Angeleno Datebook- September 27, 2011

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic's gala "Rhapsody in Blue" expects about 650 guests at Disney Hall.
  • Chris Salewicz discusses his book, Bob Marley: The Untold Story, at Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 7PM
  • Aloud at Central Library presents Adam Winkler, the author of Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America in conversation with UC Irvine School of Law founding dean Erwin Chemerinsky. Richard J. Riordan Central Library, 630 W. 5th St., L.A. 7 p.m. Free.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  • Jaimy Gordon: The National Book Award-winning author of The Lord of Misrule will read and discuss her work at Otis College of Art and Design, 9045 Lincoln Blvd., L.A. 7:30 PM
  • Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles honors Connie Rice at its Angel of Peace Award Luncheon at the offices of the California Endowment.
  • Amor Towles signs his new novel, Rules of Civility, at Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., L.A. 7 PM
Thursday, September 29, 2011
  • Joachim Sauter, Art Center alumna Rebeca Méndez and Christian Moeller discuss digital media in a built environment at Art Center in Pasadena 7 PM, as part of the school's 3X3 series: "Get Physical, New Media in Space."
  • Author Mark Z. Danielewski ("House of Leaves," "Only Revolutions") will give a talk on Thomas Pynchon's three Los Angeles novels, not counting Gravity's Rainbow. Libros Schmibros, 2000 E. 1st St., L.A. 7

Friday, September 30, 2011

Saturday, October, 1, 2011
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Fashion Industries Guild honors Jodi Sundberg and Lars Viklund at its 55th Annual Gala at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire
  • American Humane Association hosts its Hero Dog Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, starting at 5:30 pm.
  • Italian American Museum hosts its Third Annual Taste of Italy at 4:00 PM. 424 North Main Street, Los Angeles.

Sunday, October 2, 2011
  • Free Admissions Day at all cultural museums supporting art collaboration, "Pacific Standard Time"
  • West Hollywood Book Fair
  • Live Talks Los Angeles presents Jane Lynch ("Glee") in conversation with actor Adam Scott at Club Nokia at L.A. Live, 800 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles. 7 PM VIP reception from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 PM$29-$125.
  • Glendale Memorial Health Foundation hosts its "An Evening of Wine & Roses Tastes from the Harvest Reception" dinner dance to benefit the Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center.
Monday, October, 3, 2011, 2011
  • Science and Its Publics: Bridging the Divide panel at USC's Doheny Library. 4-6 PM
  • Lucy Lippard presents "Weather Report: Art and Climate Change" at Art Center in Pasadena. 7:30 PM at Art Center, Hillside Campus | Ahmanson Auditorium
Tuesday, October, 4, 2011, 2011
  • The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA) honors film director Roland Emmerich and entertainment attorney and author Bert Fields at its Crystal Quill Awards after a benefit screening of Emmerich's latest film, "Anonymous," at Sony Studios at 7:00 PM
  • Posing Beauty, Posing Questions panel led by Deborah Willis, curator of "Posing Beauty in African American Culture," on display at the USC Fisher Museum of Art.
Wednesday, October, 5, 2011, 2011

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