Angeleno Datebook-October 7, 2010

Thursday, October 7, 2010

  • Manolo Blahnik will be making a stop at Neiman Marcus this afternoon to sign copies of his latest book, Manolo's New Shoes, in the Neiman Marcus shoe salon, level one. 9700 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills from 1 PM to 3 PM

  • Actresses Kathy Garver ("Family Affair"), Dawn Wells ("Gilligan's Island") and Alison Arngrim ("Little House on the Prairie") will make a rare public appearance together at the popular Larry Edmunds Bookshop in Hollywood at 7:00 PM

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic Opening Night Concert and Gala. 7:00 PM Walt Disney Concert Hall.

  • The Afterglow: A Tribute to Robert Frost at 6 PM at USC Fisher Museum of Art

  • LEADAPRON gallery presents the opening of the Morton Bartlett: Model Children exhibition from 7 to 9 PM. 8445 Melrose Place, Los Angeles

  • Matthew Weiner and Shonda Rhimes co-host Planned Parenthood Los Angeles's Advocacy Project fundraiser "Politics, Sex & Cocktails". 7:00 PM at the Pacific Design Center.

Friday, October 8, 2010

  • Deborah Borda of Wells Fargo honored at the Young Musicians Foundation 56th Annual Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

  • JoAnne Hepp, Jaime Hepp,Ben Howland,Team TAG honored by the Boys & Girls Club of Venice's Fifth Annual Champion of Youth Gala. Ritz Carlton Hotel, Marina Del Rey. 6:00 PM

Saturday, October 9 2010

  • Pork N' Beans Rooftop Cook Out to benefit the Cube Foundation, 550 Ceres Ave., Downtown. 1 PM to 4 PM

    • John Lennon's Birthday Celebration, Noon, at Lennon's star @ 1750 N. Vine St., in front of the Capitol Records Building in Hollywood

    • Los Angeles Police Foundation hosts its 11th Annual True Blue Gala at LA Live. 5:00 PM. Speakers include Vernon E. Jordan, Former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III, and Former First Lady Laura W. Bush

    • The 13th annual Latino Book and Family Festival at Greenlee Plaza in LA starts at 10 AM.

    • Culinary Historians of Southern California hosts a lecture about absinthe from 10 AM to 12 PM at the Central Library (5th & Flower)

    • William A Clark Memorial Library hosts a symposium on "From Bohemia to Conceptual Writing: Books, Presses, and Publishing in the Cultural Life of Twentieth-Century California" 9 AM

    • Friendly House hosts its 21st Annual Awards Luncheon, honoring Kathleen Silver and Marianne Williamson, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Wallis Annenberg and Natalie Cole are scheduled to speak

    Sunday, October 10, 2010

    • Savor the Season - Cooking for Love fundraiser at The Lot Studios

    • Second Annual Charles & Ray Eames Foundation Fundraiser. 5 PM

    • Mike the Poet leads A+D Museum's Urban Hike: Forgotten LA - Bunker Hill. Make a reservation here

    • Steven Kotler discusses A Small Furry Prayer: Dog Rescue and the Meaning of Life at Diesel, A Bookstore in Brentwood. 3 PM

    • Woodbury University hosts 10/10/10: A Celebration of Julius Shulman at Union Station, honoring Diane Keaton and Iwan Baan. 6:00 PM

    Monday, October 11, 2010

    • Brian Finkelstein hosts The Moth-LA GrandSLAM Championship at The Echoplex. 8 PM

    • Jack H. Skirball Series at the REDCAT presents experimental filmmaker Lewis Klahr in person to screen and discuss his latest film series "Prolix Satori." $9 8:30 PM

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010

    • Library Foundation of Los Angeles hosts "Cocktails with Michael Cunningham" Young Literati Event at Cafe Pinot. 7 PM

    • "Modern Art in Los Angeles: A Conversation with Frederic Tuten and Steve Martin" at Getty Center. 7 PM

    • Bill Boyarsky leads a discussion at the "California Up for Grabs:The 2010 Gubernatorial Race and the Politics of Reform in the Golden State" evening hosted by The Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West at The Huntington Library. 6:30 PM. Includes Brown-Whitman 3rd televised debate. Reservations required

    • Susan Straight reads Take One Candlelight a Room @ Skylight Books. 7:30 PM

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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