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George Lucas Chooses Los Angeles As Home For His Art Museum

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The filmmaker's collection, which ranges from Norman Rockwell paintings to Hollywood props, is headed for a site near his alma mater, the University of Southern California.


'La La Land' Breaks Golden Globe Record; Trump Mentioned Often

Monday, January 09, 2017

La La Land was a big winner at Sunday night's Golden Globe awards. So was Moonlight, and the TV series The People v. O.J. Simpson. Plus, the stars had plenty to say about President-elect Trump.


Getty Foundation Project Weaves U.S. Latino Art With Latin American Art

Thursday, January 05, 2017

The artistic ties between Los Angles and Latin America will be featured in more than 60 museums and arts centers throughout Southern California. It opens in September and spans history and geography.


'Elena Of Avalor' Takes The Throne As Disney's First Latina Princess

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Elena Castillo Flores rules the port city of Avalor while learning about life and leadership. Her creators say they want their show to reflect the diversity of Latino cultures and experiences.


How Pablo Picasso And Diego Rivera Influenced Each Other

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Two brilliant artists met just over a century ago when Pablo Picasso invited Mexican Diego Rivera to his Paris studio. A new exhibition in Los Angeles explores how they influenced each other.


Chef Niki Nakayama Is A Modern Master Of An Ancient Japanese Meal

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

At her LA restaurant, Nakayama reimagines the Japanese tradition of kaiseki, a multicourse meal emphasizing local, seasonal ingredients in harmony with nature. She's one of its few female masters.


Remembering The Soulful Voice Of Sharon Jones

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Singer Sharon Jones came to define what was called the "neo-soul" movement and was known for her high-energy performances. Jones died Friday after a battle with cancer.


Tom Ford Wants You To Separate His Fashion Designs From His Films

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Tom Ford may be best known as a fashion designer, but he's also an accomplished filmmaker. His first movie was nominated for an Oscar. His second movie, Nocturnal Animals, opens on Thursday.


'Good Girls Revolt' Takes On Gender Bias In The Newsroom

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Amazon's new series Good Girls Revolt, set in 1969, was inspired by a landmark gender bias case at Newsweek. Showrunners hired women at every level of the cast and crew — a Hollywood rarity.


Donald Trump's Walk Of Fame Star Vandalized With A Pickax

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Police are still investigating, but a man who identified himself as the vandal can be seen on a video destroying the star as onlookers giggle and ask for the smashed bits as souvenirs.


In 'Moonlight,' Growing Up Black, Gay And Poor In 1980s Miami

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Directed by Barry Jenkins and adapted from a play by Tarell McCraney, Moonlight is an intimate, authentic portrait of a young man and his world — and the intimacy he learns with lovers and mentors.


YouTube Videos Lead 'Morris From America' Director To Markees Christmas

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Morris From America debuted at this year's Sundance Film Festival. The buzzed-about movie stars actor Markees Christmas as a 13-year-old hip-hop loving American who moves to Germany with his father.


Logo Channel Dedicates Annual Awards Show To Orlando Victims

Saturday, June 25, 2016

On Saturday Logo TV, the largest LGBT-focused network, will honor "trailblazers" in the gay community. In light of the shootings in Orlando, the telecast has taken on a more poignant resonance.


Regina King Reigns In Hollywood

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

The actress has successfully navigated working both in front of and behind the camera. She's won an Emmy for her television work, and she's in demand as a director on shows like Animal Kingdom.


The U.S. Influence On Cuba's Rapid Cultural Change

Saturday, May 21, 2016

As big-name celebrities flock to the territory, Cuban culture is undergoing rapid change. But do Cubans want Chanel stores and Rolling Stones concerts?


Movie Director Shane Black Calls On His Paperbacks For Inspiration

Friday, May 20, 2016

Screenwriter Shane Black perfected the buddy-comedy-action genre with Lethal Weapon movies and transitioned to being a director. His new movie, The Nice Guys, stars Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe.


Hollywood Rediscovers Cuba: Is It Too Soon To Call It Havanawood?

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Fast & Furious 8 is the second U.S. movie, and the first big-budget Hollywood film, to be shot in Cuba since the recent improvement of diplomatic relations between the two countries.


American Stars Jam With Cuba's Best Musicians In Havana

Saturday, April 30, 2016

American and Cuban musicians played together in Havana in the first official cultural exchange in half a century. Among them: Usher, Dave Matthews, X Alfonso, and Smokey Robinson.


Feats Of Technical Magic Bring Disney's New 'Jungle Book' To Life

Friday, April 15, 2016

A new version of the classic Disney animated movie features a live-action Mowgli and digitally created animals. It's feat of animation and technical magic — the new smoke and mirrors of Hollywood.


The Family-Run Thai Market That Feeds LA's Eclectic Food Scene

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Tilakamonkul family opened Bangkok Market in 1972. It became a magnet for Asian immigrants and chefs looking for rare ingredients. Their own son, Jet Tila, is now a celebrity chef.