About 100 people were arrested in the Los Angeles area during a four-day nationwide immigration sweep targeting so-called sanctuary jurisdictions, federal authorities announced Thursday. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said “Operation Safe City,” which ended Wednesday, targeted people who have “violated U.S. immigration laws, prioritizing aliens with criminal convictions, pending criminal charges, known gang members […]
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In response to the contentious immigration debate taking hold, Future Tongue art collective is collaborating with local theater company New Guard to investigate the concept of personal and cultural sanctuary. This multi-sensory installation is composed of large scale sculpture, painting, and photography, video and sound.
The exhibition will set the environment for and immersive theater performance choreographed by Tess Hewlett. Exchanges involving dance and spoken word will continually move throughout the gallery. Creating a visceral bond between the audience and the art.
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City Councilman Paul Koretz said today will introduce a motion calling for Billy the elephant to be moved from the Los Angeles Zoo to a sanctuary. Billy has been at the zoo since 1989 and lives in the Elephants of Asia exhibit with two females, Tina and Jewel. Because males and females living in captivity must be kept […]