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The Huntington you may not know: Archer Huntington

The Huntington you may not know: Archer Huntington

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archer M. Huntington (1870-1955) had a young man’s dream — which he fulfilled after the death, in 1900, of his unimaginably wealthy father, Collis P. Huntington — to establish a microcosm of Spain in the United States. The Hispanic Society Museum & Library, in upper Manhattan, opened to the public in 1908, with the purpose […]

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Petersen Automotive Museum marks 25 years on the Mile

Petersen Automotive Museum marks 25 years on the Mile

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Petersen Automotive Museum, located at 6060 Wilshire Boulevard. To celebrate, the museum is hosting events all year long.  Brief history The Petersen Automotive Museum first opened to the public on June 9, 1994 on the corner of Fairfax and Wilshire in a building that previously housed the […]

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New vista for mid-life divorcé, latest take on Anne Frank

New vista for mid-life divorcé, latest take on Anne Frank

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Linda Vista by Tracy Letts (author of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning “August: Osage County”) takes place at the titular Linda Vista (translation: nice view) located near San Diego, California. Wheeler (Ian Barford) is in a full-blown mid-life crisis. Fifty years old, recently divorced with a problem child, he is attempting to make […]

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Premium passes on sale for ladies’ golf

Premium passes on sale for ladies’ golf

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tickets are now on sale for the return of the Ladies’ Professional Golf Association (LPGA) tourney at the Wilshire Country Club April 22 to 28.  In addition to daily and weekly grounds passes ($25/$40 daily; $99 weekly), this year’s ticket packages include two new options for fans interested in taking their LPGA experience to the […]

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Music-themed films top the list

Music-themed films top the list

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Here is my list of the most enjoyable films I saw during 2018. Even though I cut back on the number of films I saw this year, this list is much longer than it has been in the past. Am I getting soft? This is based only on films I saw and does not include […]

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Tea and history at Bullocks Wilshire with WS-HPHS

Tea and history at Bullocks Wilshire with WS-HPHS

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Members and guests of the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society can visit Bullocks Wilshire, a former shopping mecca and now a law school, on Sun., Feb. 10 starting at 2 p.m.  The event, at the Southwestern Law School, 3050 Wilshire Blvd., will be held in the former Louis XVI salon where, in the 1920s through […]

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