DVJ

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AcronymDefinition
DVJDeath Valley Jim
DVJDamasco Velluto Jeans (Italy)
DVJDeutschen Volleyball Jugend (German Youth Volleyball)
DVJDeath Valley Junction (California)
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These include an Imperial County man who engraved a granite history of the universe on over 2,600 acres in the hotter-than-Hades desert; artists who've created their work out of everything from old applesauce lids and discarded vacuum cleaners to toilet seats; and a former ballerina, nearing ninety, whose one-woman show in Death Valley Junction (population: 4) ran for five decades.
They cycle on to Shoshone before heading north to the finish line at Death Valley Junction.
The courage necessary to forge down the artistic path has rarely been more passionately explored in documentary film than in Todd Robinson's elegiac "Amargosa." By any measure, it's the definitive film portrait of dancer-choreographer-painter Marta Becket, whose escape from New York art scene hubbub to ultra-remote Death Valley Junction in the 1960s has become a living chapter in California's rich cultural lore.
You'll find the Amargosa Opera House in Death Valley Junction, a few miles west of the California-Nevada border.
In the 1920s, when Death Valley Junction was a thriving mining town, these buildings were the center of town life.
Which is how she ended up in Death Valley Junction with a flat tire.
Still, however varied the population of greater Death Valley Junction, it could not fill the house every performance.
Production from the Lila C mine near Death Valley Junction also began in 1907, and the rail was continued to the mine and the new mining camp of Ryan.
Death Valley Junction is a destination, but it isn't a town, exactly--it's a hotel, a theater shadowed by some adobe houses, and a pair of abandoned buildings standing by the side of a two-lane road in Death Valley.
There are two reasons people find themselves in Death Valley Junction: They stumble across it on the way to somewhere else, or they've come to see Marta Becket.
Around Easter 1967, she and her then-husband/ manager, Tom Williams, had been touring her solo act at colleges across the country when a tire on their trailer went flat outside of Death Valley Junction. At the time they pulled into town, there was a gas station where the tire could be fixed, but Becket was drawn beyond it to the town theater, long unused and badly in need of repair.
Just months after discovering the place, she and Williams settled into Death Valley Junction, once the headquarters for the Pacific Coast Borax Company.