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  • ... He is a true Californian with deep roots in all three of the state's biggest regions: he spent many of his formative years in ... One of them was the Festival de Flor y Canto de Aztlan , held at USC in November of 1973. "Flor y Cantos were Chicano ...
  • ... Los Angeles has taken another long step. As LA history shows , it's one that might end badly. Remaking downtown Los Angeles has ... he pointedly asked. Until that's decided, the visions are less design schemes and more like poetry - the poetry of ...
  • In response to the folly of the not guilty verdict of George Zimmerman by a jury of six Florida women, this week L.A. ... has given hundreds of young artists their first art shows or public displays of their work in Los Angeles, New York, and San ...
  • ... features the paintings, films, writing, and installations of an artist who expressed his creativity in whichever material or medium fit ... 16mm film, color, silent. 26 sec. Film still courtesy of OCMA, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, and the Estate of Jack Goldstein. ...
  • Inglewood has lost its mayor in a cloud of ignominy. Not a good thing, but the opportunity to put our fair city on ... say I'm surprised. Inglewood lost its mayor in the middle of the night, so to speak, when famously outspoken Roosevelt Dorn resigned ...
  • El Plan Espiritual de Aztlan , drafted at the Denver Youth Conference of 1969, was perhaps the single most important philosophical document ... The Chicano social justice movements of the 1960s would evolve into two critical contributions to the conversation ...
  • ... The move was neither surprising nor particularly out of character for Brown, whose all-too-conventional political career consists of trying to erode legal obstacles to his momentary whims. At issue with ...
  • ... " style that their multicultural audience can't get enough of . Although the band croons about love and its music is not explicitly political, its logo combines the symbol of the United Farm Workers union founded by Cesar Chavez in 1962, with the ...
  • As the vision behind some of L.A.'s most iconic buildings -- City Hall, Union Station, Memorial ... Bullocks Wilshire -- why isn't he as celebrated as many of his peers? [scald=74662:kl_image_original_context] ... City Press, "Iconic Vision : John Parkinson, Architect of Los Angeles" is the long-awaited book on the storied life and career ...
  • ... the 1930 Olmsted-Bartholomew Plan, would unite communities of L.A. County through a network of river-adjacent greenways that link the San Gabriel and Santa Monica ...

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