Category Archives: film

Air

      This episode, we launch a three-part series from radio art collective, RadioSonideros called Air. Water. Earth. It was first broadcast as part of a floating radio station on the Staten Island Ferry in 2007: The FM Ferry Experiment.   Also in … Continue reading

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translations in Mexican art

          Listen to this show and be treated to a sonic journey into translations between languages, media, and landscapes as we map an eclectic sampling of Mexican artists whose work is currently featured around Los Angeles…. … Continue reading

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Echo Park Film Center at 10 and Weegee at MOCA

        On this week’s episode, we hang out with founders and fans of independent film gem, the Echo Park Film Center on the occasion of their 10th anniversary, and we review some lesser known and more campy … Continue reading

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Air Check: the problem beneath the park

On our last episode, we heard from residents about the history of oil fields and parkland in the Baldwin Hills, Ladera Heights, Windsor Hills, and Culver City Crest in South Los Angeles. On this week’s show, we hear about two … Continue reading

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19th century transportation in the 21st century: 6/28/2011

On this week’s Hear in the City, we launch a new series called Two Wheels and a Mic by checking in with artist, educator, and bicycle activist Patrick Miller about an incident in Los Angeles that made national news last … Continue reading

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the time show: 6/14/2011

On this week’s show, we enter the space of a meticulous 24-hour-long video documentation of one entire day in Christian Marclay’s new work, The Clock, we consider the expanded day of June 16th, 1904, as Bloomsday and James Joyce’s Ulysses … Continue reading

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the place show: 6/07/2011

        Hear in the City is back in the ether after a break. On this week’s show, we hear about two very different urban places that are well worth visiting. Listen to the audio archive here:  A … Continue reading

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4/12/2011: Urban Innovations and La Batalla de Chile

Patricio Guzmán in Los Angeles: Hear in the City arts editor Jesse Lerner remembers an unprecidented documentary shot in the city of Santiago by Chilean exile Patricio Guzmán who will be visiting Los Angeles later this month for a retrospective … Continue reading

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3/14/2011: Los Angeles libraries and oil fields

UCLA Film and Television Archive

The UCLA Film and Television Archive is one of the largest repositories of old, fragile, rescued, rare, and otherwise significant film and video works. Sara talks to the head of public programs at the archive, Shannon Kelley, about this year’s … Continue reading

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1/24/2011: alliance building and San Francisco cinema space

San Francisco cinema space

For this next segment, we’re going to the cinema space of San Francisco, which has long been a hotbed of alternative arts production as well as radical politics. A collaborative team of three media curators–Steve Seid, Kathy Geeritz, and Steve … Continue reading

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