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    Arts

    LA Artist Dave Muller to create musically-inspired gallery installation in Hollywood

    Nov. 4, 2014, 3:47 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Michelle Weinberg, Art and Culture Center Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 5, Los Angeles-based artist/DJ/record collector Dave Mullerwill be in residence for 13 days at the Art and Culture Center in Hollywood’s main gallery to create the colorful, mixed-media installation, Rock ’n’ Old, which incorporates site-specific murals, recorded music, and a...

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    Journalism

    Advisers review semifinalists in Knight News Challenge: Libraries

    Nov. 4, 2014, 2:24 p.m., Posted by Jessica Hodder


    Photo by Jessica Hodder.

    Eighteen advisers arrive in Miami this week to help us review the
    semifinalists in Knight News Challenge: Libraries. Forty-two ideas moved forward in the challenge, which asked the question, How might we leverage libraries as a platform to build more knowledgeable communities. You can learn more on the News Challenge site.

    With the help of these technologists, thought leaders, strategists and library professionals, we expect to identify a group of finalists that we’ll examine more closely over the next few weeks and submit to Knight’s board of trustees for approvals. We’ll announce the winners of Knight News Challenge: Libraries in January.

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    Art holds ground all over town

    Nov. 4, 2014, 1:34 p.m., Posted by Anne Tschida

    Lisa Sanditz, "If you didn't know it's the Swiss Alps, you might believe you're there;" The Girls' Club. It’s that time of the year: too much too see, too little time, only so many days in a week. November will be stuffed with openings, talks, happenings,...

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