Arts & Entertainment

A studio visit with LA artist Mark Bradford

The Frame's John Horn visits with Mark Bradford inside his South LA studio to learn how he want from hairdresser to one of LA's most recognizable contemporary artists.

Cinespia: How one 'odd idea' sparked 14 years of filmgoing at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Since 2002, Cinespia has grown into an insanely popular event that brings up to 4,000 people together on picnic blankets every weekend from May to September.

Felicia Day says you should be weird, it's great

Felicia Day made her name in Web series, with a nudge from Joss Whedon putting her in several projects. We talked with her about her memoir and how success nearly killed her.

5 things to see at Disney's D23 Expo: Star Wars, Muppet love and more

Disney's D23 Expo takes a ride into Anaheim this weekend. Here are five of the big stories to watch from D23 and what you should see if you go.

After 10 years, Watkins Family Hour finally releases debut album

Sara and Sean Watkins talk about why they decided to release an album now, their monthly shows at Largo and the dynamics of playing in a band with a sibling.

Free weekend? 8 fun and almost-free things to do

It's heating up, SoCal. But we've got just the thing to keep you cool: Free fun at the beach. Here's everything you need to know.

HBO to carry 'Sesame Street'; PBS to continue airing show

The cable channel will carry the next five seasons of the show. The deal allows Sesame Workshop to produce almost double the content as in previous seasons.

Gay bars have been closing across SoCal, but not in downtown LA

Two new gays bars have opened recently in downtown Los Angeles, with a third on the way. What's happening?

Nudie's rides again: Rodeo tailor to reopen with a twist

Shield your eyes, we've got Nudie Suits! The Rhinestone Cowboy outfitter to the stars of country western is reopening this October. Smell the coffee?

'Meru': Extreme photographer Jimmy Chin's rules for shooting on the edge

In 2008, Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk set out to climb the Shark's Fin of Mount Meru in the Himalayas, a route that peaks at 20,700 feet. No one had ever made it to the top.

Stephen Colbert's 'commanding performance' wows television critics at the TCAs

Joe Adalian, Editor of, talks about the increasing importance of name-brand showrunners and which shows look like hits and misses.

Song Exploder: Breaking down Thundercat's latest single 'Them Changes'

The bassist who's collaborated with Flying Lotus and Kamasi Washington goes in-depth on the samples and inspirations of the song 'Them Changes.'

USOC optimistic Los Angeles will bid for 2024 Olympics

After a hastily called meeting Wednesday, U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun said he was optimistic the USOC could work out a plan to make Los Angeles the bidder.

'Straight Outta Compton' director wasn't interested in keeping everybody happy

The meteoric rise of N.W.A. is a classic American dream story. But "Straight Outta Compton” was not an easy film to get off the ground.

Jen Kirkman's backstage experience at Outside Lands Fest

Comedian Jen Kirkman takes a recorder backstage at Outside Lands Festival and captures what goes on behind the scenes at one of the biggest festivals in the U.S.

Jerry Heller helped bring N.W.A 'Straight Outta Compton'

The new movie "Straight Outta Compton" tells the story of how the group N.W.A. broke out, and way down the list of IMDb credits is Paul Giamatti as Jerry Heller. But Heller was instrumental in N.W.A.'s success.