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Philip Dick wasn't crazy about a 'Blade Runner' adaptation


The writer whose novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" inspired Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi classic called the film "Road Runner" — until he saw it.

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Singer Barbara Dane taught The Chambers Brothers how to ‘do your thing’


At 90 years old, Dane is still singing songs for peace and justice. Now she’s reuniting with The Chambers Brothers, to perform songs they recorded for the Civil Rights Movement in 1965.

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Ai Wei Wei's 'Human Flow' is about more than the refugee crisis — it's about our humanity


Ai Wei Wei's feature doc takes an on-the-ground look at the migrant crisis in 23 countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.

How to take the best pics inside the Infinity Mirrors exhibit

The new installations by artist Yayoi Kusama were designed with selfie culture in mind. Take advantage of the social media storm.

TV Academy may expel Harvey Weinstein

The academy that bestows the Emmy awards has set a hearing to decide whether to kick out disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Dodgers advance to the World Series

L.A. beat Chicago 11-1, clinching the National League pennant in 5 games. The Dodgers will face either the New York Yankees or the Houston Astros in the World Series.

By sharing his DACA story on stage, Alex Alpharaoh hopes to change the immigration debate

Alex Alpharaoh is an actor, writer and spoken-word poet. He’s also a DACA recipient. With the program set to expire, Alpharaoh is sharing his story in "WET: A DACAmented Journey."

Your guide to pumpkin patches and Halloween haunts in SoCal

It may not feel like sweater weather, but Halloween is here. Here's a round-up of Halloween-themed events for kids and adults. Don't worry, they aren't all scary!

The movie that brought Dustin Hoffman and Adam Sandler together

The writer-director talks about his new movie and how they originated from stories written for his breakout film, "The Squid and the Whale."

Natural History Museum of LA's existing campus could be history

The institutions has a bold plan to modernize its campus — but has no idea how much the revamp will cost or how to pay for it.

Amazon Studios exec Roy Price resigns following harassment allegations

Price was suspended last week after producer Isa Hackett, who works on the Amazon series "The Man in the High Castle," said he had "repeatedly and persistently" propositioned her.

Russell Harvard says any play can be done in American Sign Language

The actor is featured in the Deaf West Theatre production of "Our Town" at the Pasadena Playhouse, which pairs hearing-impaired performers with speaking actors.

How a deaf girl with no acting experience became the star of ‘Wonderstruck’

The young deaf actress who plays Rose in the new Todd Haynes movie hopes the film will expand audiences' understanding of deaf people.

'Bad Hombre': Jazz drummer/composer Antonio Sánchez's musical response to Donald Trump

The Mexican-American jazz drummer talks about drum improvisations and creating an album that directly responds to Donald Trump's rhetoric about Mexicans in the U.S.

Jason Aldean's message for those who would sow fear with violence

Country music singer Jason Aldean took the stage in Tulsa, Oklahoma at his first concert since the deadly mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas.

​Weinstein Co., overwhelmed by backlash, may be up for sale

The company said Monday that it will receive an immediate cash infusion from Colony Capital and is in negotiations for the potential sale of all or a significant portion of the company.