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by losfeliz
Wed Oct 18, 2006 10:18 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: oct16. historic LA film - charles phoenix's disneyland tour
Replies: 3
Views: 446

by losfeliz
Mon Sep 25, 2006 6:33 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Yom Kippur in MCM synogogue, Los Feliz, CA
Replies: 1
Views: 423

Sorry, I failed to mention that we have an open door policy for non affiliated persons, a nice donation is welcome but you will find an open door and no questions asked to join us.
by losfeliz
Mon Sep 25, 2006 4:38 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: October MODCOM meeting >> ideas?
Replies: 24
Views: 4411

I am watching this exchange with bemusement. Laura: The day ModCom meets in a church is the day this nice Jewish girl resigns. Please note that just today, I posted a plug for my MCM synogogue: http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=7539 Second, Nathan, far be it from me to stop you from buyi...
by losfeliz
Mon Sep 25, 2006 3:51 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Fire @ Los Feliz Towers - Dramatic photos
Replies: 1
Views: 584

Fire @ Los Feliz Towers - Dramatic photos

A fire broke out on the ninth floor of our 1966 DMJM designed-and-built high-rise apartment building on Sept 1, almost one month ago today. Here are the dramatic images: http://static.flickr.com/116/252716563_5d94b3de65_m.jpg It broke out when a senior citizen, suffering from emphysema, forgot wheth...
by losfeliz
Mon Sep 25, 2006 3:17 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Yom Kippur in MCM synogogue, Los Feliz, CA
Replies: 1
Views: 423

Yom Kippur in MCM synogogue, Los Feliz, CA

No need to fast alone! Join a bunch of really nice, not-snobby people at Knesset Israel, my mid century modern synogogue (built: 1954) on Vermont Ave. just south of Fountain. I'm a member, so see you there! Sunday night for Kol Nidre service ... be there or be square ... Sunday, Oct 1 Kol Nidre, 6:1...
by losfeliz
Mon Sep 25, 2006 2:23 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Paris, Walt Disney exhibit at La Gran Palais Sep. 16 to Jan.
Replies: 1
Views: 301

oh la la

Ow, terrible francais, cher ami!

Le Grand Palais, not La Gran Palais !

We wouldn't want to offend any French modcommers, would we, xo DL
by losfeliz
Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:22 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Trader Vic's to be demolished?
Replies: 80
Views: 41887

A friend wrote a terrific email to HiltonHotelComments@beverlyhills.org Here is his text: I am writing in support of retaining the current buildings at 9876 Wilshire Boulevard. These buildings which include Trader Vic's give Beverly Hills a significant part of its history. The ability of the public ...
by losfeliz
Thu Sep 07, 2006 10:46 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Historic Eric Lloyd Wright Designed House Threatened?
Replies: 8
Views: 2088

pulp fiction

I don't know what is more lurid, Anais Nin's story or the pulpy writing of the LA Times journo ... this brings to mind Ayn Rand in the Neutra/Von Sternberg house in the Valley. (see the third item down on this home page http://www.americassuburb.com/ ) Maybe we need a "Liberated Los Angeles Lit...
by losfeliz
Fri Sep 01, 2006 9:54 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Los Feliz steps restored
Replies: 3
Views: 1604

Step clean up - September 3 - Labor Day weekend

A group of neighbors is meeting this Sunday September 3, 2006 to help clear the Los Feliz steps, from Cromwell to Bonvue, of leaves and overhanging branches.

Just show up, we'll be there, Cheers!
by losfeliz
Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:02 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: URGENT ACTION: L.A. Civic Center Mall
Replies: 13
Views: 4557

must viewing

Has everyone gone through this slide show?

I tend to be a johnnie-come-lately on these things but I just ran through the 70 pages of this in about 15 minutes and found it incredibly worthwhile.



Debra Levine
by losfeliz
Mon Jun 19, 2006 3:44 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Beverly Hillbillies - Henning estate sale June 16-17
Replies: 9
Views: 2003

by losfeliz
Fri Jun 02, 2006 7:15 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Los Angeles Civic Park and Arthur J. Will Fountain
Replies: 26
Views: 11195

more ...

by losfeliz
Fri Jun 02, 2006 6:45 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Los Angeles Civic Park and Arthur J. Will Fountain
Replies: 26
Views: 11195

MY RANT

I saw a presentation of this plan the other night by one of Frank Gehry's top people. What can I say, I am getting upset even thinking about it. They are just building out every square inch of that property, just like every money-grubbing developer throughout history, and they are giving a bunch of ...
by losfeliz
Fri May 19, 2006 7:36 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Glendale, CA MODCOM meeting June 19
Replies: 3
Views: 1016

wow

Wow, Chris, you never cease to amaze.
You are so on top of what goes on.
When Ken B. is elected Mayor I hope he makes you L.A.'s first Tsar of All Cool Thangs.
DL
by losfeliz
Fri May 12, 2006 9:23 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Ken Bernstein leaves Conservancy to work for City of L.A.
Replies: 5
Views: 1192

Thank you Ken and all the best.

