Arts & Entertainment

'Bionic Woman' producer Nancy Malone dies at 79

Malone also directed episodes of numerous TV shows, including "Melrose Place" and "Diagnosis Murder" and starred in the groundbreaking 1950s series, "Naked City."

LA Chamber Orchestra maestro: 'It's OK to clap between movements'

Jeffrey Kahane says it's okay to applaud between movements of classical pieces if you're moved to. Which makes him a heretic, a rebel. Actually, it makes him a conservative.

Jill Sobule mines her junk drawer for concept album, 'Dottie's Charms'

LA based singer/songwriter Jill Sobule's newest album is based on something she found in her junk drawer... a charm bracelet. She joins Alex in the studio to talk about "Dottie's Charms."

War hero Louis Zamperini named 2015 Rose Parade grand marshal

The Torrance High and USC alum was on the 1936 U.S. Olympic team — where he met Adolf Hitler after a run — and was a POW in World War II.

When lyrics get posted online, who gets paid?

There are about 5 million searches for lyrics every day on Google. Who gets paid when people look up lyrics online?

Well into spring, 'Frozen' soundtrack keeps the charts cool

The soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen" has been the biggest-selling album of 2014, topping the Billboard album chart for 13 weeks.

Free weekend? 6 fun and almost-free things to do

If you're looking to spend quality time with mom, how about an outdoor movie date or a day of shopping at a local craft fair? Here's everything you need to know.

Is this Save the Children ad too sexy for the cause?

Save the Children hopes sex will sell its message: that the world's mothers and young children die from diseases and conditions that could be prevented. But it's unclear if the public will buy in.

Author Farley Mowat, who wrote 'Never Cry Wolf,' dies at 92

The writer of books including "People of the Deer" and "The Dog Who Wouldn't Be," was also an ardent campaigner for environmental causes well into his later years.

Ben Harper on making music with his mom, growing up in Claremont

Ben Harper, along with his mother Ellen, collaborated on "Childhood Home" — 10 original songs that pay homage to the Claremont music scene they grew up in.

App Chat: Mother's Day edition

Maybe you forgot that the day for the most important woman in your life is coming up. Don't worry. We've got you covered this week on App Chat.

Getty announces $5M in grants for 'Pacific Standard Time: L.A./L.A.'

The Getty Foundation has just announced the grant recipients for its next "Pacific Standard Time" project.

Remembering Efrem Zimbalist Jr.'s acting — and his violin sonata

Then I surprised him by asking him about his musical career. “I heard your violin sonata on the radio last year. I really liked it.”

Norton Simon to return 'Temple Wrestler' statue to Cambodia

A 10th-century sandstone statue will be returned to its place of origin in Cambodia, the Norton Simon Museum has announced.

Critics find little humor in 'SNL' writer's jokes about slavery

Comedy often pushes the boundaries of taste and sensibilities, as "SNL" writer Leslie Jones did with her slavery skit this past Saturday. Some laughed, some howled.

Getty spends $5M — first round of grants for next PST LA

The first Pacific Standard Time was reportedly worth $280 million to the local economy; Mayor Garcetti hopes PST LA/LA will bring in even more.