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  • Larry Wilmore summons Ben Affleck's slave-owning ancestor

    Larry Wilmore summons Ben Affleck's slave-owning ancestor
    Ben Affleck appeared on an episode of the PBS series "Finding Your Roots" last year, but one tidbit you didn't see in the series hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. was that Affleck's ancestors owned slaves. According to emails from Gates to Sony...
  • Dinosaur Train Live At The Bushnell

    Dinosaur Train Live At The Bushnell
    Dinosaur Train Live! Buddy's Big Adventure, based on the PBS Kids television show created by Craig Bartlett and produced by the Jim Henson Company, pulls into the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford Saturday, April 18, for two...
  • Jonathan Crombie, star of 'Anne of Green Gables,' dies at 48

    Jonathan Crombie, star of 'Anne of Green Gables,' dies at 48
    Jonathan Crombie, the Canadian actor best known for his role as Gilbert Blythe in the "Anne of Green Gables" television miniseries, has died.  His sister, Carrie Crombie, told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on Saturday that he died Wednesday in...
  • How my media diet is killing me

    How my media diet is killing me
    The first step in addressing a problem is recognizing there is a problem, and because I recognized I had a problem I went to see Sue Becker. I drove out to her home in Downers Grove and she met me at the front door. She was polite and formal and...
  • The Grand Canyon, just as the Kolb brothers pictured it

    The Grand Canyon, just as the Kolb brothers pictured it
    They were just a couple of greenhorns from Pittsburgh, but the Kolb brothers knew the greatest photo op in the West when they saw it. It was 1902. The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway had just begun service to the Grand Canyon. The Kolbs gaped at the...
  • Musurlian's documentaries to air on PBS

    Two of the latest documentaries by longtime city of Burbank employee and Glendale resident Peter Musurlian will air back-to-back on PBS in Los Angeles this week. Musurlian, an Emmy- and Golden Mike award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker, is...
  • Home entertainment: 'Alone at Night' ranks as a true vampire original

    Home entertainment: 'Alone at Night' ranks as a true vampire original
    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Kino Lorber, $24.95; Blu-ray, $34.95 A true original, writer-director Ana Lily Amirpour's bizarre and partly metaphorical vampire movie is set in a fictional Iranian town called Bad City, where criminals and...
  • 'Storied Streets' a family project, with Susan Sarandon guiding the way

    'Storied Streets' a family project, with Susan Sarandon guiding the way
    Just a few weeks after college graduation, Jack Henry Robbins accepted the invitation of a homeless man and rode a city bus with him from Santa Monica to skid row. It was the first stop on Robbins' nine-city cross-country tour as director of "Storied...
  • Bill Arhos dies at 80; founder of 'Austin City Limits' music show

    Bill Arhos dies at 80; founder of 'Austin City Limits' music show
    Bill Arhos, who founded "Austin City Limits" and helped propel the public television show into a forum for music's biggest influences, has died in Texas. He was 80. Arhos died Saturday in Austin after a long illness, according to a spokeswoman for the...
  • In 'Wolf Hall,' unknown Lydia Leonard stakes a regal claim on U.S. stage

    In 'Wolf Hall,' unknown Lydia Leonard stakes a regal claim on U.S. stage
    For the first hour of the Tudor stage epic "Wolf Hall," Anne Boleyn makes exactly one appearance. "Do you not know me?" she says, bitingly, to a key member of Henry VIII's court, then quickly disappears. It's a question audiences may soon be asking too....
  • TV This Week for April 19- 25: 'Boyhood' on Showtime

    TV This Week for April 19- 25: 'Boyhood' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 19 - 25, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY CNN goes to pot with the new special "Weed...