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June 22, 1988 | LEONARD BERNSTEIN, Times Staff Writer
Three days before Mayor Maureen O'Connor is scheduled to leave on a trip to the Soviet Union, McDonald's restaurants magnate Joan Kroc bid her bon voyage by agreeing to donate $1 million to help finance the mayor's planned Soviet Arts festival. The donation, announced by O'Connor at a City Hall press conference Tuesday, will pay for a significant part of O'Connor's project, currently scheduled for 1990 at an estimated cost of $3 million to $4 million.
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June 22, 1988 | LEONARD BERNSTEIN, Times Staff Writer
Three days before Mayor Maureen O'Connor is scheduled to leave on a trip to the Soviet Union, McDonald's restaurants magnate Joan Kroc bid her bon voyage by agreeing to donate $1 million to help finance the mayor's planned Soviet Arts festival. The donation, announced by O'Connor at a City Hall press conference Tuesday, will pay for a significant part of O'Connor's project, currently scheduled for 1990 at an estimated cost of $3 million to $4 million.
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ENTERTAINMENT
May 31, 1986 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, Times Art Writer
The last piece of the Soviet art-exchange puzzle finally has fallen into place. The County Museum of Art on Friday morning received word that "The Red Room," a major painting by Henri Matisse, will join 40 other works by Impressionists and early modern masters from Soviet collections in a summer exhibition at the museum.
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March 29, 1988 | LEONARD BERNSTEIN, Times Staff Writer
Mayor Maureen O'Connor's twice-delayed effort to tour the Soviet Union in search of artists for her proposed festival of Soviet arts has been tentatively scheduled for the last week in June and the first week in July, mayoral spokesman Paul Downey said Monday. Downey also said that the monthlong festival will not be staged until the spring of 1990 because of delays in planning the event with Soviet officials.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 1988 | LEONARD BERNSTEIN, Times Staff Writer
Mayor Maureen O'Connor's twice-delayed effort to tour the Soviet Union in search of artists for her proposed festival of Soviet arts has been tentatively scheduled for the last week in June and the first week in July, mayoral spokesman Paul Downey said Monday. Downey also said that the monthlong festival will not be staged until the spring of 1990 because of delays in planning the event with Soviet officials.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 31, 1986 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, Times Art Writer
The last piece of the Soviet art-exchange puzzle finally has fallen into place. The County Museum of Art on Friday morning received word that "The Red Room," a major painting by Henri Matisse, will join 40 other works by Impressionists and early modern masters from Soviet collections in a summer exhibition at the museum.
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