Angeleno Datebook- June 16, 2011

Thursday, June 16, 2011

  • Bloomsday Silent Read-a-thon with Colin Dickey at the Machine Project, starting at 8 AM.
  • Hammer Museum celebrates the women of Ulysses during its Bloomsday 2011 event at 6:30 PM.
  • Red Hen Press poet, Ron Koertge, reads his work at Vroman's in Pasadena at 11 AM.
  • LEADAPRON Gallery in West Hollywood, hosts Peccadilloes, an exhibition of Seven Neons by Amanda Eliasch. 6-9 PM.
  • CHANGE presents its 2nd Annual Toxies Awards at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood . 5 PM.
  • Annette Bening, Nina Tassler, Katie Holmes, Pamela Fryman and Reed Morano honored by Women in Film Los Angeles at its 2011 Lucy and Crystal Awards gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
  • Third National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival Opening Day (continues through June 26)
  • Barbara Sinatra reads from her book, Lady Blue Eyes, at Barnes & Noble in The Grove. 7 PM.
Friday, June 17, 2011
  • Track 16 Gallery in Santa Monica hosts a reception for filmmakers Alysa Nahmias and Benjamin Murray, co-directors of the documentary UNFINISHED SPACES, at 7:30 PM.
  • Harry Connick, Jr. and Gloria Estefan perform at "Opening Night at the Hollywood Bowl" fundraiser for the LA Phil.
  • Historical Society of Long Beach hosts the opening reception for "Rebuilding for the Future: A New Deal for Long Beach 1933-1942" photography exhibition from 6:30 to 9:00 PM at 4260 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach CA 90807
  • The Burning Opera: How To Survive the Apocalypse debuts at the Syrup Loft (Downtown Los Angeles), 939 Maple Ave. (between Olympic and 9th Street), 3rd floor, Door opens at 7:30 PM and show starts at 8:30 PM
  • An Evening with Francis Bok, author of Escape from Slavery: the true story of my ten years in captivity and my journey to freedom in America, and reception at Steve Turner Contemporary, 6026 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036. 8-10 PM.
Saturday, June 18, 2011
  • Art Deco Society of LA's annual Walking Tour of Hollywood Boulevard starts at 9 AM in front of the Pantages Theatre 6233 Hollywood Boulevard. $15.
  • LA Zoo throws its 41st Annual Beastly Ball
  • Staged reading of Jervey Tervalon's latest screenplay, "Ashland B*tches," in Pasadena. 2 PM: $20 Contact for details.
  • LA Observed contributor Jenny Price leads the All-Valley LA River tour for Hidden LA.
  • Star Jones reads her novel, Satan's Sisters, at the Barnes & Noble bookstore in The Grove. 2 PM.
  • Susan Freinkel reads her book, Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, at Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach. 1 PM.
  • Dan Martin, author of Apocalypse: How to Survive a Global Crisis, will be at Books 5150, 9823 Mason Ave in Chatsworth. 12-3 PM
Sunday, June 19, 2011
  • Bill Sharpsteen read his book about the Port of Los Angeles, The Docks, in Wells Fargo Theater, Griffith Park, at Autry Center at 2 PM.
  • Mablean Ephriam Foundation hosts its Ninth Annual Honoring Unsung Fathers Awards and Scholarship Brunch at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach. 1 PM
  • Karie Bible and Harry Medved discuss and sign Location Filming in Los Angeles at Vroman's, preceded by a walking tour of Pasadena's favorite filming sites from films.
Monday, June 20, 2011
  • Broadcast Television Journalists Association hosts its Inaugural Critics' Choice Television Awards Luncheon. Cat Deeley emcees the event at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
  • Carole Eglash-Kosoff discusses and signs The Human Spirit: Apartheid's Unheralded Heroes at Book Soup at 7 PM
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
  • Don Bachardy, Ann Louise Bardach, Mary Ann Braubach, John Densmore will be on hand to discuss Aldous Huxley's L.A. years at ALOUD's "Huxley on Huxley" event in the Mark Taper Auditorium-Central Library at 7:00 PM
  • Ernst & Young presents the Entrepreneur of the Year awards at the Beverly Hilton.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
  • Marilyn Ann Moss discusses and signs Raoul Walsh: The true Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director at Book Soup at 7 PM.
Thursday, June 23, 2011
  • Grace Krilanovich reads her novel,The Orange Eats Creeps, and Wyatt Doyle reads his book, Stop Requested, at Vromans in Pasadena. 7 PM.
  • Historian Patrick Bowe lectures on "The Legacy of Ancient Roman Gardens" at the Getty Villa. 7:30 pm

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