Entertainment & Arts

Hank Azaria says he has no plans to continue voicing the character of Apu on “The Simpsons,” according to an industry blog. But that isn’t to say the Indian immigrant convenience store owner Azaria brought alive for 30 years won’t live on.
When Oprah Winfrey signed on to produce a documentary about Russell Simmons’ accusers, no one expected what would transpire. Here’s a timeline of those events.
The award is a questionable Oscar predictor, but adds to “1917’s” momentum.
Cinematographer Roger Deakins and production designer Dennis Gassner explain what director Sam Mendes was after in this pivotal scene and how they made it work.
Robert De Niro and Al Pacino approach acting from different places. But their friendship has sustained them through career ups and downs.
Antonio Banderas gave the best performance with ‘Pain and Glory.’ Historically, the lead actor Oscar has gone to the actor who does the “most.”
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New museum shows in L.A. for Jan. 19-26 include “Objects From the Concentration Camps” at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
Dance performances in L.A. for Jan. 19-26 include A.I.M by Kyle Abraham at the Carpenter Center in Long Beach
Classical music concerts in L.A. for Jan. 19-26 include a salute to Beethoven with New West Symphony and Eroica Trio, plus Pacific Opera Project’s double bill of “Gianni Schicchi” and “L’enfant et les sortilèges”
New plays, Critics’ Choices, etc., for Jan. 19-26 include Sting in the musical “The Last Ship” at the Ahmanson Theatre
Openings in Los Angeles and beyond, including four decades of work by Charles Arnoldi and plays on color by Hank Willis Thomas
  1. Rapper French Montana has listed his Hidden Hills home, once owned by Selena Gomez, for sale at $6.599 million. Also: Forest Whitaker has sold his Hollywood Hills compound, and 5 Seconds of Summer guitarist Michael Clifford has found new ground in Valley Village.