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Compton: Old story with a familiar tune

Compton: Old story with a familiar tune

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4tNIhzAdKY When people think of the city of Compton, a mid-sized city southeast from downtown Los Angeles, they might think of the images they hear and see in music and film that often show it as a place full of gangs, violence...

Gallery Row in July: The Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk

Gallery Row in July: The Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk

https://youtu.be/HEHVBdgUP6c It’s 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month, signaling showtime for team Art Walk. Executive director Qathryn Brehm and director of curation Nat George sit atop the The Last Bookstore’s Mezzanine Level. The two hand out colorful...

Saffron and Rose — A taste of Iran in Westwood

Saffron and Rose — A taste of Iran in Westwood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyuMOhKQ0Dc A long line of late-night dessert enthusiasts overcome by a gnawing sweet tooth spills out the front doors of Saffron and Rose Ice Cream most Friday nights. The shop, with its floral and aromatic flavors, is rooted in...

‘Play Equity’ drives Renata Simril and the LA84 Foundation

‘Play Equity’ drives Renata Simril and the LA84 Foundation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cT3aB62sZl4 In their newest initiative, the LA84 Foundation is focusing on “closing the play equity gap,” and providing sports programs for demographics that don’t regularly have access to them. In an interview with President and CEO...