Arts & Entertainment

Telluride: 'Bleed For This' brings an unknown boxer's story to the screen

Vinny Pazienza was a rising star in the boxing world — until a car accident nearly halted his career. Miles Teller and Aaron Eckhart talk about the challenges of portraying real people on screen.

Telluride: How Amy Adams went from dinner theater to Hollywood star

Amy Adams reflects on her career as an actress starting as a dinner theater dancer in Colorado and then rising to the level of A-list actor.

Thousand Islands, two tales: Who really invented the dressing?

The dressing is the subject of rival origin stories. One features a romantic billionaire, the other a Hollywood actress and a humble fishing guide.

Ava Duvernay and 'Queen Sugar': Celebrating diversity in TV

"Selma" director Ava Duvernay brings her talents to TV in "Queen Sugar, a new series about three very different siblings forced to run their father's sugar cane farm.

Telluride: Casey Affleck reflects on working with Joaquin Phoenix, Christian Bale and others

The actor stars in the new drama, "Manchester By The Sea," and talks about his more than twenty years of acting and the people he's worked with along the way.

What if they threw a fake comedy festival and everybody came?

If you want to catch a set in Haley Joel Osment's backyard or at the Chuckle Dumpster in Van Nuys, check out this comedy festival. Or don't. After all, it isn't real.

Former N.W.A. manager Jerry Heller dies at 75

The music manager who helped introduce N.W.A. to the masses has died. Jerry Heller was 75 years old.

White House teams with SXSW for 1-day festival

The miniature version of the festival will be called South by South Lawn and will be held Oct. 3.

'Narcos' star Wagner Moura on shedding the weight of Pablo Escobar

The Brazilian actor gained 40 pounds for his role as the drug kingpin. Getting back in shape "wasn't only about losing weight, but getting rid of that character."

'A Nation Engaged': How is America's cultural role changing around the world?

As part of an NPR project, we look at how Hollywood's exports are evolving as the industry increasingly caters to foreign audiences.

Music of 'Lady Dynamite' was inspired by 1970s Charlie perfume ads

Composer David Schwartz also wrote the music for "Lady Dynamite" co-creator Mitchell Hurwitz’s hit show, "Arrested Development."

How social media blurs the line between testimony and advertising

Fans of the Kardashian clan are used to seeing the sisters tout their latest beauty secret on Instagram. Are these candid testimonials or adulterated advertisement?

9 things to do if you're staying in town over Labor Day weekend

Don't have plans to camp, barbecue or skip town this weekend? Fried food at the fair, drive-in movies and an international street fair are all highlights for the long weekend.

11 must-sees at LA Fleet Week

Los Angeles's Fleet Week starts Friday and runs through Monday — and it's totally free. Here's everything worth your time.

'Southside' star Tika Sumpter: Michelle Obama 'walked out of the house with a voice'

In “Southside With You,” the actress plays the future First Lady as an accomplished and confident young attorney from a supportive family.

Melora Marshall's weekly acting marathon at Theatricum Botanicum

During the company's summer repertory season, the actress performs in all five shows, including four different roles over the course of each weekend.