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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 74–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Diego UCSD Stuart Collection Mount Soledad Cross La Jolla San Diego Art Geoglyphs Assemblage Art Paradise Lost rick kennedy Lying in Plain Sight La Jolla s assemblage of religious art On 8 September 2016, the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals decided that thecross on Mount Soledad in San...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
... is still not) easy to do, trying to blend reflective journalism and beautiful art with serious refereed academic scholarship. We believe California still warrants this, and perhaps now as much as ever. Over the last six years, we had some fantastic issues: on water innovation and scarcity; on...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... connection/interaction maybe it s a folk art garden full of old baby doll heads, or shards of blue glass sunk next to broken china as part of a front-yard mosaic. Maybe it s painting your house turquoise or maybe it s a flock of plastic pink flamingos? It might be the Virgen de Guadalupe painted on a Quik...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... hall Romare Bearden civic conflict Berkeley Art Museum D’Army Bailey Ira Simmons African-American experience Berkeley The City and its People by Romare Bearden. © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. lauren kroiz Relocating Romare Bearden s Berkeley Capturing Berkeley s...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 104–110.
Published: 01 June 2016
... to its name in 2004, professes to believe in therapeutic restora- tion and reintegration. Most prisoners will get out one day and, hopefully, will be able to contribute meaningfully to society. At Folsom, Greystone Chapel is a place where music, art, leadership development, repentance, penance, hope...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Burglar’s Guide to the City Geoff Manaugh Fresno Art Hop Nathanael Johnson boom staff The Boom List What to do, see, and read this spring in California Head to the middle of nowhere. How do you create a sacred space in themodern world? In her new book, Middle of Nowhere: Religion, Art, and PopCulture...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 76–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., social services, churches, art stores, restaurants, and apartments with names like Larry Itliong Village, Luzon Plaza, and Manila Terrace. What was historically known as Greek Town was cumbersomely designated the Byzantine-Latino Quarter in 1997. The neighborhood developed in the 1890s as Pico Heights...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Art by Casey Reas I n California, the code that governs how individual towns and cities developsprawls across an entire shelf of thick three-ring binders in many planningoffices, architectural firms, and building companies. These codes started out much smaller, of course, but over the past 125 years...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 90–93.
Published: 01 December 2015
... University of California 2015 Our Lady of La Vang religious art representations of saints in art Vietnamese Americans Vietnamese Catholics thien-huong t. ninh Our Lady of La Vang A Vietnamese Virgin Mary, made in California E very two years, more than 200,000 pilgrims make their way to La Vang...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2015
... involved with it, around the world. J I M H I N C H is a senior editor at Guideposts magazine and a contributing writer for The Los Angeles Review of Books and other publications. He writes about religion, California, Los Angeles, and the arts. J E N N I F E R S C H E P E R H U G H E S is associate...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 78–84.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., and then went out from here in a quasi-religious fashion inasmuch as acid has been taken in com- munities seeking to enjoy its religious benefits, inducing religious experience, and affirming religious sensibilities. The art on the blotter paper was created by the psychedelic artist Alex Grey, whose...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 72–77.
Published: 01 December 2015
... place. We might even consider plays and musicals whether traditionally religious such as Godspell, or California-inflected such as Hair, with its proclamation of the Age of Aquarius and its naked call to Let the sunshine inas part of this tradition. Film, art, and architecture could each demand their...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 34–43.
Published: 01 December 2015
... space to support a variety of community-oriented activities, including a gallery for art showings, a twice- monthly writing workshop, a group that meets to write let- ters to prisoners, a Saturday morning yoga-for-beginners program, and a social gathering for local LGBT seniors. As with Founders MCC...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 94–99.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Ramadan at the White House. America s first accredited Muslim liberal arts college, Zaytuna College, was founded in Berkeley.4 An Islamic graduate school, Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School, opened its doors outside of Los Angeles in 2011. California also marks an important place in Islamic...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 4–15.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... This was something that sprung up at the spur of the moment, bursting with freshness and energy. My wonderful friend, Ron Turner, had Last Gasp, with all these underground cartoonists, with Crumb and all these characters arising up. Printers like Clifford Burke were doing limited edition fine-art books...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 45–61.
Published: 01 October 2012
... enthralling objects were not antiques, religious artifacts, gambling tokens from Asia, or owned by Chinese immigrants in America, Events took a serious turn. Boom0203_06.indd 51 20/09/12 5:37 PM 52 boomca l i f o r n i a . c om but the work of a local, Caucasian art professor. They were contemporary art. The...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 62–78.
Published: 01 October 2012
...; and a Pacific Coho Salmon. Besides alerting passersby to environmental degradation, this art project, which ran throughout 2011, reverses the customary tactics of outdoor advertising. Outdoor ads promote products and block our sense of place. By contrast, wrapping images of California's troubled...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 25–44.
Published: 01 October 2012
... University art historian, articulated a different view two years later, with the publication of The Desert: Further Studies in Natural Appearances.9 Van Dyke delighted in scenery for its own sake, and he marveled at the light, texture, depth, and diversity of the desert s landscapes. his work drew from a...
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Boom (2012) 2 (1): 33–44.
Published: 03 March 2012
... visionary planner. 2 Equally important but seldom acknowledged is Disney the designer. By surveying the body of work in which the design element was paramount for his entrepreneurial purposes his animation studios, Disneyland. the California Institute of the Arts, and the Experimental Pro- totype Community...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 6–9.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Fabian calls Childhood Memories. Working for Boyle, Fabian spends much of his life within the shelter of that LA immigrant religious infrastructure. His job shows in his art. He has painted gang members bowing at the feet of the Virgin Mary; flowers wilting at an impromptu street-side shrine; a gang...