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Eye on L.A. for Jan. 23, 2010

Sat., Jan. 23, 2010, 6:30 p.m.
January 23, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
This week on Eye on L.A.: Green babies, great jeans and eco-cosmetics.Farmers market 75th anniversary
Author JoAnn Cianciulli wrote the cookbook honoring the 75th anniversary of LA's original Farmers Market. Leslie Sykes went on an international eating tour of the 48 stalls that serve cuisine from around the world, including "Little Johns Candies," "Singapore Banana Leaf," "Patsy's Pizza," "Magee's," "Dupars," "Loteria," and "Pampa's Grill." LA's Original Farmers Market Cookbook as well as the Farmers Market History Book can be found in major bookstores.

LA's Original Farmers Market
6333 W. Third St.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 933-9211

Gustavo Dudamel craze
Eye on L.A. takes a close look at how Gustavo Dudamel, the new Los Angeles Philharmonic Music Director has taken the classical music scene in Los Angeles to a whole new level.

To learn more about the new Los Angeles Philharmonic Music Director Gustavo Dudamel or to see him in concert, visit: http://www.laphil.com/gustavo/index.html

PHI'LA -- The Musical
After losing students to gang violence, Dorsey High School Drama Instructor Jamal Speakes decided to engage his students in a unique form of "Edu-tainment." Speakes wrote and developed "PHI'LA The Musical," a profound new take on the classics "Romeo and Juliet" and "Westside Story," set in inner-city Los Angeles. The musical addresses racial tensions and violence between Black and Latino communities. Eye on L.A. followed the cast from rehearsals at Dorsey High to a special performance at L.A. Live's "Club Nokia."

For information on how to support PHI'LA and to learn about the musical's 2010 tour visit: http://www.philathemusical.com

Julius Shulman
Legendary photographer Julius Shulman championed modern architects from Richard Neutra to Frank Gehry. Shulman recently died at age 98, leaving behind a legacy of iconic pictures. ABC7 Eyewitness News' Adrienne Alpert interviewed the photographer not long before his passing.

To learn about the recently released documentary "Visual Acoustics," which celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, visit: http://www.juliusshulmanfilm.com/

Nature photographer Ian Shive
Many people dream of one day getting into show business, while publicist Ian Shive followed his dream to get out of it. Shive divorced Hollywood and started going out with Mother Nature. His recently published book, "The National Parks: Our American Landscape" features many photos taken in California's National Parks. ABC7 Eyewitness News Entertainment Reporter George Pennacchio interviews Shive, who shares his amazing portfolio.

For more information on Ian Shive and to learn where you can purchase his book, visit: http://ianshive.wordpress.com/