Arts & Entertainment

Paying for a red carpet moment at a fake Hollywood movie premiere

The producer of a new interactive show is betting that tourists and local movie fans will buy into the cheeky, irreverent experience.

Off-Ramp's critics roar about 'Shin Godzilla,' the reboot of reboots

Tim Cogshell and Mike Roe say this Godzilla reboot is made for talking, and that's just what they do.

Cops on TV: 'OJ: Made in America' and the LAPD's troubled race relations

As part of The Frame's conversations about portrayals of cops on television, John Horn talks with filmmaker Ezra Edelman whose documentary "O.J.: Made in America" explores in vivid archival footage the history of the LAPD's contentious race relations.

This is one of the only places to get a proper Samoan tattoo in the US

Garden Grove's A-Town tattoo shop is one of the only places in the country to offer customers a proper Samoan tatau — a practice dating back generations.

Google gets into the VR game with new Daydream headset

There’s a new Google phone called the Pixel, a virtual reality headset called Daydream, updated Chromecast and Google Home speakers and a new, portable wifi device.

"Voyage Of Time" producers on Terrence Malick's passion project

The visionary filmmaker took nearly 40 years to complete his new documentary about the history of the universe and planet earth.

'Dig My Feeling': Latin Jazz legend Willie Bobo's lost tapes resurface

Eric Bobo was searching through his mother's closet when he came across a stack of previously unheard tapes by his father, the legendary percussionist, Willie Bobo.

Review: Helen Frankenthaler (at Gagosian Gallery) danced with Travolta, painted with beauty

Frankenthaler often used the word “beautiful” to describe her works. And, often, they are, but in a hard-won way that belies critics who saw the attractiveness of her paintings as a kind of softness.

'Rad Women Worldwide' honors Malala, other awesome females

It's the follow-up collection to 'Rad American Women' from author Kate Schatz and illustrator Miriam Klein Stahl.

The Binge: best streaming documentaries

Streaming entertainment has been a boon for everyone from total movie geeks to those just looking to save some money by cutting the cable cord.

Remembering Gordon Davidson, the godfather of LA theater

Davidson, who died Sunday, built the Mark Taper Forum into a leading regional theater. His successor, Michael Ritchie, says he "had an eye and an ear for the voices that were being unheard."

NBC drops plans for mail-order bride sitcom amid protests

NBC says it has dropped plans for a sitcom about a widower who orders a mail-order bride from the Philippines.

'Saturday Night Live' is trying to make us laugh at an election that isn't funny

The sketch comedy show returned after months away, to an electorate on edge, and to an election that's hard to laugh at.

This historian wants you to know the real story of Southern food

Michael Twitty wants to recognize the enslaved African-Americans who were part of Southern cuisine's creation. So he goes to Monticello to cook meals slaves would have eaten.

Can SNL find something new to satirize in the Clinton-Trump debate?

Saturday Night Live has a long history of impersonating Presidential candidates. The show returns this weekend with Alec Baldwin cast to play Trump opposite Kate McKinnon's Hillary Clinton.

'For The Record': a stage show built around classic pop songs from movies

The show is part cabaret, part concert, but the main focus is to highlight great filmmakers and the music they use.