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LACMA exhibits are ready to open pending government okays

LACMA exhibits are ready to open pending government okays

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Several new exhibits at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art have not yet been seen by the public, even though the exhibits were installed early last year. They had the misfortune to be readied just before the pandemic shuttered the museum’s doors last spring. LACMA officials are eagerly waiting for the governmental go-aheads to open. (Outdoor exhibits and grounds have been allowed to be open to […]

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Amazing interviews highlight fundraiser for science program for girls

Amazing interviews highlight fundraiser for science program for girls

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

An inspirational and entertaining Zoom event was held last month to benefit the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) “Adventures in Nature” program. That popular program, for students through eighth grade, focuses on the E-STEAM fields (Environment, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics). The focus of the evening was women and girls, and the dialogue in the “fireside chat” with the two honored women was entrancing. Titled […]

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New things to come in 2021 for Scout troops and packs

New things to come in 2021 for Scout troops and packs

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Despite the novel coronavirus pandemic, Boy and Cub Scouts still meet (albeit via Zoom), participate in activities together (outdoors and socially distanced), and explore new territory (though maybe closer to home). Cub Scouts Pack 16 Cubmaster Alexandra Liston of Cub Scouts Pack 16 (for grades kindergarten to 5th), which meets through St. Brendan School, said […]

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Same great bite-size joy, Girl Scout cookie sale

Same great bite-size joy, Girl Scout cookie sale

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Girl Scout cookies are always met with great delight, but especially with an ongoing pandemic, local Girl Scouts hope their cookie-sized bits of happiness will provide much needed smiles this season. “They bring people joy,” Hanna Allee of Troop 17125 said, “and they taste good, too.” The cookie kick-off began on Jan. 11, but nowhere […]

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As Shakespeare says, ‘They are all — all — honorable men’

As Shakespeare says, ‘They are all — all — honorable men’

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

For Valentine’s Day last year (O tempora, o mores!), the inestimable Mrs. F asked me what I would like to do. Rather than dining at one of our favorite restaurants (Petit Greek, Marino, Vernetti), I took the busman’s holiday option of going to the theater. I had read the “New York” reviews for Heidi Schreck’s […]

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Celebrate the Paul Williams legacy in Hancock Park and Windsor Square

Celebrate the Paul Williams legacy in Hancock Park and Windsor Square

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

The release of the new book on Paul R. Williams, Angel City Press’ newest volume in its “Master Architects of Southern California 1920-1940” series, is an exciting start to 2021’s African American history month. This new work by Bret Parsons, Marc Appleton and Stephen Gee celebrates the life and work of Los Angeles’ and perhaps […]

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