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‘Straight Outta Compton’ Not Playing In Home City Due To Lack Of Theater

While the film “Straight Outta Compton” brought in over $50 million, earning the top spot over the weekend, it is not playing in the city of Compton itself, as the city has no theater.

08/17/2015

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Hundreds Gather For 24-Hour Paint-A-Thon As Part Of LA’s Largest-Ever Civic Art Exhibit

Thousands of beach balls will soon invade MacArthur Park in downtown Los Angeles, and it’s part of a good cause.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2015

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Pershing Square Downtown Stage Offers 6 Weeks Of Free Outdoor Concerts, Movies, Events

The summer evening concert doors open at 7 p.m. — the music starts at 8 p.m.

07/11/2015

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DOJ Files Suit Against Michaels, Claims Retailer Failed To Report Glass Vase Safety Hazards

Federal investigators say Michael’s stores failed to report serious safety hazards from poorly-made and breakable glass vases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2015

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Pasadena Residents Divided Over Prospect Of Annual Music Festival At Rose Bowl

Residents of Pasadena are divided over the prospect of the Rose Bowl hosting an annual music festival.

04/07/2015

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Best Art Galleries In Los Angeles

From grand collections of the ancient world’s splendor to surreal kitsch found in workshop studios, Los Angeles is a swirling palette of bold visions. Here’s a quick list of some of the art lover’s favorites.

CBS Los Angeles–03/24/2015

New York City Ballet's Maria Kowroski and Amar Ramasar perform Balanchine's Agon at The Festival of the Desert gala reception at Sunnylands Center & Gardens in Rancho Mirage, California, March 18, 2015.  (credit: Ethan Pisz)

With Weeks To Coachella, Inaugural Festival Of The Desert Brings Classical Arts To Southern California

With days until tents go up in Indio and wristbands fling into the dusty air of the Coachella Valley for the region’s annual music festival, Barrett Wissman was betting on Southern Californians with a taste for the classical arts Wednesday night.

CBS Los Angeles–03/21/2015

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Empty Alley In NoHo Arts District Transformed Into Public Gathering Place

An alley behind one of the busiest streets in the San Fernando Valley is being transformed into a new public space under a citywide initiative.

02/23/2015

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Celebrities Under Fire Over Controversial Tweets About ‘American Sniper’ Film

A pair of celebrity personalities are under fire after making controversial remarks over the film “American Sniper” over Twitter.

01/19/2015

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Five Little Known Facts About “A Christmas Carol”

Carlo DeVito, author of “Inventing Scrooge” from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares five little known facts about Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol.”

12/08/2014

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Best Free Admission Museums In Los Angeles

Who says great art has to come at a high price? Here’s your guide to the best free admission museums.

11/08/2014

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Designer Erin Gates On Styling Your Bookshelf

Get tips for organizing your bookshelf from Erin Gates, author of Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life from sister company Simon & Schuster.

11/05/2014

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KNX On Your Corner: Funding The Arts

Funding for the arts at Fairfax High School is flourishing, thanks to a community project started 16 years ago.

04/25/2014

A vintage typewriter and a report card from circa 1900 are among the artifacts on display at the LAUSD museum. (Photo courtesy Los Angeles Unified School District)

LAUSD Museum To Open Its Doors To The Public For First Time

A vintage typewriter and several rare Roman coins will be among the mementos from the LAUSD’s art and artifacts collection that will be on public display Tuesday for the first time ever.

03/11/2014

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11-Year-Old Dance Prodigy From Walnut Has Big Dreams After Lady Gaga Video Goes Viral

Sean Lew has become an internet sensation thanks to a YouTube video that shows him performing a routine to Lady Gaga’s Applause.

10/24/2013

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