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By Eric Richardson — July 22, 2008 — 2 Comments

The Downtown Film Festival, coming to Broadway and the Arts District in August, has announced its programming lineup. The festival claims to feature more than 200...

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GP Scenes: The Real Tuesday Weld, Lal Meri

By Eric Richardson — July 19, 2008

Friday night saw The Real Tuesday Weld and Lal Meri on the watercourt for Grand Performances, in a show that KCRW's Chris Douridas told you to come out and enjoy...


By Ed Fuentes — July 18, 2008 — 2 Comments

The 60-foot tall Moreton Bay Fig tree, known as the Aoyama Tree, was dedicated as a Historic-Cultural Monument on Thursday in Little Tokyo. It was planted in 1920...

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Friday: The Real Tuesday Weld and Lal Meri at Grand Performances

By Eric Richardson — July 17, 2008

The 2008 season of Grand Performances is in full gear, a month and a half into a schedule that runs into October. On Friday evening KCRW sponsors a show featuring...

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Today: Audition for Cornerstone's Play on Traction

By Ed Fuentes — July 14, 2008 — 8 Comments

Cornerstone Theater Company is holding a second day of auditions Monday, July 14th, looking for locals to take part in @traction, its upcoming play about, and performed...

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Around the July Art Walk: The Business of Art

By Ed Fuentes — July 12, 2008 — 8 Comments

The July Downtown Art Walk saw continued growth, with more people on the streets of the Historic Core. While there's no official count, the crowds were estimated...

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Art Walk Preview for July, 2008

By Ed Fuentes — July 09, 2008 — 2 Comments

The Downtown Art Walk is upon us once again. It's July, and the walk will be a summer affair that brings the event its longest day of the year, by one minute. Sunset...

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Free Shows Mark the Summer of 2008

By Ed Fuentes — July 08, 2008 — 2 Comments

Chuck Grub, 80, and his girlfriend of fifteen years, Trinidad Ventura (who proudly states she is 100) are regulars at Pershing Square's Summer Lunchtime series....

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Chinatown's Central Plaza Swings Into the Night

By Ed Fuentes — June 30, 2008 — 5 Comments

With a big band playing hits from the 40s, scheduled after the traditional Dragon, The 70th Anniversary Celebration of "New Chinatown" had the substance of history...

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In Chinatown, What's Old is New Again

By Ed Fuentes — June 24, 2008 — 1 Comment

It's an original mixed-use development, with ground floor retail, upstairs offices for business and levels of high density residential space. It was built around...

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Everyone Becomes a Local on MONA's Neon Cruise

By Ed Fuentes — June 16, 2008 — 2 Comments

For those who want to call themselves an Angeleno, it should be mandatory that they take the Museum of Neon Art's Neon Cruise.

It's an appreciation tour of the...