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7 reasons to watch the 2016 BET Awards

For many viewers, it's less about the competition and more about the performances, especially the star-studded Prince tribute.

2013 Red Bull Music Academy - A Night Of Improvised Round Robin Duets

Bernie Worrell, 'Wizard Of Woo,' dies at 72

Even if you don't know his name, you've probably heard Worrell's work. He helped shape the sound of the band Parliament-Funkadelic and contributed to scores of albums as a studio musician.

Bill Cunningham, at the 2016 NYSPCC Spring Luncheon on April 12. The iconic New York Times photographer died on Saturday at age 87.

Bill Cunningham, iconic New York Times photographer, dies at 87

The original sartorialist, Cunningham worked at the Times for almost 40 years, capturing the fashion trends of the day with a timeless eye.

Cat Con LA, a purr-fect weekend for feline fans

The two-day convention wants to redefine the cat lady stereotype — which makes sense because nearly a third of attendees are men.

Gay Cuban choir launches first US tour in LA

This weekend, the men of Mano a Mano launch their first U.S. tour, performing Cuban classics and pop hits with the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles.

Auction of Whitney Houston memorabilia earns $500,000

The top bid in Friday's auction was $20,000 for a pair of Nike Air Jordan sneakers given to Houston by NBA great Michael Jordan.

Kanye West unveils 'Famous' video

What do Donald Trump, Rihanna, Caitlyn Jenner and Bill Cosby have in common? They all appear in Kanye West's newest video "Famous," which features the music star naked in a huge bed with his wife, Kim Kardashian.

Dozens burned during Tony Robbins motivational exercise

Dozens of participants who were hoping to conquer their fears by walking over hot coals at a Dallas seminar were instead treated for burns at a hospital.

The real science behind 'Finding Dory' and 'Finding Nemo'

John Rabe talks with Off-Ramp commentator Milton Love, a marine biologist at UCSB, about the accuracy in Pixar's animated movies — and why Dory might have brain parasites.

The many different "Shades" of Jennifer Lopez

The actress, singer, and entertainer juggles producing and acting in her show "Shades of Blue," performing a residency in Las Vegas, and being a mother of two.

'A Prairie Home Companion' is a thorn in NPR host Jesse Thorn's side

"For me as a teenager, when I turned on the radio and heard 'This American Life,' what I thought was, 'Oh my gosh, this is something that includes me.' When 'A Prairie Home Companion' was on the radio, I did not feel welcomed by it."

FilmWeek: 'Independent Day: Resurgence,' 'The Shallows' and more:

Guest host Patt Morrison and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Lael Loewenstein review this week's new movies releases including "Independence Day: Resurgence," "The Shallows" "Free State of Jones" "Swiss Army Man" and more.

How might #Brexit affect the UK's film, TV and music industries?

Right away some truths are clear: the value of the British pound has dropped and many in the creative communities both in Europe and in the U.S. are lamenting the referendum.

Musicians band together against YouTube over lax DMCA rules

Musicians and record labels believe that YouTube, Google’s video sharing platform, isn’t paying a fair share to artists for the music YouTube users listen to for free.

Code orange: Mac n' Cheetos is a thing

In the never-ending battle for a bigger share of the market, deep-fried culinary crossbreeds may represent a new hope for BK.

Keeping kittens alive during kitten season is a 24/7 job

Once they're old enough, kittens are some of the most adoptable pets, but getting them to that point takes a lot of volunteer hours.