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Sunday, June 5, 2022

Actor Pepe Serna wasn't interested in becoming a star. He just wanted to work by Mandalit Del Barco

Edward James Olmos calls Serna the "most extraordinary improvisational actor" he's seen.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 09:37AM
Saturday, May 21, 2022

Spoken word and sonic rituals: East LA exhibit features Latinx artists using sound by Mandalit Del Barco

The exhibition spans decades and includes spoken word performances, sound rituals and installations by Chicano and Puerto Rican artists.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 04:03AM
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Dave Chappelle attacker charged with assault with a deadly weapon by Mandalit Del Barco

23-year-old Isaiah Lee has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 03:54PM
Friday, April 22, 2022

Coachella's music fan fave Do LaB is back! by Mandalit Del Barco

Coachella is back after being shuttered by the pandemic. We take a look at the Do LaB stage, created by three brothers, as a renegade event.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 11:12AM
Friday, September 3, 2021

Faced With Deadline Drama, LA Opera Stages A Construction Sprint by Mandalit Del Barco

With sets shipped from Europe stuck on a boat that can't dock because of coronavirus disruption, LA Opera went to work building new sets, cramming months of work into ten days.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 09:42AM
Saturday, May 29, 2021

Jazz Singer Nnenna Freelon Works Through Grief With New Album And Podcast by Mandalit Del Barco

"Time Traveler," Nnenna Freelon's first new album in more than a decade, is a passionate expression of love enduring as she grieves the loss of her husband and other family members.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 10:48AM
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The Rise Of The LA Philharmonic To 'America's Most Important Orchestra' by Mandalit Del Barco

The Los Angeles Philharmonic, which begins to mark its centennial this fall, is credited with helping to bring high culture and great composers to L.A.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 03:24PM
Monday, October 8, 2018

The Rise Of The Los Angeles Philharmonic To 'America's Most Important Orchestra' by Mandalit Del Barco

The Los Angeles Philharmonic is starting to mark its centennial this fall. It's credited with helping to bring high culture and great composers to L.A.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 08:32PM
Thursday, August 3, 2017

Md. Teens' 'Step' Journey Unfolds Amid Aftermath Of Freddie Gray's Death by Mandalit Del Barco

The documentary Step tracks a group of dancers at a Baltimore high school. It traces the journey of individual step dancers and what they go through to make their way to the next step in the…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 06:04AM
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Hollywood, Broadway Icon Lauren Bacall Dies At 89 by Mandalit Del Barco

Award-winning actress Lauren Bacall was Humphrey Bogart's partner on and off the screen. She was nominated for an Academy Award, won two Tony Awards and received an honorary Oscar in 2009.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 04:57AM
Monday, October 24, 2011

Moreno, Leguizamo Talk Latin Life In 'Hollywouldn't' by Mandalit Del Barco

Rita Moreno — the only Latino performer to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony — is reprising some of her most memorable characters in a solo show at the Berkeley Repertory …

SOURCE: WNYC at 04:00AM