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Local resident named semifinalist in ‘Spotlight’ at Music Center

Local resident named semifinalist in ‘Spotlight’ at Music Center

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Park La Brea resident Isabella Franco is among the 111 high school students named as semifinalists in the Music Center’s 29th annual “Spotlight” program. Approximately 1,300 students auditioned for the scholarship and arts training program, which names semifinalists in seven categories, including acting, ballet, non-classical dance, classical voice, non-classical voice, classical instrumental and jazz instrumental. […]

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Local chefs nominated for James Beard Awards

Local chefs nominated for James Beard Awards

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Several local chefs are among the nominees announced for the 2017 James Beard Foundation Awards. Margarita Manzke of République was nominated for Outstanding Pastry Chef. Michael Cimarusti of Providence and Ludo Lefebvre of Trois Mec were nominated for Best Chef in the West (California, Hawaii and Nevada). Manzke was included in an article on Miracle […]

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Groundbreaking, cutting edge, traditional art at hub of galleries

Groundbreaking, cutting edge, traditional art at hub of galleries

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you’re looking for art in Los Angeles, look no further than the Miracle Mile. Already known for its museums, food scene, shopping, and walkability, the area also is a hub of art galleries. The Ace Museum, 400 S. La Brea Ave., is currently finalizing permits with the city for its upcoming exhibitions, to be […]

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All roads lead to the neighborhood, and the Blvd.: part II

All roads lead to the neighborhood, and the Blvd.: part II

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

In September 1940, a certain writer made note in her journal about a self-invited dinner guest: “[H]e is an unusually pushing and callous person… It is partly his boundless vitality and partly his thirty years of being an impresario… He is tall and fattish and wears affected clothes… [his] heavy suede shoes had exaggerated square […]

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Lift a pint of green ale on St. Patrick’s Day

Lift a pint of green ale on St. Patrick’s Day

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

For those who wish to lift a pint for Erin go Bragh, there are several classic Irish pubs around the Miracle Mile to try. For more than 80 years, crowds have flocked to Tom Bergin’s for St. Patrick’s Day. Owner Derek Schreck tents the parking lot so up to 1,000 people can attend at a […]

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‘A day which will live in infamy’… ‘Allegiance’ and ‘Infamy’

‘A day which will live in infamy’… ‘Allegiance’ and ‘Infamy’

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Presidents’ Day weekend of 2017, just celebrated, had certain bitter aspects this year. The Sunday of the weekend marked the 75th anniversary of the February 19, 1942, issuance by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt of what now assuredly must be considered the “infamous” Presidential Executive Order 9066. That presidential Executive Order — “Instructions to All Persons […]

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