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Along a busy stretch in Old Town Pasadena, Bill Addison finds a neighborhood restaurant, Agnes .

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Huitlacoche has long been considered a delicacy in Mexico, but in the U.S., it goes by the unfortunate name of corn smut, or corn fungus.

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A winner has been crowned in this year’s KCRW & Gustavo’s Great Tortilla Tournament of Champions !

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When the doors of M.

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The HBO series “Succession” follows the super rich and deeply dysfunctional Roy family, as the kids fight to win patriarch Logan Roy's favor and lock down a position of power in their…

‘Succession’: How Jesse Armstrong created the most dysfunctional family on television

The HBO series “Succession” follows the super rich and deeply dysfunctional Roy family, as the kids fight to win patriarch Logan Roy's favor and lock down a position of power in their…

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Netflix is in hot water after a series of failed PR moves following the release of Dave Chappelle’s new comedy special, “The Closer.”

Dave Chappelle’s new Netflix special prompts backlash, employees plan a walkout in protest

Netflix is in hot water after a series of failed PR moves following the release of Dave Chappelle’s new comedy special, “The Closer.”

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At Oracle Park on Thursday night, the Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants in the final moment — due to an umpire call against the Giants that even the most die-hard Dodger fans say…

LA Dodgers beat SF Giants in 9th inning showdown, advance to the NLCS

At Oracle Park on Thursday night, the Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants in the final moment — due to an umpire call against the Giants that even the most die-hard Dodger fans say…

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“The Rescue” is a new documentary about the international effort to save a young boys’ soccer team and their coach who were stranded inside a Thailand cave during a monsoon in summer…

‘The Rescue’ dives into the international effort to save 12 Thai boys and their coach in 2018

“The Rescue” is a new documentary about the international effort to save a young boys’ soccer team and their coach who were stranded inside a Thailand cave during a monsoon in summer…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Critics review “The Last Duel,” a medieval epic with an added #MeToo plotline that explores life as a woman in the 14th century; “Introducing, Selma Blair,” a documentary that follows…

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Critics review “The Last Duel,” a medieval epic with an added #MeToo plotline that explores life as a woman in the 14th century; “Introducing, Selma Blair,” a documentary that follows…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 15, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 15, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 15, 2021.

Netflix is in hot water after a series of failed PR moves following the release of Dave Chappelle’s new comedy special, “The Closer.”

Dave Chappelle’s ‘The Closer’ prompts trans Netflix employees to plan a walkout next week

Netflix is in hot water after a series of failed PR moves following the release of Dave Chappelle’s new comedy special, “The Closer.”

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Documentary filmmaker Judith Ehrlich joins Robert Scheer on this week’s “Scheer Intelligence” to discuss “The Boys Who Said No,” a documentary about the Vietnam War draft resisters.

The brave boys who helped end the Vietnam War

Documentary filmmaker Judith Ehrlich joins Robert Scheer on this week’s “Scheer Intelligence” to discuss “The Boys Who Said No,” a documentary about the Vietnam War draft resisters.

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Rita Dove’s new book of poetry, “Playlist for the Apocalypse,” goes in many different historical and personal directions.

Rita Dove: “Playlist for the Apocalypse”

Rita Dove’s new book of poetry, “Playlist for the Apocalypse,” goes in many different historical and personal directions.

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CA housing market suffers as residents stay put, says Joe Matthews

"Californians have never been less mobile than they are right now.

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 14, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 14, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 14, 2021.

“Witch Hunt” is a new exhibition curated by Connie Butler from the Hammer Museum and Anne Ellegood from the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICALA).

‘Witch Hunt’ is a creative cauldron of feminist artists — on display at 2 LA museums

“Witch Hunt” is a new exhibition curated by Connie Butler from the Hammer Museum and Anne Ellegood from the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICALA).

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Raquel Gutiérrez wrote about how LA shaped their own identity in a recent personal essay for Places Journal. The prompt was: How do Latinos impact the built environment of Los Angeles?

How the 704 bus line shaped writer Raquel Gutiérrez’s LA identity

Raquel Gutiérrez wrote about how LA shaped their own identity in a recent personal essay for Places Journal. The prompt was: How do Latinos impact the built environment of Los Angeles?

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