Arts & Entertainment

Local Comic Shop Day 2016: What to get and where to get it

Comic shops around the world want fanboys and fangirls to check out a store near them.

Big-voiced Dap-Kings soul singer Sharon Jones dies at 60

A big-voiced soul singer who performed with high energy onstage has died in New York after battling pancreatic cancer. Sharon Jones was 60.

Ruth Negga takes a stand on equality, race, representation with 'Loving'

The Irish actress co-stars in the film about the Virginia couple convicted in 1959 when interracial marriage was a crime in that state. Their case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Tom Ford reveals a 'more private' side with 'Nocturnal Animals'

The fashion designer is stitching together an impressive filmmaking career. His second movie, "Nocturnal Animals," tells a story that he relates to deeply.

Mikhail Baryshnikov descends into a dark place in 'Letter to a Man'

"Letter to a Man" is the one-man show starring Mikhail Baryshnikov based on the memoir of another famous Russian dancer who struggled with schizophrenia.

TV academy gets first black CEO in its 70-year history

Veteran producer Hayma "Screech" Washington is taking over an organization that has been recently seen as more inclusive in its honors.

With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus: The host who's always the guest

You may have seen actress/comedian Lauren Lapkus in a movie or on TV, but she made her name in L.A.'s improv comedy scene. She carries on that tradition with her podcast.

Decades later, Salvador Dalí's decadent dream dishes are awakened

Food and surrealism make bizarre bedfellows in "Les Diners de Gala," first published in 1973. Now, you can get a reprint of those recipes and illustrations — and a peek into his legendary banquets.

Kelly Craig's big break with 'The Edge of Seventeen'

The filmmaker sent her script to James L. Brooks, who signed on to produce "The Edge of Seventeen" and suggested that she also direct.

A quick guide for LA Auto Show visitors

It's the annual celebration of sheet metal and wheels. And our motor critic has some quick tips and a guide to managing the massive LA Auto Show.

Your go-to guide for the weekend in SoCal

A free mariachi festival, a fiesta of fake snow, a mobile photo show, a cruffin nosh — wallet-friendly weekend events.

Mario Batali shares his yummy turkey porchetta recipe for Thanksgiving

Mario Batali can think of absolutely nothing wrong with Thanksgiving. And yes, he has an amazing recipe to share with us.

Leonard Cohen died in sleep after fall, manager says

Leonard Cohen's manager says the singer-songwriter died in his sleep after falling down in the middle of the night at his Los Angeles home.

'Arrival' screenwriter's challenge to balance scientific accuracy with a human story

Eric Heisserer wanted to be factual to the scientific world while engaging audiences in the story of a single mom thrown into a global crisis.

The story behind the 'tea and oranges' in Leonard Cohen's song 'Suzanne'

Cohen's friend fed him a black tea with pieces of orange rind in it. That tea is Constant Comment, sold by the Bigelow Tea Company.

Vincent Price's daughter on fear, love and 'The Fly,' at Vincent Price Art Museum

Victoria Price: "We could go down our own rabbit hole of fear, but I really feel that all of life comes down to two choices, love or fear. And one of the ways we can manifest love, is to keep making art that speaks against fear."