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Hari Kondabolu on 'The Problem with Apu' and why he's still a 'Simpsons' fan

David Scott Holloway
| "The Simpsons" indirectly responded to Kondabolu and his documentary on a recent episode, which has re-ignited the debate over the representation of South Asians.

Real-life seniors show the power of creativity in uplifting performance of Shakespeare

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Stories about older adults are hard to come by in Hollywood. The documentary, "Still Dreaming," about seniors putting on a Shakespeare play, is incredibly uplifting.

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Gustavo Santaolalla's music travels from TV to film to the concert stage

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From a nondescript house in the Echo Park hills, the veteran producer and composer works on a wide variety of projects, including his own band, Bajofondo.

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Michael K. Williams: 'I'm ready to change the narrative in my community'

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The actor, who grew up in the Vanderveer Projects in Brooklyn, found refuge in arts education in public school.

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Lindi Ortega's 'Liberty' is a conceptual ode to spaghetti Westerns and Tarantino movies

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The Canadian singer-songwriter got her start writing music and playing gigs in her hometown of Toronto, then spent five years on the scene in Nashville.

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Comedy Store founder Mitzi Shore remembered by Al Madrigal

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The trailblazing club owner inspired a character on Showtime's "I'm Dying Up Here." Madrigal, who writes for and appears in the series, got his big break from Shore.

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Author Joy Press tracks the unseen fight to get real women's stories on TV

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Her new book, "Stealing the Show: How Women are Revolutionizing Television," reveals the battles that women have fought for a place at the table.

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Welcome to Bedlam, where 4 actors play 49 roles in 2 plays — all on the same day

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Bedlam Theater Company's quartet of actors brings productions of "Saint Joan" and "Hamlet" to life with little more than flashlights, chairs and a bare stage.

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Last works from Louise Bourgeois wow in 'The Red Sky' at Hauser & Wirth

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Louise Bourgeois's work could be as homey as a ball of blue yarn, as scary as a giant mother spider, and as baffling as the engines of an alien star ship. “Red Sky,” at Hauser & Wirth, includes some of her final work, and is an extraordinary experience.