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Shodekeh Talifero is a beatboxer, composer, and “breath artist.” Before he hits the Broad Stage this weekend, he’s teaching Santa Monica College students about breath and movement.
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In John Wray’s new novel “Gone to the Wolves,” the characters travel from Florida swamps to the 1980s Sunset Strip to Norway –– all in the name of metal.
Why Armenians in LA are moving back to their native countryInternational
SoCal has long been home to Armenian Americans, but now more of them are migrating in the other direction to build stronger ties to their heritage in Armenia.
Off-shore wind farm leads to a tempest in Morro BayCalifornia
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LA and Sacramento crack down on catalytic converter theftsTransportation
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Which wild plants can you find and eat in LA?Environment
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