Arts & Entertainment

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.

See what kids around the world have for school lunch

See how healthy school lunches are in the United States compared to what kids around the globe in Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America ate for lunch this week.

MSNBC apologizes for Cinco de Mayo segment

MSNBC is apologizing for a Cinco de Mayo segment that featured a staff member onscreen wearing a sombrero, shaking maracas and taking a swig from a bottle of tequila.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Juan Gabriel, Rodrigo y Gabriela, 2014 FIFA World Cup album

It's time again for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week, Billboard Magazine's associate editor of Latin music, Justino Aguila, is back with some new tunes.

Idan Ravin brings new methods to basketball as 'The Hoops Whisperer'

You know the names LeBron James, Chris Paul, and Stephen Curry, but you may not know a name they have in common: Idan Ravin.

Mexican-American 'cholo' style takes off in Bangkok

The look of cholos might be familiar to us in LA, but that style is catching on among men in Bangkok, Thailand — most of whom don't understand Spanish or truly understand what being a "cholo" is about.

Limepocalypse: Lime-free cocktails you can make for Cinco de Mayo

L.A. Magazine's Bill Esparza talks to Take Two host Alex Cohen on how to navigate eating and drinking Mexican-food scene without limes.

Artists bring back the human zoo to teach a lesson in history

In 1914, 80 African men, women and children were brought to Oslo for the sole purpose of being gazed upon in a thatched hut village for five months by Norwegian natives.

Ranch-to-table trend has some diners asking: Where's the steak?

Just about every bite of meat a Pittsburgh chef served in 2013 was raised Pennsylvania. But he learned from his locavore experiment that diners prefer prime cuts of beef over sausage and offal.

May the fourth be with you: It's Star Wars day

Darth Vader walks the Earth today. And by that, we mean he's walking all over the place — fans of the sci-fi franchise are celebrating Star Wars Day, or May 4 for the less geek-inclined.

Clippers hold off Warriors 126-121 to win Game 7

The Los Angeles Clippers outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their thrilling first-round playoff series.