Redesigning Art Center; Barbie Tours LA

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Today's guests:
Former director of MOCA, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Richard Koshalek is president of Art Center College of Design.

Kevin Daly is a partner at Daly Genik Architects, which has designed homes and schools across in the Southland, including the Camino Nuevo Charter Academy in MacArthur Park and the South Campus of Art Center College of Design, due to complete construction in May.

Costume designer Greg Lavoi is the creator of Barbie Loves LA: America-s Favorite Doll Sees the Sites, published by Santa Monica-based Angel City Press.

Calendar of Design and Architectural Events

Barbie Loves LA book-signing, March 5
Costume designer Greg LaVoi will sign copies of his new book, Barbie Loves LA: America's Favorite Doll Sees the Sites, 7:30pm Arclight Theater
6360 Sunset Blvd

Zaha Hadid: Thursday, March 11
Internationally acclaimed architect Zaha Hadidwill present a lecture at UCLA's Freud Playhouse (6:30pm), sponsored by the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. No tickets or reservations are required. Campus parking is $7 and is available in Lot 3. (Enter the campus at Sunset Boulevard and Hilgard Avenue.)

Grand Avenue Expansion Symposium: Saturday, March 13
Architects Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Jean Nouvel, Kevin Daly and Harrry Cobb will take part in a symposium about their team's entry for the Grand Avenue expansion limited competition. Richard Weintraub, the developer attached to the team, will also be present. Time and location to be decided. Call Weintraub Financial Services at 310-457-8130 for more information. Seats are limited.

The Art Center Design Conference: Stories from the Source: Design Excursions Out of the Ordinary: Thursday, March 18 - Sunday, March 21
The conference, part of an international outreach from America-s premier design school, will probe the ideas and issues that are core to design innovation today. Conference will be held at the college's South Campus in downtown Pasadena, California

Exhibit of new rugs from original designs by the late German designer Gunta St-lzl, through March
Christopher Farr, USA
748 N. La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Isamu Noguchi and Modern Japanese Ceramics, through May 30
Japanese American National Museum
369 E 1st St, Little Tokyo

The film My Architect: A Son's Journey by Nathaniel Kahn
is currently showing at the Cecci Gori Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills.

Calendar of events sponsored by the LA Forum for Architecture and Urban Design and Delirious LA.