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by LAOperaMan
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:51 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Downtown L.A., CA - THE LAST REMAINING SEATS May 31 – July 5
Replies: 28
Views: 9143

Downtown L.A., CA - THE LAST REMAINING SEATS May 31 – July

Here Ya Have It From the INSIDE!!!!
Clues about this years's LRS!


How about a lil snausage now and then to wet your appetite
by LAOperaMan
Thu Feb 16, 2006 4:29 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A., CA Opera at Broadway's Los Angeles Theatre April 21-30
Replies: 7
Views: 2339

Hey y'all!!

I'm in the chorus of this production.

BIG SURPRISE THERE, HUH!!
by LAOperaMan
Sat Dec 24, 2005 9:33 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: One Last Big Hurrah at The Matterhorn Chef!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 2116

One Last Big Hurrah at The Matterhorn Chef!!!

Las Vegas Lynne and I are trying to get a group of Lotta Living folk to get together for one last big bang at the Matterhorn Chef restaurant some time this coming week between Christmass and New Years. She and I had dinner there this last Thursday, and had a fantastic time. We want more people to e...
by LAOperaMan
Mon Dec 05, 2005 11:29 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Vintage glasses in the dish washer?
Replies: 9
Views: 2898

SAY NO TO THE DISHWASHER AND YES TO PALM OLIVE! I was given a really terrific set of Pink Elephant high ball glasses from the late 1940s that had been ravaged by time and Cascade! I there was only one in the set that still retained it's pinkish hue, but it was found broken in the box when I received...
by LAOperaMan
Mon Nov 14, 2005 5:00 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: 2005 Pasadena Doo Dah Parade
Replies: 0
Views: 588

2005 Pasadena Doo Dah Parade

Hello out there in Lotta Livin' Land! Does anyone want to brave the elements and go to this year's Doo Dah Parade? I know that our Goddess Cherry Capri will not be in attendance this year, but I think we should all still go out and rally behind the avant-guard craziness that is Doo Dah! Let me know ...
by LAOperaMan
Mon Nov 14, 2005 4:53 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Orange, CA Eichler home coming on the market
Replies: 23
Views: 5192

I used to live very close to that neighborhood while I was going to school at Chapman university.... Thank God they didn't show photos of the 1980's pseudo-Victorian and 1990's "Spanish Colonial" Eichler in that same development!! UGH!!! What can I say, thats orange county for ya! I would know, I li...
by LAOperaMan
Mon Nov 14, 2005 4:48 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Glendale, CA original condition mid century home for sale
Replies: 13
Views: 3922

Okay!
So!
I love that sofa!!!
too bad its TOO BIG FOR ANY NORMAL PLACE...........
oh well................
by LAOperaMan
Mon Nov 14, 2005 4:46 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: nicely updated eichler, unique site
Replies: 35
Views: 10732

it's kinda like mid century modern meets contemporary cape-cod
LOL

but it works in a strange way, and I like it
by LAOperaMan
Mon Nov 14, 2005 4:42 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Mid-Century Sofas
Replies: 3
Views: 2446

Mid-Century Sofas

hello all! I have recently moved, and am searching for the perfect mid-century sofa for my new place! I have been up and down Melrose and Beverly a few times, (althought not in the last 6 months), and have always come up empty handed.... Does anyone here know of a really great place in LA or souther...
by LAOperaMan
Thu Nov 10, 2005 1:22 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: SAVE THE DERBY - Ongoing Opportunities for Support
Replies: 6
Views: 4981

BE THERE TOMOROW!!! THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD DEPENDS ON IT!!!!!
by LAOperaMan
Thu Nov 10, 2005 1:20 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Meet Your Lotta Living Hosts and Hostesses!
Replies: 15
Views: 12119

Greetings my Lotta Living subjects, it is I, Opera Man of Los Angeles! I am your source for all things musical and artsy, especially in the world of Opera! For those of you who don't already know, my name is Greg Iriart, and I live in North Hollywood in a wonderful 1940's Moderne cottage. Although ...
by LAOperaMan
Sat Nov 05, 2005 1:43 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Dear Cherry in CA MODERNISM
Replies: 9
Views: 2933

Dearest Cherry, I went a friend's party and he had music picked out for the entire evening on a looped CD. However, after the first pass of this music, we (my fellow guests and I) got antsy and wanted to dance the night away. I have actually been to other parties where the music has seemed wholely i...
by LAOperaMan
Thu Sep 01, 2005 12:29 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Ambassador Hotel final auction Sep. 10
Replies: 16
Views: 2919

WE WILL NEVER FORGET LAUSD,
REMEMBER THAT!!!!!


