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Dua Lipa has been amply rewarded for a job well done. Last year, the British pop singer’s self-titled debut — a smart, cheeky collection of tunes about the promises and frustrations of modern romance — became a smash on streaming services like Spotify and YouTube. (read more)


“I’m quite a shy person,” Sharon Horgan admits. The writer, producer and actress is slumped in a chair in the Booking Office bar at the St. (read more)

Late in the World War II drama “Darkest Hour,” Winston Churchill — played, in case you hadn’t heard, by Gary Oldman — delivers his famous “We shall fight on the beaches” speech in the House of Commons, a piece of oration so rousing that it brings his listeners to their feet. For a moment ripped. (read more)

At Baert Gallery in downtown Los Angeles, works by Francesca Gabbiani and Iliodora Margellos form one of the best two-artist exhibitions in recent memory. . (read more)

Princess dresses are not the sole purview of little girls. At the first preview of Disney Theatrical’s new Broadway musical “Frozen” on Thursday night, the royal gowns were an equal-opportunity proposition for grown women, teenagers, toddlers and a marvelous little boy. (read more)

Somewhere in Los Angeles, a Jo-Ann fabrics and a 99 Cents Only store must be seriously depleted. Their stock seemingly can be found onstage at the Lex Theatre, where the Celebration company’s production of “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” is dazzlingly sheathed in drag couture made of tulle, satin. (read more)

Student choir impresses I wish to congratulate Catherine Womack for her article on the Los Angeles Master Chorale working with the Van Nuys student choir and singers [“Girls Want You to ‘Hear Our Voice,’” Feb. 16]. (read more)

SUNDAY It’s all over but the closing ceremony at the “2018 Winter Olympics” in Pyeongchang, South Korea. 5 and 8 p. (read more)

The Moviegoer, Feb. 25-March 3

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Chocolate Babies Stephen Winter’s 1997 political satire centers on a group of LGBTQ black and Asian performers and activists, most of whom are HIV-positive, as they target local politicians who oppose an AIDS hospice in their neighborhood. Part of The Black Book series. (read more)

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