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Barbara Carrasco's mural comes 'full circle,' on view at the Natural History Museum of L.A. County

Barbara Carrasco’s 80-foot-wide mural, “L.A. History: A Mexican Perspective,” is coming out of storage — again. The 43-panel painting, a symbol of free speech, has spent far more time packed up, in the dark, than in the public eye. It was a target of censorship in the 1980s and has been displayed in its entirety only twice since Carrasco painted ...

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Timothee Chalamet, Daniel Kaluuya in Spotlight at Santa Barbara Virtuosos Awards

Six breakthrough actors talked about their films, careers and awards Saturday at the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival’s Virtuosos Awards, but the show’s real highlights were Daniel Kaluuya offering his imitation of Will Smith, and Timothee Chalamet re-creating a voicemail message he got from Matthew McConaughey. The festival saluted the two actors for their work in “Get Out” and “Call ...

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Entertainment Executive Barbara Dunn-Leonard Dies at 60

Longtime entertainment executive Barbara Dunn-Leonard died in her sleep from natural causes on Nov. 9. She was 60. Dunn-Leonard worked in senior management at Ralph Edwards Productions (REP) from 1983 until her retirement in 2009. She was best known for co-producing “The People’s Court” with Stu Billet Productions and for working in the early days of the radio and television ...

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BMI Promotes Barbara Cane, Key Creative Team Members

Performance rights organization BMI has promoted Barbara Cane, Vice President of Creative, Los Angeles to a newly-created role of VP, Worldwide Creative. She’ll also serve as adviser to EVP of Creative & Licensing, Mike Steinberg. In addition, Samantha Cox has been elevated to Vice President, Creative, New York, and Tracie Verlinde has been named Vice President, Creative, Los Angeles. Mason ...

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News: The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara welcomes first guests

Ritz-Carlton has announced the newest addition to its collection of luxurious global properties, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. Recently acquired by Carey Watermark Investors Incorporated and Carey Watermark Investors 2 Incorporated, the former Bacara Resort & Spa has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation which included all 358 guest rooms and suites as well as enhancements to the resort’s six culinary venues. ...

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