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'Call Me By Your Name' screenwriter wanted to tell a gay love story with parental acceptance

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| James Ivory talks with John Horn about this gay love story and why he wanted to portray the parents of the teenager as embracing of their son's sexuality.

Creative conflict helped the Douglas Brothers make beautiful photos — then tore them apart

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After years of estrangement, photographers (and brothers) Andrew and Stuart Douglas have reunited with an L.A. photo exhibition.

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Olympians Next Door: Where America's Winter Olympic athletes come from

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While powerhouse states like Colorado and California are sending the most Olympians to Pyeongchang, towns and cities around the U.S. have good reason to watch.

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'The Trade' examines the heroin epidemic from the inside out

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After "Cartel Land," Matthew Heineman returns with a series that provides an intimate look at both the micro and macro devastation of the heroin epidemic.

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12 things to do this weekend in Southern California

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The best, boldest and weirdest picks for this weekend include an Edwardian ball, a cookie convention, a free Mardi Gras shindig and more.

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In 'Candide,' LA Opera livens up Bernstein's too-big Broadway show

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“Candide” contains some of the best Bernstein: It isn’t just melodious, it is prodigiously tuney. As my companion said, “It would be hard to sleep through this.” Yet it is just as hard to stay engaged with it.

Common and Diane Warren's Oscar-nominated song asks us to 'Stand Up for Something'

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The songwriters are nominated for the song from “Marshall,” a film about the early legal career of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.

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Musical diplomacy rules the day at a jazz festival in Cuba

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This year's International Jazz Plaza Festival in Havana included some U.S. musicians visiting for the first time, and even performances by expatriates.

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Fantasy movie leagues are a betting haven for film buffs

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Just as with fantasy sports leagues, hardcore movie fans get to pretend what it's like to wield some power in the industry.

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