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31 Fabulous Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

31 Fabulous Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

It's time to show your Pride at celebrations all weekend. There's also a donut festival, rosé wine tastings and a Prince roller-skating tribute.

How LA Band Cherry Glazerr Combined Feminism With Public Radio To Rock You

How LA Band Cherry Glazerr Combined Feminism With Public Radio To Rock You

Their founder/lead singer/guitarist/songwriter's only 22, and already four albums deep.

Why 16-Foot-Tall Plungers Are Taking Over LA's Malls

Why 16-Foot-Tall Plungers Are Taking Over LA's Malls

No, they're not promoting strong toilet health -- it's Amazon's press people, and they're out of control.

18 Fabulous Events Happening In Southern California This Week

18 Fabulous Events Happening In Southern California This Week

Greek flicks, Bob Baker's marionettes, a Pride Prom, a new book about the 1980s L.A. punk scene and a Grease sing-along.

I Took My Toddler To DragCon And It Destroyed The Fabric Of Society. Just Kidding, It Was Awesome.

I Took My Toddler To DragCon And It Destroyed The Fabric Of Society. Just Kidding, It Was Awesome.

I had the cutest kid at DragCon (totally objective) but I was hardly the only parent present.

Artist Behind Controversial Koreatown Mural Says He Will

Artist Behind Controversial Koreatown Mural Says He Will "Modify" The Work With Students' Help

The announcement is the next step in a long debate about public art, censorship, and community input.

How A WeHo Concert Launched Elton John To 'Rocketman' Fame

How A WeHo Concert Launched Elton John To 'Rocketman' Fame

New biopic "Rocketman" shows the key moment in 1970 when Elton made his U.S. debut at the Troubadour. A young critic predicted his rise to fame.

Why It's Still Radical To Make A Horror Film Like 'Ma' With A Black Female Villain

Why It's Still Radical To Make A Horror Film Like 'Ma' With A Black Female Villain

Author/filmmaker Tananarive Due teaches a class on black horror at UCLA (which Jordan Peele famously crashed). We asked her if the new movie "Ma" passed the test.

5 Art Experiences To Check Out At 'BoldPas: A Day Of Art And Play'

5 Art Experiences To Check Out At 'BoldPas: A Day Of Art And Play'
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Chelsea Boxwell's "Pink is the new kinda lingo". (Courtesy of BoldPas) While Old Pasadena is mostly visited for its shopping and dining options, BoldPas will be adding another layer of intrigue to the area. BoldPas plans to bring art...

32 Awesome Things To Do In Southern California This Weekend

32 Awesome Things To Do In Southern California This Weekend

Summer is officially here and that means wine tastings at Barnsdall Park, free concerts at Grand Performances and lots of chances to show your Pride.

In Honor of Seinfeld Night At Dodger Stadium, We Took A Look Back At That Time 'Seinfeld' Made Fun Of LA

In Honor of Seinfeld Night At Dodger Stadium, We Took A Look Back At That Time 'Seinfeld' Made Fun Of LA

What's the deal with Seinfeld night? Get ready for a game about nothing.

6 Plays Running All Summer In A Historic LA Outdoor Garden Theatre

6 Plays Running All Summer In A Historic LA Outdoor Garden Theatre
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Starting June 1st and running until September 29th, Theatricum Botanicum will feature six theatrical productions.

16 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Week

16 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Week

A Prince fitness tribute. Fried chicken and Japanese whisky. An Australian acrobatic troupe. John C. Reilly's storytelling show.

Netflix's 'Rim of the World' Built Their Own JPL In A Pomona Gym

Netflix's 'Rim of the World' Built Their Own JPL In A Pomona Gym

What do you do when JPL won't let you film there?

'Jurassic World: The Ride' Is Coming -- And It's Bringing The Movie's Stars

'Jurassic World: The Ride' Is Coming -- And It's Bringing The Movie's Stars

The ride formerly known as Jurassic Park is set to reopen sometime this summer.

