The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is Back!

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Where can you celebrate books with the people who write them and a community of passionate readers? Why – at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books of course. Now in its 22nd year, the festival “has grown to become an essential part of the L.A. cultural scene, promoting literacy and expanding minds while having fun along the way.” [Continue reading]

Sing Your Own Song: An Opera Love Story – Feel the Joy

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Sometimes the most compelling stories are the ones unfolding right in our own backyard. Such was the case for Burbank-based documentary filmmaker Anne Davis O’Neal. In 2010 she learned about a group of Los Angeles area opera singers who gathered … [Continue reading]

Three Artists Interpret Los Angeles

The Los Angeles art scene is so vibrant that to get noticed artists often have to promote their own work. That’s exactly what Vivian Shih did when she reached out to inform Curating LA about The Land Around Us, a self-curated group show that features … [Continue reading]

17 Miles of Car-Free Open Streets in the 626

Want to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Gold Line Foothill Extension opening? Are you looking for an excuse to get outside and exercise this weekend? If the answer to either of those questions is “yes,” check out 626 Golden Streets. It’s … [Continue reading]

Los Angeles Walks’ Fundraiser is Around the Corner

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It’s increasingly common for Angelenos and visitors alike to walk the city for fun, exercise and transportation. An important proponent of this trend is an organization called Los Angeles Walks, which was founded in 1998 and is a project … [Continue reading]

LA Art Book Fair 2017

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Events that combine books and art always get my attention. I love both and write about them often on this blog. So it should come as no surprise that I’m really excited about the 2017 installment of the LA Art Book Fair (LAABF17). The LA based … [Continue reading]

Sewage Treatment in Los Angeles – Where Does the Waste Go?

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Every time you flush your toilet you use the City of Los Angeles’ sewage treatment infrastructure. But what exactly happens to that waste once it enters the sewer system and where does it go? Those are just a few of the questions that I sought to … [Continue reading]