Daily Brief: Thierry Mugler Dies at 73, LAUSD Requires Non-Cloth Face Masks

Also, the historic Grandmaster Recorders in Hollywood, where musicians like David Bowie and Kanye West have recorded hits, has been transformed into a restaurant, lounge, and rooftop bar
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» Iconic French Fashion Designer Thierry Mugler Dies at 73 The celebrity-favorite designer, who dominated European runways in the late 1980s and early 1990s with his dramatic and memorable pieces, died Sunday. [New York Times]

» LAUSD Students Required to Wear Non-Cloth Face Masks Starting Monday Beginning Monday, students in the Los Angeles Unified School District must wear “well-fitted, non-cloth masks with a nose wire” at all times, including outdoors. [Los Angeles Times]

» Historic Hollywood Music Studio Converted Into Restaurant, Lounge, and Rooftop Bar Visitors will now be able to dine at Grandmaster Recorders in Hollywood where musicians like David Bowie, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kanye West, among many others have all recorded hits. [ABC 7]

» Regina King Calls Son “A Bright Light” Following His Death at 26 “Our family is devastated at the deepest level by the loss of Ian,” King said in a statement about her son, Ian Alexander Jr. who died by suicide. “He is such a bright light who cared so deeply about the happiness of others.” [NBC News]

» L.A. County Sees Dip in COVID Hospitalizations for Three Consecutive Days The number of COVID-positive patients in Los Angeles County hospitals has decreased for the third day in a row, dropping from nearly 4,700 on Saturday to 4,568 by Sunday, according to the latest state figures released Sunday. [ABC 7]


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(Christina Aguilera “Santo” via YouTube)

Weekday Playlist: New Music From Christina Aguilera, Maluma

This week’s playlist features a slew of new releases including Christina Aguilera’s first Spanish-language album in two decades, a project from viral sensation Young T & Bugsey, and YoungBoy Never Broke Again’s latest mixtape, Colors.

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