Category Archives: MOCA

“It’s just a big rock” and Radio Ambulante

On this episode, Hear in the City takes us to the unveiling of Levitated Mass, a 340-ton rock with its own Twitter feed. The rock’s trip through 22 cities in Southern California from Jurupah Valley to its perch atop a … 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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Art in the Streets

We’ve been following the public conversation surrounding censorship, street art, and MOCA‘s popular Art in the Streets exhibition at the Geffen Temporary Contemporary museum in downtown Los Angeles. In this segment, Hear in the City arts editor Jesse Lerner breaks down some of … Continue reading

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4/19/2011: holding council

On this installment of Hear in the City, we experience the Native American tradition of council in a non-traditional setting: a high school classroom just east of the Greyhound station in one of L.A.’s oldest schoolhouses, Metropolitan High where student … Continue reading

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