Sunday, February 17



Punch Edibles manufactures cannabis-infused chocolates and fruit snacks from their 7,000-square-foot factory. Like many edibles companies, Punch's Canoga Park facility has yet to receive its manufacturing permit. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Budding Los Angeles: Punch Edibles looking to operate but stuck in limbo as it awaits license

Thirty years ago, buying cannabis was difficult, expensive and illegal. Buying cannabis in 2019 is somewhere between picking up a prescription from a pharmacy and buying beer from a liquor store. Read more...

Photo: Punch Edibles manufactures cannabis-infused chocolates and fruit snacks from their 7,000-square-foot factory. Like many edibles companies, Punch's Canoga Park facility has yet to receive its manufacturing permit. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Punch Edibles manufactures cannabis-infused chocolates and fruit snacks from their 7,000-square-foot factory. Like many edibles companies, Punch's Canoga Park facility has yet to receive its manufacturing permit. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

The Cure Company, a cannabis cultivation facility near Boyle Heights, houses thousands of plants in eight different grow rooms. Seedlings at the facility begin their life in a nursery and are then moved into other grow rooms as they reach maturity. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Budding Los Angeles: The Cure Company’s tailored cultivation of cannabis sprouts top-shelf strains

Thirty years ago, buying cannabis was difficult, expensive and illegal. Buying cannabis in 2019 is somewhere between picking up a prescription from a pharmacy and buying beer from a liquor store. Read more...

Photo: The Cure Company, a cannabis cultivation facility near Boyle Heights, houses thousands of plants in eight different grow rooms. Seedlings at the facility begin their life in a nursery and are then moved into other grow rooms as they reach maturity. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

The Cure Company, a cannabis cultivation facility near Boyle Heights, houses thousands of plants in eight different grow rooms. Seedlings at the facility begin their life in a nursery and are then moved into other grow rooms as they reach maturity. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

"The Great Tamer," a piece of dance theater created by Dimitris Papaioannou, premiered in the U.S. on Friday in Royce Hall through the Center for the Art of Performance. (Courtesy of Julian Mommert)

Theater review: ‘The Great Tamer’ interprets historical art in balance of real and irrational

A performer was already standing on the Royce Hall stage as the audience shuffled toward their assigned seats. He emulated the frozen stride of an Egyptian hieroglyph while his head gently pivoted on its axis to scan the space. Read more...

Photo: "The Great Tamer," a piece of dance theater created by Dimitris Papaioannou, premiered in the U.S. on Friday in Royce Hall through the Center for the Art of Performance. (Courtesy of Julian Mommert)

"The Great Tamer," a piece of dance theater created by Dimitris Papaioannou, premiered in the U.S. on Friday in Royce Hall through the Center for the Art of Performance. (Courtesy of Julian Mommert)

(Courtesy of Vertical Entertainment)

Movie review: ‘Ashes in the Snow’ lingers on the surface, failing to evoke sympathy or meaning

“Ashes in the Snow” director Marius Markevicius bites off more than he can chew in his underwhelming debut. Based on the novel “Between Shades of Gray” by Ruta Sepetys, “Ashes in the Snow” follows 16-year-old Lina Vilkas (Bel Powley) and her family after they are exiled to Siberia under Stalin’s rule during World War II. Read more...

Photo: (Courtesy of Vertical Entertainment)

(Courtesy of Vertical Entertainment)

Sandra Oh hosted the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards alongside Andy Samberg. Oh was the first Asian woman to host a major awards show and the first Asian performer to win multiple Golden Globes, following up her 2006 win by winning Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama. (Creative Commons photo by Tabercil via Wikimedia)

Second Take: Minority victories at Golden Globes reflect push for greater representation in media

Sandra Oh bowed and thanked her parents in Korean after winning a historic Golden Globe award. Not only did Oh host the 76th Golden Globe Awards, she also went home with her own shiny trophy for best lead actress in a drama television series for her role in the thriller “Killing Eve.” Oh is the first woman of Asian descent to host a major awards show, and at the end of the 76th annual show, she became the first performer of Asian descent to win multiple Golden Globes. Read more...

Photo: Sandra Oh hosted the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards alongside Andy Samberg. Oh was the first Asian woman to host a major awards show and the first Asian performer to win multiple Golden Globes, following up her 2006 win by winning Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama. (Creative Commons photo by Tabercil via Wikimedia)

Sandra Oh hosted the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards alongside Andy Samberg. Oh was the first Asian woman to host a major awards show and the first Asian performer to win multiple Golden Globes, following up her 2006 win by winning Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama. (Creative Commons photo by Tabercil via Wikimedia)


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