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by LAOperaMan
Thu Sep 01, 2005 12:18 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Ambassador Hotel final auction Sep. 10
Replies: 16
Views: 2919

I'm sure all of you got this e-mail from the Conservancy, but in case you didn't, here it is: As President of the Los Angeles Conservancy, I wanted to share with you my thoughts on the end of the Conservancy’s long effort to preserve Wilshire Boulevard’s Ambassador Hotel – one of Los Angelesâ€...
by LAOperaMan
Mon Aug 29, 2005 9:17 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Ambassador Hotel final auction Sep. 10
Replies: 16
Views: 2919

I can't believe this is it! How very depressing! I don't know if I'll be able to drive down that section of Wilshire Blvd. anymore.

Requiem et terra pax!

The Ambassador Hotel
1921 - 2006?
Hopefully not.........

Amen
by LAOperaMan
Wed Aug 24, 2005 11:16 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Die, Die, Monster Home! Die!
Replies: 1
Views: 960

by LAOperaMan
Sat Aug 13, 2005 5:52 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: EBAY: Romeo's Times Square Menu on E-bay!!!
Replies: 0
Views: 906

EBAY: Romeo's Times Square Menu on E-bay!!!

Just in time for the Wilshire Tour!!!! I tried to put in several bids, going as high as $50, but the reserve hadn't been met.... We can't let this one get away! Any rich ModCom member wanna snag it up? http://pages.sbcglobal.net/jupiter2/rome1.jpg http://pages.sbcglobal.net/jupiter2/rome2.jpg http:/...
by LAOperaMan
Sat Aug 13, 2005 5:51 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: EBAY: Romeo's Time Square (now Johnnie's) Menu
Replies: 1
Views: 3773

EBAY: Romeo's Time Square (now Johnnie's) Menu

OKAY OKAY OKAY!!!! I let out such a ge'shrai like you've never heard when I was e-bay surfing, and came across this!!!!! Just in time for the Wilshire Tour!!!! I tried to put in several bids, going as high as $50, but the reserve hadn't been met.... We can't let this one get away! Any rich ModCom me...
by LAOperaMan
Sat Aug 13, 2005 1:14 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: The La Concha Preservation Alert!
Replies: 6
Views: 1042

Here are some shots of La Concha from different decades... the latter being the most recent http://image03.webshots.com/3/8/75/82/104987582LnVxHg_ph.jpg http://image03.webshots.com/3/4/53/81/104345381ZZrplX_ph.jpg http://image03.webshots.com/3/8/26/56/104482656ZbtDUj_ph.jpg
by LAOperaMan
Sat Aug 13, 2005 12:47 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Atomic Era Hairdos
Replies: 21
Views: 12622

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by LAOperaMan
Sat Aug 13, 2005 12:39 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign
Replies: 14
Views: 4275

That little plastic sign is nice for your home bar, but nothing beats the original !

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by LAOperaMan
Sat Aug 13, 2005 12:34 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: 50's motel signs
Replies: 30
Views: 10063

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by LAOperaMan
Sat Aug 13, 2005 12:32 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: 50's motel signs
Replies: 30
Views: 10063

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I have no idea where this is, but I'm peaty sure it might be in Colorado.
LOL
by LAOperaMan
Fri Aug 12, 2005 12:17 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: 50's motel signs
Replies: 30
Views: 10063

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I thought this one was kinda cool
by LAOperaMan
Wed Jul 27, 2005 6:35 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: How About a trip to the Sawdust Festival!
Replies: 1
Views: 421

How About a trip to the Sawdust Festival!

http://www.sawdustartfestival.org/2005%20update/images/Web-Poster_03.jpg Every summer since 1966, Laguna Beach has been showcasing it's local artists and musicians in a very lovely and unique outdoors setting, known as the Sawdust Festival! It's a great way to mingle with then locals and get outsid...
by LAOperaMan
Tue May 24, 2005 7:51 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Prairie Village, KS - Finally in my new Drummond(?)
Replies: 14
Views: 3089


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