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GLOBE

By Ed Fuentes — March 16, 2008 — 3 Comments

The big question at "Bringing Back a Broadway Sign", where we noted the return of the Globe Theater neon, was when the new letters would once again be lit.

Last...


Komai

By Ed Fuentes — March 16, 2008 — 6 Comments

On the way back to the Arts District, I dropped into a new café in Honda Plaza and found a full menu with a healthy side of backstory.

Downtown’s Little Tokyo was...


Pipes

By Eric Richardson — March 14, 2008 — 5 Comments

Monday brings the St. Patrick's Day parade Downtown, with a route that runs from Main and Arcadia down to Pershing Square. According to a release on Councilman...


The Rowan

By Ed Fuentes — March 14, 2008 — 1 Comment

With the ground floor of the Rowan used as a gallery and the north face wall turned into a film screen, this month’s Art Walk expanded Gallery Row's active sidewalk...


By Ed Fuentes — March 13, 2008

The March Downtown Art Walk will see some openings, more comics, a show in and on the Rowan Lofts, and a sunset at 7:25 pm. Brady Westwater has a complete listing...


By Ed Fuentes — March 13, 2008

Saturday, March 15th, brings two performances of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues to Little Tokyo’s Aratani Japan America Theatre. The Pan Asian cast includes...


Video Games Live at the Nokia Theatre

By Eric Richardson — March 10, 2008 — 1 Comment

Variety is reporting that the Academy of TV Arts & Sciences has officially signed on to move its Emmy Awards to the Nokia Theatre. Award shows were a big target...


Grizzly Bear Pub PIX

By Ed Fuentes — February 27, 2008 — 3 Comments

It's a weekend for music in Downtown, with a pair of shows bookending the northern and southern ends of the neighborhood.

Up at Disney Concert Hall, foursome indie...


By Ed Fuentes — February 23, 2008

The Victorian homes of Downtown are often portrayed as a tragic story of form and function lost to a city blinded by the future. The story of residential urban living...


Orpheum Sign Smash Bros. Brawl

By Eric Richardson — February 21, 2008 — 3 Comments

On Saturday Nintendo brought Super Smash Bros. Brawl to the Orpheum for a 256-fan tournament. blogdowntown Staff Photographer Dave Bullock dropped by to check out...


Panel

By Ed Fuentes — February 18, 2008 — 5 Comments

Inside Red Dot’s café, “The Parties, The Punks, The Past, The Present" had a civilized panel of artists and former club owners talking about Downtown’s punk past...