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Sundance: From NYC to Romania, documentaries show people...01/31/15
"Escaping into a movie" is a phrase that can be thrown around a little too casually. But in the case of two new documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival, it's real.
Sundance 2015: Behind the scenes of selling the movie "Dope"
Sundance 2015: The filmmaker of "Dope" one of the buzziest movies at the festival talks about the wild ride of premiering the movie.
For these 2 dancers, dancing awkwardly is their message
Monica Barnes and Anna Bass move awkwardly and aggressively, expressing sexuality by licking their shoulders or flashing their stomachs to the audience.
'Dear White People' director Justin Simien on his Sundance experience...
From nausea, technical difficulties and winning a special jury award; Filmmaker Justin Simien retells his experience at Sundance 2014 with "Dear White People"
The true costs of community college
President Obama has proposed making tuition at community colleges free. But Youth Radio reporter Tylyn Hardamon found that paying for school is just one of many challenges facing today's students.
Staying a Backstreet Boys fan in 2015
The pop boom that made the Backstreet Boys superstars fizzled out, but they're still making music today. Here's what being a 2015 Backstreet Boys fan is all about.
Anti-domestic abuse ad to air during Super Bowl Sunday
The Super Bowl is one of the most powerful media to present a message to an audience, said Rama Yelkur, Dean of the College of Business and Management at Saginaw State University in Michigan.
Missing Mexican students declared dead, families skeptical
Mexico has announced 43 missing students were killed, and the government has halted the search for them. Daniel Hernandez of VICE explains more.
Disturbing new data on LA County’s unsolved homicides
The numbers, based on a decade's worth of homicides, have been revealed as part of the Getting Away with Murder project by the L.A. News Group.
VA chief Bob McDonald searches for vets during annual homeless count
Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald spent a couple hours last night on LA's Skid Row, counting homeless, and searching for homeless veterans.
With California drought lengthening, city of Los Angeles develops...
For the first time, L.A. is talking about making rainfall a small but reliable part of the city’s water sources — about 4 percent of annual supplies.
Boy Scouts settle Santa Barbara sex abuse case
A 20-year-old man who says he was molested by a Scout volunteer as a teen has settled with the Boy Scouts of America.
The argument for - and against - the Keystone XL Pipeline
The Senate passed a bill forcing the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. It has bipartisan support but remains politically divisive.
KPCC's Rebecca Plevin answers your measles questions
Last week, we asked our listeners to submit some of the questions they had about measles. We asked KPCC health reporter Rebecca Plevin for help.
'Boogaloo and Graham': 2 boys, 2 chickens, one Oscar nod
The Oscar-nominated live-action short film 'Boogaloo and Graham" is a poignant, funny tale of two young boys and their beloved pet chickens, set in 1978 Belfast.
CA bill would protect NFL cheerleaders under state wage law
For all the money surrounding the NFL, many cheerleaders don't even make minimum wage. A proposed bill would change that for pro sports cheerleaders in California.
Disney reveals first Hispanic princess, Princess Elena of Avalor
Princess Elena of Avalor will be introduced in the popular animated series, 'Sofia the First' and will later have her own spinoff series.
The story behind LA's mysterious yellow and black filming location signs
"Base Camp." "Bully." "Anonymous." "Heima." Nonsense written on yellow and black signs all over Los Angeles, each with a giant arrow. What do they mean?
State reiterates schools cannot require parents to volunteer
The state schools superintendent weighs in on controversy over charter school policies requiring parents to volunteer: it's not allowed.
Watch 'Walking Dead' & 'Black Sails' composer Bear McCreary rock out on...
McCreary talks about the current landscape of music on television, cutting his teeth on "Battlestar Galactica" and the enjoyable restrictions of working on Starz.
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