Arts & Entertainment

From 'Ghostbusters' to 'The BFG': What's coming to your cineplex this summer?

With summer season, the tendency is toward bigger, louder movies that creep earlier and earlier. How do we navigate the daunting list of sequels, blockbusters and quirky comedies?

9 things to do in SoCal this Memorial Day weekend

Slather on some SPF and soak up the fun during a three-day weekend filled with taffy, scenic hikes, killer crafts, festivals, outdoor screenings and more.

San Fermin brings classical music to the pop music world

Ellis Ludwig-Leone is the composer behind the New York band and he brings his classical music training into arranging indie rock music.

'Love & Friendship': Kate Beckinsale says 18th Century was 'unbearably horrible for women'

The actress discusses how her role in "Love & Friendship" reveals the bravery of Jane Austen and the plight of women from a certain age.

A trio of sibling singers reunite after 20 years to keep a family tradition alive

Gabriel, Martha and Claudia González performed together as kids in the '70s, but their individual musical careers have precluded a full-blown reunion. Until now.

Unraveling the mystery that is Car Seat Headrest

Will Toledo released around a dozen albums before being signed to a record label and he's only 23. Now shifting into the spotlight, he tries to keep his real life personal.

Spotify seeks avenues for growth after $193 million loss in 2015

With about 100 million users, Spotify is the streaming music leader. While revenue is growing, so are the Swedish company's losses. Meanwhile, Apple and Tidal are looming.

DIY Film Fest: 6 time-travel flicks you'll go back to (sorry) time after time

Mix and match to build a DYI Time Travel Film Festival of your own. And remember, if you go back in time, don’t change anything!

Director Susanne Bier: 'Night Manager' was 'one of the most satisfying things I've done'

The Academy Award-winning director explains why the adaptation of John le Carré's novel needed to be a miniseries instead of a feature film.

Nick Stoller's 'Neighbors 2' aims for honesty beneath the raunch

The writer-director's sequel moves the action to a sorority. Beyond the R-rated hijinks, Stoller says he's interested in the real emotion at the core of the story.

Asian-American men fight for lead roles in Hollywood

Asian-American actors still struggle with decades-old stereotypes, but new media is helping them fight back.

Ex-Megadeth drummer Nick Menza collapses on stage, dies

Menza died after collapsing on stage during a performance of his progressive jazz trio at a Los Angeles area club.

'Angry Birds' flocks to No. 1 over 'Neighbors,' 'Nice Guys'

"The Angry Birds Movie" soared to $39 million in its debut weekend, overtaking "Captain America: Civil War" for the top spot.

DJ-producer Calvin Harris resting after car accident in LA

Harris was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck "in a collision" in Los Angeles. Further details were not provided.

It's Long Beach LGBT pride weekend! Here's a rundown

This year's theme is "Solidarity through Pride," but the festival site will encompass seven main areas, each with their own theme, tailored to a specific audience.

Commentary: Enough with the dead animal books!

It started with "Ring of Bright Water." Those memoirs about the wisdom and love animals shared with authors. A UC Santa Barbara marine biologist has had it with all of them.