Archive for Westside LA

Case Study House #22 – Stahl House

Mar 17, 2011 by Lisa Newton

I’ve written about the Case Study Houses a couple of times, nonetheless, with so many of the Case Study Houses being here in Los Angeles, all too often I’ve encountered one of the houses that [...]

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Free Sunset Concerts at the Skirball

Jul 05, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Billed as “Celebrating Musical Traditions from Around the Globe,” this year’s annual summer Sunset Concert Series at the Skirball Cultural Center begins on July 22nd at 8:00pm, with a concert by Parno Graszt, whose music [...]

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Malibu Tiles throughout Westwood Village

Jun 17, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Since coming to California, I’ve fallen in love with what is known as a form of tile that’s ubiquitous throughout Los Angeles and Southern California, aptly named, Malibu Tile.
After visiting the Adamson House, I look [...]

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Bret Easton Ellis at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Apr 28, 2010 by Lindsay Pullin

Every year, the LA Times teams up with UCLA for the annual Festival of Books.  I did attend this during my Junior year of high school at the prompting of my English teacher (and the [...]

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UCLA Students help beautify Westwood Village

Apr 18, 2010

Yesterday while in Westwood Village, I saw a group of UCLA students painting defaced bike racks, cleaning up sidewalks, removing old Christmas lights, planting flowers, and many other civic duties one wouldn’t usually associate with [...]

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Sunday afternoon at the LA Times Festival of Books

May 03, 2009

Last Sunday, I went to the 14th Annual LA Times Festival of Books.
I’ve been looking forward to attending this event nonetheless; but ever since my friend Frank, a long time LA resident, told me [...]

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Walking to the Fowler

Feb 09, 2009

Yesterday afternoon I traveled locally to the Fowler Museum, which is located in the heart of the UCLA campus.
What a treat!
As the first in my series of free museum days, the Fowler was a [...]

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The Treasured Sculpture Garden Gem at UCLA

Jan 27, 2009

Hidden in the back of UCLA’s beautiful campus is a little known, but highly relaxing area known as the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, which was dedicated in 1967, after the first acquisitions were installed.
The [...]

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Can you relax at UCLA?

Jan 13, 2009

Yesterday was a beautiful day here in Los Angeles (80º and sunny), so in the afternoon, I hopped on my bike and rode to the UCLA campus. Although I had passed by this garden a [...]

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