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Within days of his pet canary of seven years dying, a Corvette crashed through Rene Zendejas' home, forcing him to miss his birthday dinner. "Bad things always come in threes," said Zendejas, a puppeteer who has lived in Burbank for 59 years. Insurance...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesLike residents in many cities, longtime Las Vegans long for what's long gone — the days when a young Wayne Newton crooned "Danke Schoen" and dealers knew players by their first names. "It was better in the old days when the mob was still here,"...
On Saturday, June 11, 2011, the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) will present Vintage! a 1910's to 1940's themed event featuring live performances by Big Lucky (as seen on HBO's Entourage) and the Atomic Cherry Bombs, vintage cocktails by...
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Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticWhen I started working at the Los Angeles Times nearly 15 years ago, downtown L.A. was a style wasteland. Sure, there were denim wash houses, sewing shops, designer showrooms and studios, but you wouldn't know it walking down the street. Fashion was...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSTAYING Los Angeles Athletic Club, 431 W. 7th St., Los Angeles 90014; (213) 625-2211; http://www.laac.com. Seventy-two rooms, usually $170-$200 a night. Hilton Checkers, 535 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90071; (213) 624-0000; http://www.hilton.com. A...
Brand XFASHION ISSUE: When I started working at the Los Angeles Times nearly 15 years ago, downtown L.A. was a style wasteland. Sure, there were denim wash houses, sewing shops, designer showrooms and studios, but you wouldn't know it walking down the street....
Culture MonsterWriting about Mexican painter David Alfaro Siqueiros' famously censored 1932 mural "America Tropical" a while ago, I noted that a talented team from the Getty Conservation Institute was in the process of helping to restore a critically important piece of....
Culture MonsterAn attempt to restore David Alfaro Siqueirosâ mural, âAmerica Tropical,â to public view on Olvera Street is one of the longest-running art stories in Los Angeles. Itâs also the longest-running commitment of the Getty Conservation Institute....
Culture MonsterSeveral years in the works, downtown Los Angeles' new Mexican American cultural center, known as LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, has set an opening date for April 15, 2011. The cultural center will occupy space in the historic Vickrey-Brunswig......
L.A. NOWMuralist David Siqueiros gets his due in L.A.: Friday is the opening of the Autry Museum's Siqueiros in Los Angeles: Censorship Defied exhibit. The exhibit, one of several Siqueiros related event this month, features more than 100 works and materials........
La PlazaA significant artwork from the Mexican muralism movement has sat unseen for more than 70 years, whitewashed soon after it was completed to mask its political content, on a second-story exterior wall of a historic building in Los Angeles. David Alfaro...
Culture MonsterBroadway and 7th Street in downtown Los Angeles is officially known as Ezat Delijani Square, in honor of the Beverly Hills real estate developer who ended up on the front page of Monday's Times over the issue of a questionable......
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