Humorist and Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri joins PEN Out Loud to celebrate the release of her satirical new book Alexandra Petri’s US History. Witty and irreverent, this collection of over eighty short satirical pieces provides a refreshing and hilarious new take on centuries of American history. She will be joined in conversation by author, performer, and Emmy-award-winning screenwriter, Megan Amram. Join us for an indoor/outdoor evening of drinks, hilarity, and American history as you’ve never heard it before.
This in-person program will be co-presented by Second Home Hollywood and Skylight Books and is made possible in part by the support of the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture.
This solo show by Komla Letsu Phillip is a collective of acrylic canvases painted by the artist in his studio in Ho, Ghana. In his first solo presentation, Komla promotes genuine acceptance of oneself. In a world where we are constantly stimulated, Komla uses his work to express what silence makes him feel. The works depict figures in lively settings with distinctive blue eyes that subliminally signify mental peace.
What do we do after the world ends? For the people at this outpost in post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, the answer is simple, survive. Participants enter this immersive and interactive experience as refugees of the apocalypse, making a rest stop on their way to New Babylon, the last bastion of civilization in this post-apocalyptic world. However, a sudden murder throws the outpost into chaos and puts them in the crosshairs of a powerful entity. With several characters vying for leadership and…
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The LA Bachata Festival provides a welcoming environment of freedom, expression, and fulfillment through dance. Over 3,000 dance enthusiasts from all over the world gather annually for an unforgettable lifetime experience.
$20 – $30
Lula Washington Dance Theatre performs Tribute to Pharoah Sanders by Lula Washington; Nina Simone Suite by Lula &dancers; Folk Dance by Donald Byrd; Pages From Negro History composed by William Grant Still. Excerpts from Today by Lula Washington.
The Trailblazing Career of Mary Louise Schmidt: How the 1936 House and Garden Exhibition Became a Launching Pad for Innovative Small Homes in Los Angeles and Reshaped the Built Environment of California In 1936, little-known housing advocate and shrewd businesswoman Mary Louise Schmidt organized what might be the most significant architecture show of the 20th century — right here in Los Angeles. This free self-guided Trail map and research report explores the exteriors of the still-standing homes featured at…