Entertainment & Arts


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.

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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

Composer Peter Boyer talks about the call to write “Fanfare for Tomorrow,” which will be played Wednesday by the United States Marine Band.

President Trump actively disdained culture during his term while deploying it as a weapon. His call for a National Garden of American Heroes is a final shot across the bow.

Ex-NBA star Junior Bridgeman bought the Black magazines. Now the first interview with a new CEO, who feels empowered by a legacy — not burdened by it.

  1. Tomatomania, Southern California’s harbinger of spring gardening for the last 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. In the mountains above Malibu, Liam Payne of One Direction unloaded his Spanish-style compound on five acres for $10.161 million.