Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Month as we discuss Gene Luen Yang’s novel, American Born Chinese. The first 10 teens to register will receive a free copy of the book.
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BIG READ: AMERICAN BORN CHINESE – BOOK DISCUSSION:
Join us every Sunday for a family-centered, community-oriented celebration of Black creativity, culture, and joy. Recycle your Black dollars. Support Black-owned businesses. Experience food flavors from around the world. Learn how to play djembe drums. Jump double Dutch. Buy waist beads and clothing imported from Senegal. Listen to live music. Grab the mike and share your talents. The market is held weekly on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg LA is on the five-acre site of the weekday Alameda Produce Market in Downtown Los Angeles. Each Sunday, find dozens of exciting food vendors at Smorgasburg LA, plus sophisticated shopping from the realms of design, craft, style, vintage, wellness, and more. Cultural events, pop-ups, and other surprises transform the vast site into a new node in Downtown LA’s burgeoning scene, and a unique destination for the region. The market is held weekly on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. –…
Explore living collections of orchids and camellias, a botanical conservatory, a fragrant rose garden, a children’s garden, and more, in 16 themed gardens spread over 120 acres. All visitors, including members, must reserve tickets online in advance. Open Daily, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Closed on Tuesdays
Renowned American artist Betye Saar’s large-scale work Drifting Toward Twilight—recently commissioned by The Huntington—is a site-specific installation that features a 17-foot-long vintage wooden canoe and found objects, including birdcages, antlers, and natural materials harvested by Saar from The Huntington’s grounds. “Betye Saar: Drifting Toward Twilight” transforms an entire room in the Scott Galleries into what the artist calls a “cocoon-like environment.” The walls are painted in an oceanic blue gradient, featuring a poem by Saar and phases of the moon.…
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist whose practice considers Black image making as a site of protest, contestation, affirmation, and possibility. At CAAM, Fazlalizadeh will present a series of portraits of Black Angelenos wheat-pasted across the atrium’s monumental walls. Based on photographs and conversations that took place this spring while the artist was living in Los Angeles, the portraits ask how safety is inferred, built, and felt for the city’s Black residents.