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Chris Cornell Funeral

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Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as 'voice of our generation'


Music's elite and Hollywood stars remembered Cornell at a somber service focused on the Soundgarden frontman's love of family and friends as much as on his music.

El Niño and a raccoon helped Robin Swicord make 'Wakefield' on a budget


Robin Swicord knew she could make the film affordable and direct it herself. It was a strategy she employed after a big budget film she'd written was taken away from her.

'War Machine' uses satire to cast a critical eye on the war in Afghanistan


What does a war movie look like in the Trump Era? One of the first is “War Machine” from Australian writer/director David Michod.

Piano virtuoso Yuja Wang does more than tickle the ivories — she slays them

The 30-year-old musician is one of the classical world's most talked-about and praised artists. She's performing over two weekends with the L.A. Philharmonic.

The Styled Side: Bros have been rocking rompers for years

Michelle Dalton Tyree of Fashion Trends Daily brings us the truth behind mens rompers in Southern California and other mens fashion trends of the season.

Tommy Lasorda recovering after pacemaker replacement surgery

Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda is recovering after surgery to replace his pacemaker. The L.A. Dodgers said Friday on Twitter that Lasorda "is doing well."

‘La La Land’ gets a new star at the Hollywood Bowl

Angela Parrish moved to L.A. from Kansas to pursue a career in show business — much like the female protagonist in "La La Land." This weekend, it's her voice you'll hear in the film's opening song as the orchestra plays along live at the Hollywood Bowl.

Review: Getty Center's 'immensely enlarged snapshots' of 300 years ago

It's amazing that nobody has ever done an exhibit of what amounts to the most spectacular pictures of an entire century, granting us immensely enlarged snapshots from 300 years in the past.

Memorial Day: 5 videos and 15 songs to kick off summer

Memorial Day weekend means the unofficial start to summer, so we're going to help you feel those summer vibes with some videos and music to put you in a warm mood.

​Private service, public viewing for Cornell planned Friday

Representatives for the late singer-songwriter say a private memorial service Friday will be followed by a public viewing of Cornell's burial site at 3 p.m.

Netflix's 'The Get Down': Baz Luhrmann wasn't returning either way

Before Netflix announced there would be no second season of the ambitious and expensive series, the filmmaker said he would bow out.

How the Watts Towers inspired Jerry Garcia – or didn't?

Amir Bar-Lev, the filmmaker who put together the epic Grateful Dead documentary "Long Strange Trip," talked to Morning Edition on Thursday about what it was like to measure the band's impact and examine the mind of the band's most recognizable figure – guitarist and singer Jerry Garcia.

6 things to do this Memorial Day weekend in SoCal

Cheers to the long weekend! The extra day means more time to soak in all SoCal has to offer — from a Monopoly-inspired food festival to a patriotic USO dance and more.

Grateful Dead doc director says 'Long Strange Trip' isn't just for Deadheads

The documentary examines how The Grateful Dead found its sound and community, and made the charismatic Jerry Garcia a reluctant leader.

'Wait Wait Don't Kill Me': a podcast musical satire

This year, the Webby Awards added best original score to the podcast category, and the winner was truly one of a kind: the first serialized podcast musical.

New 'Tiny Dancer' video showcases LA life

Filming "Tiny Dancer" throughout LA makes a lot of sense when you think about the inspiration for the song's lyrics.