At the Crossroads: Qandahar in Images and Empires features the earliest known photographs of Qandahar, Afghanistan, taken between 1880 and 1881 at the end of the Second Anglo-Afghan War. Today, they offer insights into the region, its local populations, and its rich cultural traditions. We invite you to explore a free publication, an online preview of images, and stories related to this project, which were developed by Getty in partnership with the Aga Khan Trust for Culture.
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Lively Saturdays with live music, food vendors, and fresh produce, every week from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Owensmouth Ave (between Sherman Way & Wyandotte Street)
Join LA Civil Rights, LA City Councilmembers Paul Krekorian, Nithya Raman, Monica Rodriguez, and Hugo Soto-Martinez, and the LaBonge Family during LA For All week on Saturday, September 30, 2023 at 9AM to celebrate and honor Mr. LA, Former Councilmember Tom LaBonge for his dedication and commitment to civil service with a day of community clean-up in North Hollywood, Silver Lake, Pacoima, and Mid-City. Clean-ups across the city are welcome. Below are the kick-off locations of the clean-ups. Please select…
Asian American Expo ushers in the Year of the Rabbit; continuing the tradition of hosting the largest Lunar New Year Celebration in America. Eager to roll out the red carpets for attendees, the 41st annual Expo is here to demonstrate why this is a ‘must attend’ cultural celebration in America with a smorgasbord of food, entertainment at every corner, a myriad of vendors to delight one’s urge to splurge, and plenty more activities to participate. The expo will have 5…
This neighborhood market features produce from approximately 25 certified California farms, as well as live entertainment, activities, and prepared and prepackaged food. It is a popular site with the local communities.
See an installation of prints made by members of Gee’s Bend Quiltmakers’ Collective. The pieces were created by pressing original quilted fabric designs face down on a wax-coated printing plate that captured the fabrics’ texture, seams, and stitching of the original. Through this innovative process, a quilt is translated to a printed surface—a new medium to explore and share the quiltmakers’ creativity. “Gee’s Bend: Shared Legacy” is presented in two six-month installments, each featuring a selection of 12 prints.