Arts & Entertainment

Supervisors say George Lucas museum belongs in LA

Two possible sites for the institution: Exposition Park and Treasure Island in San Francisco. The museum would bring 1,500 construction jobs and another 350 permanent jobs to the city.

A complete, kind of depressing history of fictional female presidents

There have been plenty of women presidents depicted in movies and TV shows. But they aren’t exactly women that Hillary Clinton would want to emulate.

Second City's 'Unelectable You' brings audiences together through laughter

The famed comedy troupe teamed up with Slate for a 25-city election year tour that ended last weekend in Riverside.

What's hot on Netflix? A startup aims to track ratings in the streaming age

Companies like Nielsen aren't able to easily measure the new ways people watch TV since Netflix and Amazon don't release their viewing numbers. Now a startup called Symphony aims to fill the void.

Election Day deals and freebies in SoCal

Hang onto those cute, little "I Voted" stickers and reward yourself for being such a good citizen.

World's top wheelchair tennis players compete in SoCal

Greg Hasterok is the world's 12th-ranked singles tennis player in his division and you can watch him compete this weekend.

Heavy favorite California Chrome upset in Breeders' Cup

In a thrilling finish, Arrogate, the youngest horse in the field, emerged as racing's newest star.

Hear 2 new songs from 'The Hamilton Mixtape'

Enjoy the long-teased collection of Hamilton covers, demos and reinventions.

The real-life thriller behind the making of 'The Ivory Game'

The directors of "The Ivory Game" used hidden cameras to tell the world about the underground ivory trade. They hope it will help save the elephants.

Diving into the controversy behind 'Doctor Strange'

Marvel's latest movie is based on a cult comic book from the 1960s. Despite a casting controversy, it's expected to dominate the box office.

Why Benjamin Millepied left a lifetime gig at the Paris Opera for LA Dance Project

The French dancer/choreographer is back in Los Angeles after two years as Artistic Director of the Paris Opera Ballet. His upcoming show in LA will be his last time on stage as a dancer.

How trans politics changed who 'Hedwig's' audience is

The show's star, Darren Criss, says America is able to embrace the show differently due to growing awareness of gender identity.

'The Model Apartment': Donald Margulies 1988 play about family trauma is still relevant

Donald Margulies isn’t the son of Holocaust survivors but a childhood friend is. And they were the inspiration for his play, “The Model Apartment.”

Aaron Eckhart: 'I don't think about being a star anymore'

The actor currently has supporting roles in the films "Sully" and "Bleed For This," but he's now looking for roles that suit his age.

Red, White and Beard: The Sikh Captain America in SoCal

Vishavjit Singh isn't just a cartoonist — he's also Captain America. Well, he dresses up like Cap, at least, as part of an effort to engage with people of different views.

Some encouraging and discouraging news about LGBTQ depictions on television

The annual study by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation finds an uptick in LGBTQ depictions on broadcast shows, but a disturbing trend about such characters being killed off.