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Echoes of Success: The 128th Tournament of Roses Parade

01/16/17 Sara McLean

​With a celebration over a century old, the annual Tournament of Roses Parade was held on Jan. 2, 2017, treating Americans to the New Year’s tradition many look forward to each year.

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Harbin International Snow and Ice Festival

01/16/17 Sara McLean

​If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to walk through a winter wonderland, the 33rd annual Harbin International Snow and Ice Festival is underway.

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A New LA Landmark: The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

01/12/17 Sara McLean

​George Lucas and the Board of Directors of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art announced plans to build the museum at Exposition Park, in downtown Los Angeles, Calif.

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Artist Series: Emilie Baltz, Experiential Artist and Food Technologist

01/06/17 Sara McLean

Baltz is an experiential artist and food technologist who creates unconventional food-based work that moves people to discover new worlds one lick, suck, bite, sniff and gulp at a time.

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Window Wonderland: Holiday Winter Displays 2016

12/16/16 Grace Lennon

​With the holiday shopping in full swing, major shopping areas such as The Grove and Rodeo Drive have once again turned their window displays into celebrations of the season!

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Disneyland Resort for the Holidays

12/15/16 Grace Lennon

​Holidays at the Disneyland Resort are a truly magical experience, with guests visiting the parks for Disney-themed treats, snowfall on Main Street U.S.A., glistening décor and holiday entertainment.

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Pop for the People: Lichtenstein in LA

12/12/16 Grace Lennon

​“The purpose of my art is to show you there might be value in certain things that might be considered valueless.” – Roy Lichtenstein

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Color Field Painting

12/01/16 Sara McLean

Color field painting is described as a style of American abstract painting, featuring large swathes of color covering much of the canvas, that was prominent from the 1940s to the 1960s.

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SoCal Artist Michael Collins Paints Abstract Series Using Dunn-Edwards Paints

11/30/16 Sara McLean

Michael Collins, known to many in Southern California, is a painter, surfer, open ocean paddler, community activist and psychologist. Living in the seaside town of Hermosa Beach, Calif., Collins has created a distinctive style of painting using “mistakes” as his form of getting to the real substance of his work.

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Artist Series: The Musically Colorful World of Wassily Kandinsky

11/08/16 Sara McLean

​Art, unto itself, achieves the highest levels of audience adoration when the artist clearly communicates the meaning of the art piece.