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Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

Downtown News 17 Every October, Lucha Vavoom brings its army of masked Mexican wrestlers, scantily clad burlesque dancers and saucy comedians to the Mayan Theatre. Every year, Downtowners fill the joint and cheer like crazy. The tradition continues Oct. 25-26 for an event the Vavoomers describe as“ Aztec Horror,” which we’re pretty sure is a good thing. The evening’s lineup has not been announced yet, but don’t be surprised if grapplers such as Chupacabra and Lil’ Chicken appear alongside showgirls including Lucy Fur and the Wau Wau Sisters. At 1038 S. Hill St. or luchavavoom. com. C hef Wolfgang Puck and KISS bass player Gene Simmons are teaming up. Seriously. Rocktoberfest, which lands at L. A. Live Oct. 15-21, will include nightly food and music celebrations. DJs, live bands,“ beer-friendly” food and beer specials will be available. The event kicks off Oct. 15 with a gala hosted by Simmons and Puck, and the final day brings a Craft Beer Festival that will feature more than 50 bre...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
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Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

October 1, 2012 18 Downtown News Blumhouse Horrors Madame Butterfly at L. A. Opera There are two big things going for the production of Madame Butterfly that arrives at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Nov. 17-Dec. 9: 1) The intoxicating music by Giacomo Puccini, which some think is the most beautiful in all of opera, and 2) the director is Rod Daniels, who scored a major hit in 2010 with Il Postino . Grant Gershon conducts in the production that has never been seen in Los Angeles. Brandon Jovanovich plays the American naval officer Pinkerton and Ukrainian soprano Oksana Dyka is his bride Cio-Cio-San. There are six performances, including two matinees, in the L. A. Opera at the Variety Arts Center Back in the 1920s, the stage at South Park’s Variety Arts Center was home to one of the world’s most deranged magicians until a tragic performance brought it all to an end. Or did it? Jason Blum, the producer of terrifying horror flicks such as Paranormal Activity, plans to scare the Anschutz...

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Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

October 1, 2012 Downtown News 19 for a Dream. The play, which runs from Oct. 25-Nov. 18, is based on Villa’s upbringing in New York’s Lower East Side as a member of the only Colombian family in a Puerto Rican neighborhood. The story touches on topics such as being a minority within a minority and searching for your identity while not turning your back on your family. The title comes from Villa’s mom’s empanadas, which were popular with the kids in his neighborhood. pho to co u r pho to At 514 S. Spring St., ( 213) 489-0994 or thelatc. org. at the Dorothy ChanDler Pavilion Salon de Musiques is one of the more unique classical music presentations in Los Angeles. The series takes place on the fifth floor of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and events include a performance, a follow-up conversation with the artists and food and champagne. Kicking off the season on Oct. 14 is the program“ Les Nouveaux Romantiques,” which includes Glinka’s“ Serenade for Piano Sextet” and the U. S. premiere ...

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Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

October 1, 2012 20 Downtown News Wolf gang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni may be the epitome of an opera warhorse: The three-hour 15-minute show is an unfor gettable crowd- pleaser with un- matched music. Additionall y, the char-acters in the work with comic and tra gic elements are some of the most revered in the canon. Risin g tenor Ildebrando D’Arcane glo, who sort of sounds like a 24th centur y video game character, has the title role, and James Conlon and Plácido Domin go takes turns in the pi t. Lauded German director Peter Stein helms the Doroth y Chandler Pavilion performances that continue throu gh Oct. 14. At 135 N. Grand Ave., ( 213) 972-8001 or laopera. com. at Japa nese A merican Nat ional Original Revolving Sushi Counter in LA! VOT E D BEST SUS HI by L. A. Down town News Readers Featuring sashimi, yakitori, Tempura, different kinds of sushi open 7 days a week, 11 am - 10 pm 120 Japanese Village plaza ( Little Tokyo) ( 213) 680-0567 For the past 30 years Validated FREE P...

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Page 21 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

October 1, 2012 Downtown News 21 — r 1 , H EVENTS SPONSORED LISTINGS Friday Night Flicks Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive St., ( 213) 847- 4970 or laparks. org/ pershingsquare Oct. 5, 8 p. m.: An author who specializes in the horror genre investigates allegedly haunted houses in 1408 . The screening kicks off the park’s spooky October film series. Bar 107 107 W. Fourth St., ( 213) 625-7382, facebook. com/ bar107 or twitter. com/ bar107 Sept. 30, 9 p. m.: It’s time for the monthly Full Moon Party, when the normal lights go off and the bar gets covered instead in complete moonlight. If you’ve never seen a bar covered in moonlight, this is your chance. Blue Moon bottles for $ 3, $ 4 pints and $ 5 wells. Party starts at 9 p. m. DJ starts at 10 p. m. Monday, october 1 Pankaj Mishra at Aloud Mark Taper Auditorium, Central Library, 630 W. Fifth St., ( 213) 228-7500 or lfla. org. 7: 15 p. m.: Pankaj Mishra, author of The Romantics and a contributor to The New Yorker , offers his take on the ex...

