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‘The Great Silence’ here ended with building closure

‘The Great Silence’ here ended with building closure

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

I’ve rarely responded well to “video installations” that show at modern art museums. Fortunately, I can be surprised. I recently saw a wonderful and wrenching short film that was, to me, wholly new. It was the high point of my museum visit. And it compelled me to return for a second and third viewing. “The […]

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Book shares collected tales of longtime neighborhood deli

Book shares collected tales of longtime neighborhood deli

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

In 1931, Benjamin, Joseph and Ruben Canter came to Los Angeles and opened Canter Bros. Delicatessen on what is now Cesar Chavez Boulevard in Boyle Heights, which was then home to a large Jewish population. Over time, however, the neighborhood changed. About 20 years later, the delicatessen migrated to Fairfax Avenue, which was quickly becoming […]

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40 million people, one river, and a cell phone… down Rio Colorado

40 million people, one river, and a cell phone… down Rio Colorado

| January 1, 2020 | 1 Comment

Besuited and bow-tied, men from seven Western states met on Nov. 9, 1922 at Bishop’s Lodge in Santa Fe, N.M., to forge an agreement for the allocation of water from the 1,450-mile-long Colorado River  — the lifeblood of the arid West. The Colorado River Compact divides the river basin into two — the Upper (Colorado, […]

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Construction is poised to start for LACMA’s Geffen Galleries

Construction is poised to start for LACMA’s Geffen Galleries

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is thriving, or at least the part of it that is open, while preparations are being made for its new David Geffen Galleries. While the buildings slated for demolition on the museum’s east campus are closed to the public, the west side of the campus is busy […]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays on Blvd.

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays on Blvd.

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas along Larchmont Boulevard. From the red bows that have popped up along the north end of Larchmont to the trees at the Wilshire Rotary tree lot, to the Holiday Open House last week, it’s clear that the holidays have arrived in full force. Wilshire Rotary tree lot […]

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Marat ‘Nutcracker’ comes to life this holiday season

Marat ‘Nutcracker’ comes to life this holiday season

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Sugar Plum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and toy soldiers are among holiday favorites in Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre’s magical performance of “The Nutcracker.” More than 150 dancers, many from our neighborhoods, will twirl and leap in seven shows this month at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex, 5151 State University Drive on the Cal State University […]

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