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‘This Is (Not) L.A.’ at The Natural History Museum

If, like me, you’re a little tired of having to defend L.A. from people who like to call it shallow—and/or base their entire L.A. knowledge on one neighborhood—then you might be interested in a new book from Knock Knock called This … Continue reading

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Take the Train: Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Natural History Museum

If it’s been years since you wandered the halls of our Natural History Museum in Exposition Park, now might be a great time to reacquainted. If you’ve never been there, you’ll find a corner of Los Angeles you might not … Continue reading

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Take the Train: Pterosaurs at the Natural History Museum

If it’s been decades since you wandered the halls of our Natural History Museum in Exposition Park, as it was for me, now might be a great time to reacquaint yourself.  If you’ve never been there, you’ll find a corner … Continue reading

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Object of Affection

  Yes, this is what you think it is. It’s a Dire Wolf Baculum, which is a bone found in the penis of a prehistoric canid, the Dire Wolf. Admiring it from afar, writing a hefty check ($1,500, or quarterly … Continue reading

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A.A. Bondy at Natural History Museum’s First Friday: May 4

It’s that time of year again for the Los Angeles Natural History Museum’s First Friday concert series.  Coming up on May 4th is enigmatic singer/songwriter A.A. Bondy, whose latest album Believers is out on Fat Possum Records, along with my … Continue reading

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