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Thursday, October 6

Bill Robles, Courtroom Artist Extraordinaire

Crowell Public Library

1890 Huntington Drive, CA, CA 91108

7:00pm

The 1970 Charles Manson trial launched Bill Robles career as a television news courtroom artist, followed by the high-profile trials of Patricia Hearst, John DeLorean, the Hillside Strangler, Rodney King. O.J. Simpson, the Unabomber, Oklahoma City bombers Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols, the Menendez Brothers, Robert Blake, Michael Jackson, Donald and Shelly Sterling and mostly recently, Led Zeppelin. When the media has been locked out of high-profile trials, Bill Robles has been there to give us the picture, with all the context, action and emotion in color. Through 44 years, Mr. Robles has mastered the art of on-the-spot illustrating, working for a strict and unyielding taskmaster: television news. He has said, I love courtroom illustrating the immediacy working feverishly the adrenaline gets going and suddenly its over, on the satellite and around the world. A native of Los Angeles, Bill Robles now resides in Brentwood. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the Art Center College of Design where he also taught.

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Friday, October 7

Saturday, October 8

Shift and Fade

BLAM

1950 S. Santa Fe Ave #207, Los Angeles, 90021

8:00am to 11:00am

Shift and Fade at BLAM challenged artists from Los Angeles, New York and San Diego to explore material as a metaphor for personal history.

The opening reception is 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 8, 2016. The sh...

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