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Roundup: Watts and culture, art and Instagram, photo bombing the 'Today' show

Roundup: Watts and culture, art and Instagram, photo bombing the 'Today' show

The musical life of an unassuming L.A. roller rink, the auteur crowdsourcing his latest epic film and what Frank Gehry has in store for the Los Angeles River (nothing to do with undulating titanium). Plus: the cultural legacy that Watts wrought. That, and much more, in the Roundup: — The 50th anniversary of the Watts riots has inspired a wave of interesting reports on its cultural ramifications: book critic David Ulin and book writer Carolyn Kellogg explore the influence of Watts on literature, Christopher Knight looks at how Watts changed art, and KCRW’s "Press Play" examines Watts in the popular culture, from comedies such as “Sanford & Son” to...

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