Arts & Entertainment

Joan Baez: Don't talk during my concerts!

Baez is performing July 3 at the Greek Theatre in Los Feliz and in anticipation of her show, Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson got her on the phone.

Ceci Bastida's new solo effort inspired by Murakami, Mexico and motherhood

Formerly of the ska/punk band Tijuana No!, Ceci Bastida is back with a contemporary sounding solo effort called "La Edad de la Violencia."

'Salute!' to old school restaurateur Piero Selvaggio, a food revolutionary

Off-Ramp host John Rabe talks with Piero Selvaggio, owner and founder of Valentino Restaurant in Santa Monica. The 42-year old restaurant is one of the birthplaces of the Food Revolution.

Judge won't dismiss Dodgers' Puig lawsuit

In the lawsuit, Miguel Angel Corbacho Daudinot claims he was falsely accused by Puig of involvement in human trafficking and was subjected to torture in Cuban prisons.

FIFA bans Suarez for 4 months for biting opponent

FIFA banned Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from all football activities for four months on Thursday for biting an opponent at the World Cup. The ban covers Uruguay's next nine international games.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel: George Lucas museum boon for city

The addition of the 'Star Wars' creator's museum of art and movie memorabilia will give Chicago a museum campus as impressive as the Smithsonian, Emanuel said.

'Do the Right Thing' at 25: How Spike Lee's classic changed race dialogue in film

The race riots critics said “Do the Right Thing” would cause never materialized. It took the real world, a viral video, and the Rodney King beating to make Spike Lee's prophecy come true.

Brando Skyhorse: What it's like growing up with 5 stepfathers

Brando Skyhorse, author of "The Madonnas of Echo Park," talks with John Rabe about his new memoir, "Take This Man," which details his often-awful upbringing in Echo Park.

Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum throws no-hitter against Padres

The San Francisco Giants' Tim Lincecum threw a no-hitter against San the San Diego Padres for second time in 12 months on Wednesday.

Remembering Eli Wallach, the actor who made the bad and the ugly look good

For decades, Eli Wallach won fans by bringing humanity and humor to roles that pitted him as a villain against titans such as Clint Eastwood and Steve McQueen.

Olympic Day at KPCC: A film reflects on 2012 US cyclists' win

For the fifth year in a row, the Crawford Family Forum at KPCC is the site of Pasadena’s annual Olympic Day celebration.

British DJ Quantic mashes his influences in new album, 'Magnetica'

After six years of living and working in Colombia, British DJ and producer Will Holland, also known as Quantic, is back with a brand new album called "Magnetica."

Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' draft sells for $2M

A working draft of the finished song in Dylan's own hand went to an unidentified bidder at Sotheby's. The auction house called it a world record for a popular music manuscript.

World Cup 2014: Do offensive slurs and chants hint at a problem in soccer?

Recent incidents at the World Cup of anti-gay chants and racist behavior from fans caused many to call on FIFA to investigate.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Kitten, Riff Raff, Claire and How to Dress Well

We have music from a guy who says that James Franco's character in Spring Breakers is based on him and a woman who's been rocking in LA since she was 12 years old.

LeBron James will become free agent

LeBron James has told the Miami Heat that he is opting out of the final two years of his contract. And with that, James will become a free agent on July 1.