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Daily Archives: March 4, 2011

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

It was during a visit and interview with a great aunt that Victor Herminio Lopez was shown a collection of  decades-old photos (including “Celia on Harley,” shown above) taken by his late great uncle, Samuel Gutierrez, who owned Foto Estudio Paris in Jalisco, Mexico. Soon after, ... Read More »

A trip down memory lane via the Arroyo Seco Parkway

One of the highlights of a new Caltrans-sponsored exhibit honoring the Arroyo Seco Parkway, aka Pasadena Freeway, is a short video clip that contrasts scenes of the parkway when it opened in 1940 against contemporary views of the same locations. Caltrans posted a version of the ... Read More »

Is it street art or advertising?

A pair of artists using blasts of color from aerosol spray paint cans began working on a new mural this week at the corner of Lemoyne Street and Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park.  Using photographs taped to the brick wall as a guide, they meticulously recreated  ... Read More »