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 […]
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 weekly at Café 322 in Sierra Madre to share their love of the centuries old […]
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 your opportunity to walk, run, skate, bike, dance, play and socialize along 17 […]
If you are like me, you’re probably starting to think about all the comfort food you’ll enjoy during the Thanksgiving holiday. What better way to prepare for all that feasting than to get outside, take a long walk and experience the city, or at least a part of it, up close as only a pedestrian […]
If you’ve been following the 6th Street Viaduct Replacement Project, you probably know that the old bridge is being demolished because a chemical process in the cement supports, known alkali silica reaction, has made the structure seismically vulnerable. While demolition is well underway, it’s far from complete, which means the project is still generating a […]
Art found in museums and galleries is typically there to be viewed, not touched. That’s what makes the show, Please Touch the Art, so unusual. It’s an exhibition specifically designed to invite tactile interaction with art, thereby encouraging attendees to connect with and experience artistic creations in new ways.
When people think of Los Angeles and film, Hollywood immediately comes to mind. So many movies were shot in LA, not to mention television shows, music videos and commercials, that the city is one of the most widely recognizable places on earth. But the entertainment and advertising industries were not the only producers of visual […]