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Dozens of fired museum employees and their supporters rallied last Friday outside the Marciano Art Foundation, the now-closed arts institution on Wilshire Boulevard.  Opening just…

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Last week LACMA director Michael Govan and his supporters went before an LA city council committee to ask for the air rights over a portion of Wilshire Boulevard to be vacated.

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At $7 a month, or free for Verizon customers, Disney+ seems like a steal. But unlike some of the other streaming services, it won't have a ton of new content upon debut.

Disney+ is here. Is it a must-have if you don't have kids?

At $7 a month, or free for Verizon customers, Disney+ seems like a steal. But unlike some of the other streaming services, it won't have a ton of new content upon debut.

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Comfort turns to horror when the night becomes weaponized - used to terrorize and control. This is the most ominous embodiment of the night.

As a Weapon

Comfort turns to horror when the night becomes weaponized - used to terrorize and control. This is the most ominous embodiment of the night.

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Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.

Latest Show

Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.

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Every divorce story is a marriage story, but every movie about divorce is not on the level of Noah Baumbach's "Marriage Story."

Marriage Story

Every divorce story is a marriage story, but every movie about divorce is not on the level of Noah Baumbach's "Marriage Story."

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At a recent conference,  Netflix CEO Reed Hastings spoke out about some topics , and not everyone in Hollywood will like what he had to say.

Hollywood news banter: Netflix’s Reed Hastings speaks his truth

At a recent conference, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings spoke out about some topics , and not everyone in Hollywood will like what he had to say.

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In the trailer of the Universal movie ‘The Hunt,’ produced by horror kingpin Jason Blum, a character explains, “Every year a bunch of elites kidnap normal folk like us...and hunt us…

Writer Damon Lindelof on what happened with ‘The Hunt’

In the trailer of the Universal movie ‘The Hunt,’ produced by horror kingpin Jason Blum, a character explains, “Every year a bunch of elites kidnap normal folk like us...and hunt us…

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Dozens of fired employees protested in front of the now-shuttered Marciano Art Foundation on Friday.

Protests follow Marciano Art Foundation’s closure, employees cite discrimination

Dozens of fired employees protested in front of the now-shuttered Marciano Art Foundation on Friday.

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The birth of a child is a beautiful, messy, painful, confusing, exhilarating and life-changing experience. It's also a private one.

Photographing childbirth: growing trend in LA for new parents

The birth of a child is a beautiful, messy, painful, confusing, exhilarating and life-changing experience. It's also a private one.

from Greater LA

At the New York Times Dealbook Conference, the Netflix CEO weighed in on Saudi Arabia, increased playback speeds, and the theatrical experience.

Netflix's Reed Hastings says what he really thinks

At the New York Times Dealbook Conference, the Netflix CEO weighed in on Saudi Arabia, increased playback speeds, and the theatrical experience.

from Hollywood Breakdown

For two decades, Ferdinand Marcos ruled the Philippines. His regime was notorious for brutality and corruption.

How Imelda Marcos, 90, is consolidating power in the Philippines

For two decades, Ferdinand Marcos ruled the Philippines. His regime was notorious for brutality and corruption.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Marciano Art Foundation has laid off nearly six dozen employees and shut down. It was open for less than three years.

Marciano Art Foundation shuts down after employees say they want to unionize

The Marciano Art Foundation has laid off nearly six dozen employees and shut down. It was open for less than three years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Lynda Barry and Chris Ware discuss the culture of comics, and their new books,   Making Comics   and   Rusty Brown  .

Lynda Barry and Chris Ware: Making Comics and Rusty Brown

Lynda Barry and Chris Ware discuss the culture of comics, and their new books,  Making Comics  and  Rusty Brown .

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Edward Norton, writer, director and star of 'Motherless Brooklyn', discusses the time-traveling and imperatives that attracted him to this private eye story.

Edward Norton: 'Motherless Brooklyn'

Edward Norton, writer, director and star of 'Motherless Brooklyn', discusses the time-traveling and imperatives that attracted him to this private eye story.

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This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I break the first rule of show business, which is "Nobody Pays for Homework". It’s basically a history lesson.

Bristol sessions

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I break the first rule of show business, which is "Nobody Pays for Homework". It’s basically a history lesson.

from Martini Shot

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus are meeting in LA this week.

Congress wants more Latinx representation in Hollywood

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus are meeting in LA this week.

from Greater LA

In the week between the launch of Apple TV Plus and Disney Plus, Mike and Joe discuss HBO Max, which held a big presentation recently.

HBO Max will have no shortage of content, but do they risk diluting the brand?

In the week between the launch of Apple TV Plus and Disney Plus, Mike and Joe discuss HBO Max, which held a big presentation recently.

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The setup at the center of Mike Birbiglia's one-man show "The New One" is not particularly new. In fact, it's familiar trope: the reluctant dad.

Comfort food comedy with a dark side

The setup at the center of Mike Birbiglia's one-man show "The New One" is not particularly new. In fact, it's familiar trope: the reluctant dad.

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One nonprofit in Santa Monica is teaching under-resourced kids how to play mariachi music, plus Spanish language and Mexican culture. One student has gone on to play with the LA Phil.

LA kids learn mariachi music and more about themselves along the way

One nonprofit in Santa Monica is teaching under-resourced kids how to play mariachi music, plus Spanish language and Mexican culture. One student has gone on to play with the LA Phil.

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