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.

Andy Williams, shown here performing, died Tuesday at the age of 84. Tony Russell/Redferns hide caption

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'Moon River' Singer Andy Williams Has Died

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Space Shuttle Endeavour Makes Final Landing

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Paul Bales, David Rimawi and David Latt of The Asylum call their films "mockbusters." Mike Digrazia hide caption

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The Straight-To-DVD World Of 'Mockbusters'

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EBay Bans Supernatural Goods And Services

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L.A.'s Ban On Marijuana Dispensaries Halted For Now

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Juanes' latest album is all acoustic, and was recorded in front of a live audience as part of MTV's Unplugged series. MTV hide caption

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Juanes: A Superstar Slows Down, Shifts Gears

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'Dark Knight Rises' Tops Weekend Box Office

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Workers dismantle an installation that was set up for the premiere of The Dark Knight Rises in Paris. It had been scheduled for Friday night but was canceled after a gunman killed 12 people at a Colorado opening of the same film. Jacques Brinon/AP hide caption

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'Dark Knight' Events Canceled, Theaters Add Guards

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Michael Connelly: L.A. Reporter To Mystery Novelist

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Jerry Seinfeld is premiering a Web-only series Thursday called Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The new show features fellow comedians like Larry David, Ricky Gervais and Michael Richards. John Shearer/Invision for David Lynch Foundation/AP Images hide caption

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Seinfeld Hits The Web, Still Talking About Nothing

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Country's First Female Star Kitty Wells Dies At 92

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DirectTV, Viacom Battle Over Distribution Fees

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Program On Ariz. Immigration Part News, Advocacy

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Microsoft's Surface Tablet To Compete With iPad

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