Entertainment & Arts


“Cancel culture” has been with us since this country began — did anyone actually see “Hamilton”? So why is a group of esteemed writers wringing hands about the way a new generation uses it?

A new report paints a bleak portrait of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on location shoots in the Los Angeles region.

The Karen meme sends up a laughable, often feckless symbol of racism in America. But it’s cold comfort against the violent truth of white nationalism.

CNN anchor Don Lemon invited Terry Crews to discuss the actor’s recent Black Lives Matter tweets, leading to a heated debate about the movement’s merits.

'Hamilton' and more films to watch this week

Now’s your shot to watch ‘Hamilton,’ as the film debuts on Disney+. New to the musical? Catch up with our explainer, review and chats with Leslie Odom Jr. and Renée Elise Goldsberry.

You can also catch ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble, a documentary about the civil rights activist and longtime Congress member, and ‘The Outpost,’ a drama following U.S. soldiers stationed in Afghanistan.

Sure, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ was a massive box office success worldwide, but still, many people will see it for the first time on Disney+.

Companies receiving PPP loans include Kanye West’s apparel business Yeezy, Jim Henson Co. and Beverly Hills-based talent agency the Gersh Agency.

Amanda Kloots, Zach Braff, Viola Davis and Lin-Manuel Miranda are among many mourning Nick Cordero’s death at 41 after a three-month battle with COVID-19.

The spectator-less event due to the coronavirus gives TV broadcasters and producers a chance to experiment with how they present and cover MLS games.

Run the World, a new pop group made up of young influencers, released their debut song, ‘Rainbow,’ to give children hope amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Los Angeles, you’re the home of showbiz. Can’t some creative entertainment whiz come up with messaging that will convince people to mask up?

The union representing film actors tells members not to work on the pandemic thriller ‘Songbird’ out of coronavirus concerns.

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The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art names all women to six key posts. Five are people of color, notable in a museum world still struggling with inclusion.

COVID-19 prompted Sacred Fools to close a production about a Catholic girls’ school performance of “Antigone.” Now the play is getting new life.

An 800-pound marker for the Jefferson Davis National Highway has been removed from view. A college student’s email prompted the change.

Our classical music series How to Listen continues with Guillaume de Machaut’s “Messe de Notre Dame,” a mysterious beauty we can’t get out of our heads.

Donald Trump’s divisive speech at Mt. Rushmore seemed out of tune next to “Hamilton,” which premiered on Disney+ with a vibrant vision of America’s future.

To raise awareness about immigrant detention over the holiday weekend, L.A. artists Cassils and rafa esparza got dozens of artists to print messages in the sky.

July 4 festivities from Pacific Symphony, Rose Bowl and the Music Center are free online. How to catch Lin-Manuel Miranda, Vanessa Williams and more.

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  1. On Huntington Beach’s man-made Davenport Island, boxer Abner Mares has sold his custom contemporary home for $2 million.