Arts & Entertainment

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.

Lego movie's key audience may be AFOLs: Adult Fans of Lego

Adult Fans of Lego are part of a built-in fan base that is sure to drive ticket sales for "The Lego Movie," which opens Friday.

'The Lego Movie': Writer and director share about film

A common childhood toy comes to life in "The Lego Movie," which hits theaters this weekend. The writers and directors share how they brought these famous blocks to the silver screen.

The real-life 'Monuments Men': The complex story behind the movie

George Clooney anchors a thriller about a military unit that worked to recover and protect precious artwork during World War II, but who were the real members?

Sochi Olympics: In team event, figure skating rivals cheer for each other

This is the first Olympics where figure skaters from each country are competing as teams, which means athletes in this individualized sport now have to work together.

Prosecutors consider vandalism case against Bieber

Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators have presented evidence to prosecutors for a possible felony vandalism case against Justin Bieber.

After 22 years, Leno bids a teary farewell to 'The Tonight Show'

Jay Leno has said goodbye to "The Tonight Show" before, but not like this. Watch his tearful farewell Thursday as he concluded what he called the "greatest 22 years of my life."

Foreign film Oscar candidate 'Gloria' explores singledom in Chile's clubs

Director Sebastian Lelio was honored to be submitted but can take or leave the Oscars. "When it happens, you have to go. When it doesn't, you follow with your work."

'Where They Raced' — New doc tells LA's forgotten auto racing history

A new documentary shows us how auto racing is intimately tied to L.A.'s history, and how your daily commute might be taking you down the straightaway or a Dead Man's Curve of a long-defunct racetrack.

All work, no respect: Twice pushed out, Jay Leno moves on from 'Tonight'

Eric Deggans looks back at the legacy of Jay Leno as he leaves a Tonight Show very different from the one he took over so many years ago.

Odd questions about the Sochi Olympics: Quora has the answers

Are people excited about the Winter Olympics? Don't figure skaters get dizzy? Those are some of the questions being answered on Quora, the "knowledge sharing" site.