The iconic film’s futuristic vision of life in 2019 is already in the past.
Modesto Medina practices the centuries-old art of hand-braiding beautiful and durable horse tack.
Frank Gehry is working to revitalize a three-mile stretch of the Los Angeles River’s concrete channel into scenic parkland. It could be the architect’s most ambitious—and riskiest—project ever.
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Seven years into his role as L.A. Dance Project's artistic director, choreographer Benjamin Millepied and his dancers embrace the city’s offbeat soul.
The filmmaker's ambitious eight-part, 16-hour documentary Country Music focuses on a uniquely American art form—and could have dug even deeper into California's contributions to the genre.
Greg and Janet Deering built the leading American banjo company of the 21st century.
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