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  • The capital of the Czech Republic, Prague is the best-preserved Baroque city in ... its massive castle, beloved statue-lined bridge, evocative Jewish Quarter, and thrilling 20th-century history while enjoying its ... the best beer in Europe. With a beautifully preserved Old Town, Prague deserves its nickname: the Golden City of a Hundred ...
  • ... that we start our new monthly series, The Graveyard of L.A., with this mammoth graveyard in the heart of Boyle Heights. ... life on the road. In 1935, over 300 troupes from 15 shows stood before the graves, while legendary flamboyant preacher, Aimee ...
  • ... 14 gravestones, and volunteers have put in thousands of hours attempting to piece together the true story of the early ... born in 1841, had been found by a man in a rented house in North Hollywood. Loath to let it be dumped, he carried it from ...
  • ... Prague , is the place for you. In this week's episode of "Rick Steves' Europe," travel guide extraordinaire Rick Steves highlights ... And thanks to an ongoing selection of inexpensive shows all over the city, the enthusiasm for music lives on today. Box offices ...
  • Here are ten photos that show the state's agricultural life in evolution, from the flower farms of old Los Feliz to the UFW protests of the eighties. Farm to ...
  • The Serbian Cemetery is in a little corner of hardworking, industrial East L.A. and cross the street is Saint Sava ... Benevolent Society plans on building a mausoleum to house more parishioners. The cemetery is also home to a significant ...
  • Regine Basha examines the role of dissonance in Iraqi Jewish folk songs and its validation of ... not a "sad, wailing" tune in Arabic. At all night house parties, the men seemed to love the sad, wailing tunes. They sat around ... food, the same guests--this was the ever-present internal life of the party, where the music of 1940s and 1950s Iraq played on ...
  • ... white California granite...The gate, as the picture shows , is divided into three sections, one large entrance for the use of ... chapel was caved in by a falling chimney and a house near the entrance of the cemetery has a big hole in the ...
  • In recognition of Passover and in anticipation of Jewish Heritage Month, KCET is ... World War II history. The documentary chronicles a real- life Casablanca, in which a high-profile group of poker buddies -- ... that grew from one survivor celebrates together, the film shows how four generations find light even in the darkest of ...
  • ... so caring for its dead. In the Ciudad de Los Angeles of the 1840s, Calle Eternidad (Eternity Street) ended at a dusty town ... Horace Bell, "The city allowed promoters to map (the old cemetery ), cut it up and sell it off in small building lots. In ...

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