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Barry Wetcher

Sylvester Stallone has mixed feelings about his Oscar nomination for 'Creed'

The actor is grateful for his supporting actor nod, but laments that his co-star, Michael B. Jordan, and director, Ryan Coogler, were not recognized.

Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 Release

Inside Kanye West's epic album release party


The rapper, designer and Twitter ranter threw a massive party at Madison Square Garden to debut "The Life of Pablo" and the new threads from his fashion label, Yeezy.

Miranda, 2013

Photographer Catherine Opie on portraits, painting and perversion

Catherine Opie's work is currently on display at three different L.A. museums including a show at the Hammer inspired by Renaissance paintings.

Lianne La Havas breaks down her deeply personal album "Blood"

For her 2015 album, “Blood,” she teamed up with a Jamaican producer to expand her sound and explore her Jamaican roots, and it’s earned Lianne La Havas a Grammy nomination for “Best Urban Contemporary Album.”

LA's most famous Haitian writes his memoir

TiGeorges Laguerre has run his eponymous chicken restaurant since 2002. His memoir traces his journey from the beaches of Port-de-Paix to the streets of L.A.

The final chapter for Silver Lake's Circus of Books.

One of the last holdouts from pre-gentrified Silver Lake is set to close. Sunset Junction store Circus of Books, which sold adult magazines as well as standard reading material, will shut its doors.

Film producer tweets how scripts describe women (hint: with sexism)

"Jane’s sensational natural beauty fights through her plain blue Ann Taylor outfit" – just one of the tweets from @FemScriptIntros, by Ross Putman

'Son of Saul' star on why it's not an Oscar-bait Holocaust movie

"They are running these fairy tales about rescuers and survivors and all that. The norm was not to survive. Two out of three Jews in Europe did not. That's what 'Son of Saul' is all about."

Free weekend? 10 things to do — even if you don't have a date

Can you feel the love? Maybe. Maybe not. Either way, here are some fun events happening around SoCal this weekend. Think books, trivia and comedy.

Bob Marley's kids want to be the Starbucks of legal weed

The singer's descendants launched the product with a party, ahem, high in the Hollywood Hills, with physicians on hand to prescribe medical marijuana licenses.

Get lunch and an Oscars preview at Musso & Frank

Join John Rabe, Team Off-Ramp and the KPCC In Person team as we tape our Oscar preview special in a back booth at Musso & Frank, the oldest restaurant in Hollywood.

Swiping leads to spike in online dating for young adults

A study by the Pew Research Center finds the use of online dating sites has mushroomed in the past few years, particularly among 18- to 24-year-olds.

New series '11.22.63': what if you could stop JFK's death?

James Franco stars as time traveler Jake Epping who tries to stop Lee Harvey Oswald from killing JFK...but time itself tries to stop Epping.

UCLA gymnast Sophina DeJesus whips, nae naes — and slays

The viral video of DeJesus' routine doesn't show an athlete dominating in a traditionally white sport despite her race. She's an athlete celebrating her identity in the sport she loves.

Jennifer Jason Leigh on 'Anomalisa' sex scenes: 'intimate, awkward, uncomfortable'

Jennifer Jason Leigh talks about how she almost gave up on acting, the awkward and intimate sex scene in "Anomalisa," and how acting in a Quentin Tarantino​ film and Charlie Kaufman film changed her life.

USC athletic director Pat Haden goes to doctor with light-headedness

Sports information director Tim Tessalone said the episode was similar to one that Haden had last October in South Bend, Indiana, before a football game against Notre Dame.