Arts & Entertainment

After death, a jazz pianist finds his audience

Off-Ramp Jazz Correspondent Sean J. O'Connell reviews two new CDs featuring California jazz pianist Forrest Westbrook, who died in 2014.

Trump is more Schwarzenegger than Al Franken on campaign trail

Trump forged a celebrity character on "The Apprentice," and the way he's using it on the campaign trail is strikingly similar to what Schwarzenegger did with his "Terminator" character.

CicLAvia is today: The route, activities and more

This is the first time CicLAvia participants will travel across six cities in Los Angeles County in one day. Find out everything you need to know here.

Julian Fellowes drops hints to 'Downton Abbey' film

In addition to creating the recently departed series “Downton Abbey,” Fellowes won an Oscar for writing the Robert Altman film “Gosford Park.”

Andy Shauf's album 'The Party' plays more like a teen movie

The album isn't quite a concept album, but it follows a group of characters one night at a party. Shauf also performs some songs off "The Party" for KPCC.

How Hollywood can make more money: Cast women of color

Off-Ramp's new commentator has a message for Hollywood: If you greenlight projects and you’re not investing in diversity, you’re leaving money on the table.

9 brilliant ways to spend your SoCal weekend

Sushi burritos, 70-cent burgers, line dancing, a Harry Potter scavenger hunt and free admission at six local museums — the weekend awaits.

LA Sports Arena closing after hosting huge 20th century moments

The L.A. Memorial Sports Arena, the building that Bruce Springsteen affectionately dubbed "the dump that jumps," will have a closing ceremony with city leaders on Thursday.

Teens, Tinder and parenting in the 21st century

A parenting app is now promising moms and dads it can help monitor their teenagers' use of the dating app Tinder.

South LA's punk rock scene is thriving and 'Los Punks' proves it

The new documentary, "Los Punks: We Are All We Have," chronicles the growing punk scene in South L.A., where every weekend there's a show in a backyard, a warehouse or on a rooftop.

Amazon goes head-to-head with YouTube with a video service

Bloomberg News technology reporter Spencer Soper explains how Amazon will now allow people to upload videos to its site, putting it in direct competition with YouTube

Of miscarriages and motherhood: Comedian Ali Wong unleashes 'Baby Cobra'

In her new Netflix special, "Baby Cobra," Wong tackles sex, bodily functions, miscarriage and the woes of feminism.

Historic Filipinotown lights to get cultural makeover: Vote on the design

Officials hope revamped lights at 18 Historic Filipinotown bus stops will add safety as well as cultural appreciation for the community. The public can vote on three finalists for the lights' design.

Chadwick Boseman: from Jackie Robinson to James Brown to Black Panther

The actor has quickly made a name for himself in Hollywood. The next step: getting cast roles that aren't defined by race.

Alan Mandell and Barry McGovern get up close and personal with Samuel Beckett

The actors play the leads in a current production of "Endgame," which continues their deep connection to the playwright and his work.

Desert Trip festival with Stones, Dylan, McCartney adds 2nd weekend

Festival organizers for Desert Trip said Monday that the icons, along with Neil Young, Roger Waters and the Who, will perform Oct. 14-16 along with Oct. 7-9.