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  • Thom Andersen's legendary, 170-minute documentary "Los Angeles Plays Itself" is ... of those causes is Andersen's purpose, carried out in scores of clips from the silent era through the 1990s accompanied ...
  • ... Angeles is most beautiful when seen in a close-up," says Thom Andersen , who provides this intimate view of the city in his new film ...
  • ... likely changed on the auspicious date of October 10, 2010 , as the first CicLAvia car -free event commenced on seven miles ... also embarked on their own ciclovia, or "open streets " events . While sharing their vision to the local bicycling advocacy community, ...
  • ... art, music produced underwater, and screenings of Thom Andersen's brilliant ode to Los Angeles. ... and listening to his essay as voice-over is like hanging out with a brilliant but slightly cranky family member who's letting you in ...
  • ... LA artists such as Jennifer Steinkamp, James Benning and Thom Andersen make this a great week for media art. ... today at 2:00 p.m. at UCLA in the continuing series of events about science and the visual at UCLA's Art|Sci program. Later in ...
  • On August 11 , 1965, a drunk driving arrest touched off a public skirmish involving ... and law enforcement, eventually erupting into six days of rioting on the streets of the Los Angeles community of Watts. ... a sobriety test, Frye was placed under arrest, and his car , a 1955 Buick registered under his mother's name, was impounded. The ...
  • ... opening of new train lines, an increase in bicycling events and trails, kayak tours of the L.A. River, and other events ... grand. Los Angeles held its first CicLAvia in October 2010 , when 7.5 miles of streets were blocked off to motor vehicles ...
  • ... Villaraigosa , who looks forward to more of the events , about his experience on Sunday. "As Angelenos, we spend so much time ... said Antonio Aragon, an artist and muralist who came out with his family from his south- of -downtown neighborhood. "Usually we ...
  • ... and like governments across the nation, the city of Los Angeles is facing a budget deficit. Estimated to be more than $200 ... developmentally challenged infants. At night, she works out in the ring. Meet a five-time world champion boxer who's also fighting ...
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    ... Getty in Griffith Park the answer seemed clear. Members of the East L.A. conceptual art group ASCO, who'd tagged the outside of ... I finished talking to the Aviles family they got in their car , left Los Angeles, drove two hours to Bear Bear to a community they love ...

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