The city council unanimously greenlit the Lucas family's project to begin construction soon. The approved site at Exposition Park, in southern Los Angeles, is close to the University of Southern California, where Lucas studied film.
Besides Star Wars memorabilia and movie props, the museum will host interactive exhibitions and a vast collection of narrative art, from Maxfield Parrish to Norman Rockwell paintings.
Hobson said: "When George and I got first married...he said to me, 'Mellody, don't spit in the ocean".
At a press conference after Tuesday's council vote, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas said Exposition Park will become "a new destination all over again".
Lucas initially considered bringing the $1.5 billion project to either San Francisco or Chicago. "That's where I learned movies".
The big project hopes to break ground by the end of this year. "That's where I learned my craft, that's where I basically started my career".
The Lucas-Steven Spielberg "Indiana Jones" films also will be represented. "The whole point of this museum is to stimulate the imagination...to open eyes to the possibilities of creating art", Lucas has said.
The Museum of Narrative Art was originally pitched to San Francisco and Chicago, but both cities declined. Designed by Ma Yansong of MAD Architects, the impressive building is described as "spaceship-like". The museum will sit along Vermont Avenue, between Martin Luther King Jr.
Other museum amenities include: two state-of-the-art cinema theatres, an education center with hands-on and digital classrooms, a public research library, a café and restaurant, and a museum store. The building itself looks like a starship landed in the middle of USC property, and includes some eco-friendly aspects like a small park on the roof.
There are 7.5 billion living, breathing humans on planet Earth, and now one-third of them are active Facebook users. The billionaire said he plans to use Facebook to connect 1 billion users to different communities.
He said recognizing same-sex marriage would bring Germany in line with its peers, advancing its leadership role in Europe. Asked a similar question four years ago, Dr Merkel said she had "huge difficulties" with the issue.
The House Intelligence Committee also held a hearing Wednesday to examine the Russian interference in the 2016 election. Johnson described his discussions with state election officials about ensuring the integrity of the voting process.
He added that European regulators also erred in not considering Amazon and eBay as online-shopping competitors to Google . The decision follows a seven-year investigation into the USA company's search algorithms.
While there, Trudeau made sure to wish the crowd a happy " Pride Mubarak ", referring to Sunday's end-of-Ramadan celebrations. He, however, said that he has been a regular attendee of the festivity even before he was elected for the highest post.
In at least one respect, the draft Senate bill is actually meaner than the House bill, which had a 17 percent approval rating. There's no indication the GOP has enough support for it to pass in a vote that could come as early as next week.
But the case has taken on more weight under Trump, who has pledged to arrest and expel legal immigrants with crime records. This would not apply, it said, to "someone who enters into a relationship simply to avoid [the executive order ]".
The Caribbean batters found it hard to hit leg-break bowler Poonam and the tight wicket to wicket bowling from Deepti and Ekta. Punam Raut (86) and Smriti Mandhana (90) put on a 144-run opening stand that deflated the spirits of the English team.
But for Americans of a certain age, the Senate bill should be pretty scary because Medicare and Social Security are probably next. Both the House and Senate bill would strip the Obamacare provision requiring larger employers to provide affordable coverage.
With the exception of his younger brother Raghu, nobody else from the family attended Bharath's funeral, added the report. The report on the website further states that Bharat's body was neither taken to his own flat or Ravi Teja's .
Venus Williams found at fault in fatal auto crash
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Samsung to invest US$380 million in SC plant
The facility, which will manufacture premium home appliances for the USA market, will eventually employ 954 workers. Once the facility begins full operations, it will create an estimated 950 new jobs, according to the company.
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While US exports to South Korea started increasing at the beginning of the year, "there is still a large gap", he said. Park was dismissed in December by the South Korean National Assembly, and its immunity was lifted in March.
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The win is India's second in a row over Pakistan in the tournament after a 7-1 result in their first match. But Indian cannot convert from it as it is stopped by a defender befoer Harmanpreet can get a shot away.
Gorilla break dances in pool at Dallas Zoo
Some lovely person on the internet we are all deeply unworthy of chose to add in the music afterward, and. well. Zola's dancing is simply his way of playing, a clear indication that he is comfortable, according to the zoo.
UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar
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Southwest celebrates first day of summer with heat wave
Further west, Death Valley, Calif., temperatures are predicted to be a suffocating 126 degrees for the second consecutive day. The study of almost 2,000 deadly heat waves worldwide since 1980 was published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change.