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Is 'Aloha' as bad as the critics say? Watch the first 8 minutes here

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"Aloha" has been hammered by critics — it's at 14 percent positive on Rotten Tomatoes. Now, they're giving away the movie's first eight minutes online to try luring in fans.

Clockshop brings dance to the banks of the LA River

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L.A.-based arts organization Clockshop uses contemporary art to bring Angelenos back to the L.A. River. The area is set to become a California state park.

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Susanna Hoffs: Why The Bangles broke up and got back together

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Susanna Hoffs talks about why The Bangles broke up and got back together, her favorite songs to perform, and how it was partying with The Go-Go's in Las Vegas.

Free weekend? CicLAvia, Hollywood monster auction, mash-up Prom

The weather is set to heat up this weekend and there is plenty to do in the City of Angels, like gourmet pizza and craft beer for a good cause, an outdoor movie, CicLAvia, and more.

Michael Jackson's Neverland property on sale for $100M

The 2,700-acre ranch featuring a train station, six-bedroom house and 50-seat movie theater has been in limbo since Jackson's death in 2009.

One of the world’s best card sharks is blind, too (Video)

Richard Turner is a world-renowned card shark who also happens to be completely blind. He performs all over the world, usually without audiences realizing he can’t see.

'Satchmo at the Waldorf': Why Miles Davis was wrong about Louis Armstrong

One-man show "Satchmo at the Waldorf" stars John Douglas Thomas as jazz great Louis Armstrong, reflecting on his career months before he died in 1971.

'Serial' plans for 2 more seasons, beginning this fall

In an email sent to "Serial" newsletter subscribers on Wednesday, producers said they hope to launch Season Two this fall and Season Three next spring.

U2 kicks off LA shows trying to prove they're not a nostalgia act

The band performed the first of its five shows at the Forum in Inglewood on Tuesday night. The Frame gets the scoop from L.A. Times' Randall Roberts.

'Monster Maker' Rick Baker prepares to auction off career-spanning creature collection

Rick Baker has been nominated for 12 Academy Awards and he's won seven. But despite considerable success, he is now retiring from show business.

'Heaven Knows What' shows inside world of heroin addicts

The new film 'Heaven Knows What' explores the world of young heroin addicts living on the streets of New York City.

Philip Glass explains how he scores films and continues creating at 78

"Creativity is anytime we take the world and, with our own hands, we make a change in it," Glass says. He continues to work hard, as always — he had day jobs until he was 42.

U2's longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, found dead

Dennis Sheehan, U2's longtime tour manager, has died at a Southern California hotel, a day after the band kicked off a five-night stint in the Los Angeles area.

Lovely illustrations from the story of a black boy who dreams of going to Mars

The authors — who are black and queer — didn't see a lot of kids like them in children's books growing up. They wanted to help change that.

Do touch the artwork at Prado's exhibit for the blind

The renowned Spanish museum has made 3-D copies of some of its most iconic works to allow blind people to feel them.

Cannes 2015: Who was cheered and who was booed?

The Frame sat down with Vulture's Kyle Buchanan to talk about winners, losers and the films that stood out at the Cannes Film Festival.