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Arthur Miller and poet Wanda Coleman in 2001 attend the National Book Awards in New York City. (credit: Scott Gries/Getty Images Entertainment)

LA’s Unofficial Poet Laureate Dies At 67

A Watts native considered LA’s unofficial poet laureate has died.

11/23/2013

(credit: CBS)

James Franco Wears Two Hats At LA Film Fest

Oscar-nominated actor and now movie director James Franco was at the Los Angeles Film Festival in Downtown L.A. to talk about his latest movie “The Broken Tower”.

06/24/2011

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Musician, Poet Gil Scott-Heron Dies At 62

Musician Gil Scott-Heron, who helped lay the groundwork for rap by fusing minimalistic percussion, political expression and spoken-word poetry on songs such as “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,” died Friday at age 62.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2011

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