Desert Road

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  • ... civic values, and public space. The series consists of 30-minute episodes exploring various aspects of pedestrian life in cities including: Los Angeles, Portland, Boston, Atlanta, Washington ...
  • Think LA's Citywalk is an amusement park or an "idealized reality" of city living? Oliver Wang investigates the forced perspective of one ... attendant unruliness that can sometimes mark actual urban life (least of all barely a year after the L.A. Riots). Under all its ...
  • Frances Calderon has been in the ring of college education for 12 years, struggling it out, getting knocked down ... punch. She's had to unlearn the street fighting skills of her teenage years and learn the rules of boxing. She's good. Just ask ... women and roughened around the edges by the knocks of life and some tequila. I'm just saying that's what it sounds like. ...
  • There are over 300 staircases in the city of Los Angeles and a resilient group of City Walkers is determined to climb them all in a Big Parade of people ...
  • ... Algeo takes us on a journey back in time to when hundreds of thousands cheered on the next Pedestrian Champion of the World! Music: "Love Gun Shy (Instr.)" by Matt Van ...
  • Twice a year the streets of Pasadena, California come alive as tens of thousands enjoy a free evening of art, music and entertainment at ArtNight, a celebration that can only be ...
  • Elevators are for wimps! Just ask the thousands of downtown LA office workers who climb the stairs every year in a race 75 stories to the top of the US Bank Tower in Los Angeles to raise money for the Ketchum-Downtown ...
  • ... there. Along the way, he filed regular dispatches of his journey in the Los Angeles Times, which promptly hired him as city editor when he arrived. Thus began a life of letters and adventure in California and across the Southwest. ...
  • What once was thousands of miles of abandoned railroad tracks has now become thousands of miles of trails with the help of the Rails to Trails Conservancy. ...

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