"Desert Magazine" published from 1937 to 1985, offered readers an appealing world of mirages, ghost towns and lost treasure. Its maps sizzled with life and adventure. They were created lovingly — and it turns out painstakingly — by an elusive mapmaker.
A long history of arts and activism at The Paramount Ballroom precedes the work of the Boyle Heights Arts Conservatory. Historically, it has been a source of arts and culture in a neighborhood marked by demographic change and fight against displacement.
Israel’s second election this year is too close to call; Saudi Arabia says oil production will return to normal; bombers strike at an election rally in the heart of Kabul; Indonesia and Malaysia are using artificial rain to try to clear toxic haze.
The Bahamas prepares for another tropical storm; Pakistan’s prime minister sounds the alarm; Paris comes to a standstill in a dispute over pension reforms; and families of those killed or disappeared in Zimbabwe are demanding answers.
U.S. Justice Department says it will release a name sought by 9/11 victims’ families suing Saudi Arabia; more than 2 million people face starvation in Somalia; thousands rally in Sudan demanding justice for killed protestors; and Britain’s prime minister
The U.K. government releases an official assessment of life after a no-deal Brexit, Nigerian nationals fly home from South Africa after a week of violence targeting foreigners, Iran welcomes the departure of John Bolton, an advance in embryo research.