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"Retake with John Horn", a new podcast from LAist Studios, asks the question: do the stories that Hollywood tells about itself really reflect what's going on? Each week, host John Horn offers a critical, informed perspective not only on what's happening in entertainment but also highlighting innovative artists and their creative content.

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LAist + KCET present ARTBOUND: East West Players: A Home on Stage

Listen to a panel discussion led by Antonia Cereijido (she/her), host of the Imperfect Paradise podcast from LAist Studios about chronicling the 58-year history of the longest running theatre of color in the U.S. Full Event Info: Here Guests: Zandi De Jesus (she/her), actress Yu Gu (she/her), director Tamlyn Tomita (she/her), actress (Recorded live on Dec. 12, 2023) Watch full episodes at Pbssocal.org/Artbound or the free PBS app.

LAist + KCET present ARTBOUND: Angel City Press: L.A. through the Pages

Listen to a panel discussion led by Antonia Cereijido (she/her), host of the Imperfect Paradise podcast from LAist Studios about how Angel City Press has been shaping and influencing public understanding of LA for decades. Full Event Info: Here Guests: Richie Kulchar (he/him), Director of ARTBOUND, Angel City Press Terri Accomazzo, Editorial Director, Angel City Press Paddy Calistro & Scott McAuley, Publishers, Angel City Press (Recorded live on Nov. 14, 2023) Watch full episodes at Pbssocal.org/Artbound or the free PBS app.

LAist + KCET present ARTBOUND: Artists-In-Residence

Listen to a panel discussion led by Antonia Cereijido (she/her), host of the Imperfect Paradise podcast from LAist Studios about how Artists-In-Residence programs provide artists opportunities to create uninterrupted work. Full Event Info: Here Guests: Christine Lee (she/her), artist Jia Yi Gu (she/her), Director and Curator at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture Kimberly Glann (she/her), Sr. Manager, LA County Department of Arts and Culture Carol Zou (she/her), artist (Recorded live on Nov. 7, 2023) Watch full episodes at Pbssocal.org/Artbound or the free PBS app.

LAist + KCET present ARTBOUND: L.A. Rebellion: A Cinematic Movement

Listen to a panel discussion led by Antonia Cereijido (she/her), host of the Imperfect Paradise podcast from LAist Studios about how, following the Watts Uprising, UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television enacted affirmative action policies to increase the enrollment of students of color in the film program—a group that had historically been underrepresented in the student population. Full Event Info: Here Guests: Ben Caldwell (he/him), educator and filmmaker Moctesuma Esparza (he/him), entertainment executive Luis Garza (he/him), photojournalist and curator Alile Sharon Larkin (she/her), artist and educator Storme Sweet (she/her), executive director, Aliah Sweet Fragile Hearts Foundation (Recorded live on Oct. 24, 2023) Watch full episodes at Pbssocal.org/Artbound or the free PBS app.

LAist + KCET present ARTBOUND: "América Tropical: The Martyr Mural of Siqueiros"

Listen to a panel discussion led by Antonia Cereijido (she/her), host of the Imperfect Paradise podcast from LAist Studios about artist David Alfaro Siqueiros' popular Olvera Street mural "América Tropical". Full Event Info: Here Guests: José Figueroa (he/him), filmmaker, co-founder - Dignicraft Oscar Magallanes (he/him), artist, co-founder - 3B Collective Rebecca Zamora (she/her), independent scholar, arts professional (Recorded live on Oct. 3, 2023) Watch full episodes at Pbssocal.org/Artbound or the free PBS app.

LAist + KCET present ARTBOUND: "América Tropical: The Martyr Mural of Siqueiros"

LAist + KCET present ARTBOUND: Chinatown Punk Wars

Listen to Antonia Cereijido (she/her), host of the Imperfect Paradise podcast from LAist Studios, as she leads a discussion with all-girl, LA-based punk band The Linda Lindas and musician/author/punk rock trailblazer Alice Bag (she/her) and Jessica Schwartz (she/her), associate professor, music industry; musicology at the The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. This inaugural event of the LAist + KCET ARTBOUND Screening Series, in partnership with Grand Performances, featured the premiere screening of the new documentary Chinatown Punk Wars, which digs into how two Chinatown restaurants became the implausible heart of LA's burgeoning punk scene in the 1970s. (Recorded live on Sept. 22, 2023) Full Event Info: Here Guests: The Linda Lindas Alice Bag (she/her) Jessica Schwartz (she/her) Watch full episodes at Pbssocal.org/Artbound or the free PBS app.

LAist Studios Presents: Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes: Part 4

In the year since the L.A. City Council tape scandal, a lot has changed. Efforts are underway to reform the redistricting process. Nury Martinez and Gil Cedillo are gone from the council. Only Kevin De León remains. Progressive shifts in the council are influencing its policies, and new elected members are working to forge a new way forward in L.A. This is the last episode of Nury & The Secret Tapes. Support LAist Today: https://LAist.com/donate Go to Hellofresh.com/50imperfect and use code 50imperfect for 50% off plus 15% off the next 2 months! Grow your business–no matter what stage you're in. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at SHOPIFY.COM/paradise Support for this podcast is made possible by Gordon and Dona Crawford, who believe that quality journalism makes Los Angeles a better place to live. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.

LAist Studios Presents: Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes: Part 4

LAist Studios Presents: Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes: Part 3

Host Antonia Cereijido presses former L.A. City Council President Nury Martinez to account for the racist, hurtful comments she made on the secret recording that rocked Los Angeles and led to her resignation. CONTENT WARNING: Sensitive subject matter. Support LAist Today: https://LAist.com/donate Go to Hellofresh.com/50imperfect and use code 50imperfect for 50% off plus 15% off the next 2 months! Grow your business–no matter what stage you're in. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at SHOPIFY.COM/paradise Support for this podcast is made possible by Gordon and Dona Crawford, who believe that quality journalism makes Los Angeles a better place to live. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.

LAist Studios Presents: Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes: Part 3

LAist Studios presents: Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes: Part 2

Before the L.A. City Council tape scandal, Nury Martinez, the former council president, was known as a champion of working class immigrants. After, she became the poster child of anti-Blackness and colorism in the Latino community. Host Antonia Cereijido examines how Nury's upbringing influenced her politics and the divisions that emerged within the council under Nury's leadership, leading up to the secretly-recorded conversation. Listen to Imperfect Paradise. Support LAist Today: https://LAist.com/donate

LAist Studios presents: Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes: Part 2

LAist Studios presents Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes: Part 1

We take you behind the scenes of the L.A. City Council tape scandal, a year later. The secret recordings of the conversation among four of the city's most powerful Latino leaders making racist, derogatory insults – exposed thorny, unresolved issues of race and politics. Host Antonia Cereijido explores those issues and speaks with the people who were most affected by the tapes, including former councilman Mike Bonin. And for the first time since resigning, former L.A. City Council President Nury Martinez breaks her silence. Support LAist Today: https://LAist.com/donate Go to Hellofresh.com/50imperfect and use code 50imperfect for 50% off plus 15% off the next 2 months! This podcast is supported by Gordon and Dona Crawford, who believe quality journalism makes Los Angeles a better place to live. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.*

LAist Studios presents Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes: Part 1