27 Fabulous Events Happening This Memorial Day Weekend In Southern California

27 Fabulous Events Happening This Memorial Day Weekend In Southern California

DragCon returns. There are Corgi races and a Godzilla movie marathon. Plus, several cities honor those who died while serving in the armed forces.

How 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood' Brought Back 1969's Los Angeles

How 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood' Brought Back 1969's Los Angeles

Quentin Tarantino turned the real world into a time machine.

How To Become An LA Internet Musician: Laser From 'The Doubleclicks' Explains

How To Become An LA Internet Musician: Laser From 'The Doubleclicks' Explains

Ever wanted to be an L.A. musician who makes music that's popular on the Internet? Here's how.

5 LA Art Museums You Can Visit For Free (While You Wait For MOCA To Make The Switch)

5 LA Art Museums You Can Visit For Free (While You Wait For MOCA To Make The Switch)

MOCA's gonna be free (!), but a lot of other L.A. museums beat them to it.

17 Of The Best Things To Do In Southern California This Week

17 Of The Best Things To Do In Southern California This Week

Mavis Staples. Powerpoint comedy. Tiki drinks. Boyle Heights street food. Your week looks strong.

A Bunch of Artists Just Turned This South LA High School Into An Outdoor Mural Gallery

A Bunch of Artists Just Turned This South LA High School Into An Outdoor Mural Gallery

Over two dozen new works decorate the campus of Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School.

The Long Beach Aquarium Got An Art Gallery and Delta Smelt Fish, Ya'll

The Long Beach Aquarium Got An Art Gallery and Delta Smelt Fish, Ya'll

The Aquarium of the Pacific is opening its first-ever expansion

All Of Next Season's TV Shows Set In Los Angeles

All Of Next Season's TV Shows Set In Los Angeles

TV can take us to far-off, exotic locations -- or just Los Angeles.

29 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

29 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

A Beyoncé Mass. Delicious ant larvae. A festival of black female comedians. A big bicycle race. An old timey banjo social.

Your Art Teacher Deserves Some Love. Nominate Them For A Story

Your Art Teacher Deserves Some Love. Nominate Them For A Story

We may feature them on the radio or on our website!

Pomona Throws A Giant Parade For Its Hometown 'American Idol' Finalist Alejandro Aranda

Pomona Throws A Giant Parade For Its Hometown 'American Idol' Finalist Alejandro Aranda

The city expects around 10,000 fans to show up for the parade and free concert.

17 Of The Best Things To Do This Week In Southern California

17 Of The Best Things To Do This Week In Southern California

Metro offers free rides for Bike to Work Day, a Maya Angelou mural festival takes over a high school and a night of magic and beer promise to bend your mind.

Disneyland Launches New (Super Complicated) Pass That Gets You Into The Parks On More Days

Disneyland Launches New (Super Complicated) Pass That Gets You Into The Parks On More Days

Don't worry, we've decoded the Disney pass system so you don't have to.

This Play Tells The Story Of The Violent Clearing Of Chavez Ravine Before Dodger Stadium

This Play Tells The Story Of The Violent Clearing Of Chavez Ravine Before Dodger Stadium

It's being performed at a largely Latino college in a largely Latino community.

24 Fabulous Things To Do In Southern California This Mother's Day Weekend

24 Fabulous Things To Do In Southern California This Mother's Day Weekend

Fried chicken night. Fleetwood Mac. Throwback hip hop. Craft fairs. A Mother's Day that isn't brunch-centric.

A Ciclavia Style Event Is Coming To The SGV

A Ciclavia Style Event Is Coming To The SGV
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626 Golden Streets will be closing streets from 9am to 4pm in Alhambra, San Gabriel, and South Pasadena for people to walk, jog, skate, bike, and play.

Sing Street And A Gorilla: The Movies At This Hollywood Festival Are All Crowd Pleasers

Sing Street And A Gorilla: The Movies At This Hollywood Festival Are All Crowd Pleasers

Your chance to watch his favorite movies starts this Friday at the Egyptian Theatre.

Why Some LA County Social Workers Don't Want People To Know Where They Work

Why Some LA County Social Workers Don't Want People To Know Where They Work

A new HBO documentary about foster care is telling their stories.

