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Kobe Bryant Removed As Animation Festival Juror After Protest Over Past Allegations

| A petition launched by "women and allies in the animation community" demanded "that accused rapist and sexual predator Kobe Bryant be removed" from the Animation Is Us festival.

The Frame: J'Nai Bridges traveled from the basketball court to the opera stage

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LA violinist named MacArthur "genius" fellow

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The 2018 MacArthur Fellows were announced today. Out of the 25 newly named geniuses, three of them are based in Los Angeles.

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Here Are The Winners Of The 2018 MacArthur 'Genius' Grants

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From engineering to economics, from painting to planetary science, the range of this year's class is vast. But the MacArthur Foundation expects them all to do big things with their newfound $625,000.

1800 performers at Ciclavia celebration of LA Phil

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For its centennial celebration, the LA Phil partnered with Ciclavia and will stage performances by 1800 musicians and performers.

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'Sell/Buy/Date' is a one-woman play with many views of the sex industry

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Performer and playwright Sarah Jones tackles tricky topics such as prostitution and pornography in her multi-character solo show.

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Lorraine Hansberry: Radiant, Radical — And More Than 'Raisin'

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A new biography of the African-American playwright shows that she was so much more than her most famous work: A Raisin in the Sun.

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Bill Cunningham: A Memoir Of Style On All Levels, High And Low

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"The best fashion show is definitely on the street — always has been and always will be." Bill Cunningham

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Oscars Drops 'Popular Film' Category

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has dropped the widely criticized new award it introduced less than a month ago, saying the idea needs "further study."