Category Archives: work

of marathons and assholes

On this episode: “Whenever I see a plain, industrial building, I just have to wonder: who’s being screwed behind those frosted, black windows?”  -Robby Herbst, Llano del Río collective on the Antagonist’s Guide to the Assholes of Los Angeles. “When you are … Continue reading

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unique little endeavors

Sara was walking through the park looking for a place to photograph a tin house when she noticed a life-size plastic horse being pulled up a ravine on a stretcher by a small team of uniformed rappelers with helmets. As … Continue reading

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¿Y, si hubo fraude? and unions try to stop Walmart in Chinatown

   While most media regurgitate Calderón and the PRI’s assertions that Mexico has a president-elect, today on Hear in the City, Sara interviews investigative journalist and Enfoque Latino contributor Dolores Dorantes about what she calls “A Coup d’ Etat, Mexican … Continue reading

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Occupy Rose Parade and “Civic Virtue” Los Angeles

        It’s our first show of the new year! We go to the Rose Parade to hear the first Occupy Los Angeles march of the year… and we’ll go up above Hollywood Boulevard to the Barnsdall Art Park … Continue reading

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Air Check: voices from the Inglewood Oilfield

Hear in the City will spend then next few shows in the Baldwin Hills at the Inglewood Oilfield. This place is perched on the summit overlooking the past and the future. On one side, the oil discoveries that drew wealth … Continue reading

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Performance, protest, prayer in public space

      In honor of our one-year anniversary on Hear in the City, we bring you a show about protest, performance, and prayer in the public space. We visit the Asco arts exhibition “The Elite of the Obscure” at … Continue reading

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community gardens, cuban photography, and bicycle bells

On this week’s episode, we offer a mixed bag of art and culture happening around Los Angeles. Luis Sierra Campos visits a community garden in Highland Park that serves as a model for urban sustainability and food security in a … Continue reading

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let’s go to the market

On this episode of Hear in the City, we go to the market and ponder the question of loyalty. We sit down at the kitchen table with a 32 year veteran employee of the largest grocery chain the U.S. at … Continue reading

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04/05/11: Ciclavia & Education in Crisis Series

Teacher Educational Program at UCLA

Continuing our Education in Crisis series, Hear in the City visits an innovative graduate program UCLA IMPACT: Urban Teacher Residency, to talk with Dr. Annamarie Francois.  She sees a new movement of teacher apprenticeship as one solution to the problem … Continue reading

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04/05/11: Ciclavia & Education in Crisis Series

Malick Sidibé

Hear in the City arts editor, Jesse Lerner, heads over to M and B Arts Gallery in West Hollywood, where an exhibit featuring the work of famed Malian photographer Malik Sidibé is on display through until the end of the … Continue reading

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