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the poet

By Ed Fuentes — June 13, 2008 — 3 Comments

There was excitement in the air at the June Downtown Art Walk. New sponsors, new gallery spaces, a new bus, and many in the crowd were from beyond the 110. But there...


the playwright Ed Fuentes

More Eyes on "Words"

By Ed Fuentes — June 12, 2008

After rehearsals and a weekend of previews, A Thousand Words opens on Friday, June 13th.

The Los Angeles Times also took a look at the series of plays that, according...


the gallery director Ed Fuentes

Art Walk Preview for June, 2008

By Ed Fuentes — June 10, 2008 — 1 Comment

On Thursday, June 12th, the Downtown Art Walk brings new faces in old spaces, a new shuttle to get you around, and new ideas that expands Gallery Row. It all comes...


the book fair

By Ed Fuentes — June 10, 2008 — 2 Comments

In many ways, the 6th Annual Family Book Fair is like Hope for Firefighters; an active street experience that is engaging, well attended, yet not upstaged by sponsorships...


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Save Our Store: An S.O.S Heard in Joel Bloom Square

By Ed Fuentes — June 06, 2008 — 7 Comments

For the last two weeks Bloom’s General Store has been under management by employee Jonathon Carter Schall. The shelves have slowly been restocked and the small...


Guy Zimmerman

By Ed Fuentes — June 02, 2008 — 2 Comments

Guy Zimmerman and LADAD Space’s Tim Keating approached each other to discuss mounting a night of theater that would reflect the Downtown L.A.’s arts community tradition...


Traveling Horns Ed Fuentes

Grand Performances Opens 2008 Season with Smaller Names, But Big Music

By Ed Fuentes — June 01, 2008 — 3 Comments

The 2008 Grand Performances lineup kicks off tonight, with little of the bang that accompanied last year's start. While the names may be more obscure, the series...


Greek Orthodox Square

By Eric Richardson — May 30, 2008

Historic Site signage recently went up in front of the former site of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, at 1216 San Julian street. The...


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Much Debate on How to Define and Save L.A.'s Murals

By Ed Fuentes — May 29, 2008 — 1 Comment

What defines a mural?

Yesterday four motions passed through the city council's Planning and Land Use committee. They attempt to put a pause to current enforcement...


Staff of Zero One Ed Fuentes

01 Gallery Opens on Olive

By Ed Fuentes — May 26, 2008 — 1 Comment

01 (Zero One) Gallery officially opened its new location at 609 South Olive Street on Saturday evening with an opening reception for “Marco Polo,” a series of works...


Meeting

By Ed Fuentes — May 22, 2008 — 3 Comments

At the Sunday afternoon unveiling of Leo Politi Square at Echo Park and Sunset Blvd, a crowd of Politi fans and family crowded together on a hot sidewalk to watch...



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