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The secret artistic life of 82-year old Japanese restaurant owner Nobuo Anzai

Nobuo Anzai/Photo by Vivian Rothstein
| By day Nobuo Anzai runs a tempura restaurant. By night he’s a painter of fantastical scenes worthy of a new exhibit at the Japan Foundation.

90 percent of recent Grammy nominees were male, study finds

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A new USC study looking at Grammy nominations and Billboard charts found that 2017 represented a six-year low for female artists and songwriters.

Oscar nominations: Surprises, snubs and Hollywood's new wave

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Kyle Buchanan of Vulture.com and Amy Nicholson of Variety join John Horn to examine how the nominations reflect the current state of Hollywood.

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Edgar Wright on the music, cars and choreography of 'Baby Driver'

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He built 'Baby Driver' around an expansive pop, rock and R&B playlist. His big fear? That another film might use those songs first.

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Ursula K. Le Guin, whose novels plucked truth from high fantasy, dies at 88

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The trailblazing writer, known for the Earthsea series and "The Left Hand of Darkness," used her imagined realms to grapple with social realities.

7 big (and small) takeaways from the 2018 Oscar nominations

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The 90th Annual Academy Award nomination announcement marks the halfway point for awards season. Here are the major takeaways.

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Oscars: 'Shape of Water' leads with 13 nods; see the complete list

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Rachel Morrison, who shot "Mudbound," made history as the first woman ever nominated in the cinematography category.

Daveed Diggs' 'Blindspotting' is not your average 'buddy comedy'

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Diggs and his longtime friend, Rafael Casal, co-wrote and co-star in a film that's an ode to their rapidly changing hometown of Oakland.

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PJ Morton brings musical healing — and R&B — back to New Orleans

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The singer, songwriter and keyboard player returned to his hometown after 15 years. The result is a stunning new album and two Grammy nominations.

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