Entertainment

The documentary “Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song” tells the story of the infamous song and Cohen’s expansive musical career.

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Actor Ben Stiller is known for comedic roles in films such as “There’s Something About Mary,” “Meet the Parents,” and “Zoolander,” but in recent years, his attention has turned more to…

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Danyel Smith is the author of “Shine Bright: a Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop” and hosts the podcast “Black Girl Songbook.”

The Treat: Music journalist Danyel Smith on the Midnight Star album that should have been a bigger deal

Danyel Smith is the author of “Shine Bright: a Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop” and hosts the podcast “Black Girl Songbook.”

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Actress Chloë Sevigny is known for her steady work in independent films and for often being a first time director’s muse.

Actress Chloë Sevigny on ‘quiet’ acting

Actress Chloë Sevigny is known for her steady work in independent films and for often being a first time director’s muse.

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“Desus & Mero” hosts talk about journing from funny tweets to their late-night, self-titled, dream series on Showtime.

‘Desus & Mero’ hosts: From day-job tweeting to a dream TV career

“Desus & Mero” hosts talk about journing from funny tweets to their late-night, self-titled, dream series on Showtime.

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Warner Bros. bets big on “Elvis,” its only summer live-action movie, to allure audiences and bring in profits.

Warner Bros. biopic ‘Elvis’ may disappoint at the box office

Warner Bros. bets big on “Elvis,” its only summer live-action movie, to allure audiences and bring in profits.

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With Baz Luhrmann and an endorsement from Elvis’ estate, Warner Bros. hopes to cash in with their new feature film “Elvis.”

All of the lights and glitter: Will 'Elvis' be a box-office success?

With Baz Luhrmann and an endorsement from Elvis’ estate, Warner Bros. hopes to cash in with their new feature film “Elvis.”

from Hollywood Breakdown

The Hollywood Bowl celebrates its centennial this July. KCRW looks at its origin story and legacy in LA.

Hollywood Bowl celebrates 100 years of ‘democratizing music’

The Hollywood Bowl celebrates its centennial this July. KCRW looks at its origin story and legacy in LA.

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The Hollywood Bowl reports that 1.5 million Southern Californians see a show each summer at its iconic venue. KCRW listeners share their favorite experiences.

$1 tickets, Hendrix, Springsteen: Listeners share favorite Hollywood Bowl stories

The Hollywood Bowl reports that 1.5 million Southern Californians see a show each summer at its iconic venue. KCRW listeners share their favorite experiences.

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LeBron James joined the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003, and the team’s fans waited 13 years for their first NBA championship.

‘King James’: New play follows LeBron-inspired friendship

LeBron James joined the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003, and the team’s fans waited 13 years for their first NBA championship.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Critics review the latest film releases. “Elvis,” “The Black Phone,” “Marcel the Shell with Shoes On,” “Beavis and Butthead Do the Universe.”

‘Elvis’ shows Presley more as an icon than person, says critic

Critics review the latest film releases. “Elvis,” “The Black Phone,” “Marcel the Shell with Shoes On,” “Beavis and Butthead Do the Universe.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Herding cattle isn’t a profession left to the days of the wild west. A new documentary, “Bitterbrush,” follows two female range riders.  as they herd cattle in Idaho.

‘Bitterbrush’ shows life as a modern-day cowgirl in Idaho

Herding cattle isn’t a profession left to the days of the wild west. A new documentary, “Bitterbrush,” follows two female range riders. as they herd cattle in Idaho.

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Emmy nominated host and writer Seth Meyers has been at the helm of “Late Night” since 2014. Previously, he was a cast member, news anchor and head writer for “Saturday Night Live.”

‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ host on how the pandemic made his show even better

Emmy nominated host and writer Seth Meyers has been at the helm of “Late Night” since 2014. Previously, he was a cast member, news anchor and head writer for “Saturday Night Live.”

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Emily Bode’s menswear line focuses on how each piece is made and includes one of a kind items that are made from antique textiles.

The Treat: Menswear designer Emily Bode on the clothing that inspires her

Emily Bode’s menswear line focuses on how each piece is made and includes one of a kind items that are made from antique textiles.

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David Simon co-created the HBO miniseries “We Own This City” based on the book by Justin Fenton.

Writer and producer David Simon on the shocking level of corruption in Baltimore

David Simon co-created the HBO miniseries “We Own This City” based on the book by Justin Fenton.

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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy shares her path from directing award-winning documentary shorts in Pakistan to making the hit television limited series “Ms. Marvel.”

'Ms. Marvel' director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy says series celebrates Pakistani culture

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy shares her path from directing award-winning documentary shorts in Pakistan to making the hit television limited series “Ms. Marvel.”

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Bob Chapek miscalculates, again, and loses a bid to stream Indian Premier League cricket matches on Disney+.

Disney loses bid to stream Indian Premier League cricket

Bob Chapek miscalculates, again, and loses a bid to stream Indian Premier League cricket matches on Disney+.

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Fearing a US boycott over a same-sex kiss scene on “Lightyear,” Disney lowballs its opening to cap at $70 million.

Will audiences boycott Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ amid same-sex kiss controversy?

Fearing a US boycott over a same-sex kiss scene on “Lightyear,” Disney lowballs its opening to cap at $70 million.

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Critics review the newest film releases: “Lightyear,” “Cha Cha Real Smooth,” “Official Competition,” and “Spiderhead.”

‘Lightyear’ lacks emotional impact of ‘Toy Story’ films, says critic

Critics review the newest film releases: “Lightyear,” “Cha Cha Real Smooth,” “Official Competition,” and “Spiderhead.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mariachi Arcoiris is the first LGBTQ+ mariachi band in the world. Its founder talks about representing both the LGBTQ+ community and the Mexican community.

LGBTQ+ band Mariachi Arcoiris: All traditional music, no machismo

Mariachi Arcoiris is the first LGBTQ+ mariachi band in the world. Its founder talks about representing both the LGBTQ+ community and the Mexican community.

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