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LA band Quetzal revisits its musical roots in Mexico

Betto Arcos
| The Grammy-winning band traveled to Veracruz for an immersion in a regional sound that has long influenced its music.

Hollywood studios are trying hard to woo Quentin Tarantino for his next movie

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Harvey Weinstein was known to call his studio, “The House That Quentin Built.” Now that the producer is out of business, Tarantino and his next film look for a new home.

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UC Irvine receives trove of art from collector

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Malcolm Warner, executive director of the Laguna Art Museum, called it "undeniably the greatest collection of California art ever assembled in private hands."

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Elvis Costello’s new muse is a forgotten Hollywood starlet

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The iconic musician has written a new song for the movie, “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool,” which tells the story of the eccentric actress Gloria Grahame.

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Cinefamily theater to shutter following sexual misconduct allegations

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The independent movie theater Cinefamily is closing in the wake of investigations into the sexual misconduct of two of its executives. Cinefamily's board of directors said Tuesday that it was shutting down after 10 years of operation due to crippling debt.

War of the Worlds brings aliens to DTLA

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LA Mayor Eric Garcetti was part of the performance, telling Angelenos the city was being invaded by Martians

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A theater, flea market and a high school combine forces for arts success

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The Greenway Court Theatre celebrates its 20th anniversary in collaboration with Fairfax High School and the Melrose Trading Post.

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'Intent To Destroy' director: 'Armenians deserve their 'Schindler's List''

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The documentary looks at how Hollywood has depicted the Armenian Genocide, and how it also has been pressured — and agreed — to ignore that story.

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Gossip columnist Liz Smith dies at 94

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Her banter, barbs and bon mots helped her climb the A-list as high as many of the celebrities she covered.