Archive for Downtown

Artistic Graffiti – Los Angeles Style

Jun 24, 2010 by Lisa Newton

While I was taking photographs for Travelin’ Local’s most recent Sunday Afternoon at the Theatre, story, I passed the rear of a building that caught my eye.
Typically, artists will not only find art in the [...]

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Hey LA, Give your Local Opera Some Love

Jun 23, 2010 by Lindsay Pullin

I’m not an opera critic and I can’t tell you which opera in the world is the best, or whether Placido Domingo’s voice has ripened with his old age. But I can tell you that [...]

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Meet your Neighbor at Pershing Square

Jun 23, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Have you ever lived next to someone and not even known their name? How about living in a city, but not really “knowing” anything about the city?
If you answered “Yes” to either of these questions, [...]

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Sunday Afternoon at the Theatre – Los Angeles Theatre

Jun 20, 2010

In the heart of the Broadway Theatre Corridor is the magnificent Los Angeles Theatre. Built in 1931, the Los Angeles Theatre was the brainchild of three men; William Fox, who founded Fox Film Corporation, which [...]

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A Quick Guide to the Los Angeles Film Festival

Jun 19, 2010

Is watching a new, independent movie from a brand new director or a tried and true one something you enjoy? How about a brand new music video.  And don’t forget about the huge burgeoning foreign [...]

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Boston Sucks or Beat LA! For the 12th Time in NBA History a Familiar Chant Comes to Town

Jun 15, 2010

The Celtics have seventeen; the Lakers have fifteen – championship banners that hang from each sports franchise’s hallowed rafters. The two teams make up for 32 of the 63 championships in NBA history. An unheard [...]

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Los Angeles Free Friday

Jun 11, 2010

Maybe it’s because the 2010 FIFA World Cup starts this weekend, or the Lakers are in the N.B. A. finals against their long time nemesis, The Boston Celtics, or because it’s in the middle of [...]

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Let’s Pitch in and clean up Downtown LA

Jun 05, 2010

If you’re a follower of Travelin’ Local, you know that we’re huge fans of the Downtown Broadway Theatre Corridor, where the nation’s largest concentration of historic theatres are in one place.
It has, among other [...]

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Take me out to the ball game – the Dodger’s of course!

May 10, 2010

Summer is right around the corner, and that means longer sunny days, watermelon, and baseball. If you live in Los Angeles, and have never attended a Dodgers game, shame on you!
With that in mind, I’m [...]

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The 2010 Amgen Tour of California is coming to Los Angeles

May 04, 2010

Get ready because on May 22nd, the 2010 Amgen Tour of California will be coming to LA LIVE in Stage 7 with a 21-mile individual time trial.
With the backdrop of such downtown landmarks as [...]

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Radio Hill Gardens

Apr 04, 2010

When I’m visiting different parts of Los Angeles, I make a concerted effort to visit several different locations in a single day.
Based on both my personal and professional background I’ve always been of the belief [...]

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Sunday Afternoon at the Theatre- Rialto Edition

Mar 21, 2010

While covering the Sunday Afternoon at the Theatre series, its depressing seeing these historic buildings go to waste. More accurately, they’re literally wasting away.

Because Los Angeles’ history with film and Theatre is intertwined with who [...]

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Los Angeles Streetcars and the downtown Broadway Theatre District

Feb 27, 2010

Did you know that Los Angeles used to have the “Largest Trolley System in the World?”
With a fleet of over 900 electric trolley cars, covering over 1,100 miles of track, Los Angeles was the leader [...]

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