Tuesday, January 21

New online maps documents Native American ancestral territory at Fowler

Current literature on indigenous Los Angeles rarely comes from those doing work inside tribal communities. Wendy Teeter, curator of archaeology at the Fowler Museum, will be giving a lecture at the Fowler Museum on Wednesday to discuss the web-based project “Mapping Indigenous Los Angeles.” The project includes a series of digital story maps and utilizes indigenous artwork, photographs and videos to chronicle the cultural histories of indigenous LA communities including the Gabrieleño/Tongva and Fernandeño Tataviam nations. Read more...





Musical review: While spectacularly produced, ‘Frozen’ fails to bring anything new to the table

The musical “Frozen” is technologically and visually stunning, but entirely unnecessary. While Disney Theatrical Productions may have set out to build a snowman – and does with Olaf being given new life by his puppeteer – the end result still presents a six-year-old story with not enough new elements to justify its existence. Read more...





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