Entertainment & Arts


A Times review of court filings, CBS’ internal communications and interviews with two dozen current and former CBS television station employees found that many were troubled by the outcome of the investigation and questioned the company’s commitment to cleaning up its culture.

One of the remaining opening-day attractions Walt Disney oversaw himself, the Jungle Cruise will return with less racially insensitive depictions of other cultures.

In July, So Cal indie label Burger Records shut down after female fans and musicians accused some of bands of sexual misconduct. These are the women’s stories.


When six directors — David Fincher, Paul Greengrass, Regina King, Spike Lee, Aaron Sorkin and Chloé Zhao — recently got together to talk about their latest projects, they shared candid feelings about control on-set and the movie business in a post-COVID world.

Riz Ahmed, George Clooney, Delroy Lindo, Gary Oldman and Steven Yeun take us inside their new films and open up about their insecurities.

Theater has suffered from placelessness in the digital era. Mark O’Rowe’s “The Approach” roots us somewhere theatrically real.

Comedian Dave Chappelle has tested positive for the coronavirus and has canceled his upcoming shows. He’s asymptomatic and quarantining.

My family has spent 308 days together in the house. Which brings us to “Jurassic Quest,” the drive-thru dinosaur experience now touring the country.

Shine On Collective pivoted from immersive theater to puzzle-box experiences during the pandemic. It’s one example of how gaming is a growing aspect of new theater works.

Veteran Bay Area comedian Lisa Geduldig went to visit her mother in Florida in March 2020 — and never came home, instead launching a monthly comedy showcase via Zoom with Mom as the novice warm-up act.

Lights at the reflecting pool of the Lincoln Memorial honor those who have died from COVID-19. Buildings across the U.S. glow amber in tribute too.

Le Petit Cirque is like a mini Cirque du Soleil for kids. How the Inglewood circus studio has adapted to stay open during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The artist known as Mr. Wash re-created a lost painting for the Hammer’s ‘Made in L.A.’ biennial. Then a funny thing happened: The original turned up.

As artist in residence at L.A. Opera, Thomas will curate programming, perform a leading role each season and run two training programs for young artists.

Bob Avian, Tony Award-winning choreographer whose credits included the hits “Dreamgirls,” “A Chorus Line,” “Follies” and “Miss Saigon,” has died.

We watched a president and a history-making vice president get sworn in, then returned to our regularly scheduled pandemic program. Thank God for Bernie memes.

Randy Rainbow, Wynton Marsalis and Elvis Costello support a storied jazz club. Musical fans are invited to a “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” watch party.

From dinosaur digs to Salvador Dalí, here a few favorite virtual museum experiences you can enjoy from the comfort of home.

Same stage, different script: For a theater critic watching President Biden’s inauguration, the most notable part of the performance is its humility.

  1. Tomatomania, Southern California’s harbinger of spring gardening for 30 years, is back with a traveling show of more than 200 tomato varieties.

  1. COVID led Disneyland to cancel its annual pass program. Why locals matter to theme park survival and what Disney should and shouldn’t do when it revamps the program.

  1. Reggae star Shaggy just paid $2.15 million for a laid-back abode near the ocean in Coral Gables, Fla.