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A Diverse Network of ‘Place Leaders’ Activates Public Spaces in Boston – Next City

In Chinatown, Roxbury and elsewhere, a program that strengthens public art and neighborhood identity amid rapid development. Source: A Diverse Network of ‘Place Leaders’ Activates...

Fly fishing for ‘sewer salmon’ in the L.A. River – Los Angeles Times

Learning to fish the Los Angeles River with a former pro skateboarder, Lauren Mollica, and fish whisperer Lino Jubilado. Then preparing the catch with...

Why a Makerspace Popped Up In a Museum – Next City

OVER THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS, LIBRARIES, MUSEUMS AND COMMUNITY CENTERS AROUND THE COUNTRY HAVE OPENED “MAKERSPACES” WHERE YOUNG PEOPLE CAN COME AND PLAY WITH...

Pop-Up Parks Lead to More Biodiversity in Cities, Study Finds

Pop-up parks can lead to more social cohesion. Source: Pop-Up Parks Lead to More Biodiversity in Cities, Study Finds

La Brea Tar Pits’ trippy new pavilion from Spain’s Selgascano could be L.A.’s next selfie magnet – Los Angeles Times

The Spanish firm's kaleidoscope of color and light is open for free tours starting Friday. Look for more Selgascano designs to pop up...

The Getty picks a theme for Pacific Standard Time 2024: art and science – Los Angeles Times

Previous PST series have explored art in L.A. and Latin America. For 2024, the Getty is turning its focus to the intersection of art...

A Big Master Plan for Google’s Growing Smart City – CityLab

GOOGLE SIBLING COMPANY SIDEWALK LABS HAS REVEALED ITS MASTER PLAN FOR THE CONTROVERSIAL QUAYSIDE WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT—AND IT’S A LOT BIGGER. Source: A Big Master Plan...

The Cayton rethinks what a children’s museum can be in 2019 – Los Angeles Times

Join our sneak peek inside the new Cayton Children’s Museum in Santa Monica, designed for more than the usual story time and birthday fun. Source:...

The Art of the Migrant Kids Detained in Tornillo – CityLab

A new exhibit in El Paso showcases works of art created by children detained in a massive border encampment of migrants in Tornillo, Texas. Source:...

How Much Hip Can the Desert Absorb? – The New York Times

An unlikely art festival blooms in no man’s land, like Burning Man and Coachella before it. But this one is different! Maybe. Source: How Much...

Growing Communities Together | Patronicity

Patronicity brings together local citizens and sponsors to support great initiatives in their communities. Source: Growing Communities Together | Patronicity

The Shed Has Big Ambitions for New York City – CityLab

If The Shed remains committed to its lofty goals, Hudson Yards may soon provide real accessibility and a sorely needed sense of inclusion. Source: The...

Library Systems Embracing Their New Roles as Social Service Hubs

Stationing social workers inside libraries is taking off across the country. One key lesson so far: hiring people with lived experiences of homelessness and...

Peter Sellars talks about his new staging of Mozart’s Idomeneo – marijanzlobec

Source: Peter Sellars talks about his new staging of Mozart’s Idomeneo – marijanzlobec

How Curators Are Taking Over Vacant Spaces and Changing Cities

There existed a building for approximately two months in 2017 where people could enter into an alternate reality in which they weren’t living in...

In ‘The Hubble Cantata,’ opera blasts into the world of virtual reality

When 6,000 of her fellow audience members placed cardboard goggles on their faces to watch her five-minute virtual reality film, “Fistful of Stars,” Eliza...

The Community Whisperer: How Marinella Senatore Is Taking Social-Practice Art to New Heights

Marinella Senatore is full of energy. In a conversation over Skype, she speaks a mile a minute with righteous enthusiasm, full of joy and...

Leaders seek to unify groups, ideas in updated LA River master plan

The race to develop parks, paths and housing alongside the Los Angeles River and its tributaries prompted the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors...

Global river cleanups grow

AUGUST 14, 2017 —One-tenth of an inch. That’s the amount of rain the underground pipe system in Portland, Ore., used to be able to...

Did you spot the egg-shaped museum named NuMu cruising L.A.? Next stop: LACMA

After roughly 3,000 miles, two international border crossings and a lot of road food consumed by its inhabitants, the egg-shaped museum called the NuMu...

Louise Steinman, through the library’s Aloud program, invites writers and thinkers to ponder L.A. and the world

In a backyard of unfinished projects, a writing shack rises on a slope of fruit trees, rosemary and sage. The woman inside may come...

Experimental vocalist Carmina Escobar led an ethereal performance while floating on Echo Park Lake

It was a performance that felt a bit like a mirage. On the shores of Echo Park Lake, a Oaxacan brass band led curious...

Just what bone-dry central L.A. has always lacked: a boat parade

Kayakers of all abilities are invited to a “Boat Pageant and Parade” on Sept. 9 at the Glendale Narrows. The annual kayak celebration marks...

Los Angeles is all but guaranteed to get the Olympic Games. The question is when, 2024 or 2028?

Los Angeles is all but guaranteed to host the Summer Games for a third time after Olympic leaders made the unusual decision Tuesday to...