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Dinosaur Ball unveiled green sauropod, welcomed hundreds

Dinosaur Ball unveiled green sauropod, welcomed hundreds

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

This year’s Dinosaur Ball will go down in history — many millions of years of history. More than $900,000 was raised at the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHM) biennial event to support its online resources and education programs. The virtual event on May 15, with the theme “Opening New Doors,” welcomed 330 […]

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Larchmont stars in a tale of love, chaos and community

Larchmont stars in a tale of love, chaos and community

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Boulevard, Fremont Place and the surrounding neighborhoods feature prominently in a new memoir by Heather Haldeman, “Kids & Cocktails Don’t Mix.” The mother of three grew up in Fremont Place in the 1960s and ’70s, when women dressed for their men and connived to attain what they wanted. With her indomitable mother, Marilyn Knight […]

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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 | 1 Comment

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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