Angeleno Datebook- March 4, 2011

Friday, March 4, 2011

  • The Getty Center presents a lecture on "The Spanish Craze, 1890-1930: America Discovers the Arts of the Hispanic World" in the Museum Lecture Hall at 3 PM.
  • 28th Annual William S. Paley Television Festival (Paleyfest) Opening Day Screenings and panels (continues through March 17) at Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills.
  • National Association of Women Business Owners, Los Angeles hosts its 25th Annual Leadership & Legacy Award Luncheon at the JW Marriott at L.A. Live.
  • Japanese American Bar Association of Greater Los Angeles's Annual Installation Dinner and Gala at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites. 5:30 PM
  • Museum of Contemporary Art opens "Rodarte: States of Matter Public Opening" exhibition at MOCA Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 5, 2011
  • Outfest hosts its 2011 Fusion Gala at the Egyptian Theatre. 8:00 PM
  • Lian Dolan reads Helen of Pasadena, at Metropolis Books, Downtown at 5:00 PM.
  • Kelli Stanley reads The Curse-Maker at Book' Em 1118 Mission St., So. Pasadena, CA at 2 PM.
  • GOOD LA hosts a fundraiser for the next iteration of the pro-bike CicLAvia event at Atwater Crossing (ATX), 3229 Casitas Avenue, LA. 2-7 PM.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

  • LA Art Deco Society kicks off the Jean Harlow Centenary celebration at The Egyptian Theater at 2 PM with a slide show lecture by Darrell Rooney, co-author of the new book Harlow in Hollywood. A screening of Bombshell follows.
  • Amy Brenneman hosts the I Have A Dream Foundation's 13th Annual Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues in West Hollywood.
  • 3rd Annual LA Weekly Gold Standard Food & Wine benefit for Heal The Bay at the Petersen Automotive Museum.
  • Luminario Ballet Gala Fundraiser at Fais Do Do. Los Angeles, 5253 West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles. 6 -10 PM

  • Allen Zadoff reads his book, Food, Girls, and Other Things I Can't Have, at Diesel, A Bookstore, 225 26th Street, Santa Monica CA, 90402. 3 PM

Monday, March 7, 2011
  • I've got nothing here. Tell me what's happening in your part of LA and I'll update the listing.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011
  • Exceptional Children's Foundation presents its 65th Anniversary Gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel. 6:30 PM
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
  • Anti-Defamation League hosts a luncheon to present four law enforcement officers with the Helene and Joseph Sherwood Prize for Combating Hate at the Skirball Cultural Center. 11:30 AM
  • Hank Rosenfeld reads his book The Wicked Wit of the West: The last great Golden-Age screenwriter shares the hilarity and heartaches of working with Groucho, Garland, Gleason, Burns, Berle, Benny at the Hollywood Heritage Museum. 7:30 PM
  • Sally Wade signs The George Carlin Letters: The Permanent Courtship of Sally Wade at Book Soup. 7 PM
  • ProjectFresh Presents: Wisdom in the Information Age symposium at The Downtown Independent Theater: 251 S. Main St. Los Angeles, CA. Doors open 7pm | Program 8 - 9:30 PM
Thursday, March 10, 2011
  • Martín Plot moderates a discussion with COINTELPRO 101 filmmaker Claude Marks of the Freedom Archives, SF8 defendant and organizer Hank Jones, and legendary author and activist Roxanne Dunbar-OrtizCointelpro after an 8:30 PM screening of the film at the REDCAT.
  • Walter Mosley reads When The Thrill is Gone at Eso Won Bookstore in Leimert Park at 7:00 PM.

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