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Cannabis lounges, neon signs and other millennial wedding trends

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| This aint your mama's matrimonial fantasy. Want to wear a sparkly jumpsuit or have a groomsmaid? Go for it. Also, October is the new June.

SoCal bands come together with benefit concert for Mexico, Puerto Rico

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Nearly a dozen bands will take the stage Sunday in downtown LA to raise money for those affected by the natural disasters in Mexico and Puerto Rico.

7 things to do this weekend in SoCal

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The weekend has never looked better for getting to know the culture of L.A. Our list has a Filipino food festival, the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival and the 30th anniversary of "The Princess Bride."

Amid harassment reports, Harvey Weinstein takes leave of absence

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Weinstein, one of the most powerful men in Hollywood, made the announcement following a New York Times story that he sexually harassed employees and actresses for decades.

Lukas Nelson follows his own musical path

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Having Willie Nelson as his father showed him the work ethic required to be an artist.

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The delicate dance between country music, gun culture and the NRA

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NPR music critic Ann Powers says it's too simplistic to equate country music artists and fans with gun rights advocates. But the National Rifle Association's NRA Country does complicate things.

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Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in literature

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Kazuo Ishiguro, author of "The Remains of the Day" and "Never Let Me Go," was five when his family moved from Japan to Britain; he has said that as a kid, he used TV Westerns — like "Bonanza" and "Wagon Train" — to help him learn English.

'Our Town' director says ASL is a language made for theater

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Sheryl Kaller says working with members of Deaf West Theatre brought new meaning to Thornton Wilder's 1938 classic.

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After 30 years, 'The Princess Bride' abides

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More than just a grab bag of oft-quoted great lines, "The Princess Bride" is a fairy tale about fairy tales and a showcase for a gaggle of great character actors.