Illma Gore, the young artist who painted a nude, unflattering portrait of Donald Trump that went viral online was attacked near her Los Angeles home. She was struck in the face by a man shouting “Trump 2016.”
She’s received numerous threats of death and rape, and currently faces an anonymous copyright infringement lawsuit, even though she insists the image is completely her own creative work.
She’s currently showing the painting in London, and it’s for sale there for 1 million pounds. Some of the proceeds will go towards Los Angeles charities for children.
Watch young artist discuss her painting and the vicious attack (CNN)
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The Stranger, a film by Orson Welles, 1946
An unscrupulous Nazi, portrayed by Orson Welles, hides in plain site as a prestigious intellectual, marrying the daughter of a Supreme Court Justice. Will Edward G. Robinson expose his fraud and force him to face justice? (Browse our Movie Archive)
Phantom of the Opera, a film by Rupert Julian, Ernst Laemmle, Edward Sedgwick, 1925
Horror and passion at the Paris Opera House, this vintage motion picture was based on the 1911 novel by French author Gaston Leroux. Love of music, and forbidden love comingle in this tragic horror classic. (Browse our Movie Archive)
Musical Performance: Peter Frampton
NPR – Tiny Desk
April 27, 2016 • “Frampton brought some classic songs to the Tiny Desk. We couldn’t help but sing along.” (NPR)
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Return of the Kung Fu Dragon, 1976
“The complicated story involves the military conquest of a peaceful island-nation by an evil despot and his sorcerer ally. His victory leaves the island’s three heroic protectors dead, but, their young children are hidden away to grow to adulthood with different identities, unaware of their heritage, in hope that, in time, they might challenge and defeat the evil ruler. The charming Polly Kuan stars as one of these children who has been adopted by the conquerer himself, initially as an insult to the defeated hero, later as his protégé.”
(from: imdb) (Browse our Movie Archive)
The Vagabond, Charlie Chaplin, 1916
Another classic film from Charlie Chaplin, the master of silver screen, silent era comedy. (Browse our Movie Archive)
Watch President Obama’s last White House Correspondents’ Dinner
Saturday, April 30, 2016 – coverage begins at 6:00 pm
A classic, must-see roast of the President by members of the press and talented personalities. But will this year’s amusements feature humor at Donald Trump’s expense?
CSPAN, live internet stream
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