Arts & Entertainment

Tuesday Reviewsday: Shakira, Malawi Mouse Boys, Juanes and The Baseball Project

Shakira, mouse-eating musicians, Juanes and an album all about baseball. It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday with Steve Hochman and Justino Aguila.

Girl Scout sells record 18,107 boxes, says she can move Samoa

Katie Francis, a sixth-grader in Oklahoma City, had some sweet success and the old record apparently crumbled. One of her secrets: "Ask everybody that I see" to buy a box.

Is helicopter parenting stunting kids' emotional growth?

Some research shows parents' concerns over children's health and well-being are making a culture where kids are less creative and more fearful.

Former Animal Planet host sentenced for lizard sale

Donald Schultz, the former host of Animal Planet's "Wild Recon" show, has been sentenced to two years' probation and 200 hours of community service..

A look inside the storybook architecture unique to Los Angeles

Storybook architecture sprang up in the 1920s, and its fairy tale abodes can still be found in Southern California.

Is Twitter phasing out hashtags? #SeeYouLater

You might soon say goodbye to #'s and @'s on Twitter.

On the Lot: 'Divergent,' 'God's Not Dead,' 'Jem and the Holograms'

"Divergent" won the box office this past weekend but religious drama "God's Not Dead" was the biggest surprise. And 1980s television show "Jem and the Holograms" is getting a movie remake.

KPCC's 2014 Public Radio Bracket Madness Round 3! Vote here

It's time for Round 3 of KPCC's bracket madness. The winners of each of these matches win their conferences. Read about the match won by less than 100 votes and vote here!

'Homeland' actor James Rebhorn dies at 65

James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor whose credits included "Homeland," ''Scent of a Woman" and "My Cousin Vinny," has died. He was 65.

ABC Family pilot 'Alice in Arabia' pulled after backlash

A pilot for ABC Family was pulled from production this weekend after generating concern that it was based on stereotypes of Saudi Arabia and Muslim women.

Dodgers, Kershaw top Diamondbacks in Australian opener

Kershaw flashed his Cy Young form, Scott Van Slyke homered and the NL West champions opened the Major League Baseball season with a 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

How will songwriters fare in a world of Spotify and Pandora?

Songwriters are a crucial part of L.A.'s music industry, but as the consumer appetite for online streaming grows, will they still be able to make a living?

Disney inviting 'small world' sing-along videos

A website invites the public to submit videos of themselves singing the song "it's a small world" for the 50th anniversary of the classic attraction, which opened at the 1964 World's Fair in New York.

San Diego Opera closing a dismal sign for the city

"They didn’t just come to enjoy the great music. They came to share love."

Free weekend? 7 fun and almost-free things to do

This time around, we're checking out an art exhibit dedicated to hot sauce, eating too much seafood and stretching the stresses away with free outdoor yoga.

Landfill search for 'ET' video game is halted

New Mexico environmental regulators are blocking two companies from digging up an Alamogordo landfill in search of a rumored cache of what some consider the worst Atari video game of all time.