Entertainment & Arts


David Crosby was grieving his girlfriend’s death when he and friends made ‘If I Could Only Remember My Name.’ Panned in 1971, it’s now a classic.

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.

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

Why are many Americans committed to preserving words and images associated with forces bent on preventing fellow citizens from living freely and equally?

Asian Art Museum in San Francisco reopens Thursday. SFMOMA welcomes the public starting Sunday. But museums in San Jose, Oakland, L.A. and San Diego might be a while.

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

Jim Krantz was used to big commercial shoots with a huge crew, but COVID ended that. Now it’s just him, a camera, some light and an interesting subject.

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Library of Congress acquires 269 sketches by late L.A. courtroom artist Mary Chaney. She chronicled trials related to Rodney King, who was beaten by police 30 years ago.

Fingers dug into naked flesh, a tree being swallowed by darkness — engaging new photos by Mark McKnight are on view in L.A.

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.

  1. In honor of International Women’s Day, we celebrate some of our favorite women-owned design businesses in and around Los Angeles.

  1. In the wake of J.K. Rowling’s transphobic remarks, an upcoming “Harry Potter"-themed video game will allow users to play as trans witches and wizards.

  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.