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Lindi Ortega's 'Liberty' is a conceptual ode to spaghetti Westerns and Tarantino movies

Heather LeRoy
| The Canadian singer-songwriter got her start writing music and playing gigs in her hometown of Toronto, then spent five years on the scene in Nashville.

Comedy Store founder Mitzi Shore remembered by Al Madrigal

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The trailblazing club owner inspired a character on Showtime's "I'm Dying Up Here." Madrigal, who writes for and appears in the series, got his big break from Shore.

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Author Joy Press tracks the unseen fight to get real women's stories on TV

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Her new book, "Stealing the Show: How Women are Revolutionizing Television," reveals the battles that women have fought for a place at the table.

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Welcome to Bedlam, where 4 actors play 49 roles in 2 plays — all on the same day

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Bedlam Theater Company's quartet of actors brings productions of "Saint Joan" and "Hamlet" to life with little more than flashlights, chairs and a bare stage.

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Last works from Louise Bourgeois wow in 'The Red Sky' at Hauser & Wirth

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Louise Bourgeois's work could be as homey as a ball of blue yarn, as scary as a giant mother spider, and as baffling as the engines of an alien star ship. “Red Sky,” at Hauser & Wirth, includes some of her final work, and is an extraordinary experience.

LA’s feminist artists get help from the Women’s Center for Creative Work

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The organization's Getting Real with Money financial workshop aims to arm artists with tools for success. Go inside and find out how this group is helping women creatives invest.

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All the best stuff to do this weekend: April 6-8

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From corgis, craft fairs and disco parties to beer, black gold and anthropomorphic trains, here's how to turn any weekend into a holiday.

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'Blockers' subverts the teen sex comedy genre with fully-realized female characters

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The new movie, directed by Kay Cannon, takes a fresh approach by playing with double standards and gender stereotypes.

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A look at 50 classic screenplays reveals a troubling trend for female characters

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An examination by Kyle Buchanan of New York magazine's Vulture.com is a telling insight into how (mostly male) writers described women.

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