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DnA talks to a Miami native about Art Basel and finds that even though the “monster” festival keeps getting bigger, local designers don’t all feel its impact.
Becoming a Biker in L.A., Commentary, Energy, Featured »
In this series, DnA will follow Caroline Chamberlain’s journey from four wheels to two, and along the way share hints and tips on becoming a biker in LA. In this first post, Caroline describes her biking epiphany.
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Pharrell Williams’s new “24 Hour music video,” for the song Happy portrays a lively and diverse L.A. where people walk and dance in the street and where cars are an afterthought.
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DnA DJ Carren Jao moved to the US from the Philippines in her teens. She was traveling when Haiyan hit her native country but, like the millions of Filipinos who live abroad, she maintains close ties to home. Here she reflects on growing up with storms, before this big one.
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Are public fountains in your L.A. neighborhood usable? Evelyn Wendel of WeTap is campaigning to make sure they are, for civic, health and environmental reasons. But would you choose to drink free municipal water over costly bottled CO2?
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The neighborhood that once removed a Banksy mural is about to unveil Arts ReSTORE LA. Can the Hammer Museum’s effort to revitalize Westwood Village with pop-up storefront art succeed if the area is resistant to change? What about past experience in Glendale?
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Chefs Michael Cimarusti and Donato Poto launched their new restaurant Connie & Ted’s this past June into the headwinds of high expectations and food scene buzz. But one key element that gets overlooked is the design.
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In the ’60′s there was the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile crisis, in the ’90s there was Buena Vista Social Club, and now that an ailing Fidel has ceded authority to his brother Raul, after presiding over his country since 1959, our strange relationship with Cuba has taken a new character, travel restrictions have been somewhat eased, and we are seeing a renewed interest in the island.
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This is the season for Fashion Weeks. So what better time than now to consider the world of style with Simon Doonan, “creative ambassador” for Barneys New York, and author of many autobiographical books, starting with “Confessions of a Window Dresser”.
Simon has just published his latest book, The Asylum, which takes a hilarious look back at some of the high and low points of his …
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Hear about the Solar Decathlon on the Reporter’s Notebook of this Which Way LA.
Since 2002, the Solar Decathlon has been a biennial competition hosted in Washington D.C. that has challenged collegiate teams with the task of designing affordable, sustainable and attractive solar-powered homes. But this year they parted with tradition and the event has come to the Golden State in Irvine’s Great Park. Founder …