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Feedback: Let's talk Marlon Brando

LA Times Arts & Culture - 8 hours 13 min ago
Marlon Brando in person
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Family feud brews at Bobbi Kristina Brown's funeral

LA Times Arts & Culture - 8 hours 13 min ago
Longstanding discord between the families of star singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown erupted again Saturday to mar the memorial service for their daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, in the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta, Ga. 
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The real mystery of 'Sherlock' special? The air date

LA Times Arts & Culture - 8 hours 15 min ago
The sleuths behind "Sherlock" still can't deduce the air date of a highly anticipated Victorian special.
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Big management shake-up at Second City

Chicago Arts & Culture - 8 hours 43 min ago
Kelly Leonard, the longtime producer and artistic leader of Second City and a major force behind both the renaissance and expansion of the Chicago comedy troupe and its alumni's current dominance of late-night television, is to step down from the day-to-day management of the privately owned institution...
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Cry-worthy 'Beaches' is nearly ready for Broadway

Chicago Arts & Culture - 8 hours 43 min ago
The new musical "Beaches," which you can currently see at the Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace, deserves a shot on Broadway. I say this not least because I sniffled and blubbered my way through a good portion of Act 2 at a matinee last week.
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PBS chief talks 2016 end of 'Downton Abbey' and a Rose Parade float

LA Times Arts & Culture - 9 hours 1 min ago
PBS is really going to miss "Downton Abbey." So much so that the public broadcaster is going to give the British costume drama a stylish sendoff early next year with a Rose Parade float.
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Joc Pederson out of Dodgers lineup for second consecutive day

LA Times Arts & Culture - 9 hours 11 min ago
Joc Pederson won't be in the Dodgers lineup again Saturday, as Manager Don Mattingly said he wanted to give the slumping rookie center fielder a mental break.
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At Temple and Glendale, an only-in-L.A. tableau that's easy to pass by

LA Times Arts & Culture - 9 hours 13 min ago
The intersection of Temple Street and Glendale Boulevard on the edge of Echo Park is so aggressively unattractive, you're tempted to close your eyes as you pass by.
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'Watkins Family Hour' is a gloriously rendered celebration

LA Times Arts & Culture - 9 hours 13 min ago
Watkins Family Hour, "Watkins Family Hour" (Family Hour Records). A delicacy of touch and detail permeates the Watkins Family Hour's notes, measures and melodies. If the seven players were builders, this self-titled debut would be a gloriously rendered cathedral. The result of a long-running residency...
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Pac-12 media days recap: USC takes the main stage on Day 2

LA Times Arts & Culture - 9 hours 13 min ago
The hype surrounding USC hasn't reached 2012 proportions, when the Trojans were ranked No. 1 in several preseason polls and picked to win the Pac-12 conference, but it is escalating quickly. 
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Angels' C.J. Wilson likely out for season with surgery for bone spurs

LA Times Arts & Culture - 9 hours 17 min ago
Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson held up his left arm and tried to bend it. It didn't bend much. Then he tried to straighten it. It didn't straighten much.
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CJ Group and Regal are bringing 4-D cinema to New York

LA Times Arts & Culture - 9 hours 31 min ago
The South Korean company that brought 4-D cinema to Los Angeles last year is taking its multisensory theater experience to the heart of New York City.
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'Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation' tops $20 million on its opening day

LA Times Arts & Culture - 9 hours 40 min ago
Winning the box-office derby on its opening weekend was a foregone conclusion for "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation," leaving only the question of just how formidable a draw the latest installment in the Tom Cruise-led thriller franchise would be.
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Power nearly fully restored in Long Beach after massive outage

LA Times Arts & Culture - 9 hours 59 min ago
About 70 customers remained without power in Long Beach on Saturday morning after a fire in an underground electrical vault shut down service to 30,000 residents on Thursday.
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David Foster Wallace role finds Jason Segel in his own moment of transition

LA Times Arts & Culture - 10 hours 13 min ago
The role as author David Foster Wallace seems to have come at just the right moment for Jason Segel.
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Peter Bogdanovich will appear at retrospective at the Aero in Santa Monica

LA Times Arts & Culture - 10 hours 13 min ago
With Peter Bogdanovich's first feature film in more than a decade hitting theaters and VOD on Aug. 21, the American Cinematheque's Aero Theatre in Santa Monica is presenting a four-day retrospective on the Oscar-nominated writer-director. "The Old and New Hollywood of Peter Bogdanovich" opens Aug....
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TCM host Ben Mankiewicz's path from snarky newbie to a classic in his own right

LA Times Arts & Culture - 10 hours 13 min ago
Ben Mankiewicz got off to a bit of a rocky start when he was hired as a host on Turner Classic Movies in 2003.
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Ian Kennedy watches daughter's birth on FaceTime, then pitches in Padres' win

LA Times Arts & Culture - 10 hours 43 min ago
Ian Kennedy watching the birth of his daughter through FaceTime from the other side of the country probably wasn't in the couple's birth plan. It's also safe to say pitching the same day wasn't either.
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Keep on fighting, new Taliban leader says

LA Times Arts & Culture - 11 hours 8 min ago
In the first public statement attributed to him, newly named Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor has called for a continuation of fighting in Afghanistan.
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