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  • Exhibit brings art community together

     
    One artist decorates walking canes. Another draws nearly microscopic circles and combines them to form a colorful picture of a butterfly. Yet another uses bright …...
  • Cross on public land in San Diego is unconstitutional, federal court rules

     
    The 43-foot cross atop public land on Mount Soledad in San Diego is an unconstitutional endorsement of a religion, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, the latest twist in a two-decade legal struggle. But the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals......
  • Parks grant program extended for Japanese internment camp sites

     
    The National Park Service is extending its program of grant funding to support projects at Japanese American confinement sites, the third year of the initiative. More than $3 million is budgeted for the program, which aims to preserve and encourage......
  • Lots of holiday happenings in St. Augustine

     
      Lots of holiday stuff on the calendar in St. Augustine this weekend. Check out the list: G.I. HOLIDAY JUKEBOX AT LIMELIGHT THEATRE Set during Christmas in World War II, four fictitious Hollywood stars put together a string of 1940s hits to entertain...
  • Historical Society’s 22nd ornament features Tinley Park Dairy

     
    Don’t forget to save a spot on your Christmas tree for this year’s ornament from the Tinley Park Historical Society’s Historic Ornament Series. The society’s …...
  • Avenue businesses ready for holiday festival

     
    Store owners in the Avenue Business Association are hoping their second celebration can be even bigger than the first. Businesses will be kicking off the …...
  • MOCA takes down anti-war mural: should it be removed?

     
    Street art may be making long-deserved waves in the art world these days, but that doesn't mean graffiti gurus are ready for the gallery scene just yet. Some growing pains, as reported by our colleagues at the L.A. Times: The Italian street artist Blu,...
  • Ancient Mexicans bred wolf-dog hybrids, anthropological study finds

     
    Mexican researchers said Wednesday they have identified jawbones found in the pre-Hispanic ruins of Teotihuacan as those of wolf-dogs that were apparently crossbred as a symbol of the city's warriors. The National Institute of Anthropology and History...
  • Weekend Agenda: Giant Artists NOW, Santa Monica Pub Crawl, Hand/Made 157

     
    Friday, 12.17: Giant Artists NOW @ Space 15 Twenty In honor of publishing collaboratively for the first time, in the eponymous book “Giant Artists NOW,” this L.A.-based artist agency is putting together a show curated by Giant founder Jen Jenkins...
  • How Blu sees the MOCA mural episode

     
    Today, Italian street artist Blu -- whose MOCA-commissioned anti-war mural on a wall of the Geffen Contemporary was taken down because museum Director Jeffrey Deitch found it insensitive to the neighborhood -- gave his side of the story in an......
  • Jerry West and James Worthy chime in on which Lakers great should get a statue next

     
    There Jerry West stood at Star Plaza outside Staples Center, feeling nearly embarrassed that a statue would be unveiled in his honor during the NBA's All-Star weekend. He lamented that his 14-year career with the Lakers, from 1960 to 1974, featured more...