Arts & Entertainment

US sweeps slopestyle snowboarding with women's gold

In a near flawless run, Jamie Anderson took the medal a day after teammate Sage Kotsenburg clinched the men's gold.

Sochi Winter Olympics: Many Russian speakers watch with pride

Many in Southern California's Russian speaking community – some of whom lived in the old Soviet Union – are watching the games with great interest.

Sochi Winter Olympics: Games expose Indian corruption, redemption

Indian luger Shiva Keshavan faces an uphill battle not only to train for the Olympics, but even to carry his country's flag.

Sochi Winter Olympics: Southern California athletes compete

The Winter Olympics kicked off in earnest following Friday night's opening ceremonies, and NBC4's Whit Johnson reported from Sochi and spoke with KPCC.

Brooks Wheelan cast on SNL halfway through yearlong video diary

New "Saturday Night Live" cast member Brooks Wheelan started the year as an engineer in L.A. and ended it living in New York and working on SNL. And he videoed it all.

Sochi Winter Olympics: Is early criticism par for the course?

The Sochi Olympics have been criticized for poor preparation, security concerns, and Russia's policies on human and animal rights. But host-bashing is a popular pastime.

Dylan Farrow responds to Woody Allen's New York Times column

Dylan Farrow responded late Friday in a statement to the Hollywood Reporter about Woody Allen's defense of allegations that he molested her.

Sochi Winter Olympics: First gold medal goes to an American

Slopestyle snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg has won the first gold medal in the Sochi Olympics, as the American women's ice hockey team gets off to a good start.

Sochi: 5 California Olympians you should follow on Instagram

Forget the political controversy, technical glitches and subpar accommodations — our Southern California athletes are having a blast at the Sochi Olympics.

Woody Allen responds to Dylan Farrow molestation allegations

Woody Allen wrote a New York Times guest column Friday following renewed attention given to allegations he molested adopted daughter Dylan Farrow.

Sochi Winter Olympics: P6 campaign targets anti-gay laws

L.A.-based American Apparel is taking Russia's gay propaganda law by the seams, using the Olympics Charter Principle 6 as a vessel for its challenge.

Getty Museum acquires Georges Seurat's 'Indian Beggar'

"Indian Beggar," the stunning drawing that marked a key turning point in the career of French Impressionist Georges Seurat, is joining the Getty's permanent collection.

Leno's last 'Tonight' draws 14.6 million viewers

The audience for Leno's final show as host of "Tonight" was the biggest since May 14, 1998, when Jerry Seinfeld appeared as a guest to mark the end of his sitcom.

Sochi Winter Olympics: Opening ceremony highlights Russian pride, despite glitch

To the best athletes in the world, who they've invited to the edge of the Black Sea to compete on ice and snow, the Russian team sang: you're "not gonna get us."

Human trafficking survivors tell their stories through art

An annual symposium at Mt. St. Mary's College on Saturday will highlight efforts to combat human trafficking using dance, drama, arts and music.

Inside Bob Baker's Marionette Theatre

If you grew up in Los Angeles, chances are you celebrated at least one birthday at a magical little piece of history called The Bob Baker Marionette Theater.