Angeleno Datebook- October 6, 2011

Thursday, October 6, 2011

  • PEN USA and The Paris Review host a party featuring insights from Ann Louise Bardach, David Kipen, Jonathan Lethem, Tom Lutz, Mona Simpson, and Michael Tolkin in the Cactus Lounge of the Standard Hotel. 7:30-10 PM
  • The Drucker Business Forum hosts Deputy Mayor Austin Beutner for a look at "Keeping LA Competitive in the Global Economy" at Crawford Family Forum, 474 S Raymond Ave, 3 PM
  • LA Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne discusses cars, freeways, & getting around LA as part of a series on "Transportation & Living Streets" at Occidental College
  • Documentarian Aron Ramen screens his documentary "Pwer & Control: LSD In the 60's" at Beyond Baroque , 681 Venice Blvd, Venice 5 PM
  • LA artists Larry Bell, Billy Al Bengston & Betye Saar reminisce at Natural History Museum as part of Pacific Standard Time. Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd
  • Aloud presents criminologist David M Kennedy in conversation with LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck at 7 PM.Taper Auditorium, LA Central Public Library, Downtown LA
  • "The Hollywood Librarian" documentary screens at CSULA, U-SU Theatre, Cal State Univ, 5151 State University Dr, LA. 6 PM
  • Harry Gamboa, Jr. & Willie HerrĂ³n lead a tour of the exhibition "Asco: Elite of the Obscure, A Retrospective, 1972-1987" at 7 PM at LA County Museum of Art

Friday, October 7, 2011

Saturday, October 8, 2011

  • LA poet Kamau Daaood performs live, accompanied by bassist Trevor Ware, as part of "Listen With Your Eyes, A Celebration of Jazz in LA" at 7 PM. Morono Kiang Gallery, Bradbury Building, 218 W 3rd St, Downtown LA,, Reservations required.
  • Young author Raven Smith reads her book about lupus, The Journey, with support from Youth Vision's Lou Rawls, Jr at AC Bilbrew Library, 150 E. El Segundo Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90061 at 2:30 PM
  • Illustrator Scott C signs his first monograph of work, Amazing Everything: The Art of Scott C, at Gallery Nucleus, 210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801. Opening reception starts at 6 PM
  • LA Forum for Architecture and Urban design hosts "Sunblock 2011," a walking tour of the Westin Bonaventure Hotel led by Big Parade's Dan Koeppel. The Bonaventure Adventure starts at 3:30 PM near Angel's Flight (252 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90013)
  • Joan Renner discusses "LA in Focus: Gold Diggers & Snake Handlers - Deranged L.A. Crimes from the Notebook of Aggie Underwood" at 2 PM in the Taper Auditorium, LA Central Public Library, 5th & Flower
  • Paul Koudounaris signs his book about charnel houses, The Empire of Death, at the Folk Tree's Day of the Dead celebration in Pasadena. 2-6 PM
  • Women in NAACP 26th Annual Scholarships and Awards Luncheon at Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles in Culver City. Starts at 11:30 AM
  • National Association of Asian American Professionals hosts its 2011 LA and OC Annual Awards Gala at the Grand Long Beach Event Center. 6:00 PM.
Sunday, October 9, 2011Monday, October 10, 2011
  • Moonday Poetry presents readings by Lee Rossi & Sharmagne Leland-St. John-Sylbert at Aldersgate Retreat Center, 925 Haverford Ave, Pacific Palisades. 7:30 PM
  • Tower Cancer Research Foundation hosts its 2011 Spirit of Hope Luncheon & Boutique at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
  • Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    • Diesel Books presents aLiterary Luncheon with Elissa Schappell for Blueprints For Building Better Girl at Viletta in Santa Monica. MUST PURCHASE TICKET PRIOR TO EVENT. Noon.
    • Anti-Defamation League honors Ryan Kavanaugh at its Entertainment Industry Awards Dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. 6:30 PM
    • Arborist Peter Del Tredici discusses the role of ginkgo trees in Chinese gardens at Huntington Library, Friends' Hall, 1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino. 7:30 PM
    • Elizabeth Adan discusses "Between The Body & The Photograph in the Work of Francesca Woodman" at Cal State University LA at 6 PM in the U-SU Theatre, Cal State Univ, 5151 State University Dr, LA
    • Author Samuel Delany speaks at Claremont Colleges at 4:15 PM. Crookshank Hall, Pomona College, 140 W 6th St, Claremont
    • Danie Yergin publicly ponders "Is Energy Security Possible?" at tonight's Zocalo at Petersen Automotive Museum in Miracle Mile. 7:30 PM
    Wednesday, October 12, 2011
    • Paris-based architect, Odile Decq speaks at SCI-Arc, 960 E 3rd St, Downtown LA
    • California Community Foundation hosts its Unsung Heroes of Los Angeles Awards at LACMA.
    • Antonio Rangel presents "Neuroeconomics: How Does Your Brain Make Decisions?" 8 PM at the Beckman Auditorium, Caltech, 332 S Michigan Ave, Pasadena
    • People for Parks honors Chief Charlie Beck, Supervisor Mike Antonovich, Kelly Meyer and Chi Kim at its 10th Annual Park Celebration Dinner on stage at the Hollywood Bowl.

    Thursday, October 13, 2011

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