Arts & Entertainment

'Growing Pains' star Alan Thicke dies at age 69

The Canadian-born TV host, writer, composer and actor died of a heart attack, said Carleen Donovan, who is a publicist for Thicke's son, singer Robin Thicke.

Tori Amos: Musical artists can provide comfort during troubled times

The singer/songwriter talks about writing a song for the documentary, "Audrie & Daisy," which addresses the tragic effect of teen sexual assault and cyberbullying.

Wonder Woman's UN job comes to an end

The news broke this week: Her controversial tenure as honorary ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls will conclude on Friday.

Kim Gordon: 'I never really thought of myself as an icon'

The Sonic Youth co-founder reflects on her time in the band, her marriage to frontman Thurston Moore, and her new projects, including Body/Head and a solo career.

Can less credible film awards sway Oscar voters?

Some of the glitzier awards have been getting attention, but the more credible nominations begin this week when the Screen Actors Guild weighs in.

Gael García Bernal: Poetry, politics, movies, migration

The actor talks about the power of poetry and film, and the prospect of the U.S.-Mexico relationship going through another transition.

Golden Globes 2017: Full list of nominations

"La La Land" earned nominations for its lead actors, Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, as well best picture, comedy or musical. See the full list of nominees.

CalArts highlights female animators in a male-dominated industry

"Animated Woman Symposium on Gender Bias in Animation" aims to highlight the growing amount of female animators at CalArts. It's in its second year of existence.

Denis Villeneuve: Moving on from 'Arrival' to 'Blade Runner 2049'

The French-Canadian director talks about the reaction to "Arrival" following the contentious presidential election, and his life as a filmmaker.

Trump won't be firing himself from 'The Celebrity Apprentice'

The President-elect will retain his executive producer credit on the series, and the resulting income, but could this cause eventual conflicts for NBC?

Man with the Klan: Daryl Davis' unorthodox approach to racial reconciliation

Davis is a musician, he's black, and he spends much of his free time befriending members of the Ku Klux Klan. His story is told in a new documentary.

Earl Carroll Theatre on the road to restoration

You'd drive right past the one-time home of the Emmys — you won't recognize it, as it's now a TV studio. But plans are underway to bring back some of its old look, including an iconic neon sign.

A theatrical holiday tradition gives David Bowie a musical makeover

Every year, the Falcon Theater in Burbank hosts a curious holiday production. But it’s not the usual elves, pregnant virgins and big guys trying to squeeze down chimneys.

SantaCon LA: 5 questions for a very grumpy Christmas elf

It’s traditional when SantaCon rolls around each year to talk with one of the Santa's on their pub crawl. So of course, we talk with an elf.

Common hopes his music can help rewrite the black American story

The rapper/actor talks about his upbringing in Chicago, his mission as an artist and how he got director Ava DuVernay to put his song, "Letter to the Free," in her film, “13th.”

So long, KUSC's Rich Capparela: Classical music, without the 'strategically placed stick'

Classical DJ Rich Capparela has been bringing his "subversive" brand to the afternoon drive on KUSC for ten years; he's cutting back to Friday's only to start his "new chapter."