Arts & Entertainment


By sharing his DACA story on stage, Alex Alpharaoh hopes to change the immigration debate


Alex Alpharaoh is an actor, writer and spoken-word poet. He’s also a DACA recipient. With the program set to expire, Alpharaoh is sharing his story in "WET: A DACAmented Journey."


Your guide to pumpkin patches and Halloween haunts in SoCal

It may not feel like sweater weather, but Halloween is here. Here's a round-up of Halloween-themed events for kids and adults. Don't worry, they aren't all scary!

The Meyerowitz Stories

The movie that brought Dustin Hoffman and Adam Sandler together


The writer-director talks about his new movie and how they originated from stories written for his breakout film, "The Squid and the Whale."

Natural History Museum of LA's existing campus could be history

The institutions has a bold plan to modernize its campus — but has no idea how much the revamp will cost or how to pay for it.

Amazon Studios exec Roy Price resigns following harassment allegations

Price was suspended last week after producer Isa Hackett, who works on the Amazon series "The Man in the High Castle," said he had "repeatedly and persistently" propositioned her.

Russell Harvard says any play can be done in American Sign Language

The actor is featured in the Deaf West Theatre production of "Our Town" at the Pasadena Playhouse, which pairs hearing-impaired performers with speaking actors.

How a deaf girl with no acting experience became the star of ‘Wonderstruck’

The young deaf actress who plays Rose in the new Todd Haynes movie hopes the film will expand audiences' understanding of deaf people.

'Bad Hombre': Jazz drummer/composer Antonio Sánchez's musical response to Donald Trump

The Mexican-American jazz drummer talks about drum improvisations and creating an album that directly responds to Donald Trump's rhetoric about Mexicans in the U.S.

Jason Aldean's message for those who would sow fear with violence

Country music singer Jason Aldean took the stage in Tulsa, Oklahoma at his first concert since the deadly mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas.

​Weinstein Co., overwhelmed by backlash, may be up for sale

The company said Monday that it will receive an immediate cash infusion from Colony Capital and is in negotiations for the potential sale of all or a significant portion of the company.

Berlin soccer team takes a knee to support NFL players

"We wanted to make a stand against racism," said the team's captain.

Kazuo Ishiguro wrote a screenplay about eating a ghost

Written in the '80s, The Gourmet is an absurdist satire exploring the politics of food and the hedonistic culture of consumerism.

You can now walk the line on Folsom's Johnny Cash Trail

The city completed the second phase of the 2.5-mile trail, which criss-crosses prison property and connects to other trails.

Academy kicks out Harvey Weinstein

How do you solve a problem like Harvey Weinstein? The folks who hand out the Oscars have expelled the movie producer from their ranks.

The chef who's making the slow-cooker hip again

Hugh Acheson says the workhorse kitchen tool "is a gateway to cooking from scratch." His new book contains more than 100 slow-cooker recipes.

Thomas the Tank Engine gets two girlfriends

Three of the seven engines at Tidmouth Sheds will be female when Nia and Rebecca join the "Thomas & Friends" TV series next year.