April 25, 2013
Who: Jeff Bridges and the Abiders When: 8 p.m. Thursday Where: El Rey Theatre, 5515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles Cost: $45 to $100. Info: (323) 936-6400, theelrey.com.
April 21, 1985
Jacques Y. d'Arlin, an investor, has purchased four lots totaling 46,200 square feet and zoned R-5, at 10804-20 Wilshire Blvd. from Eastern Global Corp. for $5.8 million. The lots presently contain three apartment houses and a motel. D'Arlin was represented by Cushman & Wakefield and Eastern Global by Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Services.
June 19, 2013 |
The dozen ceramic anvils on sawhorse and plywood tables at Acme are signature Matthias Merkel Hess: at once subversive and reverential, sly but earnest, gently comical, surprisingly beautiful and unexpectedly poetic. Merkel Hess has transformed a range of functional objects into clay, in the process generally canceling out their functionality. His buckets and other containers can still serve as vessels, but heavy and fragile ones compared with their lightweight, indestructible plastic models.
November 1, 1987
We wanted to drive our own car in Europe, so we bought a car through Europe Auto Travels. Included in the purchase price was a personalized guidebook. This book gave exact routing and suggested sights for our entire five-week trip. It's Europe Auto Travels, 9367 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills 90210. The trip was wonderful and we did not make wrong turns. SKIP and BEA KEITH Pacific Palisades
February 28, 2010
'Luisa Lambri: Being There' Where: The Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles When: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays; 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sundays. Ends June 13. Price: $7 Contact: (310) 443-7000, hammer.ucla.edu
April 30, 1989
Hartford Fire Insurance Co. has signed a 10-year, 10-month lease valued at more than $7 million for 25,000 square feet of space in Wilshire Courtyard, 5757 Wilshire Blvd. The Wilshire office of Coldwell Banker represented Hartford in the transaction, while Clifford Goldstein represented the J.H. Snyder Co., developer of the 1-million-square-foot office building.
November 10, 2011
Leslie Feist's new album, "Metals," is her first since her enormous, career-making breakthrough "The Reminder," with its effervescent and inescapable hit "1, 2, 3, 4. " Her winsome, easygoing and quietly virtuosic singing is still up front, but it finds her moving into some moodier and exploratory terrain; live, she's entirely captivating. The Wiltern, 3790 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 8 p.m. Sat. $35. Wiltern.com.
June 6, 2013
Axel Willner's alias as The Field has yielded three albums of hypnotic, carbonated dance music. His sound sits halfway between misty shoegaze and the austere thump of his label Kompakt. His latest, "Looping State of Mind" is his clearest mission statement yet — songs double-back on themselves until they become ecstatic. El Rey Theatre, 5515 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 8 p.m. Sat. $17. theelrey.com .