Posts in Los Angeles
Cinefamily's Revival of the Saturday Morning Cartoon

In a world where an influx of streaming services that allow you to watch anything you want whenever and wherever, completely commercial-free have taken over the delight of saturday morning programming. One theatre in Los Angeles is fighting back to restore the Saturday Morning Cartoon to it’s former glory and ultimately put some life back into the craft of filmmaking as a whole.

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OUE Skyspace: LA From the Ground Up

From comfy couches to daredevil opportunities, OUE Skyspace in Los Angeles blew my expectations out of the water. If it wasn’t for our two hour parking validation we would have spent all day up there, and it turns out we could have.

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The Last Bookstore: LA's Blast From The Past

Humans have a strange fascination with the concept of being “last.” We document our last words, fear our last moments, and care for items, animals, or sentiments that are the last of their kind. It seems so melancholy and so sobering to think… this is the last time we will ever see each other; the last time we’ll visit this street, this town, or this Country.

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Raindrops And Renaissance at The Getty In LA

It’s only fair to evolve into your high-class, formal glove-wearing alter ego when you visit the Getty in LA. You must stand tall, read every placard, and nod thoughtfully as you walk with fingers intertwined behind your back. You must pretend like you know what you’re doing. 

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Dia De Los Muertos at Hollywood Forever

Nearly three-thousand years ago on November first, a holiday later coined the Day of the Dead (or Dia De Los Muertos) originated in Mexico. This event was not meant to scare the living crap out of your friends, but to celebrate those who have passed over with beautiful altars, offerings, and intricate art.

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Shipwreck Hike

Back in 1961, on an especially foggy day. A freighter carrying the brazen name of the S.S. Dominator plowed into a peninsula off Ranchos Palos Verdes. After 2 long days of fruitless attempts to dislodge the ship from the rocks, the crew abandoned ship. Fast forward to 2016, 55 years rough ocean waves and oxidising iron has claimed nearly all the ship’s hull, but just an easy 1.5 mile hike down the beach and you can see all that remains of the S.S. Dominator.

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Josh McNair: Los Angeles, California, USA

For this edition of people from places, we talk to writer and photographer, Josh McNair of the blog, californiathroughmylens.com, which contains over 400 posts and has more than 10 million views. When you're done reading his perspective on Los Angeles, CA, make sure to check out his website where he shares all the best spots in his home state of California. 

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Sunken City: The Ruins of an American Suburb

While not a lot remains of the city lost to the sea, it's still an interesting place to visit. Most notable is the large road that once ran through the neighborhood, but now lies broken and  misshapen along the middle of the ruins.

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