Jon Alpert

Filmmaker and founder of Downtown Community Television Center

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Jon Alpert is a Emmy award-winning filmmaker and founder of Downtown Community Television Center.

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The perks and perils of growing up in the family business, traveling the world and making documentary films.

Cuba and the Cameraman...and his Daughter

The perks and perils of growing up in the family business, traveling the world and making documentary films.

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The Netflix series “Cheer” focuses on the stressful lives of junior college cheerleaders fighting for their next national championship.

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We look at high-profile movies that had their theatrical releases delayed for months.

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Art fairs of all shapes and sizes pop up in Los Angeles, from blue-chip to artist-run.

Coming up: See art take over the Lovell House; celebrate the people and spaces of old Hollywood Park; help save the very un-Soviet styled Melnikov House; hear about "crazy creative"…

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Celebrate Mid-Century design and more in Palm Springs; explore Frieze LA on the back lot of Paramount Studios; and visit several other art fairs and related events across town;…

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