AirTalk for December 7, 2001

A New Building for LACMA

Officials at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced Wednesday that they have approved a proposal by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas to demolish most of the buildings at the Mid-Wilshire site and replace them a vast structure that sits on stilts and is covered by a tent like roof. Larry Mantle speaks with the senior vice president of LACMA, Melody Kanchat.

Civil Union Law in California

Larry Mantle talks with State Assembly member Paul Koretz of West Hollywood about his new bill that would allow civil unions in California between same-sex couples, giving them the same legal status as married couples.

FilmWeek

Host Larry Mantle together with critics Peter Rainer of the New York Magazine, Lael Lowenstein of Variety and Charles Solomon of the Los Angeles Times discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: Ocean's Eleven, The Business of Strangers, Baran, The Independent, Last Orders, and Second Skin.
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