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  • Daytrippers: Famous Fat Dave's Taxi Food Tour

    Daytrippers: Famous Fat Dave's Taxi Food Tour
    David Freedenberg has an appetite for adventure, and he's making a living off it. After climbing into In his signature Checker cab off 12th Avenue in Manhattan, Freedenberg transforms into his epicurean alter-ego -- "Famous Fat Dave," who chauffeurs...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in New York City for nature lovers

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in New York City for nature lovers
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City has a wild side and it has nothing to do with its honking yellow taxis, towering skyscrapers and celebrity-studded nightclub crowds. It's about soaring bald eagles, quiet tidal salt marshes and sweet berry brambles...
  • In 'La Camioneta,' Mark Kendall traces school bus' strange trip

     In 'La Camioneta,' Mark Kendall traces school bus' strange trip
    In a memorable scene from Robert Altman's 1975 classic "Nashville," a ditzy British reporter played by Geraldine Chaplin wanders beside a fleet of yellow school buses, scavenging for glib metaphors about the fissures in U.S. society. In Mark Kendall's...
  • Pink Products For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Pink Products For Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Beauty and lifestyle expert Rebekah George from www.getgorge.com stopped by to share some products helping in the fight against cancer by donating proceeds to research for the month of October. 1) Stila Courage & Beauty Travel Palette This must-have...
  • Debate Fireworks: Discussion with Frank Gilliam

    See Change or More of the Same? Looking Beyond November 6 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 6pm reception 7-8:30pm lecture Japanese American National Museum  in Downtown Los Angeles Panelists: Mark Z. Barabak, political writer for the Los Angeles Times Adam...
  • Resourceful traveler: Arts of New York City

    Resourceful traveler: Arts of New York City
    "Andy Warhol's New York City: Four Walks Uptown to Downtown" Little Bookroom, $14.95 Andy Warhol was a star-struck young man from Pittsburgh when he came to New York after earning a degree in painting and design in his hometown at the Carnegie Institute...
  • Downtown L.A. becomes a stage for protest and performance art

    Downtown L.A. becomes a stage for protest and performance art
    Downtown Los Angeles was transformed into a set for political theater over the weekend, with protesters pitching tents in front of City Hall and performance artists dancing on floats meandering through the streets. Inspired by the anti-corporate Occupy...
  • Downtown Fort Myers Art Walk on the way

     
    It's the 2nd anniversary of the Downtown Fort Myers Art Walk and to mark the occasion daas Gallery is presenting “Abstract Pop: The Art of Franck de Las Mercedes.” Franck de Las Mercedes is a Nicaraguan born painter raised in New York City....
  • Music review: Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group at Walt Disney Concert Hall

     
    Downtown New York came to downtown Los Angeles as three composers from the new music collective Bang on a Can took over a Los Angeles Philharmonic Green Umbrella concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall Tuesday night. Moreover, there is good......
  • Au Revoir Simone goes interactive in Eli Stonberg's video for 'Knight of Wands' [Updated]

     
    It seems appropriate that director Eli Stonberg should answer his cellphone for an interview while standing out in front of his favorite video store. And while Vidiots, a treasure trove of indie video sales and rentals in Santa Monica, seems......
  • TKTS has app for iPhone, new Times Square service team

     
    Here's an announcement from the Theatre Development Fund — the folks who run the TKTS discount ticket booth in New York — about its new iPhone app to buy their tickets. In addition, the TDF has a patron-services program to improve the ticket-...