Arts & Entertainment

Where's that train station in the 'True Detective' season finale?

It's called the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, or "ARTIC" for short.

Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford dies at 84

In a statement released by NBC News on Sunday, his family said Gifford died suddenly at his Connecticut home of natural causes that morning.

Prince compares record contracts to slavery in rare meeting with media

Music icon Prince is worried about the future of the music business for artists, and his top priority can be summed up in one word: Freedom.

'The Brink' creators satirize security, avoiding World War 3

Tim Robbins stars as a secretary of state with a thing for prostitutes and alcohol. Between benders, he must deal with a crisis that could spark World War 3.

LA River Boat Race returns for its second annual event

The second annual L.A. River Boat Race will offer an extra advanced course. Organizers hope to draw in more people to paddle down the historic waters.

Dr. Dre to donate royalties from 'Compton' to the city of Compton

Dr. Dre has announced that he is donating royalties from his new album "Compton" to help pay for a new performing arts center for young people in Compton.

5 Every Week: Echo Park Rising, Tofu & Noodles and the Frolic Room

Here are five great things you should do in Southern California this week.

Dr. Dre drops 'Compton,' his first album in 16 years

It's not the never-released "Detox," but in advance of the "Straight Outta Compton" biopic, Dre's new album seems to have put him back on the map in a big way.

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith released after latest arrest

General manager Trent Baalke and coach Jim Tomsula met with Smith at team headquarters after he left jail to inform him he was no longer part of the team.

Sumo wrestlers converge in Long Beach for US Sumo Open

4000 fans are expected to attend the US Sumo Open at Cal State Long Beach this weekend.

A hip hop soundtrack for a musical about Alexander Hamilton? Sure, why not?

The new musical about the U.S.'s founding fathers — set to a mostly hip hop score — that everyone's been talking about for months finally opens officially on Broadway Thursday night.

John Rabe interviews the actor who plays him in 'The End of the Tour'

I am grateful they picked an accomplished, good-looking actor to portray me in "The End of the Tour. But I do wish they had picked me to play me. I liked me for that part.

The costumed princesses of Los Angeles, at a kids party near you

They’re glamorous, they’re exhausted and they’re hoping to be invited to your kid’s next birthday party. They are the costumed princesses of L.A. and their ranks are increasing.

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

We hope you like avocados, SoCal. Because we're eating avocado-flavored everything this weekend. Also on the docket: Free music, '80s flicks and stinky tofu. Yum?

Broadly: Vice's new women-centric site nixes the comment section to avoid trolls

Editor-in-Chief Tracie Egan Morrissey says Broadly will offer everything from documentary-style videos to in-depth editorials and features.

Marking the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone'

New Yorker editor David Remnick was just starting school when the song was released, but it struck him then and it remains a touchstone for him to this day.