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Pasadena art exhibit tells true story of LA River's graffiti, beauty

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The concrete, channelized Los Angeles River has galvanized rallies to clean it up, naturalize it, and improve it. An exhibit at the Pasadena Museum of California Art makes an argument for the river as-is. (Audio: KPCC’s Molly Peterson spoke with the curators, who find beauty in the graffiti, debris, and even the nature, that thrive in the L.A. River.)

Christopher Brand and Evan Skrederstu curated the Ulysses Guide to the LA River along with Steve Martinez. The exhibit's open until July 3.