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Movie museum to show film’s magic; opening late 2019

Movie museum to show film’s magic; opening late 2019

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Visitors to the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures (AMMP) will be immersed in the magic and dreamscape of cinema. At least that’s the goal for the $388-million museum under construction at the corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Fairfax Ave. It is set to open at the end of 2019. “This [will be] an extraordinary […]

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Walking tours for health, interest

Walking tours for health, interest

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

If one of your New Year’s resolutions this year was to amp up the number of steps you tread each day, try checking out the collection of guided and self-guided walking tours put together by the Los Angeles Conservancy. A Conservancy-guided walk can add about 3,000 steps, or about one and a half miles, to […]

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Reagan romance blossomed at Chasen’s, now told on stage

Reagan romance blossomed at Chasen’s, now told on stage

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a Booth at Chasen’s, The Real-Life Hollywood Romance of Ron and Nancy Reagan, book by Sam Bennett, music and lyrics by Al Kash and Phil Swann, directed by Kay Cole, is a love story. The year is 1949, and Ron (Brent Schindele) and Nancy (Kelley Dorney) meet on an arranged first date at Chasen’s, […]

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‘Nutcrackers’ make leaps and bounds

‘Nutcrackers’ make leaps and bounds

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

See snowflakes dance and candy treats perform for Clara and her prince at “Nutcracker” performances across the Southland. Marat Daukayev School of Ballet’s “Nutcracker” will be at the Luckman Theater, 5151 State University Dr., Sat., Dec. 8 at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 9 at 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Local children performing […]

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Trees, wreaths add to the spirit of the holiday season

Trees, wreaths add to the spirit of the holiday season

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fresh-cut evergreens are back and for sale in the neighborhood, thanks to the Wilshire Rotary Club tree lot at 568 N. Larchmont Blvd. Customers will find Noble, Nordmann and Douglas firs, according to tree lot organizer Wendy Clifford, who explained that the supplies are delivered fresh each week from a farm in Oregon. However, Clifford […]

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New book on Mother Road: ‘66 on 66: A Photographer’s Journey’

New book on Mother Road: ‘66 on 66: A Photographer’s Journey’

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Terry Moore first rolled down the Mother Road, Route 66, in the back seat of a 1953 green Studebaker; he was nine years old. His family was on the move in the summer of 1953 from Minnesota to Claremont, Calif.; he still recalls the startling sight, in Cucamonga, of eucalyptus wind breaks on the side […]

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