FROM Peter Cowe
Armenians in Los Angeles Today officially marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Armenian genocide. More than 1 million Armenians were killed by Ottoman Turks between April 1915 and 1918. Los Angeles has one of the world’s largest Armenian communities outside Armenia, and the largest in America. Thousands of people are marching in and around Hollywood today to mark the occasion, ending with a protest at the Turkish consulate. Today, we look at how and why L.A. has become home to so many Armenian-Americans.
Securing Public Spaces, Super Wealthy Asians Vehicles are increasingly being used as weapons, as seen in the London Bridge attack over the weekend and in New York’s Times Square last month. The Compton-based company Calpipe is designing security bollards to help make public spaces safer. And novelist Kevin Kwan satirizes the “crazy rich” Asian jet set and their luxurious tastes in his latest book, “Rich People Problems.”
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.