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Page 22 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

22 Downtown News October 1, 2012 We Got Games Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw, and everyone thought they would be terrible anyway. That there was even a sliver of a chance to make the playoffs in the final weeks of the 2012 season is kind of miraculous. This week, the Dodgers play their last three regular season games, at home, against the hated San Francisco Giants. Expect to hear plenty of boos. Dodgers Must Win ( Out) Or Go Home Los Angeles Sparks Los Angeles Dodgers Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St., ( 213) 929-1300 or wnba. com/ sparks. Oct. 1, 7: 30 p. m., if necessary: The Sparks are the favorite in this first round matchup versus the San Antonio Silver Stars, and they showed why in their game one victory at the Galen Center. Game two moved to San Antonio on Sept. 29, after Los Angeles Downtown News went to press. If necessary, Candace Parker and the ladies will come back to L. A. for game three, which would take place on the usual home court at Staples Center. If the Sparks...

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Page 23 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

October 1, 2012 Downtown News 23 grandstarjazzclub. com. Firecracker club heats things up every other Friday atop the Quon Brothers’ Grand Star. Start the evening at the latter, where the lapu lapus are wicked strong. There’s usually alternating karaoke and a good jazz trio. Upstairs you’ll find the hip-hop haven known as Firecracker, a longtime dance club with good music and an eclectic, lively crowd. Hop Louie 950 Mei Ling Way ( Central Plaza), ( 213) 628-4244. This is old school Chinatown, on the ground floor of the Hop Louie Restaurant, with slightly indifferent bartenders and décor — it’s actually a Mayan 1038 S. Hill St., ( 213) 746-4287 or clubmayan. com. A multi-level nightclub in the refurbished Mayan Theatre features Latin dance, Spanish rock, house and tropical music on the main floor. Upstairs, its ’ 80s music, KROQ selections, disco, hip-hop and R& B. MORE LISTINGS Hundreds of listings of fun and interesting things to do in Downtown Los Angeles can also be f...

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Page 24 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

October 1, 2012 24 Downtown News Paranormal Downtown Activity served as a film location, Crystal Ogle, the property manager, thinks Blum’s take is a logical choice. “It definitely fits in naturally as a haunted house,” said Ogle.“ The building has so much character and so much to offer.” Film Producer Turns Variety Arts Center Into a Haunted House by RichaRd Guzmán city EditoR impressive set-up at the Variety Arts Center from Jason Blum, the producer of horror films including Paranormal Activity, Insidious and the upcoming Sinister . social group for women. It also hosted live radio shows. Blum said he wanted to create a haunted house because it is another way to tell a scary story. He accomplished the task with a crew of about 30 people who have been working for four weeks to take five floors of the building back to the 1920s and ’ 30s and the heyday of vaudeville. A narrow staircase leads to the underground dressing rooms of an 88-year-old Downtown theater. In a tiny room, with a ...

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Page 25 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

October 1, 2012 Downtown News 25 niture and tricked out with swords, skulls, a circus wagon, old baby furniture, a“ goat-boy” and dead animals. A cast of more than 40 actors will portray apparitions re-enacting their deaths and roaming the dressing rooms, basement, the stage and more. The theater owner, still grieving the loss of his wife, returns and learns that the show is still going on. Group Fear Visitors who pay $ 29 will be taken through the theater in groups of 15, starting in the lobby. There they’ll see Victor Butterfield at more than 100 years of age still lamenting the loss of his wife. There’s an encounter with a dead stage manager, several ghosts and the vanishing box. The more than $ 70,000 worth of props came from the private collection of Thomas Edward Spence, who is the director and writer of the story that drives the haunted house. His wife helped design some of the sets. There are a number of surprises. There is also what Spence terms“ the claustrophobic tunnel.”...

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Page 26 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

October 1, 2012 26 Downtown News line or budget information has been released for The Walnut. The support is all the more curious considering that others were kept in the loop. After the stadium committee vote, Leiweke confirmed to reporters that National Football League brass know exactly what was transpiring. Apparently at some point, someone told local billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong — he is reportedly readying a bid, as are others. Around Town AEG Sale Continued from page 2 Former Linear City Developer Cracks Walnut Project El Pueblo Lawsuit Could Be Close to Settlement Continued from page 8 evolution of Downtown. Its $ 3 billion-plus investment in the Central City has catalyzed development in South Park and spurred the creation of housing, restaurants, bars and businesses in other parts of the community. A fter eight years of legal battles, a dispute between the city and a business that once hoped to occupy the Pico House could soon end. On Wednesday, Oct. 3, the City Council, ...

