article / September 2012 (63)

Metro Public Art in Los Angeles: Art of the Purple Line

09/14/2012

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Los Angeles Metro’s public art showcases the city’s roots, providing visitors with an easy way to learn about various aspects of LA’s personality. Movies, culture, myth and architecture all appear in the public art works of LA Metro’s Purple Line, which runs from Union Station to Wilshire and Western. Take some time to explore, and see how public art in LA adds another dimension to the city’s art scene.

The Best of LA in One Day

09/14/2012

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Hundreds of guidebooks and websites tell Los Angeles travelers the best places to visit, but for someone with just one day for an only-in-LA experience, here are some tips from locals when it comes to recreation, shopping, food and other activities.

Must-See Galleries at the Downtown LA Art Walk

09/13/2012

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Every second Thursday of the month from noon to 10 p.m., art lovers gather for the Downtown Art Walk. Join in on the fun by taking a free self-guided tour of the area's hottest galleries, ranging from commercial art to nonprofit venues.

Art Masterpieces in Pasadena

09/13/2012

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LA is chock-full of world-class art museums, and art lovers will find it well worth their time to spend a day discovering the numerous artistic treasures of Pasadena. Here's a step-by-step guide to the famous works of art that can be found in the town's museums.

Exploring the Legendary Sunset Strip

09/13/2012

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The Sunset Strip, a stretch of Sunset Boulevard between Crescent Heights Boulevard and Doheny Drive, is one of LA’s most iconic neighborhoods. It was the setting for counterculture protests in the 1960s, rock and roll decadence in the ‘70s and ‘80s, and it exists today as a showcase for the good life, providing elegant hotel rooms, live music venues and fine restaurants.

St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl with Metro

09/13/2012

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This St. Patrick’s Day, you can enjoy as much Guinness and Jameson as you like, just as long as you remember to enjoy them responsibly. Lucky for you, we’ve put together a list that not only features some of LA’s favorite Irish pubs, but includes bars that are easily accessible via Metro.