Discover Los Angeles

Discover Los Angeles

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This complete guidebook describes the rich and varied cultural resources of Los Angeles. Organized by neighborhood, the book offers in-depth information on more than 200 cultural resources in the area, along with contact information and hours of operation. Places such as museums, landmarks, parks, and libraries are included, along with maps noting their locations. A special chapter is devoted to educational programs for children and teens, making this book an excellent reference for teachers, parents, and visitors alike. Kevin Starr, California State Librarian, provides an introductory overview of the city's cultural history and treasures. In addition, local experts provide personal listings of cultural venues: Noriko Fujinami lists public art and murals that can be found in this qcity of muralsq; Sharon K. Emanuelli lists some of Los Angeles's important commercial art galleries and other art resources; Margaret Trumbull talks about qvirtual L.A.q; Peter HennAmAiA½ lists Tinseltown's many attractions for film buffs; Ellen Kraut-Hasagawa points out the places where one can explore literary L.A.; Tom Provenzano lists the spots where one can sample the lively Los Angeles theater scene; and Carol Reese lists the famous and not-so-famous architectural and historical monuments in the city.An Informed Guide to L.A.a#39;s Rich and Varied Cultural Life Letitia Burns Oa#39;Connor ... 92, 109 American Friends Service Committee Bookstore, 228 Amok Publishing , 224 Andres Pico Adobe, 270 Angels Attic, 250 Angela#39;s ... 115 Filmforum, 108 Firefighters Museum, 205 First African Methodist Episcopal ( AME) Church, 142- 43, 189 Form Zero Architectural ... 44 Gamble House, 113-14 Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, The, 17-18, 197 Geffen Playhouse, 77, 241^2 Gemini G.E.L., 42 Georgeanbsp;...

Title:Discover Los Angeles
Author:Letitia Burns O'Connor
Publisher:Getty Trust Publication - 1997


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