Greek Theatre Contract

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Amid accusations of influence peddling, Los Angeles officials have bickered for months over the new contract to operate the city-owned Greek Theatre. While the House of Blues is offering more money, the city appears to be leaning to the current operator, the well-connected Nederlander family. Is this an example of city politics at its worst, or are other factors at play here? We hear from representatives of Nederlander, the House of Blues, LA Department of Parks and Recreation, and others. (Laurie Levenson guest hosts.)
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The Sacramento Bee

House of Blues Concerts, Inc.


Nederlander-SFX Proposal

LA Department of Recreation and Parks

LA Recreation and Parks Commission

Center for Governmental Studies

Milken Institute

Knowledge-Value Cities in the Digital Age



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton