Arts

The Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City has a new exhibit that pays tribute to some of hip-hop’s greats. It’s called Contact High: A Visual History of Hip Hop .

from Greater LA

Disney's remake of "The Lion King" looks like the real thing--animation that simulates real life in astonishing detail.

from Film Reviews

Emmy nominations  are out , and HBO has at least for this year bested rival Netflix.

Hollywood News Banter: Were Emmy nominations just business as usual?

Emmy nominations are out , and HBO has at least for this year bested rival Netflix.

from The Business

Sarah Scott was a working actress in Hollywood with the usual ups and downs of a life in the entertainment industry.

Actress Sarah Scott on SAG-AFTRA in the Me Too era

Sarah Scott was a working actress in Hollywood with the usual ups and downs of a life in the entertainment industry.

from The Business

Designer Greg Chait explains his cashmere lifestyle with his luxury line "The Elder Statesman".

Greg Chait: "The Elder Statesman’’

Designer Greg Chait explains his cashmere lifestyle with his luxury line "The Elder Statesman".

from The Treatment

Our critics review the Netflix original "Secret Obsession," starring Brenda Song as a woman who wakes up with amnesia after a traumatic attack; "Into the Ashes," about an ex-con who…

Brenda Song is 'not totally dumb' in 'Secret Obsession,' says critic

Our critics review the Netflix original "Secret Obsession," starring Brenda Song as a woman who wakes up with amnesia after a traumatic attack; "Into the Ashes," about an ex-con who…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Emmy nominations were announced this week, and while HBO epic ‘Game of Thrones’ broke the record for total nominations in a single season at 32, the news was also an affirmation of…

Emmy nominations are out and HBO is back on top for now.

The Emmy nominations were announced this week, and while HBO epic ‘Game of Thrones’ broke the record for total nominations in a single season at 32, the news was also an affirmation of…

from Hollywood Breakdown

The poetry in Ariana Reine’s   A Sand Book   is centered around the theme of hiding: running away and trying to escape.

Ariana Reines: A Sand Book

The poetry in Ariana Reine’s  A Sand Book  is centered around the theme of hiding: running away and trying to escape.

from Bookworm

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about Lit Lit festival and Tosh Berman’s memoir

Summer Reading in the Art World

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about Lit Lit festival and Tosh Berman’s memoir

from Art Talk

Ocean Vuong speaks of leaving his thumbprint within his new novel On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous.

Ocean Vuong: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

Ocean Vuong speaks of leaving his thumbprint within his new novel On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous.

from Bookworm

This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I download the Face App and see what I look like when I’m wrinkled and decrepit, which will probably be what I look like next Thursday,…

Face app

This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I download the Face App and see what I look like when I’m wrinkled and decrepit, which will probably be what I look like next Thursday,…

from Martini Shot

Edward Goldman talks about a week full of extraordinary dance performances on stage and on screen.

These Dance Performances Were Music To My Eyes and Ears

Edward Goldman talks about a week full of extraordinary dance performances on stage and on screen.

from Art Talk

The 71st Emmy Nominations are out. Get the full list and click through to listen to interviews with some of your favorite creators in television.

2019 Emmy Nominations: Full list and KCRW interviews

The 71st Emmy Nominations are out. Get the full list and click through to listen to interviews with some of your favorite creators in television.

Two big HBO shows,    'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep,'   aired their final series this year and both are expected to land a bucketful of Emmy nominations. But are they a shoo-in to win?

One last look at the Emmy landscape before nominations are announced

Two big HBO shows,  'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep,'  aired their final series this year and both are expected to land a bucketful of Emmy nominations. But are they a shoo-in to win?

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Even for a classically focused theatre company like Antaeus, their new play “Caucasian Chalk Circle” feels dated.

Brecht without the politics

Even for a classically focused theatre company like Antaeus, their new play “Caucasian Chalk Circle” feels dated.

from Opening the Curtain

Making a film with mom, dad, and LA’s most beloved gay porn store.

“Circus of Books” - The Jewish Factor

Making a film with mom, dad, and LA’s most beloved gay porn store.

from The Document

The lovely paradox of Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell,” in subtitled Mandarin and English, is that everyone in it tries to hide their feelings as long as they can, yet their story goes…

The Farewell

The lovely paradox of Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell,” in subtitled Mandarin and English, is that everyone in it tries to hide their feelings as long as they can, yet their story goes…

from Film Reviews

Disney’s live action ‘Lion King’ arrives in theaters just days from now--and box-office expectations are higher than pride rock.

‘Lion King’ cinematographer Caleb Deschanel on falling in love with virtual animals

Disney’s live action ‘Lion King’ arrives in theaters just days from now--and box-office expectations are higher than pride rock.

from The Business

WarnerMedia is  set to debut  its streaming service HBO Max next year filled with Warner Brothers content and taking one of Netflix’s crown jewels “Friends” with it.

Hollywood news banter

WarnerMedia is set to debut its streaming service HBO Max next year filled with Warner Brothers content and taking one of Netflix’s crown jewels “Friends” with it.

from The Business

Director Reginald Hudlin’s most recent project is the Netflix documentary ‘The Black Godfather,’ which tells the story of Clarence Avant--a behind-the-scenes force in music, movies and…

Reginald Hudlin on writing ‘Black Panther’ comics and running BET...at the same time

Director Reginald Hudlin’s most recent project is the Netflix documentary ‘The Black Godfather,’ which tells the story of Clarence Avant--a behind-the-scenes force in music, movies and…

from The Business