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Sexual mistreatment allegations against R. Kelly go back to the 1990s

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| New accusations against R. Kelly for alleged sexual abuse are the latest in a long history. One music reporter shares what he's learned investigating the singer for nearly two decades.

'The Crown' costumer on royal weddings, period dramas and the importance of research

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"The Crown" costume designer Jane Petrie discusses the process of wardrobing the Royal Family and honoring early 1960s fashion waves.

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At UCLA, 'the theater is a blank page' stretches the idea of theater

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A new multi-media project on UCLA'S campus is part theater, part visual art, part communal experience aptly named 'the theater is a blank space.'

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Robert Gordon uncovers the raw blues behind Memphis’ musical legacy

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In his new book “Memphis Rent Party” Gordon writes about Sam Phillips’ crazed Letterman appearance to encounters with impoverished bluesmen in rural juke-joints.

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'Leonard Bernstein at 100' looks at the life and work of a legendary musician and activist

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The Skirball Museum's new exhibit "Leonard Bernstein at 100" archives artifacts and documents from all parts of the famous composer's life and career.

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17 awesome things to do this Cinco de Mayo weekend

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Margaritas or mint juleps? When the Kentucky Derby happens on Cinco de Mayo, you get both. Plus, a street art exhibition, free comic books, ice skating and pies.

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‘Barbie’ doc director: ‘Women get lambasted for almost anything they do'

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The Hulu documentary "Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie" tells the story of how Barbie was created and why, after years of criticism, this unnaturally curvy doll got a radical makeover.

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Commuters v. Skyscrapers: The dual worlds of painter Mark Innerst

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On display at the Kohn Gallery, Mark Innerst’s great, bright towering downtown shapes suggest something beyond the urban ... even beyond the human.

Martin Freeman says horror is part of his 'DNA as a British person'

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‘The Hobbit’ star is working on two small-scale horror films — the Netflix movie ‘Cargo' and ‘Ghost Stories’ — both of which presented unique challenges.

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