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  • ... and sat in the can for twenty years. In 2001, Grand Theft Audio released their awesome collection of studio recordings from 1980 -81 ...
  • Two films from the 1980s defined character and social archetypes that persist to this day. ... scene in many ways captured a dominant aspect of 1980s SoCal adolescence. "Fast Times" was one of two Hollywood films from the ... her fifteen year-old virginity to a twenty six year-old audio salesmen in a dugout pockmarked with graffiti. Her encounter with ...
  • By the 1980s DJ culture was fully entrenched in the Eastside. Record stores, DJ ... Bounds2000s: Post-Backyard Text by Gerard Meraz By the 1980s DJ culture was fully entrenched in the Eastside. Record stores, DJ ... events. Musically, the DJ had a cornucopia of genres to mix together such as disco, Hi-N-R-G, new wave, rock-a-billy, ska, reggae, ...
  • ... {"additionalClasses":""}]O Superman The 1980s saw an explosion of fantastic video art as artists explored the ...
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    ... the social ladder and Spaniards at the top. You can try to mix yourself up the ladder, was the impossible message to those on the ... writes his column Movie Miento every week on KCET's SoCal Focus blog. It is a poetic exploration of Los Angeles history, Latino ...
  • ... "Second Wave," artists who were born and raised in the 1980s look to MTV, Saturday morning cartoons, and technology as influences. ... art?" In her new exhibit "Second Wave: Aesthetics of the 80s in Today's Contemporary Art," Frias examines the connection between the ...
  • ... her family's home country, she grew up in two worlds: the '80s and '90s La Cañada and the world of Afghanistan. ... into and believed in their own unique belief system or mix of culture. "One became a Mormon and moved to Utah, another married a ... grew up in these two worlds, the 1980s and `90s of La Cañada and the world of Afghanistan in our home: Its ...
  • Some '80s relics are always in style. Los Angeles is full of people who care ... This is a self-styled French-Japanese restaurant, with a mix of small bites of seafood and big plates of things like pasta and steak. ...
  • Compton in the 80s was actually a pretty typical example of the urban crisis. What was ... through the people that live there. In January, SoCal Focus is taking readers through the Richland Farms series one day at a ... of things, the explosion of gangs and crack cocaine in the 1980s had its effect. "Every geographical area [in Compton] I associated ...
  • The changes that occurred in Downey during the 1980s and 1990s mirror the wider regional changes that occurred across not ... there. It is now called The Hully Gully, and hosts '80s Nights with Morrissey cover bands." Marisa Urretia Gedney has recent ... "Downey Doodle-Icious." It's dedicated to celebrating a mix of the city's icons from the past and present. The mural contains images ...

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