I have been writing under the umbrella of “Indie Focus” for The Times for more than 10 years now and throughout that time, the definition of what it means to be an independent filmmaker has remained elusive
Her voice is weary yet chilling, telling us she is not complicit in a world edging toward destruction. She’s still in her teens, an inheritor of generations leaving her the burdens of global warming, inequality
The first year of the Los Angeles Times Book Club was eventful. Hundreds of Angelenos gathered monthly to hear from such bestselling authors as Susan Orlean, George Takei, Laila Lalami and Ronan Farrow.
An Instagram search on #lamusic will reveal the futility of corralling a meager 10 musical moments into a year-end list. What follows is a ranked rundown of, for lack of a better term, music-related things
For an almost-five-month stretch this year, no musician over the age of 22 could lay claim to the top spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 — one reason it’s easy to view pop right now as a young person’s game.
With new ideas continuing to burst at the seams connecting genres and artists, jazz enjoyed a fertile, far-reaching renaissance in 2019. In these recordings, familiar instruments extended their capacity
It’s the end of a big year for classical music. It’s the end of a big decade for classical music. The biggest story of all has been the stellar rise of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, becoming surely the
Contemporary art and solo retrospectives again dominated the schedules of Southern California’s art museums, punctuated by a few outstanding historical surveys. Here are 10 unusually memorable museum plus
There were some constants in gaming in 2019. “Fortnite” remained a massive force, both in the digital sphere and physical space. “Pokémon” returned, which meant plenty of mystical creatures needed to caught
2019 in entertainment: Sexual assault allegations, Game of Thrones and streaming wars - Los Angeles Times
‘Green Book’ stunned at the Oscars, reporters told their stories about covering powerful men accused of sexual misconduct, streaming wars found new company with Disney+ and Apple+ and Disneyland delivered
At least nine states enacted laws this year that severely hamper access to abortion. Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and Ohio passed “heartbeat” ban bills that disallow women from aborting a
This year in Los Angeles sports has been a series of ups and downs, with some decidedly deep downs. The sports scene added new faces and, predictably, also lost some. The Dodgers’ epic loss in Game 5 the