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World Pillow Fight Day Is Celebrated In Trafalgar Square

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6 almost-free things to do this weekend in SoCal


Usher in April with a visit to a cult cinematic film exhibit, a de-stressing mass pillow fight or a trek by the beach — your choice.

Life Is Beautiful Festival - Day 3

Producer Danger Mouse goes back in time for 'Resistance Radio'


His most recent project is a soundtrack for the early '60s dystopian world in the Amazon series, "The Man In the High Castle.”

Star Trek Convention In Las Vegas - Day 1

'Star Trek' wax figures get new mission: helping museum

The Hollywood Science Fiction Museum is now home to life-sized wax figures of all seven crew members from the original "Star Trek" TV series, including Capt. Kirk.

Frank Gehry archive gets a home in Los Angeles

The massive archive includes hundreds of thousands of sketches, drawings, models, photographs, slides and paperwork involving 283 projects that Gehry designed between 1954 and 1988.

Jason Segel's epiphany: 'The stuff I'm making is not the same stuff I'm watching'

The actor made his career in big studio comedies such as “Forgetting Sarah Marshall.” Now he's more interested in films that pose a challenge to an audience.

​No cellphones backstage for accountants after Oscar flub

Film academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs sent an email to academy members Wednesday detailing the new protocols for announcing Oscar winners.

Jessica Williams: 'This is my ancestors' dream'

The former "Daily Show" correspondent is making her feature film starring debut in the Netflix movie "The Incredible Jessica Williams."

Netflix is the elephant in the room at CinemaCon 2017

Movie theater owners and studio executives have descended on Las Vegas to preview upcoming films and examine the fate of the movie business.

How The Wooster Group brings a 1971 debate on feminism to new life

The avant-garde theater company re-creates a notorious incident that finds modern-day resonance in today's women's movement.

Public memorial service to honor Fisher and Reynolds

Stars and fans will gather Saturday for a public memorial to honor late actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher nearly three months after their deaths.

That's 'Life': Producers Curtis, Lynn go big for a change

The longtime partners made their reputation on small-budget, character-driven films, but they jumped at the chance for a $60 million sci-fi movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

Dax Shepard discusses inspirations for CHiPS feature film

His take on CHiPS is more than just pretty women and freeway pile-ups. He also delved into the delicate dynamics of male friendship.

8 alternatives to Big Sur following bridge closure

As crews work to replace the park's access bridge — a process estimated to take at least six months — KPCC staff and listeners have eight alternative vacation destinations to consider.

Disney artist Claire Keane's connection to Rapunzel is personal

Artist and children's book author Claire Keane developed the character of Rapunzel with her dad, Disney animation legend Glen Keane, when he made “Tangled” the movie. Now she's bringing Rapunzel to TV.

Niki Caro wants to 'kick the door open' for other women directors

By directing Disney's live-action "Mulan," Niki Caro will be just the fourth woman to helm a non-animated movie with a budget of more than $100 million. Her latest film is "The Zookeeper's Wife."

6 things to do in SoCal this weekend

From a day with peacocks to an interactive science expo, there's something happening to satisfy every Angeleno's niche interests.