19 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Week

19 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Week

The fabulous couture of Guo Pei. Crime flicks by women directors. A burger journey. The new installation from the folks behind the Griffith Park Teahouse. Music by Al Green, Eels and White Lies.

LA Festival Season Is Upon Us With 2 Oceanside Music Fests This Weekend

LA Festival Season Is Upon Us With 2 Oceanside Music Fests This Weekend

Throwbacks and chill vibes are here in festival form.

How The Once Struggling Podcast 'Never Not Funny' Raised A Million Dollars For Charity

How The Once Struggling Podcast 'Never Not Funny' Raised A Million Dollars For Charity

Host Jimmy Pardo has used Pardcast-A-Thon to make a lot of people laugh while raising a ton of money for charity.

31 Of The Best Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

31 Of The Best Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

Hot gypsy jazz. Ugly vegetables. A Nipsey Hussle painting party. Micheladas and mint juleps for Cinco de Mayo and Derby Day.

This Lincoln Heights Warehouse Transforms Into A Free DJ'd Soccer League Thursday Nights

This Lincoln Heights Warehouse Transforms Into A Free DJ'd Soccer League Thursday Nights

The Adidas-sponsored events pit teams against each other for free.

What 'Boyz N The Hood' Director John Singleton Meant To Black LA

What 'Boyz N The Hood' Director John Singleton Meant To Black LA

"Boyz N The Hood" changed how the world saw South L.A.

'Last Whispers' Aims to Highlight Dying Languages From Around The World

'Last Whispers' Aims to Highlight Dying Languages From Around The World
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An immersive experience, dedicated to telling the story of the extinction and constant decrease in languages around the world.

18 Fabulous Events In Southern California This Week

18 Fabulous Events In Southern California This Week

The Asian Pacific American Film Festival opens, Hot Chip is a hot ticket and chefs from aorudn the world visit L.A. for three separate pop-ups.

Mexican Actress Kate Del Castillo Finally Feels Safe Going Home After Her 3-Year Exile In LA

Mexican Actress Kate Del Castillo Finally Feels Safe Going Home After Her 3-Year Exile In LA

She returns for a new season in her star-making role -- after a meeting with El Chapo led her to flee Mexico.

Disney Just Opened A Mickey Mouse-Themed Pop-Up At Downtown Disney

Disney Just Opened A Mickey Mouse-Themed Pop-Up At Downtown Disney

Mickey is here, and he demands to be part of your pop-ups.

30 Of The Coolest Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

30 Of The Coolest Events Happening in Southern California This Weekend

A spoken word throwdown, an exhibition of hip-hop photos, a massive DTLA street fair, a celebration of lemons, a horror movie marathon and a nude trail run might tickle your fancy.

'Will & Grace' Actress Megan Mullally Visited Us With Her 'Punk Vaudeville' Band

'Will & Grace' Actress Megan Mullally Visited Us With Her 'Punk Vaudeville' Band

Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt sing and dance as duo Nancy and Beth.

Michael Trevino Goes From TV To Classical Theatre For 'Crime And Punishment'

Michael Trevino Goes From TV To Classical Theatre For 'Crime And Punishment'
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On stage from April 26th, 2019 to May 26th, 2019. (Courtesy of Edgemar Center for the Arts) If you're a fan of 'The Vampire Diaries' or the CW's 'Roswell, New Mexico' then you may be familiar with Michael Trevino....

Metro Admits To Painting Over Historic LA Mural

Metro Admits To Painting Over Historic LA Mural

They said it was part of a freeway beautification program...

The Next Big Asian American Rom-Com Is Coming. Here Are 8 Others To Watch Before Then

The Next Big Asian American Rom-Com Is Coming. Here Are 8 Others To Watch Before Then

Asian American Rom-Coms: You can literally count them on both hands.

How To Reserve Star Wars Land Tickets At Disneyland

How To Reserve Star Wars Land Tickets At Disneyland

These ARE the reservations you're looking for.

