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October 3, 2009
Last week, the Dalai Lama visited Memphis, Tenn., where he received the key to the city, accepted an award from the National Civil Rights Museum and made a stop at the Lorraine Motel, site of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. If you had an opportunity to sit down with His Holiness, what would you talk about? What issues would you address in your conversation? And would you greet him with a fist bump?   Several years ago while in France, I had the opportunity to attend a dinner party where I was seated at a table with Margaret Thatcher, former prime minister of Great Britain.
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April 15, 2005
The Kiwanis 44th Travel Adventure Series ends with Rick Ray's description of his film "10 Questions for the Dalai Lama" on April 16 at 7:30 p.m. Ray has produced 12 films on regions as diverse as Israel, Bali, Borneo, Lebanon Ethiopia, Syria, Iceland and India and has traveled to over 35 countries, capturing images of its people and cultures. Ray is the founder of two stock footage libraries, and teaches at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara. "'10 Questions for the Dalai Lama'" depicts a journey I made to the monastery of the Dalai in 2001, where I was allowed to have a 45 minute audience with the holiest man in the Buddhist faith," said Ray. "I was told that the Dalai Lama tires easily of the questions that bore him or that he Has heard many times before.
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June 30, 2000
Jenna Bordelon FOREST LAWN -- The human genome, divorce and parenting were the unlikely subjects of a seminar given by His Holiness, The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet Thursday morning at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale. The Dalai Lama was in Glendale to give his blessing to the Shi-tro Mandala of Universal Peace at Forest Lawn. The mandala is a three-dimensional sacred artwork that is the first of its kind to be built in the United States. As he bowed to the more than 900 people who had donated from $25 to $300 to see him, the worshipful gazed back at the unassuming man in the crimson and gold robes.
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July 3, 2000
GAINS REMEMBERED FOREVER Eugene Schlueter of Glendale died while training during the Korean War when his fighter plane crashed at an Alaskan Air Force base. His name was left off the memorial to all of Glendale's war dead that was built in 1997. But that may soon change. Patricia Lusby, Schlueter's cousin, was reading the News-Press and noticed the name was not in the listing of war dead the paper ran. The paper's list was supposed to mirror those names on the memorial.
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June 28, 2000
Jenna Bordelon ADAMS HILL -- Forest Lawn is sprucing up the flower beds, buffing the floors and setting up the metal detectors for the imminent arrival of the Dalai Lama Thursday morning. His Holiness will give his blessing to the Shi-tro mandala of Universal Peace. The mandala is a spiritual work of art used for worship by Tibetan Buddhists. The U.S. Department of State, the Glendale Police Department and the staff at the Forest Lawn Museum and Memorial Park are working overtime to provide a smooth flow to the proceedings.
NEWS
May 18, 2002
Gary Moskowitz SOUTHEAST GLENDALE -- Author, poet and activist Luis Rodriguez will speak at the Glendale Central Public Library next week. Rodriguez will discuss his new book, "Hearts and Hands: Creating Community in Violent Times," at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the library, 222 E. Harvard St. The event is free and open to the public. Rodriguez's newest book and previous works are published by Seven Stories Press and Harper Collins, and can be found at major bookstores and at Amazon.
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January 27, 2001
Irma Lemus SOUTHEAST GLENDALE -- With the Tibetan Shi-tro Mandala of Universal Peace as backdrop, Glendale residents will undergo their own quest for inner peace to create a personal work of spiritual art. The "Tools for Peace" free workshop, sponsored by Glendale-based We Care for Youth, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Forest Lawn Museum, 1712 S. Glendale Ave. The workshop is aimed at diffusing ...
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July 3, 2000
FATHER KNOWS BEST Father Joe Shea knows how to throw a party. His yearly fund-raise,r "A Midsummer Night's Cuisine," attracted 1,300 guests who wined and dined on some of the best food and drink from area restaurants. Guests could also cast their bids on enormous gift baskets and trip packages during the silent auction part of the evening. Perhaps the most charming and clever money-making moment of the evening came when guests were encouraged to pay and dance with their choice of priest with no limit on the number of dances.
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February 27, 2010
President Obama welcomed the Dalai Lama to the White House last week. The visit had been postponed since last year, due to concerns that it could ?trouble the waters ahead of a U.S.-China summit last fall,? according to a story that aired on KCRW-FM?s ?Which Way, L.A.? The Dalai Lama visited the White House as a religious leader, not as a statesman. The Dalai Lama also appeared alongside musician Sheryl Crow in a visit to Southern California over the weekend, where he spoke on behalf of a nonprofit organization.
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April 15, 2005
The Kiwanis 44th Travel Adventure Series ends with Rick Ray's description of his film "10 Questions for the Dalai Lama" on April 16 at 7:30 p.m. Ray has produced 12 films on regions as diverse as Israel, Bali, Borneo, Lebanon Ethiopia, Syria, Iceland and India and has traveled to over 35 countries, capturing images of its people and cultures. Ray is the founder of two stock footage libraries, and teaches at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara. "'10 Questions for the Dalai Lama'" depicts a journey I made to the monastery of the Dalai in 2001, where I was allowed to have a 45 minute audience with the holiest man in the Buddhist faith," said Ray. "I was told that the Dalai Lama tires easily of the questions that bore him or that he Has heard many times before.
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