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ENTERTAINMENT
February 9, 2014
'Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology' Where: Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles When: Through May 18 Contact: (310) 443-7000, hammer.ucla.edu
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TRAVEL
April 6, 2008
My wife and I have taken Sierra Club-sponsored tours to Puerto Rico, Peru and Bolivia, and recently China. We think they are quite a value and really exciting, informative trips. Sierra Club, 3435 Wilshire Blvd., No. 320, Los Angeles, CA 90010; (213) 387-4287, www.sierraclub.org/outings. Richard Ramirez Valencia
ENTERTAINMENT
March 1, 2010
'American Stories' What: "American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765-1915" Where: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. When: Through May 23 Price: $20 Contact: 323-857-6000; www.lacma.org
REAL ESTATE
May 18, 1986
Two newly signed leases totaling $8 million have brought the $70-million, 233,500-square-foot Wilshire Brentwood Plaza in Brentwood to the 75%-leased point, according to Search Builders Inc., owner of the 15-story building at 12400 Wilshire Blvd.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 20, 2011
'Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads' Where: Outdoors in the main courtyard at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles When: Through February Admission: Free Information: lacma.org or (323) 857-6000
ENTERTAINMENT
April 12, 2013 | By Holly Myers
Claire Anna Baker's first L.A. solo show, at Edward Cella Art + Architecture, is a strikingly sophisticated exploration of gesture in the context of painterly abstraction. Each of the five large, ink-on-polyester paintings installed in the gallery's main space revolves around a stroke of liquid black, set against a ground of pale, softly modulated blues, oranges and pinks. Though far too large to have been made with a single movement, each stroke is a vision of lightness and spontaneity.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 2, 2013 | By Daniel Miller
With an eye toward consolidating its Los Angeles-area operations, Comcast Corp. has purchased 10 Universal City Plaza, the tallest office building in the San Fernando Valley, for its NBCUniversal division. Comcast's NBCUniversal unit is the largest tenant at the property, which sold for about $420 million, according to three sources with knowledge of the matter. The deal with seller Normandy Real Estate Partners  closed Tuesday. According to real estate sources who were not authorized to comment publicly, the 35-story building in Universal City sold for about $516 per square foot. The transaction is one of the biggest commercial real estate deals in Los Angeles County this year.
BUSINESS
October 6, 2010 | By Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times
The site of a former department store in Beverly Hills considered one of the most desirable pieces of real estate in the country sold for $148.3 million on Tuesday to investors from Hong Kong and Singapore. Joint Treasure International, a Hong Kong-based private equity firm, purchased the 8-acre parcel at the intersection of Wilshire and Santa Monica boulevards. The firm intends to develop luxury condominiums on the site. "This is an incomparable site that cannot be replicated," said Daniel Yiu, senior advisor to Joint Treasure, which specializes in global real estate.
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