The Daughter of Dawn (1920)
Rediscovered by a private detective paid in old film reels, this lost silent film features an all-Native American cast of 300 Kiowas and Comanches—including the son and daughter of famed Comanche leader Quanah Parker.
Directed by Norbert A. Myles | Starring Esther LeBarre, White Parker, and Jack Sankey-doty | Restored by the Oklahoma Historical Society with new orchestral score by David Yeagley
Watch silent films the way they were meant to be seen—on the big screen. Showcasing a wide variety of early cinema in the best available formats, The Silent Treatment is a long-running silent movie film series curated by film archivists Brandee Cox and Steven Hill.
An evening of stories and music with LGBTQ seniors celebrating gay marriage and relationships. This musical is developed through a workshop process and incorporates the real-life stories of the participants under the guidance of teaching artists. Saturday 7:00 p.m., Sunday 2:00 p.m. Free, RSVP required
This is a multi-media exhibition that explores and celebrates the emergence of a politically defined Asian Pacific American consciousness and identity. At First Light chronicles the transformation of the un-American categorization of “Oriental” to the political identity of “Asian Pacific American” that rejected racist stereotypes, stood up for human rights, recovered lost histories, and created new cultural expressions. Tuesdays – Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Thursdays 12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m. Adults – $10, Seniors and Youth…
Learn about past and present-day Little Tokyo on a walking tour led by an in-the-know JANM docent. From murals to monuments, explore both the popular and lesser-known gems of this bustling neighborhood. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Weather permitting. Limited to 20 participants. $12 members, $15 non-members. Museum admission included.
For the past forty years, the Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce has produced Fiesta Hermosa, the largest arts and crafts fair in Southern California. Over 270 artists and crafters are featured, including painters, photographers, ceramicists, jewelers, sculptors, and handcrafters. With the ocean as a backdrop, the festival takes place every Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekend in downtown Hermosa Beach.
Kubo’s peaceful life as a talented village musician comes crashing down when he accidentally summons a vengeful spirit from the past. Now on the run and armed with a magical instrument, Kubo must battle the Moon King and other gods and monsters in a hero’s quest to save his family and solve the mystery of his fallen father, the greatest samurai warrior the world has ever known. This event is free and family-friendly. Rated PG. Snacks provided.