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Los Angeles Times

Cheyenne, WY, United States

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What to watch on TV: Broadway, BTS, cannabis, social media

TV highlights for Oct. 3-9 include the Tony Awards, BTS and J.Lo at "Global Citizen Live," a cannabis exposé on PBS and NBC's new adventure series "La Brea" → Read More

Classic movies in SoCal: ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ ‘The Outsiders,’ Beyond Fest and more

'The Wizard of Oz,' 'Casablanca' and other classic movies and film festivals streaming online or playing at a theater near you. → Read More

Things to do in L.A.: Hollywood Bowl, Audubon Center concert

Los Angeles Master Chorale at Disney Hall, Micaela Taylor at Musco, James Bond vehicles at the Petersen, 'Clue' in La Mirada. → Read More

What’s on TV This Week: Muhammad Ali, Kenny Rogers, Ariana Grande, the Emmys and more

TV highlights for Sept. 19-25 include the Emmys, a salute to Kenny Rogers and Ken Burns' four-part documentary about boxing legend Muhammad Ali. → Read More

Things to do, movies in L.A.: Jesus Christ, 'Harry Potter'

“Citizen Kane,” “Blue Velvet” and other classic movies and film festivals streaming online or playing at a theater near you. → Read More

Things to do in L.A., O.C.: Dance, music, opera, magic

David Kwong makes magic with 'The Enigmatist,' National Dance Day hits Costa Mesa, Rodrigo y Gabriela headline the Ford. Start your weekend here. → Read More

What to watch on TV: Clint Eastwood, Justin Bieber, VMAs

TV highlights for Sept. 12-18 include Justin Bieber at the VMAs, Clint Eastwood's "Cry Macho" and Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain in HBO's “Scenes From a Marriage." → Read More

The best L.A. and O.C. museum exhibitions to see in September

The new Academy Museum, LaToya Ruby Frazier at CAAM, rare Picasso prints in Pasadena, modern design in Palm Springs, Pipilotti Rist at MOCA and more. → Read More

Things to do, movies in L.A.: 'Jaws,' Marvel, 'Black Panther'

“Scarface,” “Jaws,” “Black Panther” and other movies streaming online or playing at a theater near you. → Read More

Make a day out of L.A.'s new Academy Museum with these 8 walkable sights

Yes, the Grove and the Original Farmers Market are not far away. But there are other places to see, to walk, to eat. → Read More

Things to do in L.A.: 'Black Panther' at the Hollywood Bowl

'Black Panther in Concert,' the Troubies' 'Lizastrata,' Alonzo King LINES Ballet, a miniature L.A. County Fair and other things to do. → Read More

What to watch on TV: NFL football, Sept. 11, Meghan Markle

TV highlights for Sept. 5-11 include the NFL season opener, a new TV movie about Harry and Meghan, remembrances of Sept. 11 and the limited series “Impeachment: American Crime Story” → Read More

Things to do in L.A. for Labor Day: 'Star Wars,' 'Cinderella'

'Birds in the Moon' in a Santa Monica shipping container, drag artist Kay Sedia in Silver Lake, reopened studio tours. The holiday weekend starts here. → Read More

Classic movies in L.A., O.C.: Cruise, Clint, Judy Garland and more

"A Star Is Born" with Judy Garland, a Cruise/Spielberg double bill, a salute to Clint Eastwood and other movies streaming online or playing at a theater near you. → Read More

What to watch on TV: Billie Eilish, country music, Sept. 11

TV highlights for Aug. 29-Sept. 4 include the annual 'CMA Summer Jam,' a Billie Eilish concert doc and remembrances of the Sept. 11 attacks. → Read More

Classic movies in L.A., O.C.: Pacino vs. De Niro and a Chaplin triple-feature

"Heat," "Mad Max: Fury Road" and other movies streaming online or playing at a theater near you. → Read More

Broadway and West End musicals coming to a SoCal theater near you

"The Band's Visit," “Everybody's Talking About Jamie,” "My Fair Lady" and, yes, "Hamilton." Where and when to catch the biggest touring shows this fall. → Read More

Things to do in L.A., Orange County: Beatles, LGBTQ mariachis

Pasadena Pops, Ron Athey, Pacific Opera Project, Chicano Moratorium Festival, Hollywood Fringe and more. The weekend's best bets are here. → Read More

Coming to L.A. museums: 'Star Trek,' Noah's Ark, Jane Goodall

Academy Museum, Chicano Moratorium, Japanese American graphic memoir. Compelling exhibitions are queued up for the season ahead. → Read More

What to watch on TV: Surfing, 'American Horror Story'

TV highlights for Aug. 22-28 include the return of "American Horror Story," ABC's new surfing competition and the Lifetime TV movie "Killer Cheer Mom" → Read More