Arts & Entertainment

Playwright Edward Albee, who changed and challenged audiences, dies at 88

"All art should be useful," Albee said. "If it's merely decorative, it's a waste of time." The Pulitzer-winning playwright of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" died Friday following a short illness.

Why the Emmys are more important than ever—cutting through the TV clutter

In the era of "peak TV," getting an Emmy nomination and exposure on the telecast can catapult a show. Check out The Frame Bingo Card to make the most out of your Emmy viewing party.

Here's what happened to the St. Louis Dome after the Rams left

The Rams move to L.A. has put their former stadium in St. Louis — the Dome at America's Center — in a precarious place.

How the 1960s TV series 'Adam-12' helped the LAPD sell the 'good cop' image

Our "Cops on TV" series continues with actor Kent McCord talking about his role on one of the first police procedurals — a show produced in cooperation with the LAPD.

How to get to and park at the LA Coliseum for the Rams

We've got the details for Rams fans — everything from parking to public transportation and what to expect once you get there Sunday.

Is #OscarsSoWhite creating ageist consequences?

Hollywood writer, Robert Bassing, is threatening to sue the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences.

The ‘endangered species’ of Hollywood

Silver hair is underrepresented on the silver screen.

New documentary examines the human side of Mexico's drug war

Director Bernardo Ruiz takes on the US-Mexico Drug War through the stories of a DEA agent on the border, an activist nun and a Texas-based smuggler.

Toronto Film Fest in full swing with ‘La La Land,’ ‘Loving,’ and more

Dazzling contenders for the 2017 Oscar season are screening this week at the Toronto International Film Festival. "La La Land," a romance musical set in fair Los Angeles starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, wowed critics.

7 fun ways to spend your weekend in SoCal

Hang out with butterflies, get a henna tattoo or dance to Daft Punk on the Santa Monica Pier. The weekend train awaits, are you hopping aboard?

Why 'Luke Cage' creator made his superhero costume a hoodie

Cheo Hodari Coker made an intentional choice to set the new Netflix show in Harlem. And have the superhero costume be a dark hoodie.

Can Pandora and Amazon disrupt the streaming music business?

Watch out Spotify and Apple Music: Pandora and Amazon are planning lower cost streaming music options.

Shocking! Comedian reveals real reason why chicken crossed road

L.A.'s Danny Lobell is a comedian and hosts the podcast "Modern Day Philosophers," where comedians talk philosophy. But above all that, Danny Lobell loves chickens.

Local Natives: From high school rock band to selling out theaters

The Los Angeles indie band has been playing together for more than a decade. Now Local Natives is getting ready for its world tour.

'Audrie & Daisy' shows aftermath of sexual assault, cyberbullying

Even though the teenagers never met, their stories are terrifyingly similar: after they were assaulted, their alleged perpetrators used social media to circulate photos of their victims.

How hidden biases hurt women (and lots of other people) in Hollywood

How does one person get hired over another for a Hollywood job? Certainly you’d factor in talent, personality, recommendations, but what about the unconscious biases of the person doing the hiring?