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Peek Inside UCLA's Bel Air Carter House, Street Pianos For All

BEL AIR: UCLA listed its Carter House in Bel Air late last month, with only a few teasing listing photos. The school is trying to sell the house and the neighboring Hannah Carter Japanese Garden--both gifts from former chair of the UC Board of Regents Edward W. Carter and his wife Hannah Carter--to cover endowments and professorships that the Carters had wanted to fund. Finally today we get to see a few interior photos of the house--turns out it's predictably impressive, although perhaps a bit more carpeted than one might have expected. Asking price is still $9 million. [Redfin]

ALL OVER: The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is setting up 30 public pianos around SoCal in April for your street piano playing pleasure. The installation "Play Me, I'm Yours" was created by artist Luke Jerram and has already shown up in 22 cities around the world. The local pianos will be decorated by artists including Kent Twitchell and they'll debut on April 12 with a simultaneous performance from Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 by musicians including Jeffrey Kahane, Grant Gershon, and Mark Robson, as well as local music students. Anyone, even if they only know a few bars of "Fur Elise," can play the pianos through May 3. They'll all have "piano buddies" to watch over them and get periodic tunings. Check out the list of piano locations below. More information here. [Curbed Inbox]

Downtown Los Angeles
1. Bunker Hill: California Plaza
2. Bunker Hill: Wells Fargo Center
3. Chinatown Central Plaza
4. International Plaza, Ronald Tutor Campus Center, University of Southern California
6. Los Angeles City Hall Complex
7. Music Center of Los Angeles County
8. Olvera Street: El Pueblo Historical Monument
9. Ramon C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts
10. Union Station

San Gabriel Valley/The Foothills
11. Claremont: Rhino Records
12. Glendale Community College
13. Old Pasadena: One Colorado
14. Pasadena Conservatory of Music
15. Pasadena Playhouse District: Vroman’s Courtyard

Santa Monica/Westside
16. Royce Hall, UCLA
17. Santa Monica: Annenberg Community Beach House
18. Santa Monica Pier
19. VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

20. Hollywood: Egyptian Theatre
21. Nate Holden Performing Arts Center
22. William Grant Still Arts Center
23. 5900 Wilshire Boulevard: The Variety Building

South LA/Harbor area
24. San Pedro: Warner Grand Theatre
25. Torrance: Cultural Arts Center Plaza
26. Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club

27. Boyle Heights: Los Angeles Music and Art School
28. Monterey Park: Atlantic Times Square

San Fernando Valley
29. North Hollywood: El Portal Theatre
30. Panorama City: Plaza del Valle