Tag Archives: Los Angeles

wildlife encounters

The direct encounter with a wild predator in the urban context is exhilerating, unsettling, and urgent. Something has to happen. On this episode of Hear in the City, Sara confronts a coyote on the street in broad daylight, sending it … 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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for our mothers

In honor of Mothers’ Day, two stories of motherhood during difficult times. Our first audio postcard comes from students at The HeArt Project: a wonderfully talented group of teen moms who are finishing their high school degrees at a small … 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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A night at the Welcome Inn

We spend this week’s show at a one-time musical happening in a motel on Colorado Boulevard in Los Angeles. The Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound converts a block of rooms into experimental music stages … 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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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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