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Tuesday October 24th 2017

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LA River: metropolis’ wet dream fulfilled

LA River: metropolis’ wet dream fulfilled

Many Angelenos are unaware that a river runs through the heart of our metropolis. The Los Angeles River, a 51-mile waterway, begins at the far western edges of the San Fernando Valley, flows through dozens of neighborhoods and cities, and finally lands in Long Beach where [Read More]

Review: The Broad (you should go)

Review: The Broad (you should go)

The Broad in downtown LA is the city’s seventh and newest art museum, and packs a truly unique art viewing experience.  The building, open since September 2015, is a $140 million dollar, bone-white honeycomb spaceship that on any given day displays 250 works of postwar [Read More]

Wi Spa: Where Naked is the New Black

Wi Spa: Where Naked is the New Black

I’ve been pummeled, slapped and soaked Korean Spas over the years. They’re mostly quaint, intimate places, where dimmed lights and generic Asian-elevator-music soothe the client into evanescent tranquility. Where the hot and cold herb baths are steaming, and the sauna [Read More]

Review: the MGN 5-Star Theater and Frame 128

Review: the MGN 5-Star Theater and Frame 128

For many years, the centerpiece of American life was the television, where families gathered together glued before the big screen with popcorn and TV dinners. As technology advanced, so to did the “home entertainment system” which was then subsumed by individually [Read More]

TwentyWonder at the Doll Factory Saturday

TwentyWonder at the Doll Factory Saturday

A night of roller derby and entertainment will benefit the DSALA (Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles) on Saturday. This year’s line-up promises to be especially great. Building on last year’s success, “TwentyWonder 2014 – A Carnival of the [Read More]

Rave On: Students Spend Hundreds of Dollars for a Good Time

Rave On: Students Spend Hundreds of Dollars for a Good Time

Neon lights flash in tune with the DJ’s beat. The audience waves its arms in the air and bodies sway in sync, consumed by the magical musical unification that bonds it together as one. As one DJ ends his set and the stage welcomes another, the audience cheers for the [Read More]

Huntington Beach: Fire Makes Everything Brighter

Huntington Beach: Fire Makes Everything Brighter

The sun rises. 20-somethings crawl from their vehicles, one by one like clowns pouring out of a tiny-wind up car, stretching out their cramped up muscles and inhaling the ocean’s first morning breeze. It is only 6 a.m. as cars roll into the parking lot and groups begin [Read More]

Out and About: The Verdugo Curse

Out and About: The Verdugo Curse

More than $2 billion dollars a year are spent on psychics in America, according to Money Market financial and stock reports. From romance advice, medical “healings” and everyday palm readings, the local psychic will be glad to fix any problem…for a fee.  Many people [Read More]

Glendale Public Library: Special Collections

Glendale Public Library: Special Collections

He recollects in the most thoughtful way, as if he is watching film footage or seeing still images flash before him. “I’ve always lived in Glendale. Went to Glendale elementary school, junior high, high school and then Glendale College in the ’60s. Yep, I’ve been [Read More]

Alex Theater: Curtain Call?

Alex Theater: Curtain Call?

The Alex Theatre has been a centerpiece for Glendale, Calif. and is listed on the National Landmark of Historical Places list. Since it’s construction in 1925 by architects, Charles R. Selkirk and Arthur G. Lindley, this “atmospherium” designed theatre has impacted [Read More]

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Latinx Film Festival: Changing the Conversation about LGBTQ Cinema

Latinx Film Festival: Changing the Conversation about LGBTQ Cinema

Four years ago, there were zero film and art festivals in the country dedicated to queer Latinx, the gender-neutral [Read More]

The Language of Loss

The Language of Loss

Language connects us. We are able to communicate with strangers, and isolate ourselves for a moment from the rest of [Read More]

Alejandro Ambrosio: a DREAM-er runs towards his dream

Alejandro Ambrosio: a DREAM-er runs towards his dream

Nineteen-year-old Alejandro Ambrosio pedals 10 miles each way from his home in North Hollywood to Glendale College and [Read More]

Racial Diversity: an increasing number of people identify with more than one culture

Racial Diversity: an increasing number of people identify with more than one culture

The multiracial population in the United States is growing at a swift rate, but what does it really mean to be [Read More]

Michael Harnett: Teaching a Man to Fish

Michael Harnett: Teaching a Man to Fish

Trying to find words to describe Dr. Michael Harnett as a college professor is like trying to find new ways to describe [Read More]

NASA's Image of the Day

The Grace of Saturn

 
Saturn's graceful lanes of orbiting ice -- its iconic rings -- wind their way around the planet to pass beyond the horizon in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
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