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  • Time travel with T. Oliver Reid's 'Drop Me Off in Harlem'

    Get ready to tour 1930s Harlem speakeasies without leaving present-day Naperville.
  • 'Dovekeepers,' 'Outlander,' 'Younger': Women rule

    'Dovekeepers,' 'Outlander,' 'Younger': Women rule
    Television turns to books in a big way this week. PBS rolls out “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. The six-hour documentary, made by Barak Goodman, has Ken Burns as...

    On her centennial, what Billie Holiday means to Baltimore

    On her centennial, what Billie Holiday means to Baltimore
    In her youth, she played hooky on the streets of Fells Point. As a woman, she performed at clubs on Pennsylvania Avenue. Now, a century after Billie Holiday's birth on April 7, 1915, admirers are invoking her spirit, making sure that one of history's...

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 29 - April 4, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Mysteries of Laura Kathie Lee...

    PBS' 'Cancer' documentary cuts to the heart of the matter

     PBS' 'Cancer' documentary cuts to the heart of the matter
    Barak Goodman's three-part documentary, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies," is prefaced with the sort of "not suitable for all viewers" warning far more typical of a hard-R cable series than a PBS documentary that's not about the Holocaust. And...