Arts & Entertainment
The New York City medical examiner confirmed Friday that actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died from a cocktail drugs, including heroin and cocaine.
Robert Hilburn, the only music writer at the Folsom Prison concert, tells an audience at the Crawford Family Forum the real Johnny Cash story.
The Academy Awards are the classiest awards show in Tinseltown, but sometimes even the best in show business can't hide their shortcomings. Reporter Sasa Woodruff has a look back at some memorable Oscar bloopers, fiascos and flops.
Replace the ink cartridge and chill the cheese plate, it's time for the 86th Annual Academy Awards! Here are all the party printables you need.
The vast majority of Academy members are white, male and over 60. But an effort is underway to include more women and people of color.
The Armenian American sketch comedy troupe plays with ethnic stereotypes and lets audience members laugh at themselves.
Liberation Music threatened to sue Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig over a song he used in one of his lectures. Lessig sued back, and now the label is taking a look at its own copyright policies.
John Rabe talks with the "Veronica Mars" star about making the movie version of her hit show, seven years later, and the scourge of paparazzi who target celebs' kids.
Three novels by bestselling author Wilbur Smith, "Birds of Prey," ''Blue Horizon" and "Monsoon," are being developed for TV by Corona Pictures and FremantleMedia.
Americans wasted 31 percent of all food that was available in 2010, the USDA reports. For the first time, the agency calculated what that means in terms of calories.
Super-bowl winning coach Pete Carroll told KPCC in an interview that he "wouldn't have been able to leave" USC had he known about the NCAA sanctions centered on Reggie Bush.
NPR analyzed pizza prices from around the country to answer a simple question: How much does a pizza cost in your neighborhood?
Don't let Southern California's storms put a dent in your sunny spirit this weekend. Plenty of energizing indoor and outdoor activities await.
As Hollywood and China grow closer, more roles are opening up for Asian-American actors to play Chinese-speaking characters. But before they can sound fluent on screen, some turn to dialect coaches.
Thief - a popular video game series from the early two thousands is being rebooted, with the newest version coming out for Playstation Four and Xbox One this Friday. But what if you want something simpler? Today on App Chat we have a list retro gaming apps for your phone.
KPCC's Adolfo Guzman Lopez crashes a rehearsal by El Haru Kuroi, an East L.A. band with musical roots in Mexico, South America, and Africa.