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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... In this strange, ambivalent way, the audience s discomfort with being implicated by the performance s dynamics of power, of priv- ilege, of post-modern obtuseness became absorbed into the opera, suggesting an alternative, immanent reality that had the potential to come into being. In 2015, The...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 42–51.
Published: 01 June 2016
... condemned suicides coroners arrive to find the dead men in cuffs. In a wilder California, from 1800 to 1941, 510 con- demned were hung or shot for offenses as minor as theft and sodomy. The state began to gas condemned prisoners in 1938, executing another 194. But modern California s appetite for execution...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 12–23.
Published: 01 March 2016
... California Historical Society exhibition on the Halprins— Environment: The Halprin Workshops , 1966-1971. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Environment Halprin Workshops Lawrence Halprin Anna Halprin California Historical Society architecture modern dance Driftwood...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., including one of the largest mass suicides in modern history. The other has alternately been called a mass suicide or mass murder. More than 900 people died in the agrarian commune Jonestown in Guyana in 1978, all but two from cyanide poisoning. Jim Jones founded the People s Temple of the Disciples of...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2015
... position as the representatives par excellence of modern global Hinduism. Under the clever disguise of colored powders, the Festival of Colors repre- sents the new proselytizing successes of ISKCON. From the stage, Caru Das bellows to the excited crowd: The Absolute is non-different from His name! So if...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 46–55.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., their combination evokes the sun-drenched colors washing around a tropical coral reef: schools of fish, colonies of algae, swarms of microorganisms. Forms and textures that in the twentieth-century avant- gardes of Europe and Latin America called up the estranged environments of modernity Salvador Dals...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 81–85.
Published: 01 September 2015
... terms like logistics but no one will ever willingly tune in to the work of a logistics correspondent. I do know that in an age where science and technology are allowing us to mea- sure and weigh the oppressions and poisons as well as the pleasures of our modern age in new ways, I ve managed to land...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 71–78.
Published: 01 March 2015
... this wonderful today The exposition pulled visitors through a timeline of human progress and conquest, measuring the distance from a supposedly primitive nonwhite past and a romantic Spanish interlude to a modern Anglo empire of technolog- ical power. This embellished and distorted version of history...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 46–53.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Dugan Aguilar This photo essay is selection of six photographs of California Indians from Dugan Aguilar’s forthcoming She Sang Me a Good Luck Song (Heyday, 2015). The photographs are a glimpse at modern Indian life over the past three decades, and the blend of old traditions and new. © 2014 by...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 70–77.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., he sang along, making up the meaning of each word, refrain, and chorus. His pants, like his hair were long, flowing out at their ends. This modern urban sensibility was coupled with a roman- tic idealism for the countryside. From his childhood, Nicola´s retained memories of large open spaces and a...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 72–81.
Published: 01 July 2013
... remains home to a long line of gangsters from the zoot-suited, gun-toting G-men of Capone s era to the feathered hairdos and heavily lined eyelids of modern-day Eastside flacas. On 30 October 1975, Bay Area poet Nashira Priester introduced the latest outlaws to the audience at San Francisco State...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., greatness, and outstanding achievements in the field of modern jazz, from San Francisco to Monterey, Hollywood, and Hermosa Beach. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 cultural history jazz music black-mexican relations I N Q U I R I E S anthony mac ´as California s...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 27–43.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., called Howl a powerful indictment of the modern world. Berkeley sociologist Leo Lowenthal, who was famous for his study of literature and society, described Howl as a genuine work of literature that captured the unrest and tension of the 1950s.68 Aimlessly probing the credentials and publications...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 44–59.
Published: 01 December 2012
... generations of Deadheads. The band members understood the importance of these journeys both for themselves and for the fans that accompanied them. Garcia called the Dead s traveling culture his generation s archetypal American adventure, the modern equivalent of joining the circus or riding freight trains.3...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 91–97.
Published: 01 October 2012
... hot rod, collected vintage records, and had a healthy disdain for modern aesthetics. Women patrons refused their greaser counterparts cotton cherry or polka dot print sundresses and simple Betty Page hairstyles for printed cable knit pullover sweaters, rayon cocktail dresses, and elaborate victory...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 76–81.
Published: 01 June 2012
... to look like New York or Chicago or San Francisco, then of course you recognize that Los Angeles is its own place, a post-modern city with fascinating neighborhoods, mind- bending diversity, and its own distinctive histories of rich and poor, black and white, Latino and Anglo, not to mention Jews...
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Boom (2012) 2 (1): 91.
Published: 03 March 2012
... History at the University of California, Davis, researches the history and theory of ar- chitecture and urbanism since World War II. His books include Archigram: Architecture without Architecture (2005), Non-Plan: Essays on Freedom, Participation and Change in Modern Architecture and Urbanism, with coedi...
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Boom (2012) 2 (1): 33–44.
Published: 03 March 2012
...) that had been recently reissued (1965) with an introduction by Lewis Mumford, the influential city historian and contemporary admirer of Howard. The other was The Heart of Our Cities (1964) by Victor Gruen, often regarded as the father of the modern supermall.48 Disney was taken with both plans...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 88–92.
Published: 01 November 2011
... in Los Angeles, 1821 1846 (Albu- querque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005). 9 Mae Ngai, Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005). 10 Susan Lee Johnson, Roaring Camp: The Social World of the Cali- fornia Gold Rush (New York...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 31–44.
Published: 01 November 2011
... modern cities of tomorrow in the Persian Gulf. In the Gulf Cooperation Council Coun- tries (GCCC), which includes Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, a migratory population comprises a majority of the work- force who live and work according to the kafala system.23...