Monthly Archives: January 2014

Public art walking tourWhat does your weekend have in store? How about taking a walk downtown with a free public art audio tour!  Continue reading

GRAMMY winning Levitt performers

Six Levitt performers won big at Sunday’s GRAMMY ceremony! Big congrats goes out to La Santa CeciliaGary Clark Jr.Snarky PuppyMariachi DivasTerrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience and Gregory Porter.

Find out more about their wins in the Levitt newsroom.

When Jimmy Webb performed his hit “MacArthur Park” in MacArthur Park on the Levitt L.A. stage, it did not cause a rip in the space-time continuum.

It was however, a very special night. In June 2013, the GRAMMY-winning songwriter performed his famous song for the very first time in the park.
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Martin Luther King Jr.One of my favorite stories about Martin Luther King Jr. involves music. Or rather, comes back to an interaction between him and legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson during King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Continue reading

A photo of London's Southbank Centre

London’s Southbank Centre

In November we wrote about the whitewashing of 5 Pointz in Queens, a graffiti mecca that will soon become a residential high rise with retail space. Over the past few months, a similar controversy has been brewing between London’s Southbank Centre and the skateboarders who have been a fixture of the building’s undercroft (considered architectural dead space) for over 40 years.

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