Ken, I am sure I speak for many ModCommers in wishing you all the best in your new position. We really appreciate your late-night visits and briefings at ModCom meetings and your support behind the scene. We are proud of you and know you will go far. When are you running for mayor ??? Thank you for ...
by losfeliz
Thu May 04, 2006 6:58 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: May 4 Cinco de Mayo at the Pegasus (1949)
Replies: 3
Views: 675

cinqo de mayo

Just contact Chris Nichols who is so jazzed on this event he will gladly pay your entry fee. That's C-h-r-i-s N-i-c-h-o-l-s.
by losfeliz
Thu May 04, 2006 6:48 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Glendora Country Club
Replies: 6
Views: 2442

Harold Zook

Lynn Zook's dad???
by losfeliz
Thu May 04, 2006 6:41 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: May 15 - Tommy's Burgers 60th anniversary
Replies: 2
Views: 431

tommyburgers

... belch ... / :oops:
by losfeliz
Tue May 02, 2006 4:52 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Coffee Shop
Replies: 9
Views: 2475

corner wilshire fairfax

Johnies looks like a rat trap lately.
How can we guilt and shame the Golds into taking better care of it?
If you need a strong Jewish woman to put guilt and shame on them, call on me. Come on guys, it's Fairfax/Wilshire ... center of the universe!
Debra L.
by losfeliz
Tue May 02, 2006 11:44 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 64052

rave faves ???

Responding to Nathan's invitation to nominate favorites, I agree that the Faithdome/Pepp campus was totally mind boggling. But for pure inspired weirdness of meeting venue I would have to vote for the prison.

Debra L.
by losfeliz
Tue May 02, 2006 11:25 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Bravo Opera Man
Replies: 1
Views: 1080

Bravo Opera Man

Just a note to say that I very much enjoyed seeing Greg Iriart in Manon Lescaut at the Los Angeles Theater over the weekend. It will not surprise anyone to hear that Greg was active both in front of and behind the proscenium arch. He not only warbled well in the chorus, but was active in the lobby b...
by losfeliz
Tue May 02, 2006 11:16 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA, CA -Film "Los Angeles Plays Itself"
Replies: 20
Views: 3150

Debbie does Bette

Los Feliz reporting to Las Vegas, on command: Lynn, while I will unquestionably re-see this amazing documentary, I will probably limit it to an annual viewing. It's a bear. But please do not miss it and the Egyptian is such a great venue to see it. What *I* am personally excited about is the free sc...
by losfeliz
Sat Apr 22, 2006 7:43 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A., CA -Austria's loss=L.A.'s gain/5 Klimt paintings-May 7
Replies: 1
Views: 454

art treasures come to our city

I want to pipe in again and post Christopher Knight's blurb on this huge art occasion in our city: There are just five paintings, but as a group their power radiates outward, like ripples from a stone dropped into the pond of Modern art. At the center is the singular 1907 tour de force, "Adele ...
by losfeliz
Thu Apr 20, 2006 5:51 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A., CA -Austria's loss=L.A.'s gain/5 Klimt paintings-May 7
Replies: 1
Views: 454

L.A., CA -Austria's loss=L.A.'s gain/5 Klimt paintings-May 7

In celebration of the better-late-than-never return of five Gustav Klimt paintings to their rightful owner http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/11840343/ I will be attending this celebration at LACMA, see you there. Cheers, Debra L. GUSTAV KLIMT: Five Paintings from the Collection of Ferdinand and Adele Bloc...
by losfeliz
Wed Apr 05, 2006 5:06 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Trader Vic's to be demolished?
Replies: 80
Views: 41887

We need less Trader Joes and more Trader Vics

Modcommers, Please try to keep the xenophobia out of the dialogue, Americans have done enough damage to our own architectural heritage without the assistance of foreign investors. For your information, my ex-boyfriend, also a former Israeli soldier, took me to the Bev Hilton when we moved back to L....
by losfeliz
Tue Apr 04, 2006 12:36 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Los Angeles, CA - Breed Street shul open Sunday April 9 FREE
Replies: 0
Views: 357

Los Angeles, CA - Breed Street shul open Sunday April 9 FREE

Looking for the right place to spend Palm Sunday? Try a synogogue. Seriously, guys, if you have not yet experienced the exciting rehabilitation of the Breed Street Shul (still in progress), here's a great opportunity. This is a sacred space and perfect for classical music. This building is not alway...
by losfeliz
Mon Mar 27, 2006 9:25 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A., CA - Free minimalist music concert/lecture April 1
Replies: 1
Views: 620

L.A., CA - Free minimalist music concert/lecture April 1

Yes, you read it right. A free event in Disney Hall. And nothing is ever free at Disney Hall. So, come on down. This is an rare opportunity to experience our great concert hall FREE. Fascinating star-studded lecture demo program of minimalist music. Book tickets through the LA Philharmonic Website a...

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