Streams

°F The heat continues, with highs expected to hit the lower 90s. Hear what this means for four very different New Yorkers.

Mandalit del Barco

Mandalit del Barco appears in the following:

'SNL' Alumni Mine Humor From Serious Cinema In 'Documentary Now!'

Thursday, August 20, 2015

The new IFC show, starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader and co-written by Seth Meyers, spoofs the subjects and styles of nonfiction classics, including Grey Gardens and Thin Blue Line.

Comment

Biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' Tells The Epic Story Of Hip-Hop And N.W.A

Friday, August 14, 2015

The original members of N.W.A produced the film, which opens nationwide Friday. Like the group's story, the making of Straight Outta Compton — which took 11 years — is filled with drama.

Comment

Oculus Uses 'Henry' Premiere To Whet Appetites For Its Virtual Reality Headset

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The virtual reality company Oculus is close to releasing a headset for games, movies and other entertainment. The company premiered an animated short called Henry that will come with the headsets.

Comment

Happy Birthday! Bugs Bunny Turns 75

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The animated rabbit is well known for starring in Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons. Bugs Bunny made his official debut in the 1940 Oscar-nominated short A Wild Hare.

Comment

Bill Cosby Deposition Offers New Clues About Possible Sexual Abuse

Monday, July 20, 2015

A nearly 1,000 page deposition from 2006 provides new information about comedian Bill Cosby's pattern of possible sexual abuse against dozens of women. But why hasn't he been prosecuted yet?

Comment

Turkish TV Travels Far As Craze For Dramas Goes Global

Sunday, July 19, 2015

The Turkish television industry is booming. Audience numbers spike at the end of Ramadan, when viewers around the world tune in in massive numbers — but there's year-round enthusiasm, too.

Comment

Cosby Admits Giving Woman Quaaludes, Court Documents Show

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Newly unsealed court documents from 2005 show comedian Bill Cosby admitted to giving at least one woman Quaaludes in order to have sex with her. The documents were obtained by The Associated Press.

Comment

At An Asylum In Juarez, 'We Believe In Hope'

Sunday, July 05, 2015

A recovering drug addict turned pastor runs an ad hoc asylum for Mexico's indigent and mentally ill. In a filthy desert dotted with dumps, the asylum is "a recycling center for human beings."

Comment

Musicians Deny Requests To Allow Their Music To Be Streamed

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Taylor Swift fought Apple, and seems to have won: It will pay royalties during the free trial period of its music streaming service. But Swift isn't the only artist to stand up to Internet services.

Comment

The Violence Subsides, And Revelers Return To Juarez

Saturday, June 13, 2015

The once-thriving nightlife in the Mexican border town ground to a halt a few years back as hundreds of women were murdered and the drug cartel wars erupted. Now, partiers are venturing out again.

Comment

LA County Museum Of Art Presents Last Sculpture By Chris Burden

Monday, May 18, 2015

The museum presented on Monday a new sculpture by artist Chris Burden, who died May 10. "Ode to Santos Dumont," is a kinetic airship inspired by the Brazilian aviation pioneer, Alberto Santos-Dumont.

Comment

The Women Pull No Punches In Fiery, Feminist 'Mad Max'

Friday, May 15, 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road reboots a testosterone-fueled franchise with some tough new female characters. Director George Miller says women were an organic element as he rethought the original movies.

Comment

Sculptor Chris Burden Dies At 69

Monday, May 11, 2015

The art world has lost a pioneering figure. Chris Burden began as a performance artist and left a public work that's now a symbol for Los Angeles. He died Sunday after a long illness.

Comment

Too Scared To Talk To Police, Stalker's Victims Open Up In 'Grim Sleeper'

Monday, April 27, 2015

From 1985 to 2002, a series of killings struck South Central Los Angeles. A new documentary, Tales of the Grim Sleeper, explores the 25 years it took for police to arrest a man they say is the killer.

Comment

Stories Behind This Year's Pulitzer Prize Winners

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The 2015 Pulitzer Prizes were announced on Monday. Among the 22 winners were newspapers large and small. We report on three of the stories behind the winning coverage.

Comment

Actors' Equity Minimum Wage Proposal Could Threaten LA's Small Theaters

Friday, April 17, 2015

Actors' Equity Theater members are set to vote on whether to require small theaters in Los Angeles to pay equity minimum wage. But some actors say this could force cash-strapped theaters to close.

Comment

Percy Sledge Had A Voice The Whole World Heard

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Best known for 1966's iconic hit "When A Man Loves A Woman," the Alabama singer found success blending R&B with a hint of country. Sledge died Tuesday at 74.

Comment

Kenneth Branagh Directs Live-Action Version Of 'Cinderella' For Disney

Friday, March 13, 2015

Disney's dream is that Cinderella will sweep up at the box office just like the live-action Alice and Maleficent did before her. Disney aims to make $100 million at the global box office this weekend.

Comment

From Stadiums To Shelters: Remembering Pritzker Winner Frei Otto

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

German architect Frei Otto has been named the 2015 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. The announcement was moved up from March 23, because Otto died on Monday at the age of 89.

Comment

Movie Chains Balk At Netflix's Plan For Simultaneous Release

Saturday, March 07, 2015

The streaming service plans to release Beasts Of No Nation, starring Idris Elba, in theaters and online at the same time. But at least four major movie theater chains won't be showing it.

Comment