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  • ... night's conversation with Jeff Chang and Justin Simien at the central library pondered race, multiculturalism and the ... "Race and Image in the Obama Era," part of the notable ALOUD series organized by the Los Angeles Public Library foundation. I ...
  • ... ranging from asthma to lung cancer. To the east, in the Central Valley, a particulate haze has cloaked the skies from Bakersfield to ... of feet from the high-water shoreline. Rangers stand at the base of the dam, where they should be 40 feet underwater, and ...
  • The major work at the L.A. Central Library that has survived grime, two arson fires, and budget cuts, is not ...
  • KCET Cinema Series host Pete Hammond leads a Q&A with Margaret Blye, James Coburn's co-star in "Waterhole #3." [scald=31575:kl_image_original_context]   At last night's KCET Cinema Series event, the classic James Coburn film ...
  • ... only scraps, and having to defend oneself and one's own at all costs. [scald=65053:kl_image_original_context ... Special Collections and University Archives, Tomas Rivera Library , University of California, Riverside. These other narratives are ... for marginalized voices to construct alternative futures. Central to the show is installation "Chac-Mool" -- a 7-minute, looping, ...
  • ... National Guardsmen. Courtesy of the Los Angeles Public Library . I graduated from Artesia High School in 1992. The Riots were a ... aka DJ Dave and me. The three of us were freshmen at UCLA in the fall of 1992. The spirit of the Riots hung over the ...
  • Incendiary Traces looks at the cartographic representations of WWII in the 1940s, providing ... 1939, 26. ii Helmuth Bay, " War News via Maps," Wilson Library Bulletin 18 (November 1943): 221. iii "Report on the Military ... War " The American Cartographer 2 (1975): 19-53. xiii James C. Malin, "Space and History: Reflections on the Closed-Space ...
  • ... of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library , UCLA. The 37th and 40th Presidents of the United States are buried within 45 miles of downtown Los Angeles at their respective presidential libraries . As the country's only ...
  • On October 2, 1993, the Los Angeles Central Library re-opened to the public after seven years of fire damage repair ... of a modern expansion wing. An arson fire at the historic 1926 Bertram Goodhue-designed building on April 29, 1986 ...

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