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  • ... idea to install Angel wings flowing with color on the facades of Los Angeles has taken off. Painted at home, ... a healthy and meditative project for Los Angeles wall space that was "waiting for some love energy," said Miller said. The ...
  • ... by Thomas Burns I Ed Fuentes This post is in support of Departures , KCET's oral history and interactive documentary project about Los Angeles neighborhoods. The series comments on cultural history and urban issues through the lens of community ...
  • The " Wall Street of the West" when downtown first functioned as the center of Los ... fate of the American inner city. Recall "A Note on Downtown", Reyner Banham's brief chapter in " Los Angeles : The ...
  • A lot happened in the world of public [scald=74020:kl_image_original_context]Public art danced off ... opening of the América Tropical Interpretive Center on October 8. The center also preserves the story on how David Alfaro ... {"additionalClasses":""}]Hitting The Wall I Photo: SPARC Just as "The Great Wall of Los Angeles " ...
  • ... "bike-unfriendly" city gains a command of quiet back streets like 4th, the backbone of so many of my own trips. The pace, ... , I conducted my daily exploration of the city on a bicycle, which remains, as a result, my primary mode of ...
  • ... with such a rich banquet of "real" Mexican presence on offer. Yet it has everywhere become deeply unfashionable to appoint ... on the dimension of scale. Los Angeles' main streets — a Wilshire Boulevard, for example — usually cater to the grand ...
  • ... words. Ironically, graffiti artists refer to their work on walls as " writing ," an abstraction that's about presence, not about specific ...
  • ... turning it into a ribbon of concrete. Now, work on the Los Angeles River has moved from flood control to ... of preserving and restoring the river and its wildlife. Departures : L.A. River takes online visitors into often neglected and nearly ...
  • Writing on the Wall guest editorial series continues with Bill Lasarow, who ... . [scald=74700:kl_image_original_context] KCET Departures "Writing on the Wall " guest editorial series continues ...
  • ... racial strife. Has it become a more recognizable place on its own terms today? [scald=74684:kl_image_original_context]People turn ... Clive James tried in a 1979 piece for the Observer, writing that "Watts isn't even a ghetto. It's nothing. The inhabitants of ...

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