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‘Oscar Night;’ exhibits on Museum Row; Free-For-All March 23

‘Oscar Night;’ exhibits on Museum Row; Free-For-All March 23

| February 29, 2024 | 0 Comments

See art from around the world, crafts made by local artists, Ice Age animals come to life and Oscar-winning movies — all at the world-class museums on the Miracle Mile Here is a sampling of what’s being offered: What better way to celebrate Hollywood’s biggest night (Sun., March 10) than at the Academy Museum of […]

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See Los Angeles history through the ‘windshield of the car’

See Los Angeles history through the ‘windshield of the car’

| July 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

Diane Isaacs was among the first to sign up to be a docent at the Petersen Automotive Museum after it opened its doors at Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue in June 1994. “My interest was not so much in cars, but rather the history of Los Angeles through the windshield of the car — which […]

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Porsche fêtes its 75th at Petersen Museum

Porsche fêtes its 75th at Petersen Museum

| April 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

To mark the 75th anniversary of Porsche, the iconic sports car, a collection of more than 40 extraordinary vehicles has come to the Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd. At the exhibit, “We Are Porsche,” museum-goers can see how Porsche was transformed into the cultural phenomenon it now is. The exhibit runs through April 2024. […]

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St. Patrick’s Day holiday — food and fun along Fairfax Avenue

St. Patrick’s Day holiday — food and fun along Fairfax Avenue

| March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

According to United States Census Bureau data released in 2021, only 3.6 percent of the population of Los Angeles County claim Irish ancestry, and yet a stroll along Fairfax Avenue on March 17 proves that everyone is a wee bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. Tom Bergin’s, an Irish pub, is one of the oldest […]

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Museums offer live music, art projects and outdoor venues

Museums offer live music, art projects and outdoor venues

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Herald in the start of summer with live Latin music and jazz and art projects or head to outdoor venues at our local museums. But don’t do so in large groups (yet)! Music programs at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art may not feature live bands you can dance or tap your feet to […]

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See art, visit area museums, virtually

See art, visit area museums, virtually

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Just because museums are closed doesn’t mean patrons can’t still experience a stroll through them virtually, and from the comfort of their homes. Following are some of the virtual experiences that museums have lined up for their online visitors. The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures does not officially open until this coming December; however, pieces […]

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