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  • ... hung on the walls. The lenses of 8mm cameras jutted out from vertically hung plexi-glass cases, behind each was silvery paper ... to be a bridge between all of these schools. Group shows were really the thing we were using as our format for a ...
  • ... exhibition - two large rooms of Siqueiros' landscapes from both early and later periods in his life (he died in 1974). These works ... than merely an art history footnote. In a side room of the MOLAA galleries is another installation: All the Poetry Books ...
  • ...   Think about your last meal from a fast food restaurant, whatever it was. (If your answer is a snide "I ... themselves about the smoke and the flame, then Cifelli shows them that the curl is burning on its own. He's no longer lighting it ...
  • ... "it could happen to me" factor, where the targets were of an ethnic and religious community that's largely unfamiliar to ... was injured by the gunfire while visiting Oak Creek from the L.A. area. "I don't know why this happened," Nimana said. " ...
  • ... up living in Los Angeles?" Today, we hear from author and teacher Steve Abee:   CHAPTER ONE ... Pacific Railroad . At that time the railroads were in competition. They kept lowering the fares -- I think she came out ...
  • This week L.A. Letters offers a quick scene report from our rich backyard. Like my old friend DJ Dusk would say, " We're not ... focused on poetry. Lane's vision with the Get Lit Players connected her with former California Poet Laureate Carol Muske Dukes, and ...
  • ... me how unrepresented in academic literature are narratives from inside the postwar suburbs. Places like Lakewood have been the ... in owning a small house on a small lot in a neighborhood connected to more square miles of exactly the same. Perhaps they ...
  • ... of Middle College High, how the kids helped prevent it from closing about six years ago when the president of Southwest College at ... we couldn't get media attention at the time -- we were upstaged by an alleged race riot happening at Jefferson High between ...
  • ... changes." Several days later, I received a letter from a friend. After remarking on various personal matters, my friend ... quake was centered near Brea in Orange County, its tremors were felt as far south as San Diego and clear up here in Ventura County, for ...
  • ... on local reporting some time ago, and the first casualties were small towns like mine that aren't technically Los Angeles. Though ... its global reach (or because of it), doesn't report from a street level. There are lots of bloggers, but it's hard to ...

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