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Chapman Lofts Ed Fuentes

Around the August Art Walk: The Movement Continues

By Ed Fuentes — August 16, 2008 — 5 Comments

Through time, the purpose of art changes. Each era of society responds to a type of creative expression that suits its need.

The Art Walk's exhibitions reflects...


Digital Visions Ed Fuentes

Art Walk Preview for August, 2008

By Ed Fuentes — August 13, 2008 — 1 Comment

Only a few years ago, Downtown felt empty at night, especially in August. With SIGGRAPH 2008 and the Downtown Film Festival LA in town and the Comedy Walk continuing...


Jules Vernes Portal Ribbon Cutting Eric Richardson

Jules Verne Fest Opens Portal at 7+Fig

By Eric Richardson — August 13, 2008

On Tuesday afternoon Councilwoman Jan Perry joined astronaut Buzz Aldrin and Nichelle Nichols of "Star Trek" in cutting the ribbon for Jules Verne's Portal at 7...


In Search of a Midnight Kiss "In Search of a Midnight Kiss"

Film Fest Opens With "In Search of a Midnight Kiss," Starring Downtown

By Eric Richardson — August 11, 2008

Downtown stars as itself in IFC Films' "In Search of a Midnight Kiss." Leads Wilson and Vivian, played by Scoot McNairy and Sara Simmonds, get off the subway at...


set piece

By Eric Richardson — August 09, 2008 — 1 Comment

Saturday night is the last of three chances to check out Cornerstone Theatre Company's atTraction, a play about the Arts District set on Traction Ave. Kathy and...


Looking at Roy's

By Ed Fuentes — August 07, 2008

"Crossroads" is the successful inaugural show for Art Squared Gallery, now on display in Pershing Square under the direction of Mark Walsh and Debbie Cable (until...


poster

By Ed Fuentes — August 05, 2008

August doesn't slow down Downtowners wanting to hit the streets and have a surreal night out as the New LATC opens "Portrait of the Architect in Ruins" this weekend...


set piece Ed Fuentes

Cornerstone Theater Company's New Play is Close to Home

By Ed Fuentes — August 03, 2008 — 4 Comments

Cornerstone Theater Company’s new play “atTraction” is using the Arts District street as a stage and the buildings between East 3rd and Hewitt as the set. Now, in...


Mark Taper Forum Reopening Eric Richardson

Mark Taper Forum Reopens After $30 Million Renovation

By Eric Richardson — July 30, 2008 — 1 Comment

On Tuesday morning, Music Center and Center Theatre Group officials proudly unveiled the new Mark Taper Forum, showing off the results of a year-long, $30 million...


Dry

By Eric Richardson — July 29, 2008

Wednesday's the night for free things to do on Olive, as a pair of event series kick off on opposite sides of the street. The Downtown Film Festival's "Shorts ...


Eric Richardson

FIDM Museum Highlights Costume Work for TV

By Eric Richardson — July 28, 2008 — 5 Comments

When "The Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design" opens tomorrow at the FIDM Museum, visitors will get the chance to take a peek at work that spans five decades...