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  • Charlie White, William Kentridge , The Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, Miwa Matreyek. ... Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 7:00 p.m. William Kentridge : Anything Is Possible , produced by Art21 , offers an introduction ...
  • Our guest this week is Nicole D. Sconiers. She's the author of a new book, called Escape from ... Our guest on this week's podcast is Nicole D. Sconiers . She's the author of a new book called Escape ... ten stories set in "a futuristic Los Angeles." (Yup, this is Black Speculative Fiction.) While the world Sconiers has created is ...
  • ... much L.A. represents the quintessential American Dream. Anything is possible . You can be whatever you conceive you can be. I ... Departures: Community "Life In LA" -- Poem by William Mikell that mentions Playboy Mansion   Photos: Courtesy ...
  • William Mulholland gave L.A. water and a motto to live by. David Ulin ... of history as it is happening , their existence shows how far ahead of its time Los Angeles has always been. The same might ... well-worn trope, perhaps... and yet, if the city has anything to teach us, it's that all of it, cliché as well as nuance, comes ...
  • ... to exhibitions at the gallery, Butler organized important shows off-site, such as 18'6"³ x 6'9"³ x 11'2-1/2"³ x 47"³ x 11-3/16"³ x ... the art world. In a 1971 Los Angeles Times article, critic William Wilson attributed this to national economic woes, and described a new ...
  • As the World Trade Center burned, William Basinski scored the soundtrack to Armageddon and rebirth. Ten years ... playing his latest sound piece from the windows. "Here it is ," Basinski remembers thinking, "Armageddon. The end of the world. The ... so profoundly beautiful in itself, I knew it didn't need anything , and that would scare me, and I would think, "Well, is this ...
  • What might a different kind of power look and feel like, and can power be redistributed equitably, even beyond our own species? Conservationist, activist, and one of the nation’s most beloved and acclaimed authors, Terry Tempest Williams has been called “a citizen writer” who speaks eloquently for an ethical stance toward life, showing how environmental issues are social issues that become...

  • ... walls--concern with what isn't there versus what is . I feel I have no choice. Real art is lovely and welcome, but I didn't see it as a solution to anything . It could wait. ...
  • ... of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is rising. But many people don't know that rise is subject to annual ... with much wider variation between the seasons -- a possible indicator that the Earth's climate is destabilizing. ...
  • I don't think there is anything that I could erase from the story I tell myself, despite the ... characterless. Flat is one of the reasons why it was possible to build 17,500 houses in less than thirty-three months beginning in ...

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