.5 million in the U.S. from Thursday night previews and opening day Friday, smashing the previous opening day record of $91.1 million, set by "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2."

Conductor Kurt Masur, leader of orchestras in New York and beyond, has died

Kurt Masur, the German conductor whose career spanned from leading an orchestra in East Germany to more than a decade of reshaping the New York Philharmonic, has died at age 88.

Peering into the workshop of stained glass makers in LA

At the Judson Studios in Highland Park, one family has been making art from glass for five generations.

The R2-D2 Builders Club takes Star Wars fandom to the next level

In the world of Star Wars fanatics, you have collectors, cos-players. And then you have people who take their fandom to the next level: Members of the R2 Builders Club.

Why it took 10 years to get 'Making A Murderer' to audiences

The new docu-series from Netflix, 'Making a Murderer,' releases to an audience whose appetite for true crime stories has been stirred by shows like 'Serial.'

How Star Wars could change public view of Islam

"Star Wars: A Force Awakens" smashed opening night records, Thursday -  taking more than $57 million at the box office in the U.S. and Canada. 

Gladys Knight breaks down 'Midnight Train,' intros new single 'Just a Little'

Gladys Knight rings in 2016 at Disney Hall, but first she talks with John Rabe about her new and old music, signing with Motown and keeping that legendary voice in shape.

5 Every Week: A concert for dogs, Christmas caroling on wheels and Moog music at The Ace

Behold! five great things you should do in Southern California this week, from art to food to music to wild card adventures from the makers of the 5 Every Day app.

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' pulls in record $57M on opening night

The most anticipated film in the galaxy opened globally Thursday, setting international and pre-sale box-office records and delighting moviegoers who've had tickets for months.