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Investigating Murder Music in Los Angeles

Investigating Murder Music in Los Angeles

"An Evening of Songs About Death" on Saturday, March 31 ignites an investigation into death-inspired music in Los Angeles.
Venice Field Guides: We Want Your Suggestions

Venice Field Guides: We Want Your Suggestions

In preparation for our upcoming Venice Field Guide, we invite Angelenos to submit their suggestions for the guide and we share our own explorations of the area.
Traces of Radiotron in MacArthur Park

Traces of Radiotron in MacArthur Park

From 1983 to 1985, Radiotron provided a safe space for breakdancing, popping, graffiti art, MCing and DJing, becoming known as the first West Coast Hip Hop youth center.
What's on a Mixtape from Highland Park in 1905?

What's on a Mixtape from Highland Park in 1905?

What would a mixtape made in Highland Park in 1905 sound like? A large part of it would consist of recordings made by Charles Lummis.
Ceci Bastida: From Tijuana No! To Los Angeles Yes!

Ceci Bastida: From Tijuana No! To Los Angeles Yes!

"I'm from Tijuana so L.A. wasn't that foreign," songwriter and musician Ceci Bastida tells us how she came to love L.A.
Artichoke

Artichoke

Many musicians have been inspired by Highland Park - Jackson Browne with "Lawless Avenues" and Eleanor Friedberger's "Inn of the Seventh Ray" comes to mind - but local band Articho ...
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