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by losfeliz
Sat Nov 21, 2009 12:54 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA, Rudi Gernreich tribute with Peggy Moffitt > Nov. 22
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Read -- and enjoy -- my Gernreich item on artsmeme: http://artsmeme.com/?p=5592 .
by losfeliz
Thu Aug 06, 2009 10:13 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: SoCal, TCM $1 drive-in movie nights Aug. 9-30
Replies: 4
Views: 187

Drive-ins and Walk-ins

Lovers of classic film should pay attention to the cancellation of the 40-year film series at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). We need your support, especially in the coming weeks, to let the LACMA that film is an art form which must have a commited ongoing presence at our museum. Thank...
by losfeliz
Fri Jul 17, 2009 12:12 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Julius Shulman 1910-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1091

Julius

I loved him.

http://artsmeme.com/?p=60

Debra Levine
by losfeliz
Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:48 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Bullock's Pasadena
Replies: 17
Views: 2077

bravo macy's & thank you

Macy's did an outstanding job with its magnificent, loving refurbishment of this landmark building. It is a dream come true. Concern about this building brought me to my first ModCom meeting how many years ago? so it is very near to my heart. Debra Levine p.s. it is transformed into an incredibly ch...
by losfeliz
Thu Sep 11, 2008 2:25 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA, "Cool School" 50s LA art scene>film
Replies: 4
Views: 160

This is great! Cool School is must viewing for putting the LA art scene into context from the perspective of prior generations. That nice screening room @ Norton Simon is a swell place to see it. Enjoy!
by losfeliz
Wed May 28, 2008 11:51 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA, "Cool School" 50s LA art scene>film
Replies: 4
Views: 160

I'm going.

Never mind those other guys -- if Jeff Bridges is narrating, it must be cool.

p.s. I guess the chicks were busy baking marijuana brownies and herbal tea ...
by losfeliz
Thu May 08, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Cindy's Coffee Shop in Eagle Rock
Replies: 1
Views: 180

Find this post amusing, Chris, because I went in once looking for eggs and left, frightened by what I saw coming out of their kitchen. I agree that this is an incredibly cute, well-located place with a huge amount of potential. The world needs more, not less, coffee shops!! Debra L.
by losfeliz
Wed May 07, 2008 9:39 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Photos of Julius Shulman: Palm Springs Exhibition
Replies: 4
Views: 307

show

Show was brilliant, but I had Tony Merchell escorting me through, so what's not to love? I thought the show was superior to what we had at the Central Library, but what do I know? Anyway, absolutely fabulous, comprehensive display of modern architecture in the desert, anchored by Shulman's iconic sh...
by losfeliz
Wed May 07, 2008 9:24 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Farewell Robert Nudelman, Hollywood Heritage
Replies: 10
Views: 489

Robert

I was at a Hollywood Heritage event tonight and heard this shocking news. I am reeling. Robert Nudelman was a giant in the preservation community and it's an incalculable loss. No one can fill his shoes. Horribly sad. Huge loss. Debra Levine
by losfeliz
Tue Apr 08, 2008 4:27 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Heinz Emigholz movie: Schindler’s Houses
Replies: 6
Views: 236

film review

Buyer beware! This film is an extremely beautiful visual tour of Schindler homes created in a rigorous "filmed coffee table book" manner. There is no plot or script; it is in essence a silent movie comprised of rotating shots of amazing homes. There is no bio-pic, there is no background, t...
by losfeliz
Thu Mar 20, 2008 4:39 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA, Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald Mar. 2
Replies: 3
Views: 85

re: whoops

A rare faux pas by CN and a good catch by spinsLP.
Cheers / deb l.
by losfeliz
Thu Feb 21, 2008 9:37 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Tucson modernism reaches The Economist's purview
Replies: 0
Views: 96

Tucson modernism reaches The Economist's purview

Architecture http://www.economist.com/world/na/displaystory.cfm?story_id=10650791 You're history Feb 7th 2008 | TUCSON, ARIZONA From The Economist print edition Post-war suburban houses are found to be worth preserving THE neighbourhood around Hoffman Park, five miles (8km) east of downtown Tucson, ...
by losfeliz
Thu Feb 21, 2008 9:32 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Carthay Circle theater statue in Los Angeles
Replies: 7
Views: 452

nichols

Can I just praise Chris Nichols's reportage here?
Chris you are a real blessing to this community.
Cheers, Debra Levine
by losfeliz
Fri Feb 08, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Exhibit: Art in Claremont 1907-1957
Replies: 2
Views: 132

I went out to see this show. It has a few nice pieces in it. Debra Levine
by losfeliz
Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:06 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Beverly Hills, Saturday Night Fever 30th w/ Travolta Nov. 20
Replies: 1
Views: 64

This looks like FUN !

Debra L.
by losfeliz
Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Los Feliz, Library talk on Wayne McAllister Nov. 15
Replies: 1
Views: 78

"LosFeliz" will be there.
Cheers,
Debra L.
by losfeliz
Mon Oct 29, 2007 3:28 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Frank Gehry's temporary taverna - by our own Ms. Levine
Replies: 1
Views: 123

lost in translation?

