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Wyatt Cenac's new comedy series, 'Problem Areas,' tackles serious topics

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| On his new late-night show, the comedian draws from his "Daily Show" roots and his love of public television.

Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, dies

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Publicist Diana Baron said the Swedish performer, born Tim Bergling, was found dead in Muscat, Oman. No more details about his death were provided.

Getty Villa reopens with shiny new galleries for its ancient art

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Extra space means the museum could show off works that had been in storage for decades that no visitor had ever seen before.

From the vaults, a showstopper: Hear Prince perform 'Nothing Compares 2 U'

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As news swirls about culpability for Prince's death, his estate has released a major find: a long-lost 1984 recording of his classic composition, along with rare video footage from his rehearsals.

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17 best things to do this weekend

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Books, bicycles, tamales, poppies, magic buses and a few marijuana themed events for 4/20 — this weekend is jampacked with stuff to do in and around Los Angeles.

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How 'FernGully' inspired a generation to pursue environmental justice

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Director Bill Kroyer on how the 1992 film had a lasting impact on young moviegoers at the time, including KPCC's environment reporter, Emily Guerin.

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'Come Sunday' puts 'This American Life' story of Bishop Carlton Pearson on screen

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The Netflix film dramatizes the story of a popular Pentecostal preacher that was first told in an episode of the popular public radio program.

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How #MeToo informed a filmmaker's second documentary on Harvey Weinstein

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“The Reckoning: Hollywood’s Worst Kept Secret" set to premiere at the Hot Docs Festival. Director Barry Avrich's first film about Weinstein was effectively buried.

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What's it like to pose for David Hockney? We asked the people in his portraits

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"There is nothing except the canvas, the artist, his gaze, and you," says Stephanie Barron, a curator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "That's it. The rest of the world just fades away."

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