The Frame

Movies, music, TV, arts and entertainment, straight from Southern California. Hosted by John Horn

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Recent Episodes from The Frame

Actress Ann Dowd; Latinos pressure networks; meet a living statue performer

Character actress Ann Dowd gets some Emmy love for her complicated roles on "The Leftovers" and "The Handmaids' Tale"; The National Latino Media Council has embarked on a campaign to pressure the four major broadcast TV networks into hiring more Latinos; Don McLeod uses his training in mime for a career as a living statue.

Venezuela cancels youth orchestra tour; Trans issues in Hollywood

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro canceled a U.S. tour by that nation's youth orchestra in response to criticism from L.A. Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel; most Americans have likely never encountered a trans person, aside from maybe on TV. We hear from three people who talk about what goes into telling authentic stories of trans people in Hollywood.

Carlos Almaráz at LACMA; Jerry Lewis and Dick Gregory remembered

The late L.A. artist Carlos Almaráz is the subject of a new exhibition at the L.A. County Museum of Art; filmmaker Gregory Monro spotlights Jerry Lewis' directing career in "The Man Behind the Clown;" playwright Gretchen Law remembers comedian and activist Dick Gregory, the subject of her play, "Turn Me Loose."

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