Arts & Entertainment

NFL Quarterback Cam Newton taken to hospital after car crash

The player's truck flipped several times on a bridge close to his team's stadium in downtown Charlotte. His injuries are reportedly not life-threatening.

'Selma' nominated for 8 NAACP Image Awards

"Selma" is leading the film nominees at the NAACP Image Awards. The civil rights drama is up for eight trophies at the ceremony.

From punk to mariachi: The story of Mariachi El Bronx

Mariachi El Bronx isn't from the Bronx, and they don't have a deep mariachi background. They're a former punk band - and the mariachi community loves them.

Paul Weitz gets a Sundance invite for 'Grandma'

He's going to the film festival for the first time as a director with his movie about a misanthropic woman who is suddenly faced with a granddaughter in need.

Cosby performance in Iowa postponed indefinitely

The Des Moines Civic Center said Monday it notified ticket holders that they will receive a refund for the planned March 7 concert.

Chadwick Boseman: from Jackie Robinson to James Brown to Black Panther

The actor has quickly made a name for himself in Hollywood. The next step: getting cast roles that aren't defined by race.

Comedy Hack Day brings comedians, programmers together in LA

This weekend, comedians and programmers are uniting at Los Angeles's YouTube Space to make funny things together. It's called Comedy Hack Day, and now it's in L.A.

Chris Rock on standup, sellouts and defining success

Rock wrote, directed and stars in "Top Five," the story of a marquee comedian who abandons his standup roots for blockbuster film glory.

After the California downpour 'The Drought' offers some dry reading

It rained in California this week. That might not sound like news, but the state is experiencing a record-setting drought. Jason Heller turns to science fiction to reflect on the strange weather.

Beyonce, Pharrell, Sam Smith lead in Grammy nods

The year's brightest newcomer, Sam Smith; the most nominated female in Grammy history, Beyonce; and mega-producer Pharrell led the Grammy Award nominations.

Making art out of Cold War-era artifacts

A former East German guard house gets turned into art and an art exhibition space at the Wende Museum in Culver City.

Hollywood greats celebrate the irreverent films of Robert Downey Sr.

He's best known these days as the father of the biggest movie star in the world, Robert Downey, Jr., but among cinefiles, the elder Downey is a hero.

Art Basel Miami through the eyes of a LACMA curator

The county museum's chief curator of contemporary art, Franklin Sirmans, talks about this year's fair and the whirlwind intersection of art and nightlife.

'Into The Woods': From the stage to a movie to the stage again

You might think that movie adaptations of stage musicals kill the box office for live theater productions, but that's actually not the case.

2015 Grammy nominations announced

It's a big day in the world of music, with the likes of Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor and more, all nominated for Grammys.

The fine art of deception

Fooling the eye – with trick-niques like anamorphic sculpture, "trompe l'oeil" paintings and other optical illusions – is a centuries old artistic pursuit.