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.
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How The L.A. Fitness Community Is Responding To Stephen Ross' Trump Fundraiser

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Ray and Charles sit in their living room in 1958. An intimate alcove was tucked into the larger, high-ceilinged room. Julius Shulman/J. Paul Getty Trust hide caption

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Charles And Ray Eames Made Life Better By Design; Their Home Was No Exception

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The award-winning British cartoon Peppa Pig airs in more than 180 countries. Peppa, who is voiced by 17-year-old Harley Bird, has just dropped her first album titled "My First Album." ABD Ltd/Ent. One UK Ltd 2003 hide caption

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Queue Up Your Preschool Playlist, 'Peppa Pig' Has Just Dropped 'My First Album'

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Rutger Hauer has died at 75 after a seven-decade acting career highlighted by his portrayal of a murderous android in the movie Blade Runner. He is seen here in 2013. Victoria Will/Invision/AP hide caption

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Restaurants Under Strain As Price Of Avocados Nearly Doubles

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In the PBS program Molly of Denali, Alaska Native Molly Mabray helps her mom run a trading post in an Alaskan village. WGBH Educational Foundation hide caption

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Now Starring In Children's Cartoons: Authentic Indigenous Characters

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Renowned African American Architect Philip Freelon Dies At 66

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From left: Gloria Amaya, José Amaya, Silvia Gómez, and Alicia Villanueva, the founder of Tamales Los Mayas. A graduate of La Cocina's program for food entrepreneurs, Villanueva now provides catering to scores of Bay Area companies each month, and her tamales are sold in Northern California Whole Foods stores. Eric Wolfinger hide caption

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The Food Business Incubator That Helps Immigrant Women Pursue The American Dream

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Mexico Calls Out Carolina Herrera For Appropriating Indigenous Groups' Patterns

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco stars Jonathan Majors (left) and Jimmie Fails as best friends trying to reclaim Fails' childhood home. Peter Prato/A24 hide caption

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'The Last Black Man In San Francisco' Is About Who Belongs In A Beloved City

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Sneaker Designer D'Wayne Edwards Gives Others A Foot In The Door

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The characters in The Big Bang Theory were "outliers" who formed a "surrogate family," says show co-creator Chuck Lorre. Above, Simon Helberg, left, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Jim Parsons and Kunal Nayyar. Monty Brinton/CBS ©2007 CBS Broadcasting Inc. hide caption

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After 12 Seasons, 'Big Bang' Writers Bid Farewell To Their 'Surrogate Family'

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Omara Portuondo may be on her "Last Kiss" Tour, but the Cuban music matriarch says she plans to keep performing for as long as possible. Johann Sauty/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cuban Diva Omara Portuondo Feels As Strong As Ever On 'Last Kiss' World Tour

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'Biggest Little Farm': Offers Ways To Improve Man's Relationship With Nature

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