Entertainment & Arts


Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall told Jimmy Kimmel that Paramount forced them to cast Louie Anderson in their 1988 comedy classic “Coming to America.”

Chris D’Elia, who just addressed sexual misconduct that came to light in July, is sued by a woman who says he sought pictures and sex from her when she was 17.

Daniel Fish, Culture Clash, Dael Orlandersmith, Richard Maxwell, Annie Dorsen and Lars Jan reveal much loss — but also see a way forward.

“The View” panelist Meghan McCain took aim at Dr. Anthony Fauci for “inconsistent messaging” during the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Are you a healthcare worker who has a creative outlet to cope with the pandemic? We’d love to share your art in an upcoming story.

The San Diego medical examiner’s office has released more details about the cause of actress Cloris Leachman’s death at age 94 in late January.

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A Moroccan landscape painted by Winston Churchill and owned by Angelina Jolie breaks an auction record for a work by Britain’s World War II leader.

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.

Other arts to watch: Tim Robbins’ “Embedded,” comic Maria Bamford, Ed Ruscha’s new show and the Bob Baker Marionette Theater.

Farley will be reunited with his longtime mentor Darleen Callaghan, the school’s new associate dean, to run the Trudl Zipper Dance Institute.

Nearly a year after a thief took his bassoon, the San Bernardino Symphony music director gets his instrument back thanks to a good Samaritan.

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.

  1. Game designer Hironobu Sakaguchi is thinking big, but the look is small for ‘Fantasian,’ coming later this year exclusively to Apple Arcade game service.

  1. In Beverly Hills, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are asking $53.5 million for a mansion they bought two years ago from Maroon 5’s Adam Levine.