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Will ‘Diana,’ the musical, be as ill-fated as the people’s princess?

Will ‘Diana,’ the musical, be as ill-fated as the people’s princess?

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

“It’s May! It’s May! The lusty month of May,” as Lerner and Lowe wrote in their musical, “Camelot.” Spring has sprung! Announcements blossom like crocuses, as theaters reopen from London to Los Angeles: the Globe, Shakespeare in the Park, our own Hollywood Bowl. The Fountain Theater will turn its East Hollywood parking lot into an […]

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Excitement builds for ‘The Grand’ opening

Excitement builds for ‘The Grand’ opening

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

For those who regularly work downtown and/or visit the Bunker Hill cultural venues on Grand Avenue — but who have not ventured to that part of town for more than a year because of COVID-19 — a big surprise is in store. Just as though magically dropped from the sky — on the site of […]

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Plan for $1.25 billion expansion of TV City marked by some controversy

Plan for $1.25 billion expansion of TV City marked by some controversy

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Renderings of the proposed expansion of CBS Television City were recently released by Hackman Capital Partners, which purchased the iconic property for a purported $750 million in 2018. The plans are not without controversy. CBS Television City opened in 1952 as the first studio facility built exclusively for the television industry. The William Pereira-designed structure […]

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Bernstein’s ‘Preserving Los Angeles’ just released

Bernstein’s ‘Preserving Los Angeles’ just released

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

At a wonderful late-April book launch event attended by 497 people via Zoom, author Ken Bernstein and photographer Stephen Shafer discussed their new book, “Preserving Los Angeles,” with award-winning local author and National Trust for Historic Preservation trustee Lisa See. Bernstein is a principal city planner in the City Planning Department, and he directs the […]

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Television City

Television City

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

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Plan a post-COVID escape to Mexico for food and culture

Plan a post-COVID escape to Mexico for food and culture

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Although the coronavirus is still in our midst, progress of the vaccination campaign inspires thoughts of future travel. In 2019, 32 million Americans visited our southern neighbor; why not look ahead and plan a trip to our sister city in Mexico to explore the cultural riches and pure deliciousness offered by Mexico City? Here are […]

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