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  • Departures : Chinatown Student Producers share the story of how their families got to ... with friends in Alpine Park, eat meals at Pho 87, and do community work at the Chinatown Service Center. This is a vibrant ...
  • New Chinatown was a fresh start for the Chinese, but it was like much like the ... renewal was the plan to create a business hub for the community , recreating the "idyllic charm of Old China" to attract tourists ... that could house the aspirations, hopes, and growth of the community . But, at its core, it was much like the rest of Los Angeles: a ...
  • ... Franks/Flickr/Creative Commons License Two separate neighborhoods vied to take its place. China City, located across the street ... was funded and controlled by the Chinese American community . The two ventures opened in 1938, three weeks apart. Less than a ...
  • ... - not just for greater Los Angeles, but for the Chinese community itself. With every subsequent migratory wave to Los Angeles - and ... the help of the Chinese American Museum, the KCET Departures team ventured into Chinatown to record its deep social and ...
  • Old Chinatown , with its businesses and family associations, grew steadily between ... renewal was the plan to create a business hub for the community , recreating the "idyllic charm of Old China" to attract tourists ... that could house the aspirations, hopes, and growth of the community . But, at its core, it was like much like the rest of Los Angeles: a ...
  • ... creating maps and videos based on interactions with their community . Our blog Land of Sunshine, the name taken from the old journal ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Departures at Chinatown Summer Nights, by klxadm We celebrated Summer Nights in ...
  • With the launch of Departures " Chinatown ," KCET offers an invitation to experience a vibrant cultural ... present come to life through the voices and experiences of community members, activists, students and historians. Produced in ...
  • ... far out of fashion as dining in the former tourist trap of Chinatown has become, eating a curry beef pie amid the neighborhood's ... even notice at all unless we look carefully enough. Take Chinatown : some regularly use and even enjoy it, while most seem to have only ...
  • ... their communities with award-winning productions such as SoCal Connected, A Place of Our Own/Los Niños en Su Casa and Tavis Smiley; with Departures , a Web-exclusive series that partners community organizations ...
  • ... from Chinatown to Culver City in 2010. | Photo: KCET Departures . Over at the Chinese American Museum, an ongoing exhibition, ... we've gotten to know a good amount of people in the community who have welcomed us with open arms," he writes. "We felt like it ...

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