Thursday, February 10, 2011
- Mimi Sheraton, author and food critic, lectures on "Not by Bialys Alone: Iconic Foods of Ashkenazic Jews" at UCLA Faculty Center. 5 PM
- Zocalo Presents a panel entitled "Focusing on the New China" at The Getty Center. 7 PM
- Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, Jamie Tisch and Kelly Meyer co-chair the "Unforgettable Evening" benefit for the Women's Cancer Research Fund at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel.
Friday, February 11, 2011
- Power and Performance in Imperial Spain: Theater Production in the Hispanic World of the Declining Hapsburg Monarchy conference starts at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.10:00 AM
- MusiCares Foundation honors Barbra Streisand at its 21st Annual Benefit Gala at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Event starts at 5:30 PM
- Break the Cycle hosts its Third Annual Unmasquerade Fashion Show and Auction in the Atrium of the California Market Center, 110 E. 9th Street, Downtown. 8 PM
Saturday, February 12, 2011
- Opening Celebration for Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley at the Fowler Museum, UCLA. 6:30-9 PM
- Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosts its Scientific and Technical Academy Awards Presentation at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills.
- NAACP hosts its 42nd Image Awards Nominees' Luncheon in Los Angeles.
- Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra honors Carol Henry and Warner Henry at its Ninth Annual Concert Gala at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. 5:30 PM
- Lesbian & Gay Lawyers Association of Los Angeles honors Laurie Hasencamp of The Trevor Project at its Changing Hearts and Minds: 32nd Annual Awards Dinner Gala at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel 6:30 PM
- Anne Byrn discusses The Cake Mix Doctor Bakes Gluten-Free at Vroman's Bookstore. 2:00 PM
- Jane Velez-Mitchell discusses Addict Nation: An Intervention for America at Book Soup. 5:00 PM
- Glen Hirshberg explores The Book of Bunk at Skylight Books. 5:00 PM.
- 8th Annual Romeo & Juliet Theme Italian Renaissance Ball at UCLA Powell College Library. 8 PM
- MONAs Sweetheart Neon Cruise of Los Angeles. 6:30 PM
Sunday, February 13, 2011
- Awakening Kindness: Finding Joy Through Compassion for Others: An Afternoon with Nawang Khechog at Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena. 2-3:30 PM
- Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association presents "Sex and the City Zoo 2" celebration and lecture at the LA Zoo. Fun starts at 5.
- Historian Douglas Brinkley discusses and signs The Quiet World: Saving Alaska's Wilderness Kingdom, 1879-1960 at the Autry Center in Griffith Park. 2-3:30 PM
- American Society of Cinematographers presents its 25th Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards at the Hollywood & Highland Center.
- 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will be held today at the Staples Center.
Monday, February 14, 2011
- Valentine's Day
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
- Artist Trevor Paglen lectures on his new monograph Invisible: Covert Operations and Classified Landscape at the Hammer Museum. 7 PM
- Daniel Hernandez reads his new book, Down and Delirious in Mexico City: The Aztec Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century, at Stories Books & Cafe, 1716 Sunset Blvd, LA. 7:30 PM
- Assistance League of Southern California celebrates its Founder's Day at noon in its headquarters located at 1370 North St. Andrews Place, Hollywood.
- Tina Fey signs copies of Bossypants at Borders Books - Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA. 7 PM
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
- Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation delivers its 2011-2012 Economic Forecast & Industry Outlook at its Breakfast program at the Los Angeles Marriott Downtown. 7:00 AM