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18th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival - Day 2

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An emergency room doctor weighs in on EDM concerts

Local ER physicians say L.A. County should not allow electronic dance music events at the county-owned Fairplex. Two young women recently died at one such event there of suspected overdoses.

Lake Bell

Lake Bell on the challenges of navigating motherhood, a film career and being a workaholic

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The actress and filmmaker talks about the impact that having a daughter has had on her approach to work, and the rigorous ways in which she approaches directing.

Gigmor

Gigmor: A growing social network for aspiring musicians

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Gigmor is a website that its founders say merges the best of LinkedIn and Myspace to help musicians find gigs and bandmates.

VMAs 2015: A guide to Sunday's strange, slanderous awards ceremony

So what happened at this year's Video Music Awards? Is Kanye West really running for president? Why was Miley Cyrus talking about her dead pets? All that and more, explained.

On The Lot: 'War Room' blows up the box office

As summer comes to an end, Rebecca Keegan from the Los Angeles Times joins us to about the latest happenings in the film business.

Wes Craven, master horror movie director, dies at 76

The legendary director of "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" has died. His films, which often mixed slasher gore with wry humor, helped reinvent the horror genre.

Television 2015: The future in questions

We've spent two weeks looking at the state of television, and now it's time to ask some questions about where it's going from here.

5 things to do in LA this week

From the heart of the Southland, this is 5 Every Week.

Tribute set Monday for LA playwright Lynn Manning

Manning died earlier this month of liver cancer at age 60. The event at the Los Angeles Theatre Center begins at 5:30 p.m. and is open to the public.

The Comedy Comedy Festival puts a spotlight on Asian American comics

Festival co-founders Jenny Yang and Keiko Agena talk about the inspirations behind the event and how they want to create an opportunity for Asian-American comics to thrive.

Chiwetel Ejiofor just wants to tell stories — anytime, any place

The Oscar-winning actor explains why his interest in creating characters trumps issues such as race-specific roles or deciding between TV, movies and theater.

Free weekend? 7 fun and almost-free things to do

You know you want to eat those eggs Benedict.

September LA County EDM festival canceled, future event changes

The announcement comes in wake of the deaths of teenagers Tracy Nguyen and Katie Dix at an EDM event. It's suspected that they may have been using drugs.

What is the TV industry's responsibility when it comes to depictions of violence?

There have been calls in the past to limit TV shows with violent content to those airing later at night, but because of streaming services those limits don’t apply.

'Drunk History' creator Derek Waters tries to tell the stories not told in textbooks

Derek Waters started "Drunk History" as a web series in 2007 and now it's up for an Emmy. Waters talks about how the show got started and bizarre reality of being nominated.

The absurd comedy of 'Childrens Hospital'

Rob Corddry and David Wain say shorter episodes is best for 'Childrens Hospital'