CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 6, 1997
The corner of Hoover Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will get an explosion of color today when a Peter Max-created billboard is unveiled, the first in a nationwide campaign aimed at stopping violence in inner cities. Called "Stop the Violence / Start the Peace," the billboard is a psychedelic rendition of a dollar bill with a portrait of slain Centennial High School student Corie Williams replacing the picture of George Washington. Williams was shot to death Jan. 16 on an MTA bus.
December 25, 1997
3:30pm Music & More: Tikkun L.A. Community Volunteer Day winds up at Westside Pavilion with the premiere of Aaron Zigman's "Rabin," an orchestral work that artist Peter Max suggested to the composer, to be performed by L.A. Jewish Symphony. Other highlights of the fourth annual volunteer day, which is open to the public, include a Hanukkah candle-lighting ceremony and KABC-AM's Dennis Prager conducting "Hatikvah."
August 22, 1991 |
You'll find a new menu, new prices, new look, even a new name at the former Studio Cafe in Corona del Mar. After remodeling, this favorite spot for jazz reopened last week as the Studio of Corona del Mar. The menu offers "small plates," pizzas and dinner entrees (priced from $5.95 to $9.95), complete with Caesar salad or soup. The fare embraces Mexican, Oriental, American and Italian. The decor is Peter Max-inspired, in ocher, purple, magenta and teal, with a new tiled mural on the entry floor.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 10, 1993 |
A new exhibit titled "Old Glory! America's Flag from America's People," featuring 20 renderings of the American flag in a variety of styles, opens today at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. The exhibit includes painted, woven and carved versions of Old Glory and will run through Oct. 8. Library Director Ralph C. Bledsoe said the items are all gifts to the Reagans and are part of the library's permanent collection.
March 18, 2001
Airlines usually have a uniform design for their fleet of planes, but occasionally, companies break with convention and decorate jets with distinctive paint schemes. How many of these rare birds do you recognize? Match the planes with the correct airline. 1. Promotes the San Diego route, home of Sea World 2. A tribute to the "Spirit of Hong Kong" 3. Supports a sports team 4. Based on aboriginal drawings 5. Delivered the pandas to Zoo Atlanta 6. Celebrates the "Spirit of the West" 7.
April 19, 1993 |
There was a tangible feeling of the '60s in the air when Dionne Warwick and Burt Bacharach kicked off their opening medley on Friday, the first of their two nights at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts. Songs such as "Walk On By," "Do You Know the Way to San Jose" and "I Say a Little Prayer" called up visions of bell-bottoms, Nehru jackets, Peter Max posters and episodes of "Laugh-In."
October 31, 1990 |
THE SHOW: "Babes," 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Fox Television Network THE SKINNY: The Gilbert sisters--Darlene (Susan Perez), Charlene (Wendie Jo Sperber) and Marlene (Leslie Boone)--share a small New York apartment. The trio dish out fat jokes as they look for love and self-respect in the Big Apple. THE LOOK: Costume designer Bambi Breakstone (formerly of the trend-setting "Miami Vice") assembles artistic ensembles that defy formula for big girls.
August 30, 1997 |
Harvey Baskin, a Malibu restaurateur who founded Art for Hearts' Sake, an annual sale of celebrity art to raise money for heart research, has died. He was 57. Baskin died Wednesday at Santa Monica-UCLA Hospital in Santa Monica after a heart attack. A former investment advisor, Baskin opened Geoffrey's seaside restaurant in Malibu in 1983.
March 2, 2000 |
Events on the Internet Today n 7:15 p.m.: Talk with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, team owner Richard Childress and artist Peter Max and view their new Millennium Car as it's unveiled in Las Vegas. http://sports.excite.com/earnhardtcar Friday n Noon: Here comes the Bride's magazine editor. Millie Martini Bratten, author of "Bride's Book of Etiquette," will offer tips for your wedding. http://est.yack.com/dt/category_id/5015/form_id /live_events/event_id/300021667.html Saturday n 1 p.m.