Entertainment & Arts


Trump is expected to issue a flurry of pardons in his final week in office. Lil Wayne and Kodak Black are facing or serving time on federal charges.

She became the national youth poet laureate at age 16; six years later, she’ll read her poem at Joe Biden’s and Kamala Harris’ historic swearing-in.

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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What the acquisition of Williams’ archive could reveal about the little-studied architect. Plus, “Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical” and Kennedy Center Honors in our weekly arts newsletter.

Writer Kemp Powers and star Leslie Odom Jr. explain the decision to turn a lost Sam Cooke performance into one of the film’s most resonant, hopeful moments.

The Mellon Foundation grants nearly $1 million to Lula Washington Dance Theatre, part of an effort to correct systemic inequality in arts funding.

Six buildings that tell the design story of Paul R. Williams, the first Black architect in the AIA. His work is little studied, but his archive, acquired by the Getty and USC, is about to change that.

L.A.'s California African American Museum holds a remembrance with music and a study group, and a Santa Monica concert centers on Black composers.

While he’s being impeached, President Trump gives the National Medal of Arts to Toby Keith and Ricky Skaggs. What is this award, and who typically gets it?

She’s making TV, teaching dance and now getting a lifetime of achievement award. But Debbie Allen says she has no plans to slow down. “There’s so much to do.”

Orange County Museum of Art hires Heidi Zuckerman, who oversaw the building of a museum in Colorado. She will lead OCMA as it constructs a new home here.

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  1. From one modern mansion to another, ‘The Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah recently dropped $27.5 million on an 11,000-square-foot Bel-Air showplace.