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If you never met him, you might mistake Amigo the Devil for a monster. The 25-year-old murderfolk maudit's most popular song is called "Perfect Wife." Wi ... More >>
Update 5/20/2011 - The Hollywood Farmers Market will be at its usual full size this Sunday (and for the next three Sundays). Marta Segura (@martaspeaks) from Councilmember Eric Garcetti's office tweeted in response to questions about that status of the market's permit, "HFM ... More >>
Felicia FriesemaHFM Manager Pompea Smith and SEE-LA Chair Michael Woo stand in front of proposed alternative market layouts.
Ideally, we'd be gearing up for a big celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Hollywood Farmers Market about now, maybe planning seasonal menus, responding to vario ... More >>
Felicia FriesemaThe disputed half of the Hollywood Farmers Market, south of Selma on Ivar.
On Monday, Councilmember Eric Garcetti and SEE-LA Chairman Michael Woo announced that the Hollywood Farmers Market would get another extension on their street closure permit to nail down exactly what's ... More >>
How fast 90 days flies by. SEE-LA, the organization that runs the Hollywood Farmers Market (among others), is set to lose its permit to operate on Ivar between Selma and Sunset unless they are, once again, granted an extension by the city. Originally it was thought that 90 ... More >>
Updated, 4:00 p.m.: An e-mail statement from LAFS's Vice President of Marketing Albert Villalta:
"The Los Angeles Film School continues to meet with representatives of the Hollywood Farmers Market and City officials to identify the most economical solution that allows for the ... More >>
Hollywood Farmers Market: this is not about parkingWow, it looks like Adam Nagourney needs to pick up an LA Weekly. His fascinating front of the home page story in the New York Times today about the Los Angeles Film School feud with the Hollywood Farmers Market is wrong.
It's not about the p ... More >>
Felicia FriesemaVendors at the 12-12 Hollywood market show their support.
The SEE-LA/Hollywood Farmers Market vs. LA Film School battle has reached a temporary detente, but the fight that's been raging for the past two weeks is far from over.
First, the market was on its last legs. Then, it ... More >>
Google EarthSatellite view of the LA Film School and the Hollywood Farmers Market.
New update: SEE-LA announced late last night that The Hollywood Farmers Market was granted a special 90-day extension on their street permits. An announcement posted to the Slow Food LA website stated that the ... More >>
hollywoodfarmersmarket.netWhere ever will we get our organic chard bouquets?Updated throughout with clarifications and additional commentary from both sides. This is so not about parking. Originally posted on Dec. 6 at 5:10 p.m.
The L.A. Film School has finally responded to angry locals who ... More >>
Photo: Lesley Balla
Update: On Monday, Hollywood Farmers' Market organizers met with city officials, reps from the L.A. Film School, and other community development groups to discuss the Sunday market's permitting issues. According to Pompea Smith, market manager and CEO of SEE-LA, there was ... More >>
Thomas Jane, star of HBO's series Hung, is a proponent of 3-D films. He made his directorial debut with Dark Country, a 3-D effort, and is hosting this weekend's 3D Film Festival at The Los Angeles Film School. His introduction to the technology, though, didn't come through film so much as it did th ... More >>