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USC Farmers Market Every Tuesday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at University Avenue Farmers Market

March 19, 2013 at 11pm to November 5, 2013 at 7pm
Fresh fruits, fresh vegetables and food trucks. Open for lunch and dinner. Every Tuesdays 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.See More
Mar 19, 2013
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A Dream Come True: Grand Opening Event for Foshay's Newly Renovated Auditorium at Foshay Learning Center

February 28, 2013 from 6pm to 7:30pm
This is a red carpet event! Guests are requested to dress accordingly. If you are interested in celebrating this very special event with us, please RSVP no later than Friday, February 22, 2013.RSVP:lbeebe@lausd.net323-373-2728See More
Feb 27, 2013
KAREN THORSEN COTTER and University Park Family are now friends
Jun 29, 2010
KAREN THORSEN COTTER is now a member of University Park Family
Apr 26, 2010

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A little about me:
I was born at 1187 W 30th St, just west of Orchard..now 72 I have a ton of memories of the area post 1938..lots of stuff long gone but still a few bits of memories around Chester Place...where I used to skate and bike.
Your University Park secret:
Casa Da Rosas (Hoover and Adams) was a cool Italian restaurant in the '30s and '40's, dark inside at night, redolent with great smells, lots of diners,and multi-colored Christmas tree lights swagged over the outside dining area - a patio..as a kid it was a very special place! Like everything else in that area, used and abused over the decades!
Who referred you?
I'm a CA historian and just fell into this website via Google!
Profession:
retired labor union contract coordinator
School you attend:
attended: 27th St. elementary, Foshay Middle School and 1 year at Polytechnic High (now Trade Tech) New Poly Hi in Sun Valley CA
Or school your children attend:
no kids
Preferred languages:
english
Interests:
CA history, CA native plants, geology/minerology, fiber art (baskets), gourd art, art in general, music: ethnic, Blue Grass, classical, exploring this country by plane, train & automobile!
Favorite local restaurant:
Taylor's Steak House, La Canada, CA
Favorite local business:
Rice Wok, Laurel Canyon & Moorpark, Studio City CA

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57th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center

December 24, 2016 from 3pm to 6pm
Perfect for the whole family! Over 20 music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of the region celebrate the season during this free three-hour holiday show. Highlights of this year’s Holiday Celebration include Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company with a folklórico dance from the region of Tabasco, Mexico; the Harmonic Bronze Handbell Ensemble, which will perform a classical handbell piece that celebrates Christmas and Hanukkah; holiday songs sung by…See More
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TODAY ONLY - CYBER MONDAY / $15 OFF - TEA, TAPAS & STORYTELLING at Institute of Musical Arts

November 28, 2016 all day
Buy your tickets to our special holiday party today, and save $15.00 per ticket.  You read that correctly, TEA, TAPAS & STORYTELLING for only $45.00  (a $60.00 value).  Take advantage of this great offer TODAY before it expires.  This price reduction reflects a return to our 2014 price, and is only available for tickets purchased today,  Monday, November 28, 2016.  To order tickets please click here:  …See More
Nov 28
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Tea, Tapas & Storytelling at Institute of Musical Arts

December 10, 2016 from 2pm to 5pm
We are very psyched!  We’re throwing a really special “Tea, Tapas and Storytelling Holiday Party” at  Doña Barbara’s Tea and Tapas at the Institute of Musical Arts on December 10th at 2:00 p.m..   Come kick off your holiday celebrations with the ultimate two-course “meal”:The appetizer:  our very own, Storyteller Barbara H. Clark performing her original Christmas stories in the Ray G. Clark Theater.  The entree: “Afternoon Tea & Tapas”-  a wonderfully tasty combination of  “small plates”…See More
Nov 22
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Hansel & Gretel Bluegrass, narrated by Bradley Whitford with music of The Get Down Boys at 24th Street Theatre at 24th Street Theatre

October 29, 2016 at 7:30pm to December 11, 2016 at 3pm
A new version of the classic story set in Depression-era Kentucky narrated by Bradley Whitford (in a special video performance) and featuring the rollicking bluegrass sounds of The Get Down Boys. Multiple award-winning 24th Street Theatre (Walking the Tightrope, Man Covets Bird) specializes in sophisticated theater with emotional depth that appeals to kids as well as adults — appropriate for ages 8+. Oct. 29 – Dec. 11; 24th Street Theatre, 1117 West 24th St., Los Angeles, CA 90007; $10-$24;…See More
Oct 26
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Antonio Sacre is "The Storyteller" at Institute of Musical Arts

November 12, 2016 from 2pm to 4pm
We are so excited, and ready to laugh out loud, because Storyteller Antonio Sacre is returning to the IMA for the third year with his new show, “The Storyteller”. Born in Boston to a Cuban father and Irish-American mother, Antonio's hilarious stories are drawn from growing up bilingual and bicultural as a Cuban-Irish-American. With humor, (he calls himself a Leprechauno), he blends two cultures and four unbelievable stories into one compelling narrative about what it means to be paid to "lie"…See More
Oct 18
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"Finding Healing the Hard Way" Dr. Richard Palmquist at Institute of Musical Arts

October 16, 2016 from 3pm to 5pm
We are pleased to present an encore performance of "Finding Healing the Hard Way".  Dr. Richard Palmquist is hilariously entertaining, and his show last April sold completely out in 3 weeks.  We had so many people wait-listed and requests for a "re-do" that Dr. Palmquist agreed to do it again.  Don't delay in picking up tickets.  They're going fast.  "DOGS AND CATS, OH MY!!!On Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.,  Dr. Richard Palmquist, DVM, yes a veterinarian, will present a highly…See More
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