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This week, we have cats on glass, a dash of Asian-American culture, a bit of drunk history, some happenings at The Autry, a live performance of Animaniacs, a day-long tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. and a photo exhibition about a very dark time in LA history.

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The Temptations Revue featuring Theo Peoples will come to the Lancaster Performing Arts Center for a sold-out show on Jan. 19.

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Director Peter Jackson is upfront about what audiences should not expect from his unconventional World War I documentary, “They Shall Not Grow Old.” This is a film made by a non-historian for an audience of non-historians, he says. There are no dates, names or locations. Neither are there an…

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There are many ways an individual can choose to live their life. Hearing the stories of successful people can vary wildly about how they “made it” or even what success is.

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Oran Z Belgrave Sr.’s book, Jim Crow No Mo,’ offers an emotional perspective on the racial segregation of Jim Crow laws and the harsh realities of racism today.

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Former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Tim Meadows will headline an all-star comedy show at 8 p.m., Jan. 12, at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 West Lancaster Blvd.

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It’s said that January is one of the prime months that Hollywood chooses to dump its most embarrassing films and “The Upside” doesn’t exactly disprove that notion.

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We not only go to restaurants when making our rounds of the Antelope Valley dining scene in anticipation of good food, but we also go to have some fun. 

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix said 45 million subscriber accounts worldwide watched the Sandra Bullock thriller “Bird Box” during its first seven days on the service, the biggest first-week success of any movie made for the company’s nearly 12-year-old streaming service.

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What could have been some of the most inspiring films I watched this year were made by women who wore long skirts and high-button boots and couldn’t yet vote for president. You can find some of their work in “Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers,” a recently released DVD box set from Kino Lorber…

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PALMDALE — Celebrate the new year with a little bubbly and good cheer at Antelope Valley Art’s inaugural New Year’s Eve gala from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Dec. 31, at the Ramada by Wyndham in Palmdale.

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There are lot of movies in theaters right now trying to grab your attention, and dollars, from big superhero spectacles and musical extravaganzas to awards darlings and wannabes.  It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the options in the multiplex (and, frankly, at home) and when something like, …

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This week, we say goodbye to 2018 and welcome 2019. We also make a stop at the Getty Center to take in a photography exhibition.

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Fun food that needs a napkin or fingers for licking, party food, sports fan food, ice cold beer and fun eats from a strong brand — we Americans love all of the above and that makes a stop at Wing Stop a good idea. You can go in, call ahead or go online.

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This week we celebrate Christmas with sing-alongs, “The Nutcracker” and Charles Dickens. We also visit a museum for disgusting foods.

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The “Transformers” movie universe has lately been leaky and rusted out. It’s become shorthand for bad blockbuster movie-making — male-driven, mindless spectaculars with sophomoric humor. How can it be saved? Just hand the keys over to some talented women.

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The Rubicon Theatre of Ventura’s production of “South Pacific” continues through Dec. 23, at the company’s home in Ventura’s Downtown Cultural District, at 1006 E. Main Street (the corner of Main and Laurel).

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Both tender apologia and vigorous justification, Clint Eastwood’s “The Mule” is a deeply, fascinatingly personal meditation from the 88-year-old director who, like his aged drug mule protagonist, has spent a long time on the road.

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Grammy winner LeAnn Rimes will return to the Antelope Valley on Dec. 16, at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center, with her “You and Me and Christmas” tour.

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Ahh, Mexican food — it’s a favorite for so many people. Luckily for us in the Antelope Valley, we have quite a few choices: from small taco stands to big, beautiful restaurants, which is the case for Medrano’s Mexican Restaurant. 

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When you are hungry and don’t want to cook, Texas Cattle Company in Lancaster is the perfect place to go. With their extensive and fun menu, there is something for everyone. They have a Texas-themed menu with different categories like Pasadena potato patch, Lone Star steaks, Texas hold ’em b…

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The Antelope Valley Symphony Orchestra and Master Chorale will present its Christmas concert, “Holiday Harmonies,” at 8 p.m., Dec. 8, at Antelope Valley College’s Performing Arts Theatre.

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This week, we’re seeing art installations in Grand Park, catching “The Nutcracker” at various venues across the city, hitting pop-up craft fairs for our holiday shopping and seeing a 21st Century take on a classic 19th century opera.

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Cedar Street Theatre will bring Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” to the Lancaster Performing Arts Center’s main stage for three performances over two days only — 8 p.m., Nov. 30 and 2 and 7 p.m., Dec. 2. Tickets are $22.

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This week, we’re doing the holidays at Heritage Square, Union Station, Hollywood and DTLA. We also check out a new brew pub and make a stop at the Rose Bowl for tea.

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New Palmdale Junior Ballet Artistic Director Shannon Bunch will take on a holiday classic for her first show — “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” — at 2 and 7 p.m., Dec. 2, at the Palmdale Playhouse.

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Every Who down in Whoville gets a new Grinch this season. Why, you may ask? The idea defies reason. Does the classic need help from a hot Cumberbatch? Or is this strange union a bizarre mismatch?

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On a very cold day last week, my companion and I decided to go out for breakfast. We chose The Village Grille, a cozy little gem off Sierra Highway, in Lancaster. 

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This week, we’re seeing The Bob Baker Marionettes taking their show on the road, watching the Hollywood Christmas Parade, getting our yuks with The Three Stooges, catching Janet Klein at the 3 Clubs, visiting a Christmas-themed pop-up museum and skating away in DTLA.

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Something special is happening at Jesse Dean Designs. The shop is in constant motion like a well-oiled machine. Conversations and the whirring of machines echo through the place.  Occasionally, one of the crew cracks a joke and everyone laughs.

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The first Jersey Mike's Subs started in 1956, on the Jersey Shore, then went national and that is why we get the benefit of a particular regional style of good eats, right here in the Antelope Valley. There are now three locations to serve you, so you will be able to get your sub craving on …

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Director Jeffrey Wienckowski is returning to the Antelope Valley College to direct Sharon Holland’s stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale “Alice in Wonderland.”