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2017 Winter TCA Tour - Day 8

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'The Americans' creators vow not to put a KGB-era Putin in the series

Although set during the height of the Cold War in the 1980s, 'The Americans' has new resonance due to recent tensions between the U.S. and Russia.
Wade Allain-Marcus and Ngozi Anyanwu in "Good Grief"

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'Good Grief' & the therapy of theater

The play "Good Grief" is far from the depressing downer that we normally associate with stories about grief. There is so much, joy and celebration that sometimes you forget it’s about grief.
Howard Ashman

'Beauty and the Beast' lyricist Howard Ashman never saw the final film

Howard Ashman didn't live to see the immense cultural impact his work at Disney would ultimately have. He died of AIDS in 1991 before "Beauty and the Beast" was completed.
2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival - Night 1 - Show

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Drake curates a global sound for his record-breaking album 'More Life'

Drake’s new release broke the record for the most streams in a single day and is reshaping the definition of the traditional album.
Discostan DJs: (L-R) David Gomez, Arshia Haq,  Jeremy Loudenback

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Discostan DJs find their monthly shows are more 'urgent' than ever

The DJ trio known as Discostan spins vinyl records from across the Middle East, Northern African and Asia to bring the sounds of far off lands to Los Angeles.

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Deborah Borda on leaving the LA Phil and why the NEA will survive

When CEO Deborah Borda came to Los Angeles in 2000, the Philharmonic was in a state of disarray. Seventeen years later, it's among the world's most prosperous symphony orchestras.

Composer Julia Adolphe turns city sounds into a symphonic poem

The young composer is already attracting national attention with her nuanced use of color and texture.

Jack Iwata

Revisiting a dark chapter for Japanese-Americans

An exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum documents the 1942 executive order that forced more than 100,000 Japanese-Americans into detention camps.

'Deidra & Laney Rob a Train' director says her leads don't need boy crushes

Her latest film, “Deidra & Laney,” is a coming-of-age story about two teenage sisters who go down an unusual path to support themselves.
Artist Rafa Esparza

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Art critic Jerry Saltz finds hope for America at the Whitney Biennial

The Whitney Museum of America Art will open it's doors to the 2017 Biennial on March 17 and NY Magazine's senior art critic says the show affirms what's best in America.