Mandalit del Barco

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Bookstore Owner Sues California Over Law Regulating Autographed Items

Monday, June 19, 2017

A new California law regulates how autographed items may be sold. Originally intended to cover sports memorabilia and an apparently thriving market in fake autographs, bookstores are worried it will shut down popular author book signings. Now one of them has filed suit.


'When Time Was New': 'Wonder Woman' Brings Sunlight To The DC Universe

Friday, June 02, 2017

Wonder Woman is the first superhero film to be headed by a woman both in front of and behind the camera. Star Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins worked together to make Diana Prince relatable.


Michael Parks, TV And Movie Character Actor, Dies At 77

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Parks had more than a hundred film and TV credits as villains and antiheroes in a career lasting more than 50 years. He was a favorite of directors Quentin Tarantino, Kevin Smith and David Lynch.


LA's 14th Factory Offers A Warehouse Full Of Art And 'Otherworldly' Experiences

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Artist Simon Birch sunk everything he had into creating the immersive (and enormous) pop-up art space. He says, "It's not like a traditional museum. ... It's the exhibition I'd want to go to."


Gas Station Cashier Remembers 1992 Los Angeles Riots

Friday, April 28, 2017

Carol Park grew up working in a bulletproof cashier's booth at a gas station in Compton, Calif. Now, 25 years after the Los Angeles riots, she reflects on the violence and racism that shaped the city.


'Vegetable Whisperer' Chef Plants The Seeds Of His Own Reinvention

Monday, April 17, 2017

With a vegetables-only restaurant in Napa Valley, chef Jeremy Fox was a rising star. But the stress was too much and it all fell apart. Now he is back with a vegetable cookbook.


Carl And Rob Reiner Leave Hand And Footprints In Concrete

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Father and son comedy legends Carl and Rob Reiner have their hand and footprints immortalized in front of the Grauman's Chinese Theatre.


Getty Museum Acquires Collection Of Architect Frank Gehry

Saturday, April 01, 2017

The Getty Museum in Los Angeles has acquired a major collection of work by the architect Frank Gehry. It includes more than three decades of Gehry's drawings, photos, models and ephemera.


John Lydon On Anarchy, Politics And 'Mr. Rotten's Songbook'

Friday, March 31, 2017

In a new book, the former Sex Pistol — better known as Johnny Rotten — collects the lyrics to every song he's written over a provocative 40-year career.


Meet Jenni Konner, The Off-Screen 'Grown-Up' Who Helped Make 'Girls'

Friday, March 24, 2017

For six seasons, Konner has been a sort of den mother to the show's millennial actresses. Today, she and Girls creator Lena Dunham are creative partners and best friends.


California Deserts In 'Super Bloom' Thanks To A Wet Winter

Friday, March 17, 2017

A rainy winter has brought an early spring to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in Southern California. Wildflowers are in bloom. How can seeds survive years of drought and then put on such a display?


Covert Fashion Provides Camouflage Against Surveillance Software

Monday, March 13, 2017

Hyphen-Labs is a group of women of color who are scientists, engineers, architects and designers who have designed clothing that camouflages against facial recognition software.


Late-Night Stunner: Best Picture Mix-Up At The Oscars

Monday, February 27, 2017

Talk about a surprise Hollywood ending — Moonlight was crowned the winner of Sunday night's Academy Awards ceremony. The coming-of age film won for best picture after much confusion onstage.


Hollywood Speaks Out About Politics

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Actors and agents were involved in teach-ins and rallies in the past week to oppose President Trump. Award shows and other events have been peppered with political opposition as well.


These Oscar-Nominated Documentaries Tell Intimate Stories Of Syria's Civil War

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Three of the five films in the documentary short category show Syrians affected by the years-long conflict, including a group of civilian rescue volunteers, fleeing refugees and a resettled family.


Adele Upsets Beyoncé At 2017 Grammy Awards

Monday, February 13, 2017

Just like 2012, Adele swept her general category nominations. Beyoncé has never won either Record or Album of the Year. Adele is the first to twice sweep the Album, Record and Song of the Year awards.


The Grammys May Not Be Hip, But For These Nominees, The Awards Still Matter

Saturday, February 11, 2017

In a year when the likes of Frank Ocean and Justin Bieber have dismissed the awards show as irrelevant, Mandalit del Barco speaks to a few artists for whom a Grammy win remains a very big deal.


2017 Oscar Nominations: 'La La Land' Leads With 14, Including Best Picture

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Among the nine nominees for Oscar's best picture include La La Land, Moonlight, Arrival, Fences and Lion. The 89th Academy Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning.


Attention Turns To Hollywood For This Year's Academy Award Nominations

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Early Tuesday morning, the nominations for the 89th Academy Awards will be announced. It is likely to be a very big day for La La Land. The film is a love letter to old-fashioned Hollywood musicals


Women's Marches Go Global: Postcards From Protests Around The World

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Boston, San Francisco, London, Sydney — D.C.'s massive protest has spawned sister marches in all 50 states and hundreds of cities across seven continents. Here's a glimpse of some of the biggest.