17 Of The Best Events Happening in Southern California This Week

17 Of The Best Events Happening in Southern California This Week

50 years of musicals. A screening of Purple Rain and a Prince-themed dance party. A Dr. Ruth documentary. And a free arts and culture festival in DTLA.

UCB Puts Every Avengers: Endgame Character In An Improv Show, All On Stage At The Same Time

UCB Puts Every Avengers: Endgame Character In An Improv Show, All On Stage At The Same Time

The comedy show that insists on cramming 77 people onto a tiny stage to make Marvel jokes.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Talks Trump, Cancer, And Saying Farewell To 'Veep'

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Talks Trump, Cancer, And Saying Farewell To 'Veep'

It's her last season as the iconically hilarious political figure.

These Podcast Hosts Want to Help You Laugh Through Your Feelings About The Mueller Report

These Podcast Hosts Want to Help You Laugh Through Your Feelings About The Mueller Report

"Mueller, She Wrote" took the stage for their live show just hours after report's release.

24 Awesome Things To Do In Southern California This Weekend

24 Awesome Things To Do In Southern California This Weekend

Head to any number of Easter events, Earth Day activities and 4/20 celebrations.

Screenwriters Think Agents Are Illegally Ripping Them Off, So Now They're Suing

Screenwriters Think Agents Are Illegally Ripping Them Off, So Now They're Suing

They're fighting over how agencies make money, and whether that keeps writers from making more money.

These LA Musicians Are Reviving Bolero Music -- With Some Hip-Hop Inspiration Thrown In

These LA Musicians Are Reviving Bolero Music -- With Some Hip-Hop Inspiration Thrown In

Tres Souls has been keeping the romantic ballad style alive and well through a series of concerts.

Teen Girls' Scripts Are Getting The Star Treatment In Hollywood

Teen Girls' Scripts Are Getting The Star Treatment In Hollywood

Watch Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Keiko Agena, Seth Rogen, and Wayne Brady perform scenes written by the next generation of women writers.

Emma Thompson Explains Why She Called Out Hollywood Harassment In An Open Letter

Emma Thompson Explains Why She Called Out Hollywood Harassment In An Open Letter

The English actress/writer/comedian on standing up to Hollywood abusers and protecting women on her own film sets.

17 Of The Best Things To Do This Week In Southern California

17 Of The Best Things To Do This Week In Southern California

Ease the pain of Tax Day with food and drink deals. Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the iconic film "Heathers." Cheer on those fabulous felines, the Acro-Cats.

8 LA Workouts To Defy Typical Gym Culture

8 LA Workouts To Defy Typical Gym Culture
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"A lot of times, mainstream fitness culture takes itself way too seriously". When your workout routine becomes ... routine, it's time to switch it up.

26 Fabulous Happenings In Southern California This Weekend

26 Fabulous Happenings In Southern California This Weekend

The Long Beach Grand Prix revs up. Record Store Day returns. Thai New Year celebrations kick off. And the L.A. River gets its annual cleanup.

Parks & Recreation Turns 10 -- A Li'l Sebastian, 5,000 Candles In The Wind Oral History

Parks & Recreation Turns 10 -- A Li'l Sebastian, 5,000 Candles In The Wind Oral History

We've still got a candle in our heart for Parks and Rec. Five thousand of them, in fact.

20 Of The Best Things To Do In Southern California This Week

20 Of The Best Things To Do In Southern California This Week

A Nipsey Hussle memorial, L.A.'s largest Earth Day celebration, Kwame Brathwaite's photos, a Backstreet Boys tribute and the LA Art Book Fair are on the agenda.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Is Over, But West Covina Lives On

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Is Over, But West Covina Lives On

West Covina is moving on from its Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

Police Shot And Killed A Member Of This Skid Row Community, So They Made A Play

Police Shot And Killed A Member Of This Skid Row Community, So They Made A Play

The show was inspired by the death of a homeless man known as Brother Africa.

On Her Road To WrestleMania, Ronda Rousey Helps Fight Suicide In LA

On Her Road To WrestleMania, Ronda Rousey Helps Fight Suicide In LA

It's been a battle Rousey's been fighting since her father killed himself when she was 8 years old.

