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Goth legend Peter Murphy hospitalized after suffering heart attack

Aug 14, 2019 • 7:32 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

The former Bauhaus leader was about to perform in a New York nightclub when he suffered shortness of breath. …

Best Live Music in L.A.: Yola Dia festival, Herbie Hancock and more

Aug 14, 2019 • 7:25 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

This week's picks include a diverse range of female artists at a new fest, plus a jazz legend paired with some young blood. …

Secret Project techno festival returns to a fast-changing Chinatown

Aug 14, 2019 • 7:08 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

The underground techno fest returns to a neighborhood that's now a hub for talent agencies and high-end nightlife. …

Sleater-Kinney Grasps at a New Sound on ‘The Center Won’t Hold’

Aug 14, 2019 • 6:52 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

The punk band teams with the pop shape-shifter St. Vincent on an album that loses a lot of the group’s unique …

‘David Makes Man’ Is a Complex Portrait of Black Boyhood

Aug 14, 2019 • 6:52 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

The innovative new series from Tarell Alvin McCraney (“Moonlight”) and Michael B. Jordan premieres Wednesday on Oprah Winfrey …

‘Good Boys’ Review: The Cruel Comedy of Lost Innocence

Aug 14, 2019 • 6:46 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

The latest from the producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg involves three 12-year-olds playing at being …

Andy Dick accused of grabbing man's genitals before getting knocked out, report says

Aug 14, 2019 • 6:07 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Comedian Andy Dick is being accused of provoking the man who punched him in New Orleans because he allegedly grabbed the man's genitals. …

John Fogerty on the Grateful Dead at Woodstock: 'They sabotaged our chance in the limelight'

Aug 14, 2019 • 5:17 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Fifty years ago, Creedence Clearwater Revival was forced to follow a "drugged-out" Grateful Dead at Woodstock, resulting in a set they didn't want …

The American Boycott’s Abolitionist Roots

Aug 14, 2019 • 5:05 PM ET Culture The Nation  

Willy Blackmore How a group of 19th-century Quakers cut their economic ties to slavery. The post The American Boycott’s Abolitionist Roots appeared …

Review: Cancer be damned. Hollywood Bowl fave Bramwell Tovey reclaims the stage

Aug 14, 2019 • 4:46 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Just two months after his operation and start of chemo, the British conductor carries on — in fine style. …

AMC Networks programming chief David Madden exits amid reorganization

Aug 14, 2019 • 4:40 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Programming chief David Madden is leaving as AMC Networks President Sarah Barnett will take over the company's production studio. …

8 Weekend Picks including Pacific Opera Project, 'Star Wars in Concert' and GMCLA

Aug 14, 2019 • 4:36 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Things to do in L.A. this weekend include POP's "The Mikado," the Gay Men's Chorus of L.A. in Disney Hall, "Romeo and Juliet" at the Old Globe and …

Piero Tosi, Who Outfitted Stars of Italian Films, Dies at 92

Aug 14, 2019 • 4:29 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

A favorite of the director Luchino Visconti, he was nominated for five Oscars for costume design and received an honorary award in …

Why Is Hollywood So Scared of Climate Change?

Aug 14, 2019 • 4:01 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

Environmental concerns have been the driving force of villains in recent superhero and sci-fi movies. But critics say the industry needs to show how …

The Storytelling Bodies of Flex

Aug 14, 2019 • 3:26 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

“Maze,” at the Shed, uses the Brooklyn street dance known as Flex to explore social …

Review: 'Blinded by the Light' irresistibly blends Bruce Springsteen and Bollywood

Aug 14, 2019 • 3:24 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

"Blinded by the Light," directed by Gurinder Chadha, uses the life-changing anthems of Bruce Springsteen in the manner of India's popular Bollywood …

Commentary: What sexual harassment allegations against Placido Domingo could mean for opera culture

Aug 14, 2019 • 2:06 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Placido Domingo took a so-called Joe Biden defense after allegations of sexual harassment by nine women. A look at the cultural shifts to help …

Stockpiling pastrami and doubling staff, L.A. businesses prepare for 'Maisel Day'

Aug 14, 2019 • 2:00 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

As part of Amazon's Emmy campaign for "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," L.A. staples like Canter's Deli and Sportsmen's Lodge will offer deals at '50s …

Why Plácido Domingo's response to sexual harassment allegations is drawing heavy fire

Aug 14, 2019 • 1:48 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Plácido Domingo: Opera fans, performers and others sound off on Domingo's statement about sexual harassment allegations, which seems to blend apology …

ASAP Rocky assault trial ends with a $1,310 fine and no jail time

Aug 14, 2019 • 1:41 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

ASAP Rocky got a conditional sentence and must pay his victim $1,310, but nobody's going to jail right now. The rapper had faced up to two years …