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  • ... an ordinance process to find direction for its public art , Metro has been rolling along. The next list of artists commissioned ... a means to "convey the history and vitality of the local neighborhood ." Art panels, depicting the area's agricultural history and ...
  • ... landscape of Los Angeles and West Coast poetry. See the Departures Leimert Park section for more history of the neighborhood along with my previous poem and articles. In the last five ...
  • ... end of the Expo Line   The Palms Neighborhood It was an uncommonly hot January day as I headed seawards. ... out to be the demolition of Gallery 16, an (now former) art gallery at Bergamot Station. Bergamot Station is a sprawling, renowned ...
  • ... below:"After 12 years at Metro I am finally moving on. For some of you this is a surprise but to others it's about time I left. ... region's transportation, open space, cultural planning, art , and much more . The past decade has been an exciting time to be in LA ...
  • ... much as "underground" is an over-used term in regards to art and music, it fits in many cases because best seller books and ... within the landscape where the magic happens. Poetry for the People Third-generation Angeleno, poet, activist, and educator, ...
  • ... ends near Koreatown's western edge. West of the bustling neighborhood , things quickly thin out in a stretch of Wilshire known as Park ... Angeles, but now known more for its museums and Art Deco architecture. In the immediate vicinity of the future station, ...
  • ... out of the discussion of post-L.A.Riots literature and art , including authors from Leimert Park and South L.A. ... authors and poets from the area, Coleman ironically notes that the only author from South Los Angeles to have been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize is Tookie Williams. Meanwhile heartfelt work ...
  • The neighborhood just recently found out that Metro is planning to build a maintenance facility for the heart of the Arts District. ...
  • ... cars dealt a blow to the character and prosperity of the neighborhood . In the 1980s, though, plans were hatched to re-connect Downtown ... in 1994 (with 0.5 % of its budget set aside for public art projects along the route) but massive cost overruns halted the project in ...
  • ... late. Almost a year ago, I was asked by my direct KCET Departures editor if I would write about some of my mural influences. Since ... to tell the many stories of this unique Mexican-American neighborhood . Digital muralism here draws on the long tradition of muralism ...

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