Angeleno Datebook - April 14th

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

  • Daniel Hernandez, Mexico City based journalist and contributor to Los Angeles Times blog, La Plaza, will be at IMix Bookstore from to give an free-form talk: "Talking Mexico and Blogging with Daniel Hernandez: On the narco war, the political scene, and 'who gets to tell the story'." 7 PM - 9 PM. I Mix Books, 5052 Eagle Rock Blvd (@ Colorado)

  • American Women in Radio & Television, Southern California Chapter presents its 53rd Annual Genii Awards at the Skirball Cultural Center. This year's honorees include LaFern Cusack, Lisa Foxx, Mary Hart, Rosemary Hernandez, Karla Keller, Lindsay Soto, Alana Stewart and Betty White. 5:30 PM.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

  • A book talk with author Elisa Camiscioli (Binghamton University, History) and discussant Stephanie Limoncelli (Loyola Marymount University, Sociology) tackling the topic "Reproducing the French Race: Immigration, Intimacy, and Embodiment in the Early 20th Century" at UCLA. Noon at 10383 Bunche Hall, UCLA

  • This month's Mindshare LA features presentations by speakers such as Douglas Campbell, Gerard Minakawa and Rebecca Ninburg - AKA "Demolicious", Founder, LA Derby Dolls.7 PM downtown location. Tickets.Club 740, 740 S. Broadway, Los Angeles
  • Eastern European Folk Ensemble, Nevenka, performs at Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90057. 6 PM, Doors open at 5 PM.
  • L.A. chapter of the FAIR Fund holds its first fund raising event, "Bittersweet Chocolate & Champagne," to raise funds for the organization's critical work in stopping the sex trafficking of youth around the world.

Friday, April 16, 2010

  • Helping Hand of Los Angeles hosts its annual "Mother of the Year Luncheon," benefiting Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

  • Actress Aisha Tyler will MC the Children Mending Hearts fundraiser, Peace Please Gala, at Music Box at Fonda in Hollywood at 6:30 PM. Hosts include Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Sheryl Crow, Grant Heslov, Lysa Heslov, etc.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

  • A Los Angeles Tribute Celebrating the Life of Howard Zinn will be held at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 3300 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA at 5 PM.

  • Red Tie Affair 2010 gala benefiting the American Red Cross of Santa Monica . Honoring HawthoRNe Cast and Crew and Jada Pinkett Smith at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica. Event starts at 5 PM.
  • St. Anne's, one time maternity hospital for the unwed mothers of Los Angeles and now an important social services agency, will host its Evening of Angels fundraiser, honoring Martha Corbett, at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles. 6 PM.
  • Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Los Angeles hosts its 21st Annual Media Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. 5:00 PM.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

  • The Santa Monica Bay Axillary for the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles hosts its 51st Annual Spring Garden Tour. 11 AM to 4 PM. Rain or shine.
  • Opening Day of the 46th annual Pasadena Showcase House of Design, an event that raises funds to benefit Los Angeles Philharmonic. The event continues until March 16, 2010.

Monday, April 19, 2010

  • Democratic National Committee hosts a California Victory 2010 theme reception for the President of the United States at the California Science Center (followed by dinner at at the Natural History Museum).

  • East West Players holds its 44th Anniversary Visionary Awards Dinner, honoring Wenda Fox and Mike Shinoda, at the Hilton Universal City at 5:30 PM.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

  • The Colleagues hold their Spring Luncheon for the benefit of the Children's Insitute at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel. This year's event features an Oscar de la Renta fashion show.

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association will honore Eric Weissmann at this year's Entertainment Lawyer of the Year Dinner at the Beverly Hills Hotel. 6:00 PM.

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