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Art exhibits, dance event inspired by a drive-in at Tarfest 2020

Art exhibits, dance event inspired by a drive-in at Tarfest 2020

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pandemic or no pandemic, the Tarfest 2020 multi-arts festival will go on. This 18th annual event is an ambitious undertaking with two group art exhibits and a live dance event inspired by a beloved area drive-in theater. The Gilmore Drive-In, which opened in 1948 and closed in 1979 — now the site of The Grove […]

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Fr. Boyle’s human approach to gang members has paid off

Fr. Boyle’s human approach to gang members has paid off

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Before he became the face of the inspirational gang-intervention program Homeboy Industries, Fr. Greg Boyle was a local. He grew up in a family of eight children on Norton Avenue in Windsor Square. He recalls that, before his 92-year-old mother died a few years ago, she was surrounded by her children. She was ready to […]

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New British pub inside The Original Farmers Market

New British pub inside The Original Farmers Market

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

A British pub-style restaurant opened last month at The Original Farmers Market, serving favorites like fish and chips and shepherd’s pie alongside an extensive beer selection. Market Tavern is the brainchild of English musician Gary Twinn, the longtime manager of Bar 326 and E.B.’s Beer & Wine, who partnered with Chef Brendan Collins, executive chef […]

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Warner Henry, remembered: Local luminary, a founder of LA Opera, died Aug. 1

Warner Henry, remembered: Local luminary, a founder of LA Opera, died Aug. 1

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

He was a larger-than-life personality, a man of dramatic contrasts. His favorite artists were Claude Monet and Hieronymus Bosch. He was a connoisseur of the world’s finest wines, but his favorite meal included meat loaf. His always-ready wit and sense of humor covered a very deep seriousness, like his preferred president, Ronald Reagan. In his […]

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Geraldine Hurley: a fierce advocate for those in need

Geraldine Hurley: a fierce advocate for those in need

| July 29, 2020 | 1 Comment

As former congressman and seminal civil rights leader John Lewis said, “When you see something that is not right, not just, not fair, you have a moral obligation to say something. … To do something.” That is a guiding principle of many Women of Larchmont – none more so than Geraldine Garrett Hurley. Humble beginnings […]

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Kari Garcia strives to keep us all safe

Kari Garcia strives to keep us all safe

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

You will survive. Whether it’s an earthquake, a robbery or some other crisis, Kari Garcia wants you to know there are tools and neighbors to help and there are all sorts of ways to be prepared. Oh, and the next big earthquake, it’s not biding its time waiting for a vaccine against the coronavirus. “The […]

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