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August 2018

August 28, 2018 - April 20, 2019
Grammy Museum, 800 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite A 245
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States

Cheech & Chong: Still Rollin

The exhibit explores what made the world fall in love with East LA native Richard “Cheech” Marin and Canadian Tommy Chong while chronicling the development and success of their first feature-length film, Up in Smoke. Items on display will include the original marked-up script from Up in Smoke, the master tape for the soundtrack album, and comedy sketches.   Mondays – Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Adults – $12.95, College Students…

September 2018

September 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019
CA United States
Free

Social Media Discussion of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

DCA will invite readers to join the Big Read online community to discuss Dinaw Mengestu’s book, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears. Hosted through DCA’s Big Read Program in Los Angeles website, participants will receive a free copy of the book and notices of program events. Through this online portal, readers will exchange postings (to be monitored by DCA), and discuss NEA-provided study guide questions, while also reading and sharing articles related to topics touched upon in the book, such…

January 2019

January 18 @ 8:00 pm - March 23 @ 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 23, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 17, 2019

The Road Theatre on Lankershim, 5108 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601 United States
$15 – $34

Death House

On the night a death-house chaplain must hand over the reigns to the confident young pastor set to replace him, the men encounter an enigmatic inmate who challenges their convictions and changes their lives forever. Death House is a startling new piece of theatre that explores justice, redemption, and the possibility that we’re all more connected than we may want to admit.

February 2019

February 6 - June 30
Los Angeles, CA United States

Mapping Los Angeles Cuisine and Culture: #LookingAtMyLosAngeles

The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) invites you to participate in this food appreciation project that chronicles our City’s history, by using the Story Map Tour app. The book’s themes of memory, home, cultural identity, and displacement are the inspiration for this food mapping project. Help us map what and where Angelenos eat. Nominate your favorite eateries, whether it’s a market that has stood for generations, a hundred-year-old bakery, or a particular street where people emigrated from other lands gather…

February 10 - April 19
Los Angeles Public Libraries, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Los Angeles Public Library Reading Groups and Related Activities

The Los Angeles Public Library provides free and easy access to information, ideas, books and technology that enrich, educate and empower every individual in our city’s diverse communities. Book Club Discussion Saturday, March 23, 2019, 4:00 pm Arroyo Seco Regional Branch Library 6145 North Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90042 Ethiopian Heritage program – food and dance- Open Mic Readings and Book Discussions Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 4:00 pm Ascot Branch Library 120 West Florence Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90003 Book…

February 17 - June 9
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

Charles White: A Retrospective

The first major 21st-century museum retrospective on this famed mid-century artist, Charles White’s career and impact in the cities he called home: Chicago, his birthplace; New York, where he joined social causes and gained acclaim; and Los Angeles, where he developed his mature art and became a civil rights activist. The exhibition includes approximately 100 drawings and prints along with lesser-known oil paintings. A superb draftsman, White focused on images of both historical and contemporary African Americans, depicted in ideal…

February 23 - March 30
South Bay Contemporary SoLA Gallery, 3718 W. Slauson Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90043 United States
Free

Cardboard Revival Series, work by Holly Tempo

Carboard Revival Series is a reflection of and meditation about the incongruity of our reality regarding housing and human rights. Artist Holly Tempo is a member of SBC SoLA Gallery’s women artists of color advisory council. This installation is on view during FRESH 2019, an exhibition juried by Steven Wong. Open Fridays & Saturdays,11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

March 2019

March 1 - April 30
Libros Schmibros, 1711 Mariachi Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90033 United States
Free

Community Reading and Book Giveaway

Angelenos are invited to stop by Libros Schmibros, a membership lending library, for a free copy of this year’s NEA Big Read title, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears, by Dinaw Megestu. Libros Schmibros Lending Library seeks to foster the literary and cultural life of Boyle Heights, a once majority-Jewish, now majority-Latino, neighborhood of Los Angeles. Founded in 2010, Libros Schmibros offers low- or no-cost literature and literary events to everybody east of the ocean. Working with local residents, artists,…

March 6 @ 8:00 pm - March 24 @ 10:00 pm
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One event on March 6, 2019 at 8:00pm

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 24, 2019

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 24, 2019

One event on March 15, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on March 22, 2019 at 11:00am

The Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
$8 – $25

Native Voices at the Autry Presents: The World Premiere of Pure Native

Brewster’s back! Rising from the ashes with a slick plan for a bottled water plant on reservation land. There’s mixed agreement and opposition from family and friends, including an old flame with a grudge – but is he the secret ingredient for success? This play was workshopped as Corn Soup. Previews | Wednesday, March 6 and Thursday, March 7 | 8:00 p.m. Opening Night | Friday, March 8, 8:00 p.m. A reception with the cast and crew follows the Opening…

March 9 @ 10:00 am - March 30 @ 5:00 pm
Canoga Park Youth Arts Center, 7222 Remmet Ave
Canoga Park, CA 91303 United States
Free

Catawampus

Catawampus is a group exhibition featuring the works of Los Angeles-based artists Bibs Moreno, Camellia Saleh, Dom Go, Gemma Jimenez, Lauren Kim, and Tania Ordonez. The exhibition brings together artists—who despite differences in medium (which include video, sculpture, painting, found objects, photography, performance)—and background, use their practices as a means of self-exploration and as an examination of one’s place within Los Angeles’s diverse cultural and urban landscape. A neighborhood deep in the western San Fernando Valley, Canoga Park has featured…

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