‘Cultural atlas’ preserves local history as LA rapidly transforms

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The LA River flows near the Bowtie Parcel. Photo courtesy of Matthew Scott.

A new, three-year collective history project from the nonprofit Clockshop is gathering stories and memories from rapidly changing communities along the LA River. 

The iconic Roxy Theatre turned 50 this month. Neil Young kicked off the anniversary celebrations, and Rickie Lee Jones will keep them going with a performance in October.

Artist Jane Tsong’s Underflow LA is a project is showcasing underground river sounds from across the city.