Entertainment & Arts


“The United States vs. Billie Holiday” tells the tale of the FBI’s targeting of the jazz singer, whose “Strange Fruit” became a protest anthem.

At the core of “Allen v. Farrow” is “intense and harrowing” video of 7-year-old Dylan Farrow alleging abuse by Woody Allen. Here’s the story behind the tape.

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This week: A dire report on COVID-19 and the creative economy; healthcare workers who turn to art; new leaders at CAAM, Colburn and Long Beach Opera.

James Darrah has emerged as a key figure in the year of COVID-19, leading digital productions for companies in L.A., Boston and beyond.

The L.A. River plan acknowledges the problem of displacement, but its solutions won’t go far enough, fast enough to ensure that it benefits the surrounding working-class communities.

A composer’s much-needed pandemic release, Judy Chicago in Desert X, ‘Immersive Van Gogh,’ the Met and John Waters in our weekly arts newsletter.

  1. The Flower Fields in Carlsbad, after being forced to close two weeks into its 2020 season, is set to reopen with new social distancing rules on Monday.

  1. In Marvel’s “WandaVision,” nothing is as it seems. So we prepared an episode-by-episode guide to the Disney+ series for you to keep handy as you watch.

  1. In Mussel Shoals, Emmy-winning actor Bryan Cranston is asking $5 million for his eco-friendly beach house that he built in 2013.