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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 50–55.
Published: 01 May 2013
... where “netizens” can both explore and discuss the city. Hidden Los Angeles, her wildly dynamic website, (with a corresponding Facebook page – nearly 300,000-members strong) is dedicated to the daily endeavor of “going deeper” – “deep” in a city where people often interpret that the word alone an...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 122–128.
Published: 01 September 2014
... teeming with nature, often hidden in plain sight. Emily Hartop describes the museum’s ongoing citizen science project BioSCAN, which is collecting insect specimens around the city on an unprecedented scale to understand not just the full array of insect species living in the city but using geographic...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Multiculturalism. L O I S A N N L O R E N T Z E N is professor of social ethics in the theology and religious studies department and co-director of the Center for Latin Studies in the Americas at the University of San Francisco. She is the editor of Hidden Lives and Human Rights in the United States: Understanding...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2015
... any city in the country, Santa Ana ranks first in the Rockefeller Founda- tion s national urban hardship index. But Santa Ana s poverty is hidden. The altars speak to the possibility of a longed-for, truly democratic community, one where Mex- ican culture happens in public. For the residents of Santa...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... believed to be home to Lemurians, beings from the lost continent of Lemuria, who live in a hidden city beneath the mountain. Lemurians occasion- ally emerge from the mountain and interact with humans. Numerous testimonies and stories can be found in book- stores in Mt. Shasta City, which has become a hub...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 24–31.
Published: 01 September 2015
... hard time imagining wolves in those dangerous, liminal niches. Perhaps when wolves come back to a Califor- nia vastly more overrun with humans than the one they last knew, they will stay hidden in the kind of remote forests favored by OR7 and his pups places where you can drive up and down ridges all...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 97–101.
Published: 01 December 2014
... upon to make a pilgrimage down some half-hidden by-path, or to go delv- ing into the musty archives of the past Things have changed greatly since 1915, although it s still possible to make pilgrimages down half-hidden paths at Jack London State Historic Park in rural Glen Ellen, which draws literary...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 64–70.
Published: 01 December 2014
... gray brechin A New Deal for California Recovering a history hidden in plain sight Hubris doesn t begin to describe what we proposed to do: document every lastphysical trace of the Depression-era federal Works Progress Administration(WPA) in California. All of it every plaque, school, fountain, tennis...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 67–72.
Published: 01 December 2013
... abandon their cars for other ways of getting around these green streets. In the Next 10.org study Unra- veling Ties to Petroleum UCLA-based lead author Juan Matute points out that public infrastructure has for decades rewarded the one-person-per-gas-fueled car lifestyle with hidden incentives...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 35–45.
Published: 01 December 2013
... present? The Long Now s bet registry sheds light on a hidden dynamic of wagers. Whether we make them over very short-term events like bicycle races or about longer-term developments such as the value of a basket of commodities a decade from now, what matters is how a bet holds our interest, how it...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
... well, and he reached his objec- tive of writing anything for the symphony orchestra, for the movies, and for television with great speed, great accuracy.9 Wilson s big band stands out, though hidden in plain sight within the historical record, playing swinging, soulful music grounded in the African...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2013
... pop hit. Patrons of the mall are encouraged to dance in front of the stage, where a number of hidden cameras will then display their moving images on an enormous screen placed at the top of the stage. Despite the pleasure gained from the ensemble of bodies that participate, this space and staged...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 45–61.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., isn t the Buddha s presence supposed to be calming, about equanimity? Isn t Buddhism a religion of nonattachment? Were there, I wondered, important backstories hidden behind the sensationalism of the discovery and the ensuing furor? The artist and his Buddhas When O Connor, now in his late forties...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 June 2012
... came out here to get clean the village has undergone a radical transformation in recent years. Art, real estate, and media have combined to produce the gentrified desert. What was once a modest, largely hidden outpost of outsider artists is now home to a thriving music and visual art scene. Concurrent...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 69–75.
Published: 01 November 2011
... to 1938. It s the fifth volume in the foundation s Treasures from American Film Archives series, through which nonprofit and public archives join to make their hidden holdings available on DVD. Typical of what s newly unearthed is The Sergeant (1910), lost for a century until a single print turned up...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 80–87.
Published: 01 November 2011
... changed vocations to little use: he is still indentured in chronic poverty with compounded threats to his health. The Valley is the prime location for such a nucleus of toxic harvest. Many circumstances make it favorable be- sides its remote and, therefore, hidden quality: there is the close proximity...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): boom.2011.1.3.fte.
Published: 01 August 2011
... quirky places and singular characters who might teach us far more about the meaning of home than the vacuous vistas of California advertising. Under the radar of our politics of division and animosity, The Proud Bird restaurant/banquet hall/monument enacts a hidden history of migration and inclusion just...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 17–24.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., hidden contours. While he is certainty documenting LA, his images evoke something chambered and contemplative, startling in their quietude. His book and the blog that inspired it, East of West LA, elicit a Los Angeles that feels personal, like memory and fantasy fused, a Los Angeles that is private but...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 6–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the surf, BOOM | S U M M E R 2 011 9 Base End Station, Construction #243, North Elevation: Fort Funston 2006 but the majority of them are still in place. If you imagine them as an assault on the earth, then the earth has fought back, with foliage that has half-hidden and choked some of them, with the...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 81.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Fellowship, and in 2010 he was a senior fellow at Demos, a public-policy research organization in New York. His books include Inside Obama s Brain (2009) and Breadline USA: The Hidden Scandal of Ameri- can Hunger and How to Fix It (2009). j ESSE DREW is director of technocultural studies at the University of...