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May 17, 1990 | SHAUNA SNOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"I think my appointment is really a signal," said Roberto Bedoya, the new executive director of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, during his first day on the job. "It's no longer a Euro-centric world, or a Euro-centric Los Angeles, and LACE has been behind in recognizing that. I think my appointment says, 'Here is Roberto Bedoya, a person in charge of a multidisciplinary arts organization, and he's a person of color.'
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August 24, 1992 | MICHELLE QUINN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
R eginald Denny, he ain't dead . . . he got what he deserved. While city officials talk about "the healing process" and construction crews remove the charred remains of businesses, performance artist Keith Antar Mason dredges up the rage that sparked the disturbances following the verdict in the Rodney G. King trial. And in the beauty of that moment was justice going upside his head. Blood drinking demon justice.
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April 9, 1991 | ALLAN PARACHINI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was an urgent two-page memorandum, a "desperate call for action" from the entire eight-person paid staff of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions--the avant-garde downtown multimedia arts center best known simply as LACE. The Dec. 10 memo warned the LACE board of a cash-flow crisis, the risk of a missed payroll and "an untenable budget and little to no fiscal management" that together make a further muddle of "a time of great flux and instability."
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April 9, 1991 | ALLAN PARACHINI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was an urgent two-page memorandum, a "desperate call for action" from the entire eight-person paid staff of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions--the avant-garde downtown multimedia arts center best known simply as LACE. The Dec. 10 memo warned the LACE board of a cash-flow crisis, the risk of a missed payroll and "an untenable budget and little to no fiscal management" that together make a further muddle of "a time of great flux and instability."
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December 27, 1990 | JAN BRESLAUER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"Philosophical differences and the lack of a good working relationship with the board" prompted Roberto Bedoya's resignation as director of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, he said this week. His stepping down on Dec. 19, just seven months after Bedoya took over the top staff position at the downtown venue, was also a result of the financial hardships facing the center and the art world at large, he said.
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July 10, 1990 | DOUGLAS SADOWNICK
The term "only your hairdresser knows for sure," has taken on a whole new meaning in Columbia, S.C., where cosmetologist DiAna DiAna offers AIDS education to clients who routinely turn simple dye-jobs into confessions of sexual exploits and dreaded fears.
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August 24, 1992 | MICHELLE QUINN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
R eginald Denny, he ain't dead . . . he got what he deserved. While city officials talk about "the healing process" and construction crews remove the charred remains of businesses, performance artist Keith Antar Mason dredges up the rage that sparked the disturbances following the verdict in the Rodney G. King trial. And in the beauty of that moment was justice going upside his head. Blood drinking demon justice.
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April 24, 1990 | GREG BRAXTON, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
LACE Director Appointed: Roberto Bedoya, president of the National Assn. of Artists Organizations, has been named the new executive director of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, ending a nationwide search that lasted nearly three months. He replaces Joy Silverman, who resigned Feb. 1 to work nationally on behalf of freedom of expression in the arts.
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September 3, 1993
A debate over government funding of the arts will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Airport Sheraton, 6101 W. Century Blvd. Opposing all government funding of the arts will by John O'Leary, a policy analyst for the Reason Foundation. Supporting government arts funding will be Laura Zucker, executive director of the L.A. County Music and Performing Arts Commission, and Roberto Bedoya, president of the National Assn. of Artists' Organizations.
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March 16, 1996 | SHAUNA SNOW, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Using the Name 'Bolshoi': A spokesman for the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow reportedly has denounced Columbia Artists Management Inc. of New York for what he calls "the illegal use of the name of the Bolshoi" in the billing and promotion of an ongoing American tour by Russian dancers.
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December 27, 1990 | JAN BRESLAUER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"Philosophical differences and the lack of a good working relationship with the board" prompted Roberto Bedoya's resignation as director of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, he said this week. His stepping down on Dec. 19, just seven months after Bedoya took over the top staff position at the downtown venue, was also a result of the financial hardships facing the center and the art world at large, he said.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 10, 1990 | DOUGLAS SADOWNICK
The term "only your hairdresser knows for sure," has taken on a whole new meaning in Columbia, S.C., where cosmetologist DiAna DiAna offers AIDS education to clients who routinely turn simple dye-jobs into confessions of sexual exploits and dreaded fears.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 17, 1990 | SHAUNA SNOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"I think my appointment is really a signal," said Roberto Bedoya, the new executive director of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, during his first day on the job. "It's no longer a Euro-centric world, or a Euro-centric Los Angeles, and LACE has been behind in recognizing that. I think my appointment says, 'Here is Roberto Bedoya, a person in charge of a multidisciplinary arts organization, and he's a person of color.'
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April 9, 1995
The Central Library's newest lineup of speakers is designed to hit the city's diverse, multicultural population where it lives. "Imaging The U.S.: An Exploration of Autobiographical Writings," a three-night series starting Tuesday, brings together several prominent minority authors who will explore topics such as black maleness, class divisions in America and literary expression in oppressive societies.
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