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8 fun and almost-free things to do this weekend

It’s going to be a hot one, Angelenos. Slap on your sunscreen and let's hit the town. Here's everything you need to know.

LA Phil to collaborate with the Fukushima Youth Orchestra

The Frame spoke with L.A. Philharmonic Association President Deborah Borda to learn more about the L.A. Phil's plans for Asia.

Bjork at MoMA: Leave your brain at the door

We take an audio tour of the Bjork exhibit at New York's Museum of Modern Art and consider the media backlash along the way.

Soundtrack keeps 'Empire' fans hooked all week long

"Empire" fans have another way of interacting with their favorite show: the soundtrack.

Will Ferrell to play for Dodgers, Angels in spring training stunt

The comedian plans to play every position while making appearances at five Arizona spring training games on Thursday.

Musician-attorney Joe Escalante says the 'Blurred Lines' jury 'got it wrong'

The punk rock bassist, who also owns a record label, says the verdict means lawyers will now dictate how music should sound.

John Ridley: 'Showrunners have to do better' at improving diversity

The Oscar-winning screenwriter talks about moving from film to television, the surprising origins of his new series, "American Crime," and making sure his crew is diverse.

Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao begin countdown to big fight

The fight has been five years in the making and will break records — it will cost fans more than any other fight in history.

TV producer David Shore goes from 'House' to 'Battle Creek'

"Battle Creek" was the brainchild of "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan, who sold it to CBS 12 years ago. It was revived by David Shore, creator of the hit show, “House.”

'Still Alice' writer-director Richard Glatzer dies at 63

Diagnosed in 2011 with ALS also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, Glatzer took on the project of "Still Alice" in a very early stage of his disease.

Should you enroll in a medical study on your iPhone?

If medical researchers could survey iPhone users around the world, would that change the future of medicine? Apple thinks so. But should you be involved?

Tuesday Reviewsday: Will Butler, Blues Traveler and more

Tuesday means it's time for our our weekly new music segment Tuesday Reviewsday. This week Chris Martins and Shirley Halperin are on deck with their top picks.

‘Blurred Lines’ verdict: Legal expert breaks down what it means

The jury ruled in favor of Marvin Gaye's children, who sued Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams for violating the copyright of Gaye’s 1977 song, “Got to Give it Up."

Blurred Lines lawsuit: Marvin Gaye's family awarded $7.4 million

A jury awarded Marvin Gaye's children nearly $7.4 million Tuesday after determining singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied their father's music to create "Blurred Lines."

James Franco's USC filmmaking class breaks ground by, you know, making a movie

Off-Ramp contributor RH Greene says James Franco's USC film school course is a model of collaborative filmmaking that Hollywood should emulate.

Preliminary report says engine failure forced Harrison Ford's crash landing

Ford advised air traffic controllers that his plane's engine had failed shortly before crash landing it on a Santa Monica golf course last week.