Arts & Entertainment

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East meets island: movies from Asian Pacific Film Festival

The 31st Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival continues to serve as a gateway for features, shorts, animation, and documentaries.

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Lead-up to Tribeca: Havana Film Fest, games for change

Despite great diversions, Tribeca was calling me with an enticing list of films.

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Today in Asian-American history: Actor Chow Yun-fat turns 60

A popular actor in dozens of Chinese-language films, he has also become a recognizable presence in U.S. cinema.

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"In Walt We Trust": Radical new assessment of Walt Whitman

Few American literary figures have received as much critical analysis as Walt Whitman.

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"Avengers: Age of Ultron": Wham! Bam! Kaboom!

To me, "Age of Ultron" had all the charm and insight of a fireworks display.

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"Mad Men": Betty gives poignant gift

Season seven, episode thirteen: what an utterly sad Mother's Day episode!

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Poets honor 'migration' paintings of Jacob Lawrence

For a tribute in verse to one of the 20th century's greatest painters, the late Jacob Lawrence, only the finest poets would do.

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In new play, God comes to Earth, finds his humanity

So, did you hear the one about God walking into the psychologist's office? That's the premise of "O My God."

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra announces Music for Peace

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has announced a Music for Peace concert, in the wake of recent unrest resulting from Freddie Gray's death.

 

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Not a very comfortable place for "Mad Men"

Odd disjointedness and surreal fantasy dreamscapes feature prominently in this episode.

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