Arts & Entertainment

'Paris By Night,' a bridge between Vietnam and adopted lands

Playing would-be lovers, singers Duy Truong and Huong Thuy sashay on the stage at the Pechanga Casino and Resort, as a full band keeps beat.

Free weekend? 6 fun and almost-free things to do

Come down from your scattered showers high and gear up for the weekend. We've got artsy activities to keep you occupied — plus one broed-out event for the football fans.

Oscars 2014: Best Makeup nominee Joel Harlow

Academy Award winner Joel Harlow is a man of a thousand faces, but almost none of them are his. He's nominated again, this time for his work on Johnny Depp in "The Lone Ranger."

RIP Colonel Meow: 'Minions' mourn death of Internet-famous sourpuss

Get your tissues ready, celebrity cat lovers. Beloved Internet-famous sourpuss, Colonel Meow, has died.

Tijuana’s need for Internet speed

By some measures, Mexico might have some of the fastest Internet speeds in Latin America. But for Tijuana's ambitious tech entrepreneurs and aspiring professional gamers, it's still painfully slow.

Oscars 2014: 'Best Song' nomination rescinded

The Oscar nomination for "Best Original Song" has been revoked for the song "Alone Yet Not Alone," written by Bruce Broughton and Dennis Spiegel.

Super Bowl XLVIII commercials: See 19 ads before they air

Companies looking to take advantage of Super Bowl advance hype to hype their own products have posted a number of ads already before Sunday's game. See them all here.

Los Angeles to host 2016 Olympics marathon trials

Los Angeles will host the U.S. marathon trials for the 2016 Olympic Games, city and USA Track & Field officials announced Wednesday.

Subject of new PMCA exhibit was hiding in plain sight

Some of Ramos Martínez’ most affecting scenes are spread over the pages of our own L.A. Times — which in the 1930s was editorially committed to deporting poor Mexican migrants.

Odd Hollywood Jobs: Vintage prop master

It's the period-specific details that can lend credibility to a film, and to fill those needs Hollywood goes to Jim Elyea. He's the owner of a vintage prop house and the latest subject of our series, Hollywood Jobs.

Sochi Winter Olympics: Why some athletes' families will sit out the Olympics

Families of athletes normally make a pilgrimage to see the Olympics, but this year is different: The trip is more costly than previous games.

Los Angeles film czar Tom Sherak dies, 68

Tom Sherak, who was named Los Angeles's first film czar by Mayor Eric Garcetti in September, has died, the mayor confirmed on Twitter.

Motley Crue to retire, plan 72 goodbye concerts

Motley Crue is hanging up its guitars for good. The heavy metal band plans to say goodbye with 72 concerts before retiring.

Tuesday Reviewsday: James Vincent McMorrow, Timothy Bloom and Kris Bower

It's Tuesday - which means that it's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week we're joined by music supervisor Morgan Rhodes.

Pete Seeger dies; Folk music icon and activist was 94

Seeger was a mentor and influence on younger musicians for decades. He will be remembered for his music and his social activism.

Gawker fires back in Tarantino copyright row

In a post on its site, the company says the leaked file did not appear on their servers, had already been widely disseminated online, and had been touted by Tarantino himself.