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Business Interruption Fund Spotlight: Los Angeles Eye Care

This slideshow requires JavaScript.Los Angeles Eye Care is located along the Little Tokyo area of the Regional Connector Transit Project. It is owned and operated by Dr. Gregory Kame who took over the business from his father in 2000. Dr. Kame is a graduate of the Southern California College of Optometry and a Fellow of the prestigious American Academy of Optometry. Los Angeles Eye Care has an extensive history and a well-known reputation in the Little Tokyo community, given that it was first...

Full Frame XX: A Bite-Size Crash Course on the Origins and High Points—Plus, Picks

WHAT'S IN A NAME: Full Frame wasn't always Full Frame. It began as the Doubletake Documentary Film Festival in 1998, when it was one of just two documentary-only film festivals in the United States (now there are dozens), before becoming Full Frame in 2002.AUSPICIOUS BEGINNINGS: The festival was founded by Nancy Buirski, a documentary filmmaker who was formerly a Pulitzer-winning international photography editor at The New York Times. Buirski developed an advisory board from her connections...

Review: ‘Cabaret’ at the Academy of Music

Some shows never get old or lose their impact. The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award-winning revival of Cabaret, making its Philadelphia premiere for a limited run this week at the Academy of Music, is still as stunning as the original by Joe Masteroff (book), John Kander (music), and Fred Ebb (lyrics) was when it made its Broadway debut in 1966. Presented in the Broadway Philadelphia series by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Organization, and...