Ghouls, headless horsemen, werewolves and monsters in all stages of reanimation recently lost a key patron. On March 19, Liz Wrightson confirmed that her husband, Bernie, beloved artist and creator of many things that go bump in the night, had died at 68 after a long battle with brain cancer. “Creepy…

How Bernie Wrightson uncovered the soul of the monster in his work

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Brendan Pattengale started out wanting to be a commercial fashion photographer, but the draw of nature was too powerful to resist. Every summer he’d join his parents, avid backpackers, in the Eastern Sierra backcountry, and he has hiked with a brother from Bishop to Mt. Whitney. But it was a trip…

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Landscape photographer lets imagination color his world

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A deeper look at what cutting the National Endowment for the Arts means to U.S. culture. The exhilarating paintings of Kerry James Marshall. And the latest building by Herzog & de Meuron. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s most essential arts stories…

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Today in Entertainment: New Kendrick Lamar song; Harry Potter ride gets an upgrade March 24, 2017, 12:05 p.m. With the arrival of spring, blockbuster movie season has gotten an early start with “Beauty and the Beast” and other films, music fans are making plans for recently announced summer festivals,…

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When the Palm Springs Art Museum was arranging “Women of Abstract Expressionism,” all the typical special exhibition concerns arose: How to tell the story of 12 largely unrecognized female artists? How best to configure and install the works? Myriad logistical issues came with the shipping of 50…

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L.A. without the NEA: How one little-known program saves museums millions

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SUNDAY

Where’d everybody go? The strange disappearance of settlers in Colonial-era Virginia is revisited in “Roanoke: A Mystery Carved in Stone” and the follow-up special “Return to Roanoke: Search for the Seven.” 8 and 9 p.m. History Channel

Gothic girls: The fact-based 2016 drama “To Walk Invisible:…

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TV This Week, March 26-April 1: ‘Bones,’ Harlots’ and more

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In these desperate political days when facts are being flicked away like flies, a minor incident in Anton Chekhov’s “The Three Sisters” keeps replaying itself in my mind.

Ivan Chebutykin, an army doctor and an old friend of the Prozorov family, carelessly drops an expensive clock that Irina, the…

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Embattled and emboldened: Arts and culture in the age of Trump

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The View, The TalkThe View, The Talk…the shade.
The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg got fired up this week after The Talk’s Sara Gilbert mispronounced a few names of co-hosts of two rival daytime talk…

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The Wooster Group, venerable purveyor of postmodern performance collages, has come upon a gender-politics gold mine in the company’s latest adventure in cockeyed cultural excavation.

“The Town Hall Affair,” which opened Wednesday at REDCAT, re-creates a raucous night in the annals of second-wave…

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When feminist debate turns into an ideological free-for-all: It’s the Wooster Group’s ‘Town Hall Affair’

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As German bombers savagely attacked Warsaw in late September 1939, a surreal scene began unfolding in the streets. The city’s renowned zoo was hit hard, and panicked animals were racing through the city’s Old Town. Many were shot, but the slaughter had just begun.

When a Nazi entourage visited…

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The Sunday Conversation: ‘Zookeeper’s Wife’ author Diane Ackerman sees parallels between World War II and today

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There were two lines, many people deep. Following the world premiere of the documentary “Muppet Guys Talking — Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched,” an intimate look at working with Jim Henson on “Sesame Street” and “The Muppet Show,” nearly every person who stepped up to a microphone…

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Frank Oz and the gang of ‘Muppet Guys Talking’ still pulling on their silly strings

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With just 48 hours to conceptualize, shoot and edit a short film, Nancy Paton found herself stuck.

Hours into filming, London rain made it impossible to shoot a terrace scene without soaking the camera. Then the camera rig she’d planned to shoot the entire film on stopped working. With the clock…

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On his way to winning a best picture Oscar for “Moonlight,” a film made for a minuscule $1.5 million, writer-director Barry Jenkins took time between awards-season red carpet appearances for a six-city European promotion tour. It was time well spent.

“Moonlight,” about a poor black boy living in…

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Disproving the ‘black films don’t travel’ Hollywood myth

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In Hollywood, just four words are needed to end the prospects of a film with a predominantly African American cast: Black films don’t travel. Such a mantra has dead-ended countless scripts and limited diversity on and behind screens.

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Carrie Fisher, Star Wars, The Force AwakensPrincess Leia lives.
After Carrie Fisher’s passing in December 2016, many moviegoers wondered whether it would affect Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which she had completed filming prior…

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Say hello to Calvin. Or maybe not.

Calvin is the resident alien on space station Plymouth Rock and really, he would as soon suck the life out of you as look at you.

Calvin comes from Mars, if you must know, but in truth his talents for havoc and devastation were wasted on the cold, dead Red Planet…

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SERIES

Tangled: The Series Rapunzel and Cassandra go to a wizard’s cottage to learn what has happened to Rapunzel’s hair in the premiere of this animated series. 7:30 p.m. Disney

Grimm The dark prophecy appears to be nearing fulfillment when a sinister force arrives in Portland with its eyes…

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Friday’s TV highlights: ‘Crossroads’ on CMT

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Amy Schumer: The Leather SpecialCelebs aren’t afraid to speak their minds…especially when it comes to shutting down haters.
Over the years we’ve seen more and more celebs stand up for themselves on social…

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