Arts & Entertainment
Writer Luis J. Rodriguez's resume: jail time, homeless, gang member, 15 books, gubernatorial candidate. Now he's Los Angeles's poet laureate.
The comedian, best known as Tina from "Bob's Burgers," talks about overcoming performance anxiety and how he came to voice such a popular TV character.
Renner stars in "Kill the Messenger" as Gary Webb, who wrote a series of controversial stories titled "Dark Alliance" in which he connected the crack epidemic that swept through LA in the 1980s, to the CIA-backed Contras in Nicaragua.
The new female Thor has picked up her hammer, but the mainstream comics industry is still experiencing some growing pains as it figures out where women fit in as characters, creators and fans.
We're here to help you plan your weekend — on a budget, of course. On the docket: Cool art, rowdy roller derby, flavorful food and a stroll through space.
Mayor Garcetti announced L.A.'s new opet laureate, Luis J. Rodriguez, who grew up in Watts and East L.A.
The band has connected with millions through their viral videos and they hope "Hungry Ghosts" connects with listeners on an emotional level.
The debut film from Richard Montoya had a long road from stage play to feature film. After a short theatrical run, it's now on the festival circuit.
The L.A. Parks Dept. decided to hold off for at least two weeks before voting on which concert venue operator should win the contract for L.A.'s iconic Greek Theatre.
Comer Cottrell, an entrepreneur who made millions on black hair products — especially a cheap kit that for the Jheri curl style — has died. He was 82.
Hooks first appeared on television in the late night show "Tush." She went on to join the cast of "Not Necessarily the News" before landing "SNL."
So maybe we don't know everything about health and wealth and sexuality. Three reports demystify facts that are commonly known.
"Jimi: All Is By My Side", looks at a pivotal year in the life and career of Jimi Hendrix, but the creators used no Hendrix songs... Alex Cohen finds out why.
'Whiplash' director Damien Chazelle talks about the blood, sweat, and tears required to become a true artist, and how he brought that physicality into 'Whiplash'
Patrick Modiano, a 69-year-old resident of Paris, is an acclaimed writer in France but not well known in the English-speaking world. Learn more about him and view a list of past winners here.
The Los Angeles company has revived the 2006 Tony Award-winning musical with a cast that largely can't hear.