Arts & Entertainment

Cate Blanchett in "Carol"

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Can these movies start a conversation around women's rights?

As Hollywood faces issues around equality and opportunity behind the camera, three films tell stories of women and girls striving for equality and opportunity.

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Former NBA star Odom found unconscious at Nevada brothel

Former NBA and reality TV star Lamar Odom was hospitalized after he was found unconscious Tuesday at a Nevada brothel, authorities said.

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Kurt Vile wants the music to speak for itself on his new album of chilled-out folk

The singer-songwriter, who just released his sixth studio album, talks about his love for the banjo and why he wants the music to speak for itself.

Jennifer Lawrence on wage gap: 'I failed as a negotiator'

In the thoughtful essay, Lawrence wonders if she's wasted her time trying to be likable while her male counterparts are commended for being fierce.

New music from Hinds, John Grant, and Editors

If you love new music, but you don't have the time to keep up with what's hip and new, we've got the perfect segment for you: Tuesday Reviewsday.

Jeff Russo tried to avoid scoring "Fargo" like a TV show

Composer Jeff Russo says, "Television turns away from music because they use music as a crutch" due to time and budget, but with "Fargo," they tried to make it cinematic.

Don't judge CW's musical comedy series 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' by its clichéd title

The show's co-creator, Aline Brosh McKenna, turns the rom-com genre against itself in her new musical comedy series for the CW network.

Brie Larson mines her own life for 'Room'

The actress talks about the ways she evoked the unique, intense, beautiful and complicated mother's love in the acclaimed film, "Room."

Dodgers' Utley, suspended for reckless slide, is eligible to play tonight

Utley appealed a two-game suspension handed down by MLB for a slide that broke Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada's leg. The appeal will not be heard today, meaning Utley can play in Game 3 tonight.

Tower Records founder Russ Solomon remembers the charm of the record store

The advent of digital and streaming music means that audiophiles now have access to hundreds of millions of songs and albums for a nominal monthly fee.

New Objectivity show at LACMA as scary as any Wes Craven movie

‘’I told myself,’’ German artist Otto Dix said, ‘‘that life is not colorful at all. It is much darker, quieter in its tonality, much simpler. I wanted to depict things as they really are."

USC coach Steve Sarkisian taking indefinite leave of absence

Offensive coordinator Clay Helton will take charge of the Trojans (3-2, 1-2 Pac-12), who have lost two of their last three games. USC visits Notre Dame on Sunday.

Lawsuit alleging assault by ex-Bull Scottie Pippen dropped

Pippen's attorney, Mark Geragos, said Saturday that a countersuit Pippen filed against Camran Shafighi is also being dropped.

Steve Martin uses a 'taboo word' to describe paintings by Lawren Harris

The actor-comedian has long been an art collector, and his affinity for the work of the Canadian painter has led to curating a show for the Hammer Museum.

Censored filmmaker Jafar Panahi defies Iranian government to release 'Taxi'

In the movie, Panahi poses as a taxi driver in Tehran, picking up passengers from all walks of life. A series of cameras mounted on the dashboard capture the action and the conversations that take place inside his cab.

El Teatro Campesino comes to LA to celebrate 50 years of community theater

The activist company has collaborated with Center Theatre Group and residents of Boyle Heights for “Popol Vuh: Heart of Heaven.”