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"Senior Prom" centers around residents of the Triangle Square Senior Housing in Hollywood, one of the oldest queer senior centers in the country.

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Retired? Not on your life, or hers.

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Based on the book by Jessica B.

‘High on the Hog’: The major role African Americans played in shaping US cuisine

Based on the book by Jessica B.

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Warner Bros. was hoping for a big summer hit with its movie adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical “In the Heights.”

‘In the Heights’ fails to reach box office highs

Warner Bros. was hoping for a big summer hit with its movie adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical “In the Heights.”

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The new Peacock comedy series “ We Are Lady Parts ” follows an all-female Muslim punk rock group as they work to find their sound and their audience.

For ‘We Are Lady Parts,’ Nida Manzoor wanted to show Muslim women ‘in a joyful light’

The new Peacock comedy series “ We Are Lady Parts ” follows an all-female Muslim punk rock group as they work to find their sound and their audience.

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Warner Bros. was hoping for a big summer hit with its movie adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical “In the Heights.”

What’s behind the ‘In the Heights’ box office miss?

Warner Bros. was hoping for a big summer hit with its movie adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical “In the Heights.”

from Hollywood Breakdown

Critics review Disney Pixar’s “Luca,” about a young boy enjoying a beautiful summer on the Italian coast, but he’s secretly a sea monster; “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go…

‘Fatherhood’ is a relatable look at Black families without negative tropes, says critic

Critics review Disney Pixar’s “Luca,” about a young boy enjoying a beautiful summer on the Italian coast, but he’s secretly a sea monster; “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The concept of American food can be a little difficult to define, but we can probably agree on a few staples such as Apple pie, macaroni and cheese, and barbeque.

High on the Hog’: The major role of African Americans in shaping US cuisine

The concept of American food can be a little difficult to define, but we can probably agree on a few staples such as Apple pie, macaroni and cheese, and barbeque.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Actor, writer and poet Saul Williams on not talking until he has something to say

Saul Williams: ‘Akilla’s Escape’

Actor, writer and poet Saul Williams on not talking until he has something to say

from The Treatment

Reality shows were a big source of comfort for many people during quarantine.

From floral arrangements to lego construction, TV craft competitions were a hit during pandemic

Reality shows were a big source of comfort for many people during quarantine.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Before Lin-Manuel Miranda brought his astonishing "Hamilton" to Broadway he created "In the Heights," a Broadway musical set in a Latino, mostly Dominican neighborhood of Washington…

The Heights of "The Heights"

Before Lin-Manuel Miranda brought his astonishing "Hamilton" to Broadway he created "In the Heights," a Broadway musical set in a Latino, mostly Dominican neighborhood of Washington…

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News broke in May that AT&T would spin off WarnerMedia to Discovery and that David Zaslav would run the combined media empire, but that deal isn’t closing any time soon.

WarnerMedia faces an uncertain future

News broke in May that AT&T would spin off WarnerMedia to Discovery and that David Zaslav would run the combined media empire, but that deal isn’t closing any time soon.

from The Business

Hollywood’s depictions of trans people — and the impact of those portrayals on the trans audience — is the subject of the 2020 Netflix documentary “ Disclosure ,” which is now a…

Replay: In ‘Disclosure,’ Laverne Cox and Sam Feder explore trans representation in media

Hollywood’s depictions of trans people — and the impact of those portrayals on the trans audience — is the subject of the 2020 Netflix documentary “ Disclosure ,” which is now a…

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Critics review “ In the Heights ,” the film adaptation of Lin Manuel Miranda’s 2008 Tony Award-winning musical, all about the Washington Heights neighborhood in New York City; “The…

‘In the Heights’ has thrilling musical numbers and big story, says critic

Critics review “ In the Heights ,” the film adaptation of Lin Manuel Miranda’s 2008 Tony Award-winning musical, all about the Washington Heights neighborhood in New York City; “The…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

News broke in May that AT&T would be spinning off WarnerMedia to Discovery and that David Zaslav would run the combined media empire, but that deal isn’t closing any time soon.

Discovery will merge with WarnerMedia, but not right away. That delay makes things difficult

News broke in May that AT&T would be spinning off WarnerMedia to Discovery and that David Zaslav would run the combined media empire, but that deal isn’t closing any time soon.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Lin Manuel Miranda's breakout 2008 musical "In the Heights" won four Tony Awards. Now it’s been turned into a movie.

Lin Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’ explores love, joy, and dreams in Washington Heights

Lin Manuel Miranda's breakout 2008 musical "In the Heights" won four Tony Awards. Now it’s been turned into a movie.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Director and actor Natalie Morales on making an R-rated teen comedy about health care.

Natalie Morales: ‘Plan B’

Director and actor Natalie Morales on making an R-rated teen comedy about health care.

from The Treatment

NBC’s Peacock recently launched the musical comedy “ Girls5eva .” It follows a fictional girl group that had one hit in the 1990s, then disappeared into obscurity.

‘Girls5eva’: Fictional 1990s girls’ music group gets another shot at fame two decades later

NBC’s Peacock recently launched the musical comedy “ Girls5eva .” It follows a fictional girl group that had one hit in the 1990s, then disappeared into obscurity.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Summer is right around the corner, so it’s time to get our warm weather playlists in order.

Baker Boy, Telenova, Juanes and more: Summer music picks from KCRW’s Raul Campos

Summer is right around the corner, so it’s time to get our warm weather playlists in order.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Starting in the mid 1990s, Hugh Grant was famous as the charming, slightly awkward but still witty heart throb in a string of romantic comedies including “Four Weddings and a Funeral,”…

Hugh Grant delights in playing the villain in HBO’s ‘The Undoing’

Starting in the mid 1990s, Hugh Grant was famous as the charming, slightly awkward but still witty heart throb in a string of romantic comedies including “Four Weddings and a Funeral,”…

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