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  • ... Banham Loves Los Angeles is a 1972 BBC Films production following architectural historian Reyner Banham as he ... in "the rear-view mirror of civilization." The whole Departures enterprise was born out of this same need to find place. That's ...
  • British architectural historian/critic Reyner Banham had a thing about deserts -- specifically those of the ... celebrity and acceptance by the masses with the 1972 BBC production of " Reyner Banham Loves Los Angeles ," where he ...
  • ... troubled Watts has drawn the pens Clive James, Jan Morris, Reyner Banham , and Thomas Pynchon. But even these astute observers had to contend ...
  • ... line in Los Angeles' modern rail system, which Reyner Banham called "socially necessary," opened 23 years ago to great ... fanfare. The triumphal video " A Promise Delivered " (a production of the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission) ...
  • Celebrate National Poetry Month with KCET Departures as we highlight a poem a day from the Departures installments, ... participants, and from special guest poets. Los Angeles's unofficial poet laureate Wanda Coleman once said of her city: ...
  • ... ignored for decades by the more civilized art world, Los Angeles -based and other nearby cultural institutions have embarked on ... exhibitions examining L.A. art from 1945-1980. KCET Departures , agile and prescient, made sorta like Chris Burden and jumped ...
  • ... lively showcase of art and poetry. The up-and-coming East Los Angeles musical trio El Haru Kuroi performed a set, along with a whole slew ...
  • Los Angeles loves wheels. David Kipen loves books. ... history," writes about Los Angeles on KCET's SoCal Focus blog. The image on this page was archived by the ...
  • Los Angeles is an emptier place without renaissance man Cliff Hall in it. But ... community, appear every Thursday at 2 p.m. on KCET's SoCal Focus blog. The above image was remixed by Zach Behrens with an ...
  • ... Seeing Power: Art and Activism in the Age of Cultural Production . Thompson talked about the importance of urban planners to ... a Downtown/LA River project in 2010!), and 4. Notes for a People's Atlas of Chicago , a project of Area Chicago and ...

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