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    Each of the renovated vintage movie theaters along Broadway has its own distinct features and unusual charms. The lobby at the Theatre at Ace Hotel is an imposing, churchlike chamber encrusted with ornate gold furnishings and gigantic mirrors, whi...

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    For years, this rehearsal space by the L.A. River was known as Satellite Studios (no relation to Silver Lake nightclub the Satellite), until new owners bought it in 2010 and renamed it SoundBite Studios. But the staff still retains the old helpful...

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    After fitful stops and starts throughout the previous century, Southern California finally has a thriving opera scene. L.A. Opera presents the most lavish and traditional productions, but in recent seasons it has opened up to more modern and adven...

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    There are more than 70 miles of coastline in L.A. County, much of it facing west and offering numerous vantage points to watch the sun slip into the Pacific. Seeing the ever-changing light show of vibrant colors — smog-infused oranges and lu...

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    It's never been easy for vegetarians and especially vegans to find good Mexican food. The most authentic Mexican restaurants tend to be meat-heavy and sometimes still use lard, and even vegetarian-friendly establishments prefer to slather everythi...


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