LOST ANGELES

AN INSIDER'S GUIDE TO MODERN AND HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE IN LA

WITH LAURA CRAVEN

EPISODE 4: THE OLYMPIC AUDITORIUM PART 2 END OF AN ERA

February 25, 2019

20:24

On Part Two of The Olympic Auditorium interview, Host Laura Craven continues her conversation with Guest STEVE DEBRO, producer/director of the upcoming documentary “18th & Grand.”  They discuss the LA landmark’s changes from the sixties to now, including its status as an entertainment industry mecca, film location for “Raging Bull” and other famous boxing films, the roller derby and wrestling eras, and legendary punk and hardcore shows in the 80s.  You will have to listen to find out the current status of the Olympic…still standing and in use at 18th & Grand in downtown Los Angeles.

18th & Grand: The Olympic Auditorium Story is a feature documentary exploring  the turbulent history of Los Angeles through the story of the Olympic—a 10,000-seat fight palace—and the remarkable woman who ran it.

For more information about Steve Debro and “18th & Grand,” go to www.18thandgrand.com

GUEST: STEVE DEBRO