Los Angeles has become known as the homeless capital of the US. Singer Sarah Scott, who sleeps in her car, is trying to navigate the logjam between gentrification, homelessness and bureaucracy.
The Hungarian State Opera has dramatically tweaked the famous George Gershwin opera, setting it in a refugee camp in an airplane hanger. It's a far cry from the original African-American cast and US Deep South context.
Songs by Tom Petty, Neil Young and the Doors are just some of the titles licensed by music publisher Wixen. The company is suing Spotify, claiming it didn't obtain the rights to distribute thousands of songs.
Award-winning Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson has died at his apartment in Berlin. Johannsson won the Golden Globe for Best Original Score for "The Theory of Everything" about the physicist Stephen Hawking.
Rapper Kendrick Lamar picked up six awards at the MTV Video Music Awards gala. Different political and social issues also took center stage at the glitzy event in Los Angeles.
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