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.

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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Bill Cosby Deposition Offers New Clues About Possible Sexual Abuse

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Actress Meryem Uzerli takes a break with colleagues on the set of Magnificent Century in Istanbul. The craze for Turkish TV dramas has spread to the Middle East and to Latin America, where telenovelas rule. Ed Kashi/VII/Corbis hide caption

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Turkish TV Travels Far As Craze For Dramas Goes Global

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Cosby Admits Giving Woman Quaaludes, Court Documents Show

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Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Dancer At American Ballet Theatre

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James Horner, Oscar-Winning Film Composer, Presumed Dead

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Jean Ritchie, Singer Known As 'The Mother Of Folk,' Dies At 92

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LA County Museum Of Art Presents Last Sculpture By Chris Burden

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Charlize Theron as Furiosa, alongside Tom Hardy's Max Rockatansky in the new Mad Max: Fury Road. Jasin Boland/Warner Bros. hide caption

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The Women Pull No Punches In Fiery, Feminist 'Mad Max'

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