Living in Los Angeles
The city of Los Angeles, positioned at the center of the Pacific Rim economy, is one of the leading metropoles of the twenty-first century. It has the largest Asian/Pacific Island population in the United States and boasts the biggest Hispanic community outside Mexico City and Guadalajara. As home to people from hundreds of countries, speaking some 95 different languages, its landscape is characterized by unparalleled levels of ethnic diversity, social and political experimentation, and a multitude of urban life experiences.
Few cities have captivated the imagination as spectacularly as L.A., creating a dynamic cultural environment for the arts. L.A. is home to literally thousands of galleries, museums, theaters, concert halls, libraries, markets, and indoor and outdoor eating places and entertainment venues. With the added bonus of a beautiful physical environment and near-perfect weather, L.A. is a terrific place for both a life education and scholarly pursuit.
A variety of housing options are available. You might want to start your search with the following websites:
Follow these links to learn more about LA’s exciting cultural life:
- A Walk through Time in Los Angeles
- Public Art in Los Angeles
- Minority Resources in LA
- Art Scene: Guide to Southern California
- Recreation and Tourism
- This season’s UCLA Center for the Art of Performance Calendar
- UCLA Happenings
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