PODCAST: We’re lucky June Diaz is unlucky in love; printmaking at the Kleefeld

On Episode #21 of “CAN YOU HEAR ME, LONG BEACH?” June Diaz is looking for love but has yet to find it and you are so lucky because of it. That’s because June has no problem talking or writing about her romantic (mis)adventures. The Post will launch her online dating column “Swipe Left” on Monday, Oct. 28. She came by the office to talk about that, dating and the soon-to-be, oft-quoted phrase, “Can Princess to be trained?”

Ah, love.

June Diaz talks love and other disasters. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

Anita Bunn and Francesco X. Siqueiros stop by to talk about “B.A.T. State III: Women Artists in Conversation with El Nopal Press” the exhibition they co-curated for Cal State Long Beach’s Kleefeld Contemporary that features prints by 37 women artists produced over a span of 30 years at Siqueiros’ El Nopal Press in downtown Los Angeles.

0:15 Online Dating with June Diaz

4:41 Scammers, spammers and cat fishers10:40 “Bartering”

14:45 What to do with a guy who asks, “Can Princess be trained?”

32:30 How Steve met someone on an airplane

38:30 Anita Bunn and Francesco Siqueiros talk about printmaking and “B.A.T. State III: Women Artists in Conversation with El Nopal Press”

51:20 June really should just go into stand up comedy

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Steve Lowery began his journalism career at the Los Angeles Times, where he planned to spend his entire career. God, as usual, laughed at his plans and he has since written for the short-lived sports publication The National, the L.A. Daily News, the Press-Telegram, New Times LA, the District and the OC Weekly. He is the Arts & Culture Editor for the Post, overseeing the Hi-lo.