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Museums: Urban Light, continuing construction on the Row

Museums: Urban Light, continuing construction on the Row

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., commemorated the 10th anniversary of Chris Burden’s “Urban Light” last month. Its 202 vintage street lamps pay homage to the city, and they now are environmentally friendlier, thanks to a recent donation of 309 LED bulbs from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. (Some of the lamps have […]

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Misconceptions about La Brea Tar Pits, Ice Age animals, climate change

Misconceptions about La Brea Tar Pits, Ice Age animals, climate change

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

This article is adapted from a talk Dr. Lindsey gave prior to last year’s annual TarFest celebration in the Miracle Mile. In 2016, I moved to Los Angeles to take the job of Curator at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. This site is a U.S. National Natural Landmark, is generally ranked as one […]

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Traveling is not to be missed

Traveling is not to be missed

| January 25, 2018 | 1 Comment

The reasons for travel take on many forms: adventure, exploration, to learn about different cultures, to visit family, to rejuvenate the soul, or just to lie on a beach with the love of your life. Whatever the reason may be, whether venturing 20 minutes or 5,000 miles from home, travel is essential. All inclusive For […]

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‘Allegiance’ reflects actor George Takei’s early experiences

‘Allegiance’ reflects actor George Takei’s early experiences

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles premiere of “Allegiance,” the Broadway musical inspired by Hancock Park resident George Takei’s childhood experience, is coming to Little Tokyo. East West Players (EWP) will present the musical production at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center’s Aratani Theatre, 244 S. San Pedro St., in Little Tokyo. The musical will run from Wed., […]

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Irish eyes crying with closing of historic pub, Tom Bergin’s

Irish eyes crying with closing of historic pub, Tom Bergin’s

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Irish hearts (biological and adopted) shattered throughout Miracle Mile and beyond when news broke Jan. 16 that Tom Bergin’s Public House was closing its doors the following week. At 5:25 p.m. that day, when I arrived, regulars were filtering in, but within an hour, there was a steady stream of customers coming by the restaurant […]

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Father Greg Boyle returned to Chevalier’s

Father Greg Boyle returned to Chevalier’s

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

“When I was a youngster living in the neighborhood, I often came to Chevalier’s and always was amazed that it was such a big bookstore,” said the Rev. Gregory Boyle, emphasizing the word “big.” His point was that he was little then, a point well received by one of the largest audiences to attend an […]

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