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Govan, Ryu to speak at ‘TarFest’ preview Sept. 6

Govan, Ryu to speak at ‘TarFest’ preview Sept. 6

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Art, culture and community will be the topics of the Greater Miracle Mile Chamber of Commerce “TarFest” luncheon  Wed., Sept. 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Speakers include LACMA CEO Michael Govan, Councilman David Ryu and TarFest co-founder James Panozzo. The chamber luncheon […]

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Sicilian carts are at Italian American Museum

Sicilian carts are at Italian American Museum

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the newest museums in Los Angeles is IAMLA — Italian American Museum of Los Angeles. Located in the historic Italian Hall on Main St., backing up to Olvera St., the museum opened to the public in 2016. However, its gestation goes back almost as far as I can remember. Certainly to about 1978, […]

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New tar pit exhibits, fossils made public

New tar pit exhibits, fossils made public

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

La Brea Tar Pits and Museum is releasing new exhibits to the public this month. A plot of the Museum’s above-ground fossil excavation, titled Project 23, is opening for excavation, and includes the site’s most recent finds. This section of land is identified as Box 13 and will allow visitors to observe the excavation process […]

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Bankruptcy, sale leave Lenin statue homeless

Bankruptcy, sale leave Lenin statue homeless

| June 29, 2017 | 2 Comments

The future of the towering chrome sculpture of Lenin’s head at 400 S. La Brea Ave. is in limbo, as Ace Museum, which has been renting space in the building that the bust fronts, has been evicted. The museum actually never did open but served as a storage facility and, at the corner of 4th […]

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Petersen opens low-rider exhibit

Petersen opens low-rider exhibit

| June 29, 2017 | 2 Comments

The Petersen Automotive  Museum launched its summer  exhibit featuring low-rider cars from the 1940s and 1950s called “The High Art of Riding Low” on June 19. The exhibit, curated by Cal State Northridge professor of Chicano studies, Denise Sandoval, takes a look at Chicano and Latin culture in Los Angeles through the premise of classic […]

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Pink’s Hot Dogs ranked in top 15

Pink’s Hot Dogs ranked in top 15

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pink’s Hot Dogs was recently named one of the best casual restaurants in Los Angeles by The Daily Meal. Other local winners were Mozza Pizzeria, Canters, and Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles. There were many criteria that The Daily Meal went through when ranking the Los Angeles restaurants: price, ambiance, and reputation. Pink’s Hot Dogs, 709 […]

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