Arts & Entertainment

Electronic Entertainment Expo goes public for 2017

Earlier this week, the Entertainment Software Association announced that E3 – known as the Electronic Entertainment Expo – announced that consumer passes will go on sale to the public starting Monday at 9 a.m. at the E3 website.

Warner Bros. stays on course to make films available for early streaming

Most studios are exploring a future when new releases are made available to home viewers within weeks instead of months.

De La Soul previews its Kickstarter-funded album, 'And the Anonymous Nobody'

De La Soul's David Jude Jolicoeur and Kelvin "Pos" Mercer talk sampling, making music without a record label, and what you can expect from their new album.

What 'The Lego Batman Movie' has in common with 'Deadpool'

Producer Dan Lin describes "The Lego Movie" as "The Matrix" for kids. Could "The Lego Batman Movie" be a PG version of "Deadpool"?

East meets West in more ways than one in a LACMA exhibit at Vincent Price Art Museum

They’re just … pots, and there’s something so pleasing about a good display of perfect ceramic pots … simple, useful, and strikingly beautiful.

Disney announces 2019 opening for Star Wars lands

The 14-acre attractions were announced in 2015 and are under construction at the parks. Disney says the lands will include attractions and entertainment alongside aliens and droids. The attractions represent the parks' largest single themed land expansion ever.

How many of Merriam-Webster's 1,000 new definitions do you know?

The terms come from all areas of life, including foreign languages, tech, medicine, pop culture and sports. All of the additions came into use in the past decade, and none are more than 20 years old.

'Battlestar Galactica' star Richard Hatch dies at 71

Actor Richard Hatch, perhaps best known for playing Captain Apollo in the original "Battlestar Galactica" film and TV series, has died. He was 71.

Lin-Manuel Miranda: 'Chase what inspires you and finish it'

The multi-talented Lin-Manuel Miranda — “Hamilton” creator, “Moana” songwriter — discusses whether the election has changed what he wants to do with his art.

1 great spot for live jazz in LA — and 6 live jazz albums you need to own

In 7 years, the audience at The Blue Whale in Little Tokyo has gone from being 3 awkward dudes nursing a Pepsi for two hours to a big crowd showing up for hip, progressive, youthful jazz.

Is Vizio's punishment for collecting data on TV viewers severe enough?

The FTC and the New Jersey Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Vizio, a smart TV company, for collecting and selling unauthorized viewing data of its users.

Meet Fragile Rock: Almost definitely the world's first puppet emo band

Watch the puppets sport eyeliner and sing a song called "I Am Sad And So Am I."

Pantages Theatre announces new season lineup

The theater's offering for the new season: "Aladdin," "Love Never Dies," "School of Rock," "The Color Purple," "On Your Feet" and "Waitress."

SNL enlists Melissa McCarthy to turn up heat on Trump White House

Saturday Night Live's history with political satire goes back to the Ford administration. What makes this season different is that the president is taking note.

Barry Jenkins: from relative unknown to 8 Oscar nominations for 'Moonlight'

Before making "Moonlight" filmmaker Barry Jenkins only had one other feature-length film under his belt. Now, he's going through the hectic experience of awards season.

'La La Land' continues dance to the Oscars with DGA win

At 32-years-old, Chazelle, a first-time nominee, is the youngest ever recipient of the DGA feature film award which all but guarantees an eventual Oscar win on Feb. 26.