Myrtle Cole is seated in a living-room-style chair just inside the door at The Upper Room gospel club on Imperial Avenue. As she talks about her past and present, her manner is more cautious than carefree—and she successfully avoids revealing her precise age.
When architect James Brown brought Michael James Armstrong, Thomas DeMello, Joseph Huppert and Lee Lavy into the sprawling, cavernous Weber bread factory building in Barrio Logan and told them to pick spots for an art show, they must have felt like kittens in yarn heaven
I’m sitting on a bench at my alma mater Calabasas High School. I’m looking over toward a walkway leading down from the softball field where I lost consciousness after Matt Behrens and I collided with each other on a pop fly.