The Los Angeles Farmers Market

On January 4, 2020, I was able to visit the Los Angeles Farmers Market. It is located at the 3rd Street and Fairfax Avenue intersection, right next to the Grove outdoor shopping center. I was immediately intrigued by the location of the Market; the Grove seemed to be much newer, while the Market itself had … [Read more…]

“Ask the Dust” Mapping Assignment

Group Members: Alara Blofield, Nyssa Yota, Jonah Deocariza, Sirey Teng “Ask the Dust” is a well-known novel by the author John Fante, taking place in Los Angeles during the early 20th-century, around the time of the Great Depression. In lieu of reading this novel as part of the UHP 401 class requirement, we were tasked … [Read more…]

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Art and the study of its appreciation has been established and encountered for thousands of years. It has a crucial role in history by encouraging the congregation, culture, and advancement of hundreds and thousands of societies, including that which has developed in Los Angeles. On March 6th and March 7th, 2020, I had the privilege … [Read more…]

Griffith Observatory

Last week, on February 7th, 2020, at 1:00 P.M., I was able to visit the Griffith Observatory attraction in Los Angeles, California. I was able to view the many scientific and astronomical displays in the facility, and was especially mesmerized by the Planetarium show. When I arrived on site, as I climbed the great hill … [Read more…]