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.

Inspirational Movies Win Big At Oscars

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Gardeners, Housekeepers Feeling Economic Pinch

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L.A. Officials Destroy Notorious Gang Headquarters

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Plant, Krauss Win Big At Grammy Awards

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'No Cussing' Founder: Mind Your Dang Language

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Federal Charges Target Mongols Motorcycle Gang

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Los Angeles Asks Residents To Recycle Food Scraps

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A Surge To Restore Power In Texas

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Hurricane Ike Victims Line Up For Ice, Water, Food

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Houston Residents Wait Hours For Supplies

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FEMA Criticized For Slow Response In Houston

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Assessing Hurricane Ike Damage In Texas

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To Flee Or Not To Flee? Texans Decide As Ike Looms

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Texas Residents Prepare For Hurricane Ike

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