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L.A. Times - Entertainment

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Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk shows: 'Lynyrd Skynyrd: If I Leave Here Tomorrow' on Showtime

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SERIES Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet Dr. Jeff races to save a brave pit bull that was shot defending her owner during a robbery. Later Dr. Jeff and Hector help a couple of wolves at a wildlife sanctuary. 8 p.m. Animal Planet Planet Earth: South Pacifi... more info

Mavis Staples on her decades-long friendship with Aretha Franklin and their shared gospel roots

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Soul-gospel singer Mavis Staples, a peer and longtime family friend of Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, spoke to pop music writer Randy Lewis from her home in Chicago on Friday — a day after Franklin’s death at age 76. Staples, 79, touched on thei... more info

Aretha Franklin's death is a reminder to honor our legends while they're still with us

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In the hours after Aretha Franklin’s death Thursday, the weeklong appreciation of the Queen of Soul reached a feverish climax, with tributes pouring in from every corner of the globe — and even beyond. At the same time fans were singing Franklin... more info

Review: Ariana Grande exudes an ecstatic calm on new album 'Sweetener'

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You can imagine how Ariana Grande’s new album might’ve turned out. The pop singer’s first record since the terrorist bombing that killed 22 people last year as they left a concert of hers at England’s Manchester Arena, “Sweetener” would l... more info

Patti Smith on Aretha Franklin: 'She’ll never be gone because she left us such an amazing body of work'

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On Friday morning during an interview in advance of Pathway to Paris, an upcoming concert at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, the musician, writer and activist Patti Smith was asked for her thoughts on the passing of Aretha Franklin. Smith, who will join ar... more info

Watch Ariana Grande's classy tribute to Aretha Franklin

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Essential Arts & Culture: YOLA's new Inglewood home, art inspired by destruction, a design controversy

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It’s the time of year that begs for iced coffee and even icier margaritas — not to mention a cool dose of cultural happenings. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s essential art news: A HOME FOR YOLA... more info

How the 'Juliet, Naked' team created a lost great album with help from Ryan Adams, Robyn Hitchcock and more

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Most everyone has that certain song, one that takes you back in your mind and heart to an earlier time and place. But imagine if that song were an entire album. And it essentially locked you in a place in the past. For the filmmakers of “Juliet, Na... more info

Zane Lowe marches ahead to a new beat while bringing positive vibes to Apple Music's Beats 1

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It's 9 a.m. on a Wednesday, and Zane Lowe, in a glass-encased studio in Culver City, has the energy of a firework. He has two desks, which he uses like turntables. His mic hangs over his head like an MC at a rap battle. To his left are a pair of viny... more info

That time Aretha Franklin called the L.A. Times to explain what 'TCB' from 'Respect' means

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