Mandalit del Barco As an arts correspondent based at NPR West, Mandalit del Barco reports and produces stories about film, television, music, visual arts, dance and other topics.

Holiday Toys Offer Clues To New 'Star Wars' Movie

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Melissa Mathison, Screenwriter Who Wrote 'E.T.,' Dies

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Mariachi Band Brings Morrissey To Dia De Los Muertos

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Southern California Finally Sees Rain — In A Museum

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Famous horror film actor Vincent Price also co-wrote a best-selling cookbook in the 1960s with his then-wife, Mary. The original cover of the book, A Treasury Of Great Recipes, is seen at left. It's just been reissued. William Claxton/A Treasury of Great Recipes; Price Family Trust hide caption

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So Good You'll Scream? A Cookbook From Horror Icon Vincent Price

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Netflix's 'Beasts Of No Nation' Release Strategy Highlights Oscar Ambitions

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Stacks of bowls in the company's signature colors, like "sand" and "light grey whale." Mandalit del Barco/NPR hide caption

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Cooper Hewitt Honors Colorful California Ceramics Company

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The graffiti artist, Trek6, painted the Yoruba goddess of the ocean, Yemaya, to honor his Caribbean roots. She symbolizes growth, something that he thinks Hialeah needs. Mandalit del Barco/NPR hide caption

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Miami Area Muralists Rouse A New Reputation For An Industrial City

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Move Over, Dora: 'Nina's World' Brings Another Bilingual Girl To TV

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The Broad Museum, on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, opens Sunday. Admission is free. Iwan Baan/Courtesy of The Broad/Diller Scofidio + Renfro hide caption

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The Broad Museum Is A Contemporary Art Collector's Gift To Los Angeles

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Cabral plays Hector Tontz, a former gangbanger implicated in a drug-related murder, in ABC's American Crime. It wasn't long ago that Cabral himself was facing a possible 35-year sentence for violent assault. Van Redin/ABC hide caption

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How Former Gang Member Richard Cabral Went From Prison To Prime Time

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Fred Armisen and Bill Hader send up the classic documentary Grey Gardens in the first episode of their new TV series, Documentary Now! Tyler Golden/IFC hide caption

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'SNL' Alumni Mine Humor From Serious Cinema In 'Documentary Now!'

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The five young stars of Straight Outta Compton. Left to right: Aldis Hodge (MC Ren), Neil Brown, Jr. (DJ Yella), Jason Mitchell (Eazy-E), O'Shea Jackson, Jr. (Ice Cube), Corey Hawkins (Dr. Dre). Universal Studios hide caption

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Biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' Tells The Epic Story Of Hip-Hop And N.W.A

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Oculus Uses 'Henry' Premiere To Whet Appetites For Its Virtual Reality Headset

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Happy Birthday! Bugs Bunny Turns 75

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