January 26, 2000 |
The Museum of Contemporary Art has received a $10-million donation from trustee Dallas Price. The gift--the single largest donation in the museum's 20-year history--will be used to support operations and endowment, director Jeremy Strick said, in making the announcement on Tuesday. "It's just an amazing thing," Strick said of the gift.
March 20, 1987
The nation's largest intercity bus concern became the property of GLI Holdings Inc. of Dallas. Purchase price was exceeded $350 million in cash, securities, royalties and other considerations. On its first day under new management, Greyhound slashed fares on 166 of its shorter routes, many by 50% or more. "These are new, lower fares, not just opening day specials," said Fred G. Currey, chairman and president of the successor bus company.
August 18, 1993
The Museum of Contemporary Art's board of trustees has elected two new members: Cleon T. (Bud) Knapp and Dallas P. Price. Knapp is chairman and CEO of Knapp Communications. He is also a trustee of the L.A. County Museum of Art and the Art Center College of Design. Price is the co-owner of both DC3 Restaurant in Santa Monica and American Golf Corp.
September 14, 2012 |
The Billionaires (as estimated by Forbes magazine) Meet the billionaires in our online interactive by clicking here , or on the link to the left . High-p rofile trustees Steven Mnuchin is chief executive of OneWest Bank, the largest bank in Southern California. His father is art dealer Robert Mnuchin, a former investment banker who is a partner in the L&M Arts galleries in Manhattan and Venice, Calif. Edward Minskoff and Charles Cohen are two leading New York-based real estate figures.
November 10, 2013 |
The event: Sharon Stone hosted the 8th MOCA Award to Distinguished Women in the Arts luncheon, honoring artists Lita Albuquerque, Helen Pashgian, Nancy Rubins and Betye Saar. An Academy Award nominee for "Casino," Stone recently portrayed Linda Lovelace's mother in the film "Lovelace. " The fashion show: More than an awards ceremony, the Wednesday affair at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel culminated in a fashion show by Just One Eye, a Los Angeles boutique co-founded by Paola Russo with an eclectic selection from well-known luxury designers and rising stars.
August 14, 1994 |
Which one? That's what everyone is asking themselves about "The Art of the Palate," the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's first collaboration by its 11 volunteer councils. Patterned after the New York Public Library's biennial "Table of Contents" fund-raiser, the Los Angeles benefit Sept. 29 and 30 will present 46 dinners. Patrons send checks of either $500 or $150 and prioritize the six dinners they'd most like to attend. Then it's wait and see.