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If you live in LA, you’ve likely heard of Yamashiro, the faux Japanese temple built into the chaparral-covered Hollywood hills.

Identity in design: is Yamashiro kitsch or cultural appropriation?

If you live in LA, you’ve likely heard of Yamashiro, the faux Japanese temple built into the chaparral-covered Hollywood hills.

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A war of attrition against art galleries in the western industrial area of Boyle Heights has caused one to announce its closure and another, Museum as Retail Space, to offer up his…

Boyle Heights gallery offers protesters “symbolic” closure

A war of attrition against art galleries in the western industrial area of Boyle Heights has caused one to announce its closure and another, Museum as Retail Space, to offer up his…

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Is the High Desert Corridor the last gasp for freeways? Or will they always be part of our lives?

What will freeways look like in the future?

Is the High Desert Corridor the last gasp for freeways? Or will they always be part of our lives?

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This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes Emmy-award winning actor Jeff Daniels.

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