Q: What is better than a movie starring Key and Peele? A: A movie starring Key, Peele, and a precious kitten. In Keanu the duo turns L.A. upside down to save the titular feline, which has been catnapped by gangsters (April 29).
Local band Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros is back with its fourth studio album, PersonA (April 15)—the first record without founding member Jade Castrinos. Sway to the act’s ethereal folk pop at Coachella (April 17 and 24).
Can zombies get seasick? AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead drags the drama (and some bodies) into the Pacific for parts of its second season (April 10). Seven of the 15 episodes are airing in the spring, with the remaining 8 premiering later this year.
More than 150 Los Angeles poets contributed to The Coiled Serpent, an anthology of verse lauding the cultural vitality of the city (April 15). A foreword by poet laureate Luis J. Rodriguez introduces works from writers like Holly Prado and Dana Gioia.