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Photos for October 4, 2010

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Oscar Martinez, 19, is a graduate of Juveniles' Options for Lifelong Transitions, a program of Second Chance.

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The hat on the mannequin wearing the Chinese Pagoda Garment. I've seen pictures of Zandra Rhodes wearing this hat!

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The skirt of Rhodes' Chinese Pagoda Garment is also made of silk organza with Chinese Squares fabric in Chinese lacquer red, white and pink.

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The blouse is silk organza with pagoda sleeves in jade green with Chinese Squares fabric in Chinese lacquer red white and pink.

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Zandra Rhodes Chinese Pagoda Garment from 1979 is prominently placed at the start of the exhibition.

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The beading and stitching are accented with Swarovski crystals and dyed pearls.

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The hand-beaded evening dress in black silk georgette has a high neck and exposed shoulders, meant to suggest an Egyptian mummy wrapping.

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The dress in the middle is from Rhodes' Secrets of the Nile Collection from 1987. It's called the Egyptian Mummy Dress.

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Zandra Rhodes has traveled all over the world with her sketchbook, finding inspiration for her textile designs.

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The "73/44" dresses often have a satin sash in a contrasting or complimentary color, another Zandra Rhodes trademark.

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The "73/44" dress has come to personify an era. It is marked by a deep v-neckline and gather at the waist to create a full skirt. The sleeves are often wide and graceful.

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Ryan Reynolds in "Buried."

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Ryan Reynolds takes direction from Rodrigo Cortés in "Buried."

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In 1973, Zandra Rhodes produced what would become her most popular creation, a dress simply know as 73/44, named after its style number.

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Ryan Reynolds is "Buried."

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Some of Zandra Rhodes' sketchbooks are also on display at the Mingei. This one features a sketch of a Manhattan skyline.

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A detail of the Manhattan skyline featured on the dress. It is a hand-beaded dress, made with sequins and bugle beads.

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A Zandra Rhodes design from the 1985 Manhattan Collection. The dress was inspired by the Manhattan landscape and features the Empire State and Chrysler buildings.

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Appliqued button flower motifs adorn one shoulder of the coat designed by Zandra Rhodes on view at the Mingei.

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The "Dinosaur Coat" from 1971 is made of heavy natural colored wool felt. I can only assume it is the scalloped edges that reference dinosaur scales.

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This "Punk Dress" from 1977-78 is embellished with a long red satin sash and asymmetric jersey strip with beaded safety pins, chains, and Swarovski rhinestones.

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Rhodes was once nicknamed the Princess of Punk, for a series of dresses she designed starting in 1977. These four dresses represent that aesthetic.

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Rhodes' dresses are exhibited next to textiles and objects from the Mingei's collection to emphasize how other cultures inform her work.

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The Mingei exhibit opens with a wall of Rhodes signature pink. The retrospective includes Rhodes textiles and high fashion designs dating back to the early 60s.

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British fashion and textile designer Zandra Rhodes. A retrospective of her work opens at the Mingei International Museum this month.

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Michael Feinstein in concert

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Sir Patrick Stewart in the title role looks on at his wife, Lady Macbeth, played by Kate Fleetwood, after she commits her terrible deed in the Great Performances production of "Macbeth."

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Photo of rainforest in Brazil. FRONTLINE/World journeys to the remote rainforests of Brazil, where several American companies have been on the hunt for an increasingly valuable new commodity -- carbon. But investing in big tracts of forest in order to soak up the carbon they may have to account for in proposed energy legislation is not without its costs.

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Daniel Ellsberg at the Los Angeles courthouse, 1973. Anthony Russo and Patricia Ellsberg are to his right.

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Daniel Ellsberg in Vietnam

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Pictured (l-r): Al Crews, Richard Truly, Richard E. Lawyer, James M. Taylor, Francis G. Neubeck, Michal J. Adams, Lachlan Macleay and John L. Finley. After being selected for the Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL) program, MOL's first crew prepares for their intensive training program.

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The last Almaz ship remains intact in storage facility in Moscow. The facility is closed to foreigners, but NOVA was able to obtain exclusive access and film inside the ship itself.

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The giant Titan III rocket is prepared for launch. Atop Titan III is an empty Gemini B capsule. This launch was the first unmanned test launch of the Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL). The test launch was a success.

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A woman bypasses an angiogram with a new blood test.

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My daughter's memorial to the Padres' 2010 season.

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The storefront of the Escondido Democratic Club campaign office, which is trying to reach out to Latino youth ahead of the November midterm elections.

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Ranchos Cocina in North Park has a jumbled assembly of old photos, plants, and Mexican baskets. Flickr photo by Yucan.

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The doorman at Starlite, a restaurant and bar on India Street. Starlite was designed by Bells & Whistles, a local interior design and build firm.

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David Fincher directing.

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No one communicates very well in "The Social Network."

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Friends no more... Andrew Garfield and Jesse Eisenberg in "The Social Network."

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It all starts with a girl... or being rejected by one. Rooney Mara and Jesse Eisenberg in "The social Network."

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