Angeleno Datebook-November 4, 2010

Thursday, November 4, 2010

  • Zimmer Children's Museum hosts its Tenth Annual Discovery Award Dinner, honoring Stephen Davis, Barbara Prober, at the Beverly Hills Hotel

  • British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles presents The Britannias Awards, hosted by Stephen Fry and honoring Chris Nolan, Scott Free Productions and Michael Sheen. Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. 6:30 PM

  • Santa Monica Museum of Art presents a seminar on art collecting series, featuring Bob Gunderman, Lisa Melandri, Randy Sommer at speakers. Santa Monica Museum of Art. Santa Monica. 7 PM

  • American Film Institute Festival 2010 Opening Day (continues until November 11) in various locations.

  • Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund hosts its 36th Annual Los Angeles Awards Gala at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, downtown. 6 PM

Friday, November 5, 2010

  • In association with Latitude 33 Bookshop, Father Gregory Boyle signs Tattoos on the Heart at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Avenue Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2330. 7-9 PM

  • Karen Joy Fowler signs What I Didn't See 7 PM @ Vroman's in Pasadena

  • Southern California Institute of Architecture honors Brendan MacFarlane at its Main Event 9 fundraiser at Creative Artists Agency in Century City. 7:00 PM

  • Brotherhood Crusade honors Nancy Wilson at its Pioneer of African American Achievement Award Dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. 7:00 PM

  • Hollywood Reporter fetes the Next Gen: 35 Under 35 with a private reception.

  • Tanzore restaurant presents its 4th Annual Red Carpet Event Diwali, Festival of Lights and Indian New Year in Beverly Hills. 6 PM

Saturday, November 6, 2010

  • Donor Open House and Tour at the Los Angeles Mission at Los Angeles Mission on Wall and Fifth. 9:00 AM

  • California State Parks Foundation presents a "California State Parks Starring in Hollywood Films"screening series Paramount, 5555 Melrose Ave., Hollywood. Screenings begin at 1:30 PM and continue thru Sunday, November 7th

  • Jac Holzman reads Becoming Elektra: The True Story of Jac Holzman's Visionary Record Label at Book Soup. 4 PM

  • "Slow Food, Soul Food" benefit in Silver Lake for the non-profit organization, Home & Community. 6-10 PM

  • Hancock Park icon/iconoclast Norwood Young shares his book Getting Back to My Me: Chronicles of Norwood Young at Chevalier's Books on Larchmont Blvd at 1 PM. h/t Jessica Ritz

  • Author, artist Joe Oesterle signs Weird Hollywood at Barnes and Noble in Santa Monica's Promenade. 2 PM

  • Our House Grief Support Center honors Jeanne Huybrechts, Head of Harvard-Westlake School, at its House of Hope Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. 6:30 PM

Sunday, November 7, 2010

  • LA Conservancy hosts its "Strolling on 7th Street" walking tour downtown. 10 AM to 4 PM

  • Vermin on the Mount hosts Young Adult Author Night at 8pm at the Mountain Bar in L.A.'s Chinatown

  • In support of the anti-slavery/human trafficking movement, Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore host the 2010 Freedom Awards at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. 5 PM

  • Michael Michaud reads Sal Mineo: A Biography @ Book Soup 4 PM

Monday, November 8, 2010

  • Kim Dana Kupperman reads I Just Lately Started Buying Wings @ Skylight Books 7:30 PM

  • Black & White Ball, benefiting the Beverly Hills Police Officers Association, starts at 6:00 PM at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

  • "Wild Unrest" Revealed: Pasadena and the Making of "The Yellow Wall-Paper" lecture on Charlotte Perkins Gilman's novel at Huntington Library and Gardens, Friends Hall at 7:30 PM

  • People for Parks presents its Ninth Annual Parks Awards Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl. 5:00 PM. AYSO and Alan Rothenberg, founder of Major League Soccor, will be honored.

  • City of Hope honors Paul Matt and Herb Nadel at its Spirit of Life Dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. 5:30 PM

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

  • Janie Bryant reads her book The Fashion File: Advice, Tips, and Inspiration from the Costume Designer of Mad Men @ Book Soup. 7 PM

  • Hershey Felder in "Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein" opens at the Geffen Playhouse. 8 PM

  • American Jewish Committee honors Max Azria and Lubov Azria at its Vanguard Award Dinner at the Beverly Hills Hotel. 6:30 PM

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