Madame Butterfly Is Finally Being Done In The Actual Languages The Characters Speak -- And You Can See It In Little Tokyo

Madame Butterfly Is Finally Being Done In The Actual Languages The Characters Speak -- And You Can See It In Little Tokyo

How in the world is this American naval officer communicating with this Japanese girl? Not Italian.

We Visited The Set Of 'Fresh Off The Boat' -- The First Asian American Sitcom To Hit The 100-Episode Milestone

We Visited The Set Of 'Fresh Off The Boat' -- The First Asian American Sitcom To Hit The 100-Episode Milestone

TV's longest-running show with an Asian American lead cast is waiting to hear about a sixth season. No other show with an Asian American lead cast has made it this far

'I Like Scary Movies' Pop-Up Gives You Nightmares By Putting You Inside Horror Classics

'I Like Scary Movies' Pop-Up Gives You Nightmares By Putting You Inside Horror Classics

Have you ever WANTED to be grabbed by Freddy Krueger? Here's your chance!

27 Of The Coolest Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

27 Of The Coolest Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

Corgis, pottymouth puppets and festivals celebrating tacos, beer and Scandinavian culture are on tap.

LA Is Getting A New Music Festival With An All-Female Lineup

LA Is Getting A New Music Festival With An All-Female Lineup

Because the other music festivals can't get it together.

This Epic Aretha Franklin Documentary Is Finally Getting Released, Decades Later

This Epic Aretha Franklin Documentary Is Finally Getting Released, Decades Later

The film's producer explains why it wasn't finished back in the 1970s.

Kanye Will Hold His Own Easter Service At Coachella, Because Kanye

Kanye Will Hold His Own Easter Service At Coachella, Because Kanye

Kanye West's messiah complex is leveling up with a Coachella version of a Sunday Service.

This LA Scientist Went To Antarctica And Brought Back Dinosaurs

This LA Scientist Went To Antarctica And Brought Back Dinosaurs

Antarctica's dinosaurs have made it to L.A.

The Votes Are In: Hollywood Writers Want More Restrictions On Their Agents

The Votes Are In: Hollywood Writers Want More Restrictions On Their Agents

Here's what it all means, and what could come next.

18 Awesome Things To Do In Southern California This Week

18 Awesome Things To Do In Southern California This Week

The Alvin Ailey Dance Theater celebrates its 60th anniversary. There's a plant-based pop-up dinner, a comedy show in an ice cream shop and a Talking Heads dance party.

How The 'Us' Composer Used Silence, Children's Voices And Gibberish To Terrify You

How The 'Us' Composer Used Silence, Children's Voices And Gibberish To Terrify You

Michael Abels has been composing music since he was a kid, but he didn't score a film until he was in his 50s, when Jordan Peele hired him for "Get Out."

Essay: How A $3 Zumba Studio Made Koreatown Feel Like Home

Essay: How A $3 Zumba Studio Made Koreatown Feel Like Home

Despite Koreatown's overabundance of 24-hour food and underground karaoke, the one thing I couldn't find was a place to exercise within walking distance from my home.

City Of STEM Kicks Off A Month-Long Science Festival With Bill Nye, Marvel, & More

City Of STEM Kicks Off A Month-Long Science Festival With Bill Nye, Marvel, & More
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Bill Nye at 2018's City of STEM (City of STEM) Trying to get your kid interested in a career in STEM? Well, don't let Barbie do all the work. The City of STEM Launch Event, along with a month...

25 Of The Coolest Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

25 Of The Coolest Events Happening In Southern California This Weekend

With a noir film fest, a Latin food festival, a mini-version of Comic-Con and the return of community-centered storytelling series Unheard LA, your weekend is packed.

Essay: Like Many Kids I Dreamed Of Being Vin Scully. And Guess What...

Essay: Like Many Kids I Dreamed Of Being Vin Scully. And Guess What...

For as long as I can remember, I dreamed of becoming the next Vin Scully.

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