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Dustin Lance Black wants 'When We Rise' to unify a divided America and inspire activism

The mini-series tells the origin of the LGBT rights movement as it emerged from San Francisco in the early 1970's where it intersected with the civil rights, women's, and peace movements.

Dustin Lance Black wants 'When We Rise' to unify a divided America and inspire activism

What's the leading cause of wildfires in the US? Humans

More than 8 in 10 wildfires are started by people. Researchers say humans are not only causing the vast majority of wildfires, they're extending the normal fire season around the U.S. by three months.

Teaching LA high schoolers about August Wilson

Students at three high schools are spending the semester studying the playwright's work, including Fences. The program is run by Center Theatre Group.

Tim Cogshell's DIY Film Fest: Revisiting Orwell's 1984

It's pointless to draw too many analogies between the themes of "1984" and the zeitgeist of any given day - including today but George Orwell's novel - in all its incarnations - has always seemed relevant to me.

On the Lot special Oscars edition: #EnvelopeGate, #OscarsNotSoWhite, remembering Bill Paxton

This week for On the Lot, our special look at the business of entertainment, we get a first-hand account at last night's Academy Awards ceremony. Rebecca Keegan of Vanity Fair was at the Oscars and the Vanity Fair after-party.

On the Lot special Oscars edition: #EnvelopeGate, #OscarsNotSoWhite, remembering Bill Paxton

California GOP hopeful they can bring 'balance' to California politics

Despite long odds, some in the party see a glimmer of hope headed into the 2018 midterm election and beyond.

California GOP hopeful they can bring 'balance' to California politics

Live action short Oscar winner: 'most amazing and most surreal experience'

In spite of everything that went on at the 89th annual Academy Awards, we got to talk to one of the winners for Take Two's favorite category: the live action shorts.

Live action short Oscar winner: 'most amazing and most surreal experience'

Human Voter Guide: March 7 last-minute voting help and where to vote early

It's crunch time. Los Angeles County voters head to the polls next week. Here's everything you need to know to get ready for local elections.

Human Voter Guide: March 7 last-minute voting help and where to vote early

What Moonlight's win means for Hollywood's push for diversity

The selection of Moonlight as Best Picture is cause for celebration for many who have been pushing for a greater level of diversity in Hollywood.

The best and worst of Oscar 2017 mishaps, upsets and triumphs

In the final stretch of the Oscar campaign race, "Moonlight" and "La La Land" were neck and neck, and it seems they were destined to remain so even after the best picture award was handed out mistakenly, and now infamously, to "La La Land" instead of the true winner "Moonlight."

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