Arts & Entertainment

Geoff Sobelle wants you to go through his stuff for the sake of theater

The performer's show, "The Object Lesson," examines the emotions, stories and value we attribute to the items we carry around with us every day or keep hidden away.

Natalia Lafourcade gets personal and talks about her latest album, 'Hasta La Raiz'

Mexican indie pop star Natalia Lafourcade has a new album, "Hasta La Ruiz," and she talks about how it reflects some of her most intimate feelings.

Rose Parade 2016: Stephanie Edwards, Bob Eubanks hosting one last time

The Rose Parade pair that has hosted the broadcast for decades is calling it quits after the upcoming 127th parade. Who should take their place?

Brad Bird and the backstory to 'The Iron Giant,' with a new version screening next week

"The Iron Giant," which delighted less-than-giant audiences in 1999, is returning to find more fans. Brad Bird and Charles Solomon tell us how it got made.

Filmweek: ‘Stonewall,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 2,’ and more

Larry Mantle and film critics Andy Klein, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this week’s new movie releases, including “Stonewall,” “Hotel Translvania 2” and more. TGI-Filmweek!

Often posed as a priest, artist fools trained eyes of many museum curators

In the documentary “Art and Craft,” filmmakers Jennifer Grausman and Sam Cullman take audiences inside the mind of the artist who uses simple tools like colored pencils and chalk to recreate some of the world’s best known art pieces.

Filmweek: ‘Stonewall,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ and more

Larry Mantle and film critics Andy Klein, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this week’s new movie releases, including “Stonewall,” “Hotel Translvania 2,” and more. TGI-Filmweek!

Peaches: From her folk music past to becoming an eclectic artist

While Merrill Nisker a.k.a. Peaches hasn't released an album in several years, she's been keeping busy with making a film, a photo book and performing musicals

Free weekend? LA Beer Fest, surfing dogs, Beatles Tribute festival, supermoon

This weekend is going to be a hot one but there are still plenty of ways to have fun and cool down, from a Disney movie at the El Capitan, to a dog surfing competition, beer, banned books and more.

Disneyland opens Star Wars attractions Nov. 16, closes others in January

Disneyland announced attractions focused on Star Wars beginning Nov. 16, but to clear room for the upcoming Star Wars Land, other attractions will close — some temporarily and some permanently.

Margaret Cho is more reserved than you think

While it seems like the comedian is an open book on stage, she's very calculated in what she reveals about herself — and uses that to her advantage.

Louie Pérez and Los Lobos: Still howlin' after all these years

The band's guitarist talks about their new album, "Gates of Gold," and how the process of writing songs with David Hidalgo has evolved over the years.

Ta-Nehisi Coates to write Black Panther, but mainstream comic books still struggle with diversity

The prominent author and black intellectual will write for Marvel, but critic J.A. Micheline says the world of mainstream comics still has a long way to go.

Los Tigres del Norte frontman Jorge Hernandez on 48 years

Los Tigres del Norte — one of Mexico's biggest and longest running bands — has toured worldwide and sold millions of records. They play Northridge on Thursday, Oct. 1.

'These Paper Bullets!' brings Shakespeare to the swinging '60s

For his new play “These Paper Bullets,” playwright Rolin Jones wasn’t afraid to toy with — and re-think — the work of the Bard of Avon.

Contemporary dance meets telenovela in 'Sophie & Charlie'

Choreographer Heidi Duckler was inspired by Spanish-language soap operas for her latest site-specific work, which takes place at multiple venues over several nights.