March 6, 1996 |
The U.S. premiere of British architect Alan Parkinson's Meggopolis, a giant, rainbow-colored, walk-in installation, will highlight the 11th annual Imagination Celebration. The festival of arts for youths will be held April 20 through May 5 at sites throughout Orange County. The maze-like Meggopolis, composed of 10 huge, connected plastic domes reflecting natural light like a prism, is one of the festival's 50 attractions, exhibits, workshops and performances.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 27, 2004 |
Drug-abuse education for schoolchildren, building code enforcement and community arts programs all may be on the chopping block as Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn's office gave the first indication Thursday of how he plans to close an approximately $250-million hole in the city budget. Hahn does not plan to propose a budget for the 2004-05 fiscal year until April.
December 4, 1994 |
"Having reached 86, I think it is only prudent, practical and professional to start looking for a successor who will eventually take over the Music Directorship of the American Youth Symphony." --Announcement in the 1994-95 American Youth Symphony program booklet Mehli Mehta is adamant. He is speaking loudly and rapidly, his sentences coming with exclamation points attached. He is making a declaration of faith.
November 10, 2013 |
What's the new black? You might say it's L.A. Jeremy Scott's appointment as creative director for Italian fashion brand Moschino is the latest development to highlight L.A.'s growing cool factor on the global fashion stage, its place as the next-generation crossroads of celebrity, art and youth culture and its importance as a gateway to the Asian luxury market. Scott's new role, announced in late October, follows the 2011 appointment of L.A.-bred Humberto Leon and Carol Lim as creative directors of the Paris-based fashion brand Kenzo, which they have reinvented with a SoCal surf-and-skate spin, and the decision of Saint Laurent designer Hedi Slimane to base his studio here, where there is easy access to up-and-coming music style muses such as Sky Ferreira.
March 14, 2004 |
Erik Hansen rolls up his left sleeve to reveal a roughly drawn skull-and-crossbones tattoo. A friend did it for him a few weeks ago, using a needle and ink at what Hansen calls a "poke and stick party" -- a growing trend among young people as tattoos and piercings have surged in popularity. Body art between friends can be a rite of passage, a backroom ritual often done on the sly. Teenagers talk about school athletes doing tattoos or piercings for one another as an initiation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 2001 |
Disneyland Resort has awarded $450,000 to 53 Orange County agencies representing cultural arts, youth, health, education, environment and community service. Two $50,000 Outstanding Awards were presented to the Alzheimer's Assn. of Orange County and the Anti-Defamation League in Costa Mesa. Todd Faerber was named Disneyland Resort volunteer of the year for his work with AIDS Walk Orange County.