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FilmWeek: ‘The Conjuring 2,’ ‘Warcraft,’ ‘Now You See Me 2’ and more

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| Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Claudia Puig review this weekend's new movie releases including "The Conjuring 2," "Warcraft," "Diary of a Chambermaid" and more. TGI-FilmWeek!

Song of the week: "2 Young" by T.O.L.D.

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The Los Angeles artist T.O.L.D. — it stands for The Order of Life and Death — performs live on Saturday, June 18 at Union Station.

Grand Performances celebrate Latino and Chicano culture

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A program series called Evolución L.A.tino is a part of Grand Performances' free summer events this year to highlight Latino and Chicano culture through the arts.

Artist Rafa Esparza moves a load of earth for 'Made in LA' exhibition

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The installation artist moved 1,400 handmade adobe bricks from the banks of the L.A. River in Northeast Los Angeles to the Hammer Museum for his contribution to the biennial show.

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8 fantastic things to do this weekend in LA

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Call your friends (maybe) and see Carly Rae Jepsen at L.A. Pride, bike naked, eat a ton of tacos or soak up some art.

Did Led Zeppelin rip off 'Stairway to Heaven'?

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Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” is consider by some to be the greatest song of the classic rock era. Was its signature intro stolen from another band?

Here's why you're seeing giant glowing rabbits in downtown LA

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Like almost all esoteric Los Angeles phenomena, the answer is simple: art. Catch it now before they go away on June 11.

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Danish pop star MØ on her bedroom beginnings

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Karen Marie Ørsted has wanted to be a pop star since she was seven — which is perfect since her single "Lean On" is the most listened to song on Spotify.

Yang's 'The Song Poet' honors father's struggle, gifts

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Kao Kalia Yang's father was a Hmong refugee who escaped after the Vietnam War. Through the tradition of song poetry, he found beauty in the world.