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The Return of the Red-Eye Flight

March 3rd, 2018 · No Comments · Abu Dhabi, Barcelona, Journalism, Los Angeles, tourism, Travel

Actually, I suppose the overnight air flight never really disappeared. It just seemed to, for those of us who do the majority of our flying inside the United States. (And it is called the red-eye because of how you look the morning after flying most of the night.) After what seemed years since I had […]

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Mussorgsky, Ravel and Walt Disney Concert Hall

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments · Los Angeles, tourism

What a fine way to spend a Sunday afternoon in downtown Los Angeles! A great piece of piano music, arranged for orchestra by another classical-music great, played by modern virtuosos led by an inspired director in the finest venue in the western half of the United States. It was so powerful it almost knocked me […]

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Summer Olympics? L.A.’s Got This … Again

July 10th, 2017 · No Comments · Los Angeles, Olympics, Paris

I covered the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. (I was a teeny bit too young to see the 1932 L.A. Games, back when the Memorial Coliseum was “only” 11 years old.) And I can vouch that things went off quite well, in 1984. From Opening Ceremonies and the 84 grand pianos and right on down to […]

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