Arts & Entertainment

Your go-to guide for the weekend in SoCal

A free mariachi festival, a fiesta of fake snow, a mobile photo show, a cruffin nosh — wallet-friendly weekend events.

Mario Batali shares his yummy turkey porchetta recipe for Thanksgiving

Mario Batali can think of absolutely nothing wrong with Thanksgiving. And yes, he has an amazing recipe to share with us.

Leonard Cohen died in sleep after fall, manager says

Leonard Cohen's manager says the singer-songwriter died in his sleep after falling down in the middle of the night at his Los Angeles home.

'Arrival' screenwriter's challenge to balance scientific accuracy with a human story

Eric Heisserer wanted to be factual to the scientific world while engaging audiences in the story of a single mom thrown into a global crisis.

The story behind the 'tea and oranges' in Leonard Cohen's song 'Suzanne'

Cohen's friend fed him a black tea with pieces of orange rind in it. That tea is Constant Comment, sold by the Bigelow Tea Company.

Vincent Price's daughter on fear, love and 'The Fly,' at Vincent Price Art Museum

Victoria Price: "We could go down our own rabbit hole of fear, but I really feel that all of life comes down to two choices, love or fear. And one of the ways we can manifest love, is to keep making art that speaks against fear."

'Soundbreaking' goes inside the recording studio with Stevie Wonder, Beyoncé and more

The new PBS docu-series "Soundbreaking" pulls back the curtain to reveal what goes into making music in the recording studio.

Gwen Ifill, host of 'Washington Week,' 'PBS Newshour,' dies

Ifill was a veteran Washington journalist who covered seven presidential campaigns and moderated the vice presidential debates in 2004 and 2008.

A song for Leon Russell

Off-Ramp's Rosalie Atkinson's letter of gratitude to legendary songwriter and performer Leon Russell, who died Sunday at 74.

Southern rock legend Leon Russell dies

A native of Oklahoma, Russell's talents gave him the ability to span country, gospel, blues and rock.

SNL reflects a nation's tone in post-election episode

The somber cold open set a cathartic tone for those upset by Tuesday's outcome.

Military chefs compete in a unique cooking challenge

Think of it as "Chopped" for the armed forces. Sixty of the military's best chefs are competing in Las Vegas at an all-day cook-off.

Late goal gives Mexico 2-1 win over Team USA

The U.S. dominated the second half before a header gave Mexico the win in this World Cup qualifying match.

Hear Leonard Cohen's final interview

Recorded just after Leonard Cohen's 82nd birthday, the singer talks about his health and his final album.

In this chaotic arm wrestling tournament, the real winner is charity

What do a bloody nun, a Martian princess and a crazy cat lady have in common? They love arm wrestling — and charity.

Remembering Leonard Cohen with Judy Collins, Hal Willner and Rufus Wainwright

The singer-songwriter, who died this week in Los Angeles, leaves behind a legacy of artistry and sweet memories from friends and colleagues.