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.

Logo Channel Dedicates Annual Awards Show To Orlando Victims

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Regina King directs an episode of the TNT drama Animal Kingdom. Doug Hyun/TNT hide caption

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Regina King Reigns In Hollywood

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The U.S. Influence On Cuba's Rapid Cultural Change

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Movie Director Shane Black Calls On His Paperbacks For Inspiration

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Actor Vin Diesel drives a vintage American car next to actress Michelle Rodriguez while shooting the latest installment of the Fast and Furious movie franchise in Havana, Cuba on April 28. Fast and Furious 8 is the second U.S. movie, and the first big-budget Hollywood film, to be shot in Havana since relations began improving between the two countries. Fernando Medina/AP hide caption

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Hollywood Rediscovers Cuba: Is It Too Soon To Call It Havanawood?

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American Stars Jam With Cuba's Best Musicians In Havana

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Feats Of Technical Magic Bring Disney's New 'Jungle Book' To Life

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The renowned Bangkok Market, located in Los Angeles, is a longtime supermarket for retail and wholesale Thai produce, spices, chili pastes and household products. Doriane Raiman for NPR hide caption

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The Family-Run Thai Market That Feeds LA's Eclectic Food Scene

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'Batman V Superman' Female Producer Working To Get More Women Behind Camera

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In a historic collaboration, the Getty and LACMA are exhibiting their massive joint acquisition of Mapplethorpe's archives. Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation/courtesy of HBO hide caption

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Robert Mapplethorpe's Provocative Art Finds A New Home In LA

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Academy Awards: 'Spotlight,' DiCaprio And Larson Win Coveted Oscars

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Sketch To Impress: How An Oscar-Winning Designer Costumes The Stars

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Animated Show 'Bordertown' Explores Both Sides Of Immigration Debate

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Spike Lee's new documentary charts the King of Pop's journey from child stardom to early fame as a solo act. Courtesy of SHOWTIME hide caption

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Spike Lee On Michael Jackson's Evolution From Child Star To 'Off The Wall'

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2 Decades After O.J.'s Trial, FX Debuts 'The People V. O.J. Simpson'

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