Entertainment & Arts


More than 30 years ago, the League of Women Voters quit sponsoring the presidential debates after campaigns hijacked the process. That’s one reason Tuesday night happened.

On the eve of the release of a solo concert film, Fleetwood Mac star Stevie Nicks opens up on Lindsey Buckingham’s exit and looking for love in her 70s.

Before ‘The 100' concludes with Season 7, The Times spoke to its creator, cast and fans about their sometimes fraught, always devoted relationship.

Chrissy Teigen, who had been hospitalized for excessive bleeding during her third pregnancy and had been sharing details about the complications on her popular social media accounts, announced Wednesday night that she lost the pregnancy.

Debate Analysis

Has the presidential debate outlived its usefulness? Our TV critic has some thoughts, along with a review of Tuesday’s debate. As for moderator Chris Wallace, here are some things you should know about the Fox News anchor.

Meanwhile, Hollywood is slamming Trump’s refusal to condemn white supremacists, as late-night TV hosts have some choice words.

Chris Wallace tried pleading, placating, interrupting back. Nothing stopped President Trump from ignoring all the rules in his first debate with Joe Biden.

“We fear for their future.” That’s studios and directors’ message to Washington about the dire state of the movie theater industry.

“The Big Bang Theory” alum Jim Parsons recently revealed on “The Tonight Show” that he and his husband fell ill with COVID-19 in March.

The Violins of Hope concerts were suppose to showcase historic instruments, but the pandemic changed all of that. In the end, a bittersweet farewell.

JANM and EWP are among 20 BIPOC arts organizations receiving “game changer” pandemic funding from a Ford Foundation-led program.

L.A. poet laureate Robin Coste Lewis and other poets shared experiences and verse with L.A. Times Book Club readers.

Disney has pushed back the release dates for ‘Black Widow,’ ‘Death on the Nile’ and multiple other films, in a blow to movie theaters.

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The economic devastation of the pandemic is taking a profound toll on L.A.'s small theaters. Camaraderie, and action, are easing the pain.

The L.A. painter’s riotous, poignant show at William Turner takes the figure of the Black Madonna and turns her into a celestial warrior.

Director Joe Mantello and star Jim Parsons explain the process of transferring their Tony-winning Broadway revival of “The Boys in the Band” to a Netflix film.

How Toru Takemitsu’s 1967 “November Steps” called for Japanese instruments to be played with a Western orchestra, and East met West like never before.

Mia Lehrer, whose firm landscaped SoFi Stadium, brings her eye for fire-resilient landscapes to an ecologically fragile area, Berggruen Institute’s Santa Monica Mountains campus

The Wilshire Boulevard redo has its risks, but the track record of its architect and museum director gives it every chance of succeeding.

Dancer Misty Copeland has a new book out for children, ‘Bunheads,’ the story of a young Copeland in her first ballet class and first dance production — the classic ballet ‘Coppelia.’

Music writer Alex Ross’ weighty new history, “Wagnerism,” traces the composer’s deep and broad influence on art and politics left, right and center.

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