I know most modcommers are bilingual sp/eng but just in case, here is the text in english: Levine / La Opinion / Frank Gehry chat / Oct 25 2007 Five years ago while working on a project in Lisbon architect Frank Gehry first heard Mariza sing. He was enchanted by the city and its music. A friendship ...
by losfeliz
Sat Sep 29, 2007 2:39 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Hollywood - Fine art auction w/gd midcentury stuff - Oct 3
Replies: 0
Views: 68

Hollywood - Fine art auction w/gd midcentury stuff - Oct 3

Hello auction-holics A good friend of mine is launching his auction biz on west coast after two decades in Beantown. All lots are viewable at http://www.kaminskiauctions.com/ I will be there taking phone bids, come on down. Previews start @ 1 pm / Debra Levine Kaminski Auctions of Beverly, Massachus...
by losfeliz
Thu Sep 06, 2007 2:48 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Tijuana, Talk and exhibit on architect Wayne McAllister Sep7
Replies: 3
Views: 132

Work it, Chris, work it !!!!
When is your China tour??
Really, this is great, keep going.

Debra L.
by losfeliz
Tue Sep 04, 2007 4:06 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Bank in North Hollywood
Replies: 10
Views: 979

I sent this to LaBonge today September 4, 2007 To: City Councilman Tom LaBonge Re: 5077 Lankershim Blvd., Commonwealth Savings & Loan building Dear Tom: I write to you from Los Feliz Towers in support of the Historic-Cultural Monument nomination for the Commonwealth Savings & Loan building, ...
by losfeliz
Fri Jul 20, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: MODS AND ROCKERS Film Festival - July - Los Angeles, CA
Replies: 2
Views: 197

ab fab

Monterey Pop 40th anniversary celebration was ab fab. Seen there was Me, Sunil, John English and family including his mom who was at original Monterey Pop festival. Great hippie festival celebration that happened in real time. No cell phones. No stoopid IPODs or other weird devices. Only human beans...
by losfeliz
Tue Jul 10, 2007 2:48 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Bank in North Hollywood
Replies: 10
Views: 979

NOTE

It may be worth it to note in this thread that while the mailing address is on fifth floor, the hearing on Thursday is in room 1060. Cheers, Debra L.
by losfeliz
Tue Jul 10, 2007 12:20 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Bank in North Hollywood
Replies: 10
Views: 979

See you at the hearing

Sunil Rampersad and I both worked on the first draft of the nomination for this building. Many others participated inc. Adriene, John Eng and Daniel Paul to name a few... this is not a complete accolade list only to say that I plan to attend the hearing and support Jay Platt & LAC in their effor...
by losfeliz
Fri Feb 02, 2007 10:40 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Downtown LA - Disney Concert Hall - Lang Lang plays Chopin
Replies: 0
Views: 358

Downtown LA - Disney Concert Hall - Lang Lang plays Chopin

I have a great single seat in row one behind the stage for pianist Lang Lang playing Chopin piano concerto: http://wdch.laphil.com/tix/performance_detail.cfm?id=2767 Cannot go. Please contact me if you would like to buy $39.00 ticket. Please alert any Lang-Lang-loving friends, Thanks, cheers, Debra ...
by losfeliz
Mon Jan 15, 2007 9:57 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: A fond farewell to LA's last Pussycat Theater
Replies: 17
Views: 3354

What's new, Pussycat?

Guys, thank you for making this one of my favorite MODCOM threads. And you are right, this is the triumph of the private over the public, that is, jerking off at home vs. in public. So in that sense, civilization marches on ... or does it? Debra L.
by losfeliz
Sun Jan 14, 2007 8:48 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 32919

It's bad.

Dear So Cal Native in Texas and Happy Bunny and Dear Rest of the World, I had my sad first visit to the erstwhile Johnie's Broiler now a pile of pathetic rubble on a corner in Downey, California this afternoon. I wish to put this poor delapidated wasteheap into context for you all. I approached John...
by losfeliz
Sun Nov 19, 2006 12:38 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: EICHLERS On Their Way To The National Register!!
Replies: 15
Views: 2678

Congratulations

Adriene, may I join the others in offering my congratulations for this double honor -- the National Register entry and the Governator's ... er ... Governor's Award. We are all proud of you and are grateful for your hard work which gets results! We all benefit from learning from you and we are lucky ...
by losfeliz
Fri Nov 03, 2006 10:55 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Hope for the Ennis Brown House
Replies: 32
Views: 2957

The naming of this house is addressed extensively in the article.
Debra Levine
by losfeliz
Fri Nov 03, 2006 9:32 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Profile of architect Brenda Levin
Replies: 0
Views: 250

Profile of architect Brenda Levin

There is a very nice profile of architect Brenda Levin in the Jewish Journal which describes her career and her achievement in overseeing the restoration of the Griffith Observatory

http://www.jewishjournal.com/home/preview.php?id=16736
by losfeliz
Wed Oct 18, 2006 10:30 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: October MODCOM meeting >> ideas?
Replies: 24
Views: 2647

I just wanted to add a nice finale to this thread because we had a really great meeting venue in October at Sara's Union Theater

http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=7679

So, all's well that ends well.

Cheers, Debra L.

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