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.

Actor Frank Vincent, Who Portrayed Mobsters In 'Goodfellas' And 'The Sopranos,' Dies

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Work Of 20th-Century Artist Martin Ramirez Kicks Off Opening Of ICA

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Virtual Reality Project Captures Experience Of Immigrants And Refugees

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Marie Lu says it's fitting — given her tendency to write dark, dystopian novels — that she was born in the year 1984. Primo Gallanosa/Penguin Random House hide caption

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'Young People Who Do Extraordinary Things' Are The Norm In Marie Lu's YA World

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Md. Teens' 'Step' Journey Unfolds Amid Aftermath Of Freddie Gray's Death

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Art Exhibit Features Chagall's Works For Ballet And Opera

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George Romero, Creator Of 'Night Of The Living Dead,' Dies At 77

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From left to right: Emin Agalarov, Donald Trump and Aras Agalarov (Emin's father) on the red carpet at the Miss Universe Pageant Competition 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Victor Boyko/Getty Images hide caption

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Meet Emin Agalarov, Trump-Connected Russian Pop Star

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A Director's Struggle With Anorexia In 'To The Bone'

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Bookstore Owner Sues California Over Law Regulating Autographed Items

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'When Time Was New': 'Wonder Woman' Brings Sunlight To The DC Universe

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Michael Parks arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere Of Tusk on Sept. 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Michael Parks, TV And Movie Character Actor, Dies At 77

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The Barmecide Feast, by Simon Birch and KplusK associates (which was co-founded by Paul Kember), recreates the bedroom from the final scene of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. Courtesy of the 14th Factory hide caption

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LA's 14th Factory Offers A Warehouse Full Of Art And 'Otherworldly' Experiences

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Gas Station Cashier Remembers 1992 Los Angeles Riots

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