Archive for September, 2018

Show support for a city landmark — vote early and often

Show support for a city landmark — vote early and often

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

My friend Tom Mayes, deputy general counsel for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in 2013 was a recipient of the Rome Prize, awarded yearly by the American Academy in Rome to emerging artists and scholars who represent the highest standards of excellence in art and architecture. (Our own local residents Bill Fain and Elizabeth […]

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French market, restaurant, bar at international food corner near Larchmont

French market, restaurant, bar at international food corner near Larchmont

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Within one block of the northern terminus of Larchmont Boulevard, the neighborhood is becoming quite the dining capital. Essentially at the corner of Melrose Avenue and Lucerne Boulevard, there now are four restaurants, with the fourth being Le Petite Marché that just opened in the middle of last month. Still in its “soft opening” phase, […]

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Slow-plucked chicken and M.F.K. Fisher’s anti-war essay

Slow-plucked chicken and M.F.K. Fisher’s anti-war essay

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

There was a train, not a particularly good one, that stopped at Vevey about 10 in the morning on the way to Italy. Chexbres and I used to take it to Milano.” Thus begins the essay “The Flaw” by M.F.K. Fisher, one of the most subtle anti-war and anti-Fascist pieces of writing in English. “The […]

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Donate blood at St. Brendan Oct. 23

Donate blood at St. Brendan Oct. 23

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Help patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) by donating blood Tues., Oct. 23 at St. Brendan School, 238 S. Manhattan Pl., from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Donations will aid patients at CHLA, which requires 2,000 units of blood each month to meet the needs of its young patients. Donors should be well-hydrated and […]

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TV costumes saluted, Tarfest, the arts celebrated at LACMA

TV costumes saluted, Tarfest, the arts celebrated at LACMA

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Television Academy joined forces with the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) Museum to present the 12th annual exhibit of the “Art of Television Costume Design” Aug. 18. Some 600 very lucky guests, honorees and designers descended on the downtown grounds of the Institute for a first look at Emmy-nominated costumes from nine […]

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Zombies, rides at Haunt in Wilshire Park

Zombies, rides at Haunt in Wilshire Park

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wilshire Park Association is throwing a Halloween bash Sat., Oct. 27, from 4 to 8:30 p.m. on Bronson Avenue between Wilshire Boulevard and Eighth Street. “This is our ninth year, and the event has morphed from a simple front-yard get-together into our major social and fundraising event,” said co-chair Lorna Hennington. The Association is also […]

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