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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 1997
A group of artists who are homeless or live in low-income housing celebrated the opening of a retail store featuring their art and handiwork. The group, Skid Row Access, opened a store by the same name in the Westside Pavilion, featuring the work of about 30 artists, said Chuck McClain, one of the co-founders of the organization. McClain said members of the downtown-based group also will staff the store, which features sculpture, painting, clothing and greeting cards.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 1997
A group of artists who are homeless or live in low-income housing celebrated the opening of a retail store featuring their art and handiwork. The group, Skid Row Access, opened a store by the same name in the Westside Pavilion, featuring the work of about 30 artists, said Chuck McClain, one of the co-founders of the organization. McClain said members of the downtown-based group also will staff the store, which features sculpture, painting, clothing and greeting cards.
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NEWS
December 11, 1997
Each day from now until Christmas Eve, Life & Style will highlight a gift that can make a difference in the world. Giving one of these presents can help feed the hungry, shelter the homeless, rescue wildlife or restore the planet. Giving these gifts can make many people happy, including yourself. Today's Gift Idea: Wooden toys handmade by men and women living on Los Angeles' skid row. From $6 rolling bunnies to $10 helicopters to doll cradles for $24.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 27, 1997 | BOOTH MOORE
Thanksgiving can be about more than turkey and shopping. Check out these places where giving thanks means giving back to the community. Today There's no need to spend the holiday alone. The Laugh Factory continues its tradition of helping the community in the form of free Thanksgiving dinners and comedy shows all day. "Don't worry if you don't have reservations," says Laugh Factory spokesperson Nancy Clark. "We won't turn anyone away." Seatings at 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. 8001 Sunset Blvd.
NEWS
November 4, 1994 | BEA MAXWELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They have no works hanging in the nearby Museum of Contemporary Art, nor do they occupy the skylighted Downtown lofts of their more famous fellow artists. Much of their talent is waiting to be discovered. These are the members of Skid Row Access Inc., founded by impoverished and homeless artists and craftspeople to provide themselves a means of making a living. Skid Row Access began in 1991 with a chance meeting between Charles J.
NEWS
March 26, 1993 | BEA MAXWELL
City of Hope National Medical Center's Merchants Club raised $2.4 million at the Regal Ball celebrating the support group's 60th anniversary March 13 at the Beverly Hilton. Gene Autry received the Norm Crosby Goodwill Ambassador Award. Funds will provide patient care, research and medical education in leukemia and other forms of cancer. Clinica Para Las Americas, the Arthur Ashe Foundation for the Defeat of AIDS Inc.
NEWS
November 25, 1993 | BEA MAXWELL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Some children have never received a gift-wrapped present. Some families are going without dinner today. This is the time of year for sharing not only with our loved ones, but with those without family and friends and with those who are ill, out of work or homeless. The following holiday wish lists from local charities suggest ways to brighten the holiday season for others--and for yourself--by sharing your money or your time.
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