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Boom (2016) 6 (3): v–vi.
Published: 01 September 2016
...- pher. Discussing a book under development aiming to engage California s rich cul- ture, he asked if I planned to interact with the Los Angeles School which I vaguely knew about, mainly from Mike Davis s dystopian LA narratives. With a closer look, there appeared brighter notes, this being California...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
... death of a thousand cuts, that is to say by variances. I was briefly an urban design commissioner in Pasadena in the mid- 1990s and saw how easily state-of-the-art design standards and community plans were pushed aside by campaign con- tributors and big developers. If you don t intervene in the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Boom Staff A roundup of interesting things to do, see, and read around California in the winter of 2014/2015. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Sink or Swim: Designing for a Sea Change San Francisco's sea lions Under Spring: Voices + Art + Los Angeles Warren...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 34–43.
Published: 01 December 2015
... little bit more action based, and I think that s something I would definitely remember when I start in a church, is that action needs to be there and that people really respond well to it. And I think we ve seen our numbers rise because of it Under the name Spirit Studio Holy Spirit sublets its rental...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 134–142.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and hot springs. When white settlers arrived, bears developed a taste for beef, pork, and honey (the big bear of Los Vallecitos had pilfered a number of beehives on farms near Fallbrook), thus incurring the wrath of those farmers and ranchers who had intended their products for other customers. In the...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... The first California poet laureate was named in 1915, but this unofficial lifetime title became an official position, established by an Assembly bill, in 2001. Under the man- agement of the California Arts Council, electronic applica- tions are reviewed by a panel of experts, who then meet in person...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 50–55.
Published: 01 May 2013
... jazz singer and tour guide, for Disney Consumer Products as a senior designer of toy packaging, and for a time, as a senior art director at Mattel, where she designed board games. You see a little bit of all of those incarnations in the range of content explored on Hidden Los Angeles in the online...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2013
...- utilized spaces, offering black and brown street dancers a ritual gathering to collectively reshape their environment and challenge much of what constitutes shared space in Los Angeles. A neighborhood not normally identified in terms of avant-garde practices of art and the cultural expressions of...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 27–43.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Joel E. Black In spring 1957 the Juvenile Division of the San Francisco Police Department seized copies of Howl and charged the poem's publisher, Lawrence Felinghetti, with obscenity. Tried in summer 1957 and defended by the American Civil Liberties Union, Ferlinghetti was exonerated by a District...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 October 2012
... to the cartels). But with Javier Sicilia s example, and his call for making the invisible visible, more and more family members of the victims are losing their fear. During Sicilia s visit to Los Angeles last spring, dozens turned out to accompany el poeta at Our Lady Queen of the Angels Church...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 88–92.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the Mexican-American War as justified by divine sanction. Particularly in the US Southwest, the Tea Party s emphasis on border enforcement is as much about defending an embattled white American heritage as more widely cited alexander i. olson El Grito and the Tea Party Recalling diversity with art by...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 44–56.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and laughter for commercial Spanish-language morning radio. A ccording to Arbitron, the radio-ratings giant, between summer 1997 and spring 2002, El Cucuy hosted the number one morning commute show in gridlocked Los Angeles, regardless of language, for an impressive twenty- four consecutive radio...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 43–58.
Published: 01 May 2011
... a larger rebellion. Each community of color and class within the city took to the streets to give voice to its own particular, even localized set of grievances. When it came to South Central Los Angeles, to Watts, to Crenshaw, to Inglewood, and to Compton, Davis noted, African Americans rose up...