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Page 27 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

October 1, 2012 Downtown News 27 Going to the Dogs, and the Cats Too Local Vets Pay House Calls, and Soon Will Open an Office by Ryan VaillancouRt Castaneda currently works part-time at an emergency clinic in the San Gabriel Valley and has a side business doing inhome veterinary acupuncture. Flores works at a clinic in Alhambra and also does hospice care and home euthanasia. staffwRiteR I t was 7: 30 a. m. on a Thursday in August when Anastasia Palmer Johnson heard an odd, rapid-fire tapping in her loft. She sensed something was wrong with her 3-year-old black Labrador, Lola. The duo hope to open DTLA Vets in May 2013. When they do, they will fill a void in local animal services. There are veterinary clinics on the outskirts of the Central City, but none within the ring of the freeways and the Los Angeles River. When Johnson found her, Lola was in the throes of a seizure, her nails clicking on her food bowl. The previously healthy pup had never experienced anything like it. The sudd...

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Page 28 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

October 1, 2012 28 Downtown News in one dramatic incident they halted an unannounced demolition of the cathedral after the cupola had been taken down. Ultimately and ironically, the situation worked out for all involved: Mahony found a new site that would allow for the construction of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, a far larger building than he could have built at Second and Main. ridor that is home to a dozen former movie palaces. The effort preceded the current Bringing Back Broadway initiative launched in 2008 by 14th District Councilman José Huizar. T Dishman Continued from page 6 also been a consistent champion of efforts to revitalize Broadway. 1 .& Her decisions have not always been popular. In her most notable encounter, she essentially went to war with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and its powerful supporters. The Conservancy worked on a marketing campaign to bring developers interested in preserving and reactivating buildings to the area. Although th...

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Page 29 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

October 1, 2012 Downtown News 29 WHAT’S WHAT’S FOR SALE Compared to What : The listing figure works out to a price per square foot of $ 528. There haven’t been any recent sales of similar units in the Toy Factory Lofts, based on size or floor level. In February, a fifth-floor, 837-square-foot residence in the building sold for $ 287,002, or $ 342 per square foot. Two recently sold units on the first floor went for far less, at $ 254 and $ 281 per square foot. A Large Arts District Penthouse by Ryan Vaillancourt The Property : The 3,218-square-foot residence is unit # 712 in the Toy Factory Lofts at 1855 Industrial St. in the Arts District. It is listed at $ 1.699 million. I n the column“ What’s for Sale,” Los Angeles Downtown News looks at everything from condominiums to multifamily buildings to vacant lots now on the market. We hope that regular snapshots of individual properties will make for a wide-ranging survey of the overall state of Downtown staff writer Across the street fro...

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Page 30 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

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Page 31 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

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Page 32 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 1 October 2012

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 8 October 2012

Dodgers Running down the Ninth District 7 City Council candidates. PostMortem 8 12 The return of a David Alfaro Siqueiros mural at El Pueblo. USING HIS ILLUSION Downtown-Based Escape Artist Curtis Lovell III Turns Magic Into a Business by Ryan Vaillancourt The issue came early for the Houdini-obsessed Columbus, Ohio native. By age 12, he knew he wanted to make a career out of his passion and become a“ famous magician.” Even then, family and friends would ask how he planned to make his age but appears to be in his early 30s, has found a way to pay the bills doing what he loves. staff writer O ne particular inquiry has hounded Downtown-based illusionist and escape artist Curtis Lovell III. While some want to know about the handcuffs and the secrets to his stunts, the most persistent question is,“ How do you pay the bills?” He does everything from performing at bar mitzvahs to working corporate events to doing death-defying stunts such as picking the locks that are shackling him to wei...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 8 October 2012

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 8 October 2012

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 8 October 2012

October 8, 2012 4 Downtown News AROUNDTOWN TAKE MY PICTURE GARY LEONARD Time to Run for DLANC T he Downtown Los Angeles Neigh­borhood Council is looking for civicminded individuals. Elections for the all-vol-unteer panel take place Nov. 15. The council, which meets monthly, has 28 director seats, all of which are up for grabs. Would-be candidates must register to run by midnight on Oct. 16. The board is comprised of Downtown residents, workers and other stakeholders such as representatives of social service providers.“ You have to be involved if you want change,” said current DLANC President Patti Berman , who is running for re-election. DLANC members often serve on special committees that focus on issues such as planning and land use, arts and education, affordable housing and sustainability. Berman estimates that the average board member spends about 10 hours per month on DLANC matters. Registration and voting information is at empowerla. org/ dlanc. Or pick up a candidate filing ...

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