5th and Broadway By Darryl Holter | December 2018 In the fall of 1997, while walking around the nascent Art District of LA, I met an artist named John Kilduff. He did his painting in the open air, setting up his easel on sidewalks and alleys in Downtown Los Angeles[…]
Video Showcase on “The Streets of Los Angeles: a Brief Look at the People Behind the Street Names” by Elisabeth L. Uyeda | December 2018 Los Angeles did not just happen. It was built by real people – and they were as diverse as today’s populace. Combining a blend of[…]
Bookstories Podcast Interview with Darryl Holter Bookstories by Alternate Thursdays on Apple Podcasts A podcast about the business and culture of bookselling in the 21st century. Episode 11: Chevalier’s Books / Daryl Holter Released Jun 28, 2018 A wide-ranging conversation with Daryl Holter, co-owner of Chevalier’s Books in the Larchmont[…]
Chevalier’s Offers Selection of Books from “S***hole Countries” Patricia Lombard | www.larchmontbuzz.com You may have noticed a new selection of books in the window at Chevalier’s Books on Larchmont Blvd. “I just woke up that morning and thought we had to do something,” Liz Newstat, manager at Chevalier’s, told the[…]
“I’ll Take You to a Place Called Italian Hall”: On Daniel Wolff’s “Grown-Up Anger” and the Calumet Massacre of 1913 Darryl Holter Book Review Darryl Holter Book Review | Los Angeles Review of Books A LABOR STRIKE and a heart-wrenching tragedy in 1913, Woody Guthrie at a hootenanny in a[…]
Julia Holter scoring The Passion of Joan of Arc (WORLD PREMIERE) September 29, 2017: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM UnSilent Cinema UnSilent Cinema: Classic silent films brought to life by contemporary live scores. In a two-night production, the not-so-silent silver screen is returning to downtown Los Angeles to excite the[…]
From 30 Rock to Capitol Hill: On “Al Franken, Giant of the Senate” Book Review by Darryl Holter Darryl Holter | Los Angeles Review of Books I NEVER READ BOOKS written by politicians. No, let me take that back. I read Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy in junior[…]
Loyalty Down: Rick Wartzman Discusses How Business Leaders Betrayed the American Workforce Rick Wartzman Interviewed by Darryl Holter Darryl Holter | Capital & Main The premise of Rick Wartzman’s new book is a provocative one—that the long, painful decline of the American middle class can be traced in large part[…]
A Test of American Traditions: Timothy Snyder’s “On Tyranny” Book Review by Darryl Holter Darryl Holter | Los Angeles Review of Books AS AN OWNER of an independent bookstore, I have noticed the increased interest in books about Donald Trump and the rest of us. The first wave arrived during[…]
The Collapse of the Postwar Compact: On Rick Wartzman’s “The End of Loyalty” Book Review by Darryl Holter Los Angeles Review of Books SINCE THE NOVEMBER ELECTIONS, millions of Americans have been asking how it happened that Donald Trump became president. But perhaps we should be asking another question: what[…]
Darryl Holter grew up playing the guitar and singing country and rock and roll songs in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His current brand of Americana music draws from country, blues and folk traditions and often tells stories about people, places and events.
Besides his music, Holter has worked as an academic, a labor leader, an urban revitalization planner, and an entrepreneur. Darryl Holter is also a historian who has written on Woody Guthrie and a contributor to the Los Angeles Review of Books.