November 16, 2018 — The Asia Foundation is pleased to announce the participants of the 5th annual Young Southeast Asian Leadership Initiative (YSEALI) Summit! The 2018 YSEALI Summit, a program of the U.S. Department of State, will take place December 3-5, 2018 in Singapore at the Carlton Hotel, bringing together 150 participants from ASEAN countries and the United States.
First Amendment Gallery is pleased to present Hot Tip, a solo exhibition of sculpture and neon works from Oakland-based artist Anika Rivers. The show features an array of pieces from Rivers’ sketchbook that she has made three-dimensional to encourage interaction and experience from viewers. Hot Tip coalesces around hope and optimism, in a time that these feelings seem to be fewer and farther between
With a little help from a Hollywood sports equipment prop house and Under Armor, photographer Gosha Rubchinskiy and Interview’s Mel Ottenberg rough up your gridiron fantasy with the most bruising looks of the season.
The new landscaping plan draws inspiration from Tom Sawyer’s Island in Disneyland In a 180-degree turn, the redevelopment of Studio City’s long-running Sportsmen’s Lodge event center has won approval from a key city committee. After getting bashed September, the redevelopment’s landscaping plans, which have since been revised, now have the endorsement of the city’s cultural heritage commission. Commission president Richard Barron called the conceptual renderings “wonderful.” And commissioner Barry Milofsky told the developer: “You responded to everything we asked.” Drawing on inspiration from Tom Sawyer’s Island in Disneyland, the new landscape design features existing redwoods along with additions: ferns in shady areas under the redwoods and native plants along the meandering water feature that travels through the development.
Everything you need to know about Amazon’s deal with New York Amazon’s HQ2 search is officially over: The company confirmed via a blog post that Long Island City and Crystal City, a neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia, were the locations chosen for its new, split-up headquarters. After the decision was made public, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo gathered with other city and state officials to gleefully announce that they had sealed the deal, which includes just shy of $3 billion in subsidies
Right after organizing and participating in the milestone Creenca residency earlier this year, a program from his Void Projects initiative, Axel Void relocated to Cadiz, spending three months to complete his new solo show, Mundane. He introduced the new exhibit on November 8th with his longtime friends, Delimbo Gallery in Sevilla.
The city needs more time for “further evaluation” of dockless bikes The city has decided to extended its dockless bike-share pilot another 90 days to allow for more time for more evaluation, reports Crain’s .
The New York native’s ideas about LA started out shallow and grew more nuanced with time True to his roots, Manhattan native Stan Lee , who died on Monday at age 95, set the majority of his famed comics in New York City . It was only after the prolific creator moved to Los Angeles in the early 1980s that Marvel’s first major superhero team, the West Coast Avengers, opened their base of operations here. “I dunno, maybe LA is just a funnier place,” Lee once told the LA Weekly of the Southland-based superheroes’ decidedly more offbeat style
Amazon’s new home was once its own sprawling city On the cold, rainy evening of December 31, 1897, a throng of well-wishers gathered outside City Hall in Lower Manhattan to mark one of the most momentous occasions in the city’s history: the consolidation of Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Staten Island into the Greater City of New York. Across the river, as the rain turned to snow, officials in Brooklyn were concluding a more somber ceremony— some called it a “wake” —to mark the end of Brooklyn’s life as an independent city
The light rail route was scheduled to open next year One of LA’s most anticipated new train lines will open a little later than expected.