Category: Entertainment News

Indie Focus: Joy, struggle and recognition with 'Black Panther,' 'The Party' and 'Golden Exits'

While part of the larger universe of “The Avengers” series, this is the story of T’Challa, king of the fictional African nation of Wakanda, with a standout cast that includes Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Laetitia Wright, Winston Duke, Daniel Kaluuya, Sterling K. Brown and Angela Read More

The week ahead in L.A. theater, Feb. 18-25: 'The School for Wives,' 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and more

Ironbound Pallid and careworn, Darja, an immigrant from Poland who calls the industrial wastelands of New Jersey home, is easy to overlook But as played by Marin Ireland, the protagonist of Martyna Majok’s bleak yet necessary drama won’t soon be forgotten. Reprising her touted off-Broadway performance in a play that Read More

The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Feb. 18-25: The Danish String Quartet, pianist Garrick Ohlsson and more

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Guest conductor Douglas Boyd leads the orchestra in Haydn’s Symphony No. 104, “London”; the world premiere of Ellen Reid’s “Petrichor”; and Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings with tenor Thomas Cooley. Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Sat., 8 p.m. Also, Royce Hall, UCLA, Read More

Did You Hear …? 'Black Panther' roars, Aniston and Theroux call it quits and more from the week in entertainment

Aniston and Theroux have called it quits on their marriage about 2½ years in — and they decided to go public with the announcement of their year-end decision Thursday because, “the gossip industry cannot resist an opportunity to speculate and invent.” If you don’t hear it from them, don’t believe Read More