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Skip E. Lowe, whose long-running public-access cable TV show gave him a cult following and provided inspiration for Martin Short's unctuous, has died.
John Rabe talks with Petros Papadakis, former singing waiter, captain of the USC football team, English major, color commentator and co-host of sports radio's Petros and Money.
A few recent stories that have mishandled cultural history are a good reminder that the familiarity of a subject doesn't reduce its importance.
A documentary, "I Am Eleven," looking at the world through the eyes of 11-year-olds in 15 countries. The filmmaker says age 11 is when you’re most passionate and optimistic.
The 24 writers chosen will set out on long-distance train rides — and write along the way. Also: Neil Gaiman tells a tale about Terry Pratchett, who isn't quite the kindly elf you might think he is.
For pianist Cathlene Pineda, the words of L.A.'s first poet laureate, Eloise Klein Healy, inspired "The California Suite," debuting at the Angel City Jazz Festival.
'Transparent' creator says, "I really had spent decades hiding unlikable, unattractive Jewish girls in likable, attractive, non-Jewish actors and characters."
Four California colleges made Spotify's list of schools where students listen to streaming music the most: UCLA, UC Berkeley, USC and, coming in at number one, Cal Poly.
The English conductor, keyboard player and musicologist used modern scholarship and keen musicianship to bring new life to works by Handel and Bach, Mozart and Haydn.
The dissident Chinese artist is prevented from leaving his country, but that didn't stop him from creating a show at the former notorious prison.
Novelist James Ellroy meets KPCC's John Rabe in a jail cell to talk his new novel, "Perfidia," set in L.A. in the weeks around the beginning of the internment of Japanese-Americans.
Kenya Barris says the show's writers came up with an episode about spanking before the Adrian Peterson story broke. His challenge: Getting ABC to let it air in timely fashion.
Gefilte fish can be a hard sell even in its standard savory form. But some European Jews like it sweet, a preference that, surprisingly, overlaps exactly with a geographic and linguistic divide.
Model Amber Rose is ending her yearlong marriage to Wiz Khalifa. She is seeking custody of their 20-month-old son and spousal support as laid out in a prenuptial agreement.
Billboard says Streisand's latest release debuted atop its 200 Albums chart, making her the only artist to issue No. 1 albums six decades in a row